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Jolie Pitt's Movie Bombs, Fails to Break 6 Figures

As James Bond rules again

(Newser) - The box-office duo of James Bond and Charlie Brown again dominated North American movie theaters, while Angelina Jolie Pitt's By the Sea caused barely a ripple. Spectre, the 24th Bond installment and last week's top film , took in $35.4 million in its second weekend, according to studio... More »

The Pitts' Honeymoon Flick Is Awful

Critics give it a 23% approval on Rotten Tomatoes

(Newser) - Turns out Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie spent their honeymoon making a pretty crappy movie. So argue critics who give By the Sea—written and directed by Jolie—a dismal 23% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes . Here's what they're saying:
  • By the Sea—centering on a writer who
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Angelina: Biggest Moment With Brad Wasn't Marriage

Adoption was a much bigger deal, while wedding 'was just a nice thing'

(Newser) - Getting married to Brad Pitt in France "was just a nice thing," but there was a day in their relationship that was much more meaningful, Angelina Jolie tells the New York Times while promoting her and Brad's new movie together, By the Sea. "For me, the... More »

Double Mastectomies on the Rise—Among Men

Rate has nearly doubled, and researchers are concerned

(Newser) - Nearly 2,500 men in the United States are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. And Live Science reports researchers are worried too many of them will opt to have both breasts removed in an increasingly popular—yet risky and often unnecessary—procedure. A study of more... More »

7 Celebs Who've Revealed Surprising Health Conditions

From Angelina Jolie to Michael Douglas

(Newser) - It was revealed this week that celebrity chef Sandra Lee, who told fans in May that she had breast cancer , underwent surgery again for complications related to her mastectomy, reports People . "I am a long way from where I was and a long way from where I need to... More »

Inside Brangelina's Weird Honeymoon

The pair play an unhappy married couple in flick 'By the Sea'

(Newser) - Most couples don't spend their honeymoons screaming at each other—or so we hope—but most couples aren't Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Speaking with the Directors Guild of America , per Vanity Fair , Jolie explains that By the Sea, which she directed Pitt in while on their honeymoon... More »

Brad, Angelina Movie to Become Game Show

Reality series based on 'Mr. and Mrs. Smith' in the works

(Newser) - The movie that brought Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie together is becoming ... a reality competition series. A TV game show based on Mr. and Mrs. Smith is in the works, Variety reports, and though details are scant, the series will involve married couples competing in some fashion. The movie, of... More »

Go Inside 5 Swanky Celeb Homes for Sale

Who doesn't need their very own 'dive-in' theater?

(Newser) - In the market for a new place to live? Five celebrities are in the news for trying to offload (or, in one case, offloading) pricey palaces:
  • Paula Deen is selling one of her Savannah, Ga., properties for a cool $12.5 million. The 14,500-square-foot "private resort" includes a
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10 Celebrities With Weird Insecurities

Hairy foreheads, stubby thumbs, and more

(Newser) - Celebrities may have access to plastic surgeons and be able to work out all day like it's their job (because it kind of is) but they still have their own weird assortment of hangups about their bodies like normal people. Below are 10 famous folks who went public with... More »

Angelina Jolie: I Had My Ovaries Removed

She had surgery to avoid cancer that killed her mother

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed and is now in menopause at the age of 39, she reveals in a New York Times op-ed. Jolie—who had a double mastectomy two years ago—says she decided on the preventive surgery because she has a mutated BRCA1... More »

Amy Pascal: 'Angie Didn't Care' About Leaked Emails

She opens up about Sony 'firing'

(Newser) - Sony may not be officially using the word "fired," but soon-to-be-former Sony Pictures head Amy Pascal certainly is. "All the women here are doing incredible things in this world. All I did was get fired," Pascal told Tina Brown Tuesday at San Francisco's Women in... More »

Angelina Jolie: We Must Help Syria, Iraq Refugees

We're not doing nearly enough, actress writes

(Newser) - The suffering in the Middle East is the worst since Angelina Jolie first started visiting refugee camps in Iraq in 2007, she writes in a New York Times column today. She tells stories of "displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees are desperately seeking shelter from the fighting that has convulsed... More »

Jolie's Unbroken Comes Up Short

It's a 'grand' effort, but less than satisfying: critics

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie's second directorial effort is Unbroken, a much-hyped adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book . It tells the story of Louis Zamperini, an Italian-American who, as Richard Corliss writes in Time , "lived three lives before he was 30": He competed in the 1936 Olympics, was stranded on... More »

Angelina Jolie Dieted to Support Unbroken Actors

And tried out lead actor's stunts, cast says

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie's film Unbroken is about Louis Zamperini, the former Olympic athlete who first spent 47 days drifting in the ocean during World War II, then two years in a Japanese POW camp—so, needless to say, lead actor Jack O'Connell and others portraying inmates at the camp... More »

Jolie-Pitt Kids Monitored by Cyber Security Team

That's the kind of thing you can outsource when you're worth millions

(Newser) - Here's one example of how the children of celebrities are different from the children of us normals: Instead of Mom and Dad muddling through their own attempts to monitor their kids' Internet usage, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have hired a cyber security team to do the job right.... More »

Leaked Sony Emails Decry 'Irritating' James Franco

Plus, more on Angelina Jolie, Aaron Sorkin, Amy Pascal

(Newser) - Celebrities continue to be embarrassed by the leaked emails coming out of the Sony hack, and the latest victim is James Franco. Franco stars in The Interview, the movie about a Kim Jong Un assassination plot that may or may not be the reason Sony was hacked in the first... More »

Angelina Jolie Has Chickenpox

Has to pull out of 'Unbroken' events

(Newser) - Celebrities really are just like us: They get chickenpox too. Of course, Angelina Jolie is perhaps a little bit older than most of us were when we came down with the itchy illness. But she does indeed have it, she reveals in a YouTube video explaining why she is pulling... More »

Jolie Surprises 2 LA Girls With Full Rides to College

Part of the Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie, the subject of some less-than-flattering leaked emails of late , got to do something with a bit more feel-good attached yesterday, presenting two underprivileged girls with full rides to Loyola Marymount University. Speaking at the Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Power 100 breakfast, Jolie said the awards—reportedly... More »

Leaked Sony Emails Trash Angelina Jolie

Scott Rudin calls her a 'spoiled brat'

(Newser) - There's quite a bit of drama swirling around the Sony Pictures version of a Steve Jobs biopic (the one based on Walter Isaacson's book with a possible screenplay by Aaron Sorkin , not the one starring Ashton Kutcher ), and some of the recently-leaked Sony emails reveal quite a... More »

Angelina Jolie: 'I Am Open' to Future in Politics

Plus, she dishes on marriage to Brad Pitt

(Newser) - In her latest cover interview, this one for Vanity Fair , Angelina Jolie dishes on her recent marriage—and a possible future political career:
  • On marriage to Brad Pitt: "It does feel different. It feels nice to be husband and wife."
  • On the vows their children wrote for them:
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