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Brad, Angie, Angie's Dad All Weigh In on Brangelina Divorce

Release the statements!

(Newser) - The statements are coming out. Here's what Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Angelina Jolie's father, Jon Voight, have to say about the impending Brangelina divorce :
  • "I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids," Pitt said in a
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Inside Brangelina's Secret Wedding

They reportedly did it on the cheap

(Newser) - Details about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's unexpected weekend wedding in France are slowly filtering out to the masses. Here are some of the reported highlights:
  • What's even more surprising than their nuptials is the fact that the power couple may not have spent more than a few
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Here Are Your Golden Globes Winners

Big winners: American Hustle, 12 Years a Slave, Breaking Bad

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes tonight , and then it was on to the awards:
  • Best supporting actress in a motion picture: Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
  • Best supporting actress in a TV series, miniseries, or movie: Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Best TV miniseries or movie:
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Angelina's Dad: I'm With Brad's Anti-Gay Mom

Jon Voight agrees with Jane Pitt's recent letter

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may not see eye-to-eye with Brad's mom Jane on her anti-gay views … but at least the in-laws will get along? Angelina's notoriously conservative dad , Jon Voight, agrees with Mrs. Pitt's recent letter to the editor , he tells Fox News . "Good... More »

12 Juicy Bits From the Angie Bio

Poor, poor Mick Jagger couldn't tame her

(Newser) - Thanks to Angelina Jolie’s tendency to live her life in the public eye, Andrew Morton’s unauthorized biography of the actress probably won’t shock you. But there are enough new details to keep you reading, and the Daily Beast lists the top 12:
  • She was almost named Shiloh:
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Angie's Bro Behind Voight Reunion

James Haven, Brad Pitt teamed up to convince Angelina Jolie

(Newser) - The reunion between Angelina Jolie and long-estranged father Jon Voight went so well that they’re planning to spend Christmas together. “It was wonderful. He’s crazy about his grandkids,” a source tells People . But in perhaps the oddest twist, it appears the reunion was orchestrated by not... More »

Angelina Makes Up With Dad in Venice

Jolie photographed with her estranged pop, John Voight

(Newser) - The Jolie-Pitt clan just keeps growing: The family has been spotted with Angelina's father, Jon Voight, publicly signaling an end to their long-running feud. The duo, along with Brad Pitt and two of the couple's kids, were seen taking a water taxi ride in Venice yesterday. Pitt, who is known... More »

Brad Pitt's 'Bachelor Pad' Just an Addition

Plus, Jon Voight calls rumors of split with Angelina Jolie 'nonsense'

(Newser) - Who better to speak on the subject of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie than Angie’s sometimes-estranged father, Jon Voight? He calls the rumors of a Brangelina split “nonsense,” the Sydney Morning Herald reports. “It’s all made-up stuff,” he scoffs. But what about that bachelor... More »

More Celebs Who Slammed Their Kids

Courtney Love's rant against Frances Bean Cobain is far from the first

(Newser) - Courtney Love called her 17-year-old daughter “deceptive” and “deluded” on Facebook—and that certainly wasn't the first time a celebrity has lashed out at a child. The Frisky lists a few other trainwrecky parent-child relationships:
  • Michael Lohan: He’s made a name for himself by discussing estranged daughter
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Jolie, Voight Reconcile

Father and daughter talking after 7 years

(Newser) - Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie are back on good terms after a 7-year estrangement. The father and daughter met “face-to-face” in February and have been “in touch, but not regularly” since, Voight tells US Weekly . They topped speaking after he asked her to seek help for “serious... More »

Voight Takes Obama-Is-Marxist Rant to O'Reilly

Even Bill O'Reilly doesn't agree with all his theories

(Newser) - Just in case you missed Jon Voight's speech at a Republican fundraiser where he accused a “weak” President Obama of thinking “he’s going to bring all the enemies of the world into a little playground where they’ll swing each other back and forth,” the actor... More »

Four Christmases a Big Turkey

Holiday comedy saps critics of their Christmas cheer

(Newser) - Holiday comedy Four Christmases had some critics chuckling but left most moaning ho-ho-no. Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon star as a couple forced by circumstance to visit the dysfunctional families of their divorced parents, but the "predictable and dyspeptic story" lacks the bite of misanthropic holiday classics like Bad ... More »

No Glory, Plenty of Cliches

Cop thriller a little too much like every other cop thriller to be a classic

(Newser) - Pride and Glory has all the ingredients of a great cop thriller, critics say, but they're ingredients that have been recycled a few too many times. Edward Norton, Colin Farrell, Noah Emmerich, and Jon Voight turn in fine performances as a family of New York cops, Bill Goodykoontz writes in... More »

Mac Trots Out Star Backing on Dems' Big Day

While attention shifts to Dems, celebrities rally for McCain

(Newser) - John McCain shunned tradition today by grabbing media attention during his opponent's convention kick-off, Politico reports. At a high school in Phoenix, McCain trotted out supporter and reggaeton star Daddy Yankee. McCain "has been a fighter for the Hispanic community… a fighter for immigration," Daddy Yankee told students... More »

Comedy Legend Skewers Left in Slapstick Carol

Naked Gun director lampoons Michael Moore in new flick

(Newser) - They're calling it  “a spoof of A Christmas Carol and contemporary American culture,” from the director that brought you Naked Gun and Airplane! But what the press release doesn't say is that the director is David Zucker, a self-proclaimed “9/11 Republican,” and that American Carol is... More »

Rudy Scrambles to Catch Up in Florida

As rivals edge up in polls, Giuliani's focus on single state is questioned

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani's strategy of skipping ahead to Florida could still pay off big, or could leave him dead in the Gulf Coast water, reports the Guardian. Giuliani is now pulling out all the stops as he sinks behind John McCain in polls, and the rest of the field joins the... More »

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