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Angelina Jolie Mingles With the Troops

Angelina Jolie Mingles With the Troops

Angelina Jolie waves and smiles during a visit to a US military base in the heavily guarded Green Zone in central Baghdad, where she visited the canteen for lunch and mingled with troops.

Angie was in the Iraqi capital on Thursday, in her role as a United Nations good will ambassador, on a mission to highlight the plight of Iraqi refugees.

Watch the video of Angie eating for two (or three!) at TMZ.

And if you missed the CNN interview, Angie was almost asked about her pregnancy:

CNN: There are reports out of Hollywood that… (laughs)

Jolie: Oh don’t. Stop it. (interrupts I had to ask) Stay true to your tradition. You’re CNN. Don’t do it!

CNN: I know that’s why I have to… (laughs)

Jolie: But I don’t have to answer. OK?

CNN: No you don’t. I completely and totally … you’re right and will not press the matter.

Jolie: Thank you.

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  • QQQQ

    Thanks

  • http://www.ashley-tisdale.nl Rachel
  • 3LILGIRLS

    Good Girl Ang, stay mum when asked ridiculous questions while in IRAQ of all places!

  • soopx

    Blessings to Angelina Jolie.

  • luckyL

    Jesus f****** Christ CNN. And that’s why you’re better than Fox, but not the best.

    Thank God for Anderson Cooper.

  • Orange Clockwork

    She can’t do anything without cameras following her every move.

  • I think

    If she really wants peopleand her fan focus on Refugee,she should whether deny pregnancy or confirme it.just look at yourself,no one of you is actually listening to her,you are watching whether there is bump or not.when her fans are like this,what can we expect from haters.

    Is it that much important whether she is pregnant or not?even more than people’s lives?

    btw she is a woman with good heart and I really respect that.

  • !?!Queen12!?!

    i love her lol she triys to help un like paris….

  • Frenchy

    well well well, since when is JJ posting reeal stories from real sources?

    Sorry JJ, I was furious at you.

    Angelina was keeping it REAL in response to the almost question. people have freakling lost their minds.

  • cj

    I ‘m bringing this over from the previous thread.
    I think its a perfect description of Angelina as a UN Goodwill Ambassador.

    em @ 02/07/2008 at 1:03 pm

    Angie is exemplary as a UNHCR ambassador with this state department sponsored visit. She focuses on the humanitarian crisis and the plight of the refugees. She is humble and tactful , doesn’t bash any government or organization, instead emphasizing coming together to help those who are displaced and who wants to go home.
    Her meetings are with the who’s who , from General Petreaus, the Iraq PM, etc. that only goes to show her influence and diplomacy to initiate change in a volatile war zone.

  • HBK

    first page

  • Ralu

    SHE’S STUPID… they all are.. big DEAL… so what if she’s …..STUPID yeah

  • Read this

    It’s in the air:

    UN Fundraiser Draws Celebs, Questions

    Feb 7 04:19 AM US/Eastern
    By JOHN HEILPRIN
    Associated Press Writer

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) – Madonna, Chris Rock and dozens of other celebrities raised $3.7 million Wednesday night at a star-studded benefit at the United Nations to help poor and sick children around the world.
    The $2,500-a-plate dinner and live auction hosted by Rock was an unusual blend of charity and commercial promotion for the U.N. and made some of its officials, including Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, uneasy.

    Gucci, which paid the costs, pegged the event to the Friday opening of its Manhattan flagship store on Fifth Avenue and put its logo and UNICEF’s behind the walkway where celebrities were photographed.

    The United Nations Children’s Fund relies on $1 billion in private sector donations for its $3.5 billion global budget, but the U.N. had never before granted permission to a company to erect tents on the north lawn of the U.N. for such a lavish event with a commercial tie- in.

    The red-carpet reception drew stars such as Drew Barrymore, Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher, Amy Adams, Brooke Shields, Salma Hayek, Djimon Hounsou, Dita Von Teese and UNICEF Ambassadors Tea Leoni and Lucy Liu, followed by a cocktail party with the likes of Donald Trump and media mogul Barry Diller.

    Celebrities paid $2,500 to $10,000 each to dine on grappa-cured salmon, wild striped bass, tart of goat cheese, foraged mushrooms, truffled mashed potatoes and sticky toffee pudding with creme fraiche. Madonna played videos of Malawi and introduced children from the southern African country. Rihanna, Timbaland and Alicia Keys played music afterward.

    he said.

    Tom Cruise bid $100,000 for a sports package that included the privilege of hanging out at Yankee Stadium with Alex Rodriguez and a private hour playing soccer with David Beckham, but lost out to a bidder who ponied up $350,000.

    “It was an extraordinary evening. The whole evening was quite moving,” Cruise told The Associated Press, accompanied by his wife, Katie Holmes, who agreed. Cruise called the United Nations “an absolute necessity” because of the staff who dedicate their lives to building peace.

    A trip to Paris with a tour of a vineyard and lunch with Francois- Henri Pinault and Hayek went for $120,000. The priciest auction item was a $600,000 winning bid to tour with Madonna and take a dance class with her and Gwyneth Paltrow.

    Organizers said the proceeds would be collected by the Gucci Foundation, a registered charity, and split among Raising Malawi, an advocacy group that operates under The Kabbalah Centre International, and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, which supports the United Nations Children’s Fund.

    Security was tight and few reporters were allowed inside the dinner.

    Madonna has tried to help Malawi orphans since she and her husband, Guy Ritchie began raising a Malawian boy they want to adopt. Rights groups questioned her actions since she took him from an orphanage in 2006 at the age of 1. According to UNICEF, HIV/AIDS affects almost 1 million people in Malawi, including 83,000 children, and half of the country’s 1 million orphans have lost one or both parents to AIDS.

    “I’ve earned a reputation for many things: pushing the envelope, for being a provocateur, for never taking no for an answer. For endlessly reinventing myself, for being a cult member, a kidnapper. For being ambitious, outrageous and irreverent. And for never settling for second best,” Madonna told the dinner.

    “But I don’t just want you to write me a check. I’m more interested in your heart. I want to take you on that journey with me tonight. I want you to feel as inspired as I do right now,” she said. “Yes, I want to raise Malawi. But if I can do that—if we can do that—then the sky’s the limit.”

    Copyright 2008 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • http://whatisrunningthroughourminds.blogspot.com AnIntelligentMind

    Glad that more attention is being paid on the Iraq situation.

  • MIRANDA

    She’s such a bore. This is coming from a woman that just loved the attention when she was dry humping Billy Bob Thornton on the red carpet. SHe’s not fooling anyone at this point. Blah blah blah. You’ll never convince me that celebrities don’t start out wanting the attention more than anything. And you’ll never convince me that Angelina wouldn’t be upset if the paparazzi ever decided not the care anymore.

    I love to hate celebrities. I’m thankful for these sites because they constantly remind me that the whole scene is a joke and they are constantly embarrassing themselves.

  • heaven

    i wish there is something i can do to help… unfortunately, i am not rich…. but the interview made me smile..

  • http://whatisrunningthroughourminds.blogspot.com AnIntelligentMind

    I do wish more “news” station would not try to bring gossip into “news”.

  • lady t

    Another thread…Thanks JJ and the faithful fans who posted these pics and other related links on the previous thread. Viva la Jolie!

  • http://whatisrunningthroughourminds.blogspot.com AnIntelligentMind

    Miranda, try to stick to the present. I know it is hard but people seem to get stuck in the past. not learning from it but just bringing it up over and over again with no clear purpose

  • angel

    miranda,take a chill pill,miserable loser

  • cj

    She can never win with people who don’t like her, so why should she want to appease all your “worries”?
    Call her a famewh@!* all you want, but you certainly are able to discuss real and relevant issues because of her.
    If she talks about her pregnancy, she overshadows the issues.
    If she doesn’t, she’s being coy.
    Admit it haters, you’re just as obsessed with her as we fans are.

  • angel

    love her,angie is an inspiration,the baby bump is so visible,cnn should stick to news

  • Diana

    What an amazing person you are!! Such beautiful inside and out. We all love you Angie and support you. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!! You are trully an inspiration to all.

  • angel

    as for the hens,they should stop going to her thread

  • angel

    angie is so smart and well informed about the issues,you go girl,keep making us proud

  • carolina

    thanks for the new thread

    MIRANDA=HATER/TROLL/LOSER

  • Haters are stupid

    MIRANDA @ 02/07/2008 at 1:56 pm

    Miranda get a life. You’re not a fan but you’re the first one posting on the thread of a person you hate. Just admit that you hate it that Angelina is well respected and admired for what she’s doing concerning the refugees. Get lost!!

  • fresh

    HAHA That bitch was owned. Go Angie!

  • http://justjared.com cristine

    i love her more! God will bless her always!

  • sharon

    Shame on CNN. Angie is magnificent. Angie is beautiful inside and out.

  • Aeon

    Miranda – STFU you ignorant fool.

  • KBS

    There is really no way you can say that she is doing this for any other reason than she cares. She is not promoting a movie now or anything. This is what she does best and is very educated in her UN duties. This is not a publicity stunt to her and never will be. Good work Angie and keep it up.

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    From last thread

    OT, SKIP IF NOT INTERESTED.
    Speaking of strong women, did you guys watch GMA this morning? They have this segment called “I dare you”, where each of the anchors has to do something they’re not comfortable doing. This morning was Robin Roberts’ turn, and someone dared her to walk the catwalk, so she did it live at the Isaac Mizrahi (sp) show. She was nervous and everyone was anticipating her coming out, but when she did, she walked out there WITHOUT HER WIG, strutting confidently in all her power and glory! It was one of the most powerful, moving moments I’ve seen, I started crying. No one on the show was expecting her to walk out bald, and they all cheered her on, from the sound booth people to the audience. It was awesome.
    Just in case some of you don’t watch the show or haven’t heard, Robin has just finished being treated for breast cancer.

  • Shar

    CNN is now becoming more & more like tabloid news!!!!!!!

  • ann

    haters watch this video… it will give you some relief……..

    http://www.tmz.com/tmz_main_video?titleid=1407950753

  • Orchid

    15 MIRANDA @ 02/07/2008 at 1:56 pm
    ——-
    If you find her boring, why are you spending time posting about her?
    You’re giving her attention. The truth is you’re fascinated by her!

  • http://www.oh-angelina.com starbucks
  • 6wheels4me

    Thank you dear Angie the world is watching!

  • BAMPZS#1

    Angie looks Great, I’m proud to be her fan.
    She doesn’t look pregnant

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    Thanks for this new thread Jared, Jesse, Joseph, Jim, Jack, Jethro, or whoever is at the helm these days! :mrgreen:

  • America

    TO EVERYONE BEING CRITICAL AND NEGATIVE ABOUT ANGELINA’S HUMANITARIAN WORK– IT DOES NOT MATTER WHAT YOU THINK, DO OR SAY :

    “The opinion that really counts is that of the world’s refugees, millions of whom have benefitted directly from the work of angelina jolie…..they love her….”
    Ron Redmund, Chief Spokesman, Office of the UN High Commissioner for RefugeesUNHCR) Geneva about Angelina Jolie.

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    BAMPZS#1 @ 02/07/2008 at 2:15 pm Angie looks Great, I’m proud to be her fan.
    She doesn’t look pregnant
    ——————————————–
    Watch the TMZ video. You’ll see it, when she gets her tray.

  • sharon
  • America

    “ANY FOOL CAN CRITIZE, CONDEMN, AND COMPLAIN– AND MOST FOOLS DO.”

    I deeply believe that it takes a lot of compassion and commitment to carry on with her Humanitarian work. Some of us read the news and complain about the issues, but at the end, we don’t contribute to change. My highest respect for Angelina Jolie. She is committed and so brave.

  • sharon
  • sharon
  • angel

    felinelilly,i watched it,it was powerful

  • America

    “When we have angry, fearful, judgmental or blaming thoughts we need no longer act immediately in unskillful ways; instead we can wait for them to pass and then act out of wisdom.”

    I think this can help those few who are always biting and insulting. Destructive and negative criticism will make you such a dark/gloomy person.

  • sara

    Thank God,she is safe.hope she will come back soon.pagesix lies like always,are we shocked?LOL

    and she is a woman that make people respect her.I love her.

    and in the picture you posted JJ she doesn’t have bump but she looks bigger in the front side.saw this pic,wanted to share.

    http://i264.photobucket.com/albums/ii197/RobertNesta13/10273_joliecelebutopia3_122_1089lo.jpg

  • http://thejjb.com/topic/238320?page=128 to sharon

    thanks for the additional picture that picture look similar to when she was in pakistan with Brad and then she was pregnant

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