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Brad Pitt Cut The Umbilical Cord!

Brad Pitt Cut The Umbilical Cord!

The mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, center, holds the birth certificates of one of Angelina Jolie‘s twins, Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, as he and Dr. Michel Sussmann, Angie‘s obstetrician, left, pose for the media, at the Lenval Hospital in Nice, southern France on Sunday. Knox was born at 6:27 pm and Vivienne Marcheline came within a minute of that time.

Outside the hospital, Sussmann shared how smoothly the delivery of Knox and Vivienne went:

On Brad and Angie during the labor and delivery: “[They] were talking, they were together. It was an epidural, so [Angelina] was awake and speaking and laughing. They were happy.”

On Brad never leaving Angie’s side: “He was my assistant! [He even cut the babies' umbilical cords!] He was … perfectly calm, totally determined, very pleased to be at the birth of his children, very moved and very emotional.”

On when Angie and the babies will leave the hospital: “I don’t know. She will stay for a few days. You know, in Europe it isn’t like in the United States, where the patients go home after three days. They will stay a bit longer until everything is okay.”

On the delivery in general: “Absolutely no problems. The babies are fine. The babies are with the mother and father and they are fine.”

FYI: Inside is a close-up of the Knox‘s birth certificate…

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Photos: AP Photo/Claude Paris
Posted to: Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Celebrity Babies, Knox Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Jolie-Pitt

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  • alanna

    Aww! Can’t wait to see them. Congrats Bragelina!

  • xxktxx

    sceond!! bet they are cute!

  • vidstr1

    woohooo! YAYAYAYAYYA!

  • Africa

    Gr8 news, congrats to the whole Jolie-Pitt family. looking forward to see the picts. Sure they look fab as they all do, xxxx
    Deus lhes abencoe!!!

  • oh snap!

    Congrats to them

    they named the very pretty names, infact all their kids got pretty names

    GO Brangie!!!

  • Vee

    Thanks for all these great threads, Jared!

  • Peace

    I hope they are as beautiful as Shiloh and the other kids. I know they will be!

    Brad cut the cord…….is there one cord or two for twins?

    God Bless this Family and I am outta here.


  • ZanessaFan4Lyfe

    I bet the babies are so cute ..cant wait to see pics of them :)
    Congrats Bragelina :D


    love both names. They fit. :-) :-) :-)

  • Kate

    Congratulations to them on the birth of their healthy babies. I do like the names they chose.

    Just one thought, surely the Mayor of Nice has better things to do with his time and taxpayer money then pose for photographs with birth certificates of “celebrity” children.

  • natia

    congrats!!!!……. and I loved the names!:)))))))

  • African Girl


    This is kinda getting out of hand, no? I understand the mayor is trying to promote his little town but come on! Holding a press conference to show the birth certificate…Jeez!

    Went on People Magazine’s Website and they have the front page dedicated to the JPs. I mean with timeline and everything. I’m sorry but that is freaking scary!

    Of course idiots with no brain will blame this on the JPs, forgetting all they ever wanted to just have their babies.

  • kidi

    I can only imagine how beautiful these two are. SUCH happy news.

  • http://justjared.buzznet Debra

    I love Brad and Angie, but it is a little crazy with the Doctor and Mayor holding a press conference and discussing details about a patient. But that is France. This could not happen in the States (could it), I mean patient /doctor confidences. I wonder if Brand /Angie had the doctor tell the public to keep the rumors at bay. I just wondered.

  • http://justjared.buzznet Debra

    I love Brad and Angie, but it is a little crazy with the Doctor and Mayor holding a press conference and discussing details about a patient. But that is France. This could not happen in the States (could it), I mean patient /doctor confidences. I wonder if Brand /Angie had the doctor tell the public to keep the rumors at bay. I just wondered.

  • Rica

    Awwwww….how sweet!!!
    CONGRATULATIONS to the entire family and extended family. Knox (cool name) and his little sister Vivienne (very elegant) will be loved!

    Welcome to the world!

  • wow

    The mayor of Nice, FRANCE is just beside himself. So pleased to have the babies born in his city.

  • buffytheevilslutslayer

    I’m glad the babies are healthy, but Brad cutting the umbilical cord is something fathers do EVERY DAY. Same as GIVING BIRTH. I swear, you’d think this was the first time anyone has ever had a friggin baby.

  • angel

    love them,God continue bless them,i have to go,will be back tommorrow,please lets make it a troll free day today

  • jodie

    Congratulations, Brad and Angelina. Twins, a boy and a girl. It’s awesome.

  • just saying

    I’m quite sure they left a big fat contribution to France. That may have something to do with all the hoopla over there about the births. Prior to this, no one in France paid them any mind and thought that we Americans were crazy for our obsession of them.


    So two people had two babies.
    What a sensation!
    Now please Joli-Pitts go away.
    We had enough.
    Hopefully this ridicolous circus is coming to an end now.

  • Belle,,20193093,00.html

    I ‘m waiting to see the most famous twins in the world.

  • sharon

    Congrats to Brad and Angie. I can’t wait to see the beautiful twins.

  • Peace

    African Girl @ 07/13/2008 at 4:56 pm

    Why so negative? Join your fellow
    J/P fans for the party

    Have a great day


  • angie horn

    Ya ya ya boring…

  • kalal

    CONGRATS to Them. I am glad it’s a boy and girl to balance the sexes.

  • jgp

    what is the big about these babies being born?

    it’s like they are first babies to born in the world

  • jjb

    Much clearer picture of Knox Leon’s birth certificate.

  • lalala


  • yawn

    honestly, who gives a s.h.i.t.

  • arigatou

    In touch mag got it WRONG again !!!

    1) They got the sex (gender) wrong

    2) They claimed the 1st birth was 6;45, and the next birth was 7pm

    In touch mag is so DUMB. How can the 2nd baby come 15 minutes later. 15 minutes is a LONG TIME for the 2nd birth.

  • Tijen

    Brad and Angie are soulmates.

  • soopx

    Love this beautiful family,Thanks Jared for a new thread.

  • Truthiness

    Tijen @ 07/13/2008 at 5:13 pm

    They would have to have souls in order to be soulmates.

  • always loving brangelina

    I just love these two, they are my favorite celebrities. You can say that I live for Brad and Angelina. I am sooo happy for them and I am also glad to hear that all is well with mother, father, and twins. I just hope that the press can give them the space that they deserve and asked for.
    It is also good to hear that they are giving the money for the first pictures of the twins to chearty. I mean none of the other celeberities that have gotton money for their first baby pictures have given any of it to chairty.
    So say what you want to say about Brad and Angelia but don’t say that they are selfihs or that they don’t care about other people. And at least they are putting the fact that they are famous to good use, other than just do what ever they want like most of the celebrities do.

  • Helena

    Why are people overreacting over these bloody twins? They’re not the messiah!

  • Tijen

    ..but they do have beautiful souls. Please try to be happy for them.

  • Jessie

    congrats, god bless the jolie-pitt family 4ever~!

  • http://GPost Team Lara Croft

    God blessed them with twins and even numbered kidds – 3 boys adn 3 girls – for all the children’s lives they have helped make better with their charitable donations. I truly believe this. This is their good karma at play. God bless the family. What a joyful day. How wonderful! I think they will adopt in Africa next but either way, they will probably wait a year or so – maybe! Can’t wait to see pics of the kids. OMG! Another boy on this planet with Brad Pitt’s genes: too much!!!!! They will both be too cute. ANyone know the origin of Vivienne??? I wonder why the name was chosen – if there was a family member with the name, etc. Anyway, congrats Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie – you deserve this happiness given how much happiness you try to bring into poor children’s lives every day. God bless! Yippeeeee!!!!

  • vickifromtexas

    # 39 Tijen @ 07/13/2008 at 5:15 pm ..but they do have beautiful souls. Please try to be happy for them.
    you are right and there is nothing anyone can say to change that. they are only spewing nonesense.

  • African Girl

    Peace @ 07/13/2008 at 5:05 pm
    Negative? Far from it my fellow fan, I am very happy for them. I just don’t understand why the Mayor has to advertise the birth certificate to the world. In my opinion, it is uncalled for. Period.

    Ideally, people should be able to see this act by the mayor as something HE chose to do but that won’t be the case. Instead the moaners and groaners will be on the JPs case about seeking attention and whatnot.

  • http://GPost Team Lara Croft

    This family will be hands down the most beautiful family on the planet. Will Smith’s family a close second. But the Jolie-Pitts take the cake. Gorgeous family!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Welcome Knox (I like the name) and Vivienne (very romantic name for a girl!). Welcome twinnies!!!

  • chatia

    we should be happy that the baby and the mother are doing fine. Lets celebrate babies are blessing and you will see the jolie pitt will the blessed more.

  • Addie

    According to the birth certificate, the twins were born on July 13, right?

  • http://Justjared Felinelilly

    How sweet!!! Brad and Angie must be beside themselves with joy! :D thanks Jared for the new thread! Later…


    Love the name Knox Leon

  • kmillz

    i love that brad is getting the big family he has always wanted

  • black

    Why the hell are they making such a fuss about this?

    I know how famous they are, but this is just ridiculous. What exactly have those babies done to recieve such an honor?

    I really canĀ“t believe that Brad has turned into “such” a person….

    (Oh and- Knox is a really stupid name)