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Angelina Jolie Receiving Governors Awards' Humanitarian Honor!

Angelina Jolie Receiving Governors Awards' Humanitarian Honor!

Angelina Jolie is set to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 2013 Governors Awards this November!

The 38-year-old actress will be getting an Oscar statuette for the award, which is given “to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry.”

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is presenting the award to Angelina for being “an impassioned advocate for humanitarian causes, traveling widely to promote organizations and social justice efforts such as the Prevent Sexual Violence Initiative.”

Angelina will be getting the award alongside Honorary Awards recipients Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin, and Piero Tosi at a ceremony on November 16 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center.

Congratulations to Angelina on the honor!

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  • Brad

    LOL. Why? She is so fake and phony!!!

  • Go Figure!

    I know she doesn’t do this for any kind of recognition, but she does do this out of goodness from the bottom of her heart. It’s about time she received recognition. What would have been better is if both she and Brad were honored at the same time.

  • new one

    Bravo Angelina:)

  • QQQQ

    Congrats AJ! So Proud!

  • Jane P


  • MargoP6

    So young, yet so very accomplished. Congratulations, Angelina!

  • Jane P

    ”’The 37-year-old actress will be getting an Oscar statuette for the award, which is given “to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry.””’

    Certainly well deserved.

  • Maya

    Well done Angie

  • A JP FAN

    Congrats Angie !!!!!!! So proud of you.

  • Manis

    So proud to be your fan Angie.. You are my Hero.
    God bless you Brad and your beautiful Family always .
    Congratulations :))
    Welcome to Sydney Auatralia.

  • Gold dust woman

    Great stuff! I always thought Angelina would end up with at least 3 Oscars; the one she already has, one for for her humanitarian work and a best actress one. Two down one to go!

  • Esquire

    Congratulations Angie, you deserve it. More than any of your peers, you have worked tirelessly in the last 13 years to give voice to the voiceless. I salute you.

  • Esquire

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    # 6 MargoP6 @ 09/05/2013 at 4:18 pm
    So young, yet so very accomplished. Congratulations, Angelina!

    So very true

  • Chanel

    That’s great. I love that fact that she does charity work!

  • Another Fan2

    Congrats, Angie! So well deserved!

  • Premalee

    “The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award”.

    Wow how wonderful it is. Great karma as you help all the por helpless refugess from all over the world. Congrats Angie.

    Bravo Angie all the best you.

  • Joker

    Good for her and blessed with love

  • valis202

    The LOL about the fact that the trolls have been bad-mouthing Angie all day on the previous thread and then BOOM, it gets announced that she is getting an Humanitarian Award from the Academy of Motion Pictures.
    LOL call it good Karma, whatever but I think that somebody up there likes Ms Jolie very, very much.

    Very well done and very well deserved Angie.

  • TICKY the one trick pony

    What have she done to you?
    What have you done to Society?
    Sound likes Jennifer Aniston is the only Women who’s ever being dumped on this planet… Get over it…. I guest if I had an ugly short midget with a front lace bang Toupee that looks like a rapist I would be screaming at the Ocean too…

  • A True Brad and Angie Fan

    Angelina is setting the gold standard among her peers of being a true humanitarian by bringing hard and tough issues to the front of the world. Angie is a loving, angel and thank God that he created her. Angie is really bless by her peers, Brad and her family. Angelina will be in likes of Elizabeth Taylor, Audrey Hepburn and Oprah Winfrey. Angelina is making history, her mother is looking below, beaming of happiness and joy for her daughter.

  • TICKY fake and phony

    Still and forever the walking wounded. LOL… why?

  • lucy

    @valis202: I could have sworn the hen Trolls said NO ONE in HW likes or respects Angelina Jolie. Congratulations Angie, Brad must be so proud of the woman he loves and the Mother of his children.

  • neil

    It’s not the Presidential Medal of Freedom (which I think she will one day have) but it is a high honor and well deserved. Congratulations Angelina Jolie.

  • from the other thread

    A True Brad and Angie Fan @ 09/05/2013 at 3:48 pm

    Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and Piero Tosi to Receive the Academy’s Governors Awards

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present Honorary Awards to Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and Piero Tosi, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Angelina Jolie. All four awards will be presented at the Academy’s 5th Annual Governors Awards on Saturday, November 16, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center®.

    “The Governors Awards pay tribute to individuals who’ve made indelible contributions in their respective fields,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “We couldn’t be more excited for this year’s honorees and look forward to bringing their peers and colleagues together to celebrate their extraordinary achievements.”

    Lansbury has received three Academy Award® nominations for her supporting performances on film – the first in her 1944 feature debut in “Gaslight,” followed by “The Picture of Dorian Gray” (1945) and “The Manchurian Candidate” (1962). Her numerous other credits include “The Long, Hot Summer,” “Blue Hawaii,” “The World of Henry Orient,” “Bedknobs and Broomsticks,” “Death on the Nile” and “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” as well as voice work for the first animated feature to receive a Best Picture nomination, “Beauty and the Beast.”

    Martin, who got his start in television, is a versatile actor, writer, comedian and musician who began to display the breadth of his big-screen talent as the screenwriter and star of the 1977 Oscar®-nominated short film “The Absent-Minded Waiter.” He wrote and starred in “The Jerk,” “Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid,” “Three Amigos,” “Roxanne,” “L.A. Story,” “The Pink Panther” series and “Shopgirl,” which he adapted from his critically acclaimed book of the same name. His other acting credits include “All of Me,” “Parenthood,” “Father of the Bride” and “It’s Complicated.” He also is a three-time host of the Oscars®, most recently in 2010 with Alec Baldwin.

    Tosi rose to prominence through his collaborations with Italian director Luchino Visconti on such films as “White Nights” and “Rocco and His Brothers,” and continued to work with him on several other features, including the Costume Design nominees “The Leopard,” “Death in Venice” and “Ludwig.” Tosi received two more nominations for his designs for “La Cage aux Folles” and “La Traviata.” His other notable credits include “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” a Foreign Language Film winner, and “Marriage Italian Style,” a Foreign Language Film nominee, both directed by Vittorio De Sica.

    Jolie, who won an Oscar for her supporting performance in “Girl, Interrupted,” has been an impassioned advocate for humanitarian causes, traveling widely to promote organizations and social justice efforts such as the Prevent Sexual Violence Initiative. Staking out a career at the nexus of entertainment and philanthropy, Jolie has worked for a number of global advocacy groups including the Council on Foreign Relations and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), for which she was appointed Special Envoy of High Commissioner António Guterres in 2012 after twelve years of service. Her dedication to these causes has also shaped her work in films that tackle global humanitarian issues including “A Mighty Heart” and her feature film directorial debut “In the Land of Blood and Honey.”

    The Honorary Award, an Oscar statuette, is given “to honor extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service to the Academy.”

    The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award, also an Oscar statuette, is given “to an individual in the motion picture industry whose humanitarian efforts have brought credit to the industry.”

  • A True Brad and Angie Fan

    Tweets are saying Angelina and the kids have finally arrive in Sydney! :)

  • dd

    Yeah. Congrats to her. She deserves it. She is at the present time in hollywood who walks the talk.

  • lurker

    Proud to be her fan, well deserved

  • Observer2


    They’ve certainly been pressed over Angelina last night and today.

    Their panties are going to be in a bunch with this one.

    Jokes on them. LOL. Or is that joke is them? Their the butt of the joke? The jokes just write themselves.

  • lurker

    Please fans lets not engage the ff freaks today is a happy day angie will now have two oscars

  • lurker

    Haters to the left this is our day

  • briseis

    Oh wow, at such a young age Angie has accomplished so much! So proud of her. She knows where her priorities are. And am so glad that the Academy has finally recognized her. Not necessary for Angie, since she is doing what she does because she wants to, not for any recognition. But it is still so nice that she gets accolades …

  • Bea

    Congratulations Angelina! The youngest and most deserving of the award. What a beautiful day indeed.

  • Another Fan2

    That’s The Tea! ‏@ThatsTheTea 8m
    #AngelinaJolie was smiling as she arrived into #Sydney and ever greeted some fans who waiting hours for her!
    That’s The Tea! ‏@ThatsTheTea 9m
    EXCLUSIVE: We have the FIRST pictures of #AngelinaJolie arriving with all 6 kids in #Sydney #Australia

  • Anna

    Isn’t that the Whoremanitarian Award?


    vomit again
    jolie still whoring as usual
    leaving lots superstinky FJWP
    many vile rotting soiled undergarment
    horrible stench
    CHANEL N°5 no help
    jolie biggest whore ever
    global superdupermegawhore
    FJWP thick on ground
    all over BAMPZSKVille
    all over sherman croaks
    all over studio
    all over sunset tower hollywood hotel
    – and jen suite 1502 — stuffed full
    all over polo park
    all over anaheim
    all over LA county museum of fart
    all over sydney
    all over tokyo
    in japan vending machine everywhere
    all over honolulu
    all over oahu
    all over UN
    all over jordan + al zaatri refugee camp
    all over london + RAF Northolt
    all over paris + Il Vino
    all over punk lotus clinic
    all over siren studio
    all over LAX
    all over las vegas
    all over beverly, hills that is
    all over washington dc
    all over FJWP Schwartz
    all over waldorf tower
    all over chelsea piers
    all over lincoln center
    all over santa barbara
    all over goleta
    all over el capitan beach
    all over congo + rwanda
    all over gisozi genocide memorial
    all over rescue camp
    all over jungle
    all over natural history museum of la
    all over whole food
    all over urban outfitter
    all over parrot cay
    all over miraval and rest of south of france
    all over kurdistan
    all over baghdad
    all over turkey
    all over lebanon
    all over jordan
    all over shores of windermere
    all over the lake district
    all over le touquet-paris-plage
    all over costa navarino
    all over messinia
    all over pylos
    all over santorini
    all over paul allen octopus yacht
    all over charter yacht mystique
    all over olympics venue
    all over sarajevo
    all over wilton park
    all over sussex
    all over kent
    all over canterbury
    all over hamshire
    all over ashridge estate
    all over chiltern hills
    all over unhcr hq
    all over heathrow
    all over richmond
    all over pinewood studio
    all over westminster
    all over lancaster whorehouse
    all over mayfair
    all over sphinx
    all over pyramid
    all over egypt
    all over galapagos
    private jet N528AP Gulfstream G550
    stuff cadillac
    stuff lexus
    stuff beckham bulge
    float in ocean
    plug surrey sewer
    toxic biohazard
    use thickest rubber
    use gaz mask
    use hazmat suit
    use long pole
    use net
    use tong like big blue one
    disease 4 u
    u puke anyway
    u r warned now
    govern ur self according
    as u were

  • Bless

    Bless your heart of Gold Angie. Kisssssssss

  • Observer2

    Congratulations Angelina.

    You’ve always been respected and admired for all that you do.

    Nice to see her getting more accolades. Even though it’s not why she does it.

    She walks the walk. Just ask those around the world that she’s helped.

  • Anna

    Do they really make Oscars out of poop?

  • Anna

    Well now, isn’t that the Whoremanitarian Award?

  • Anna

    So, isn’t that the Whoremanitarian Award?

  • valis202

    I wonder if this Oscar for Angie could be an omen in regards to Brad getting his first Oscar for TYAS. Wouldn’t it be amazing for them to both get gongs this awards season.

  • Another Fan2
  • Wonderbust

    2 time Academy award winner Angelina Jolie. But but but I thought the trolls said Hollywood hated Jolie and that the Oscars hated her after 2012 ad she would never be invited back. Is Angie the youngest winner of this award?. So freakin proud. Epic troll meltdown in 5, 4, 3, 2 1…,,

  • neil


    A Place in Time: Angelina Jolie’s New Documentary

    A Place in Time is an experimental documentary that seeks to capture both the diversity of life around the globe and the commonality of the human spirit by filming in many places around the world at the same moment.

    Having traveled the world for years to promote peace, I do believe that we can transcend the barriers of national borders, religions and cultures, and embrace our common dreams, hopes and aspirations. I mean…what is the alternative? What Angelina has sought to do with this film, is to bring our commonalities, hopes and dreams into focus. And often the narrators of the story are children. For this is also a film for children complete with a study guide, and today’s premiere included a large crowd of eager NYC students invited by Angelina.

    Her canvas is the world — it’s people, animals, and geography. Our lens is her compassionate heart. She enlisted her actor friends and others – including my friend Natabara featured in China – to facilitate the stories. Among them, actors Sean Astin (Agentina), Colin Farrell (Italy), Ryan Gosline (Chad), Anne Hathaway (Cambodia) , Djimon Hounsou (Los Angeles, CA), Jude Law (New Orleans, LA), and Hillary Swank (New York, NY).

    Each person flew to a unique location in the world with a hand-held mini-DV camera. The crews filmed what they saw around them, as they prepared for the big moment – when everyone would turn on their cameras for three minutes. On January 11, 2005 at 12 noon Greenwich Mean Time, those cameras rolled in 27 locations – including USA (Wisconsin, NY, Nevada, Louisiana, South Dakota and California), Chad, Niger, Kosovo, Italy, Chad, China, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Iceland, Antarctica and elsewhere.

    Editor Kurt Engfeur did an amazing job tying this spontaneous footage into a coherent story that flowed with a poetic movement that respected and enhanced nature itself. In one scene showing how we travel, we saw kite-boarders on snow, a land-rover crossing the desert, a bullock cart in a mainstreet in India, a sailboat crossing the ocean, and an SUV in Los Angeles. In another scene we jumped around the world to view children combing through trash for things to sell, and adults living in poverty in New Orleans, Chad, Haiti, and Kosovo. And underlying the powerful imagery was an extraordinarily spirited musical score that lifted the film throughout, written and performed by the great Wyclef Jean.

    Why is a film like this needed? Simple. We need to educate children of developed nations who will be the leaders of tomorrow that the global community is also their community. Problems in one part of the global neighborhood are also theirs to solve. And because it will take decades to solve today’s problems, educating the future leaders of tomorrow is key for they will inherit the world. So ‘development education’ tools like this film are important.

    Having worked in support of peace and global understanding through my own efforts as organizer of the Global Peace Run and at the United Nations, I believe Angelina has succeeded brilliantly with this huge undertaking. And there are moments in the film that brought me to tears because I was overwhelmed by the pain and suffering of those less fortunate.

    Angelina Jolie was appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador in August 2001. To raise awareness and support for refugees she has traveled to Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Balkans and the North Caucasus. Jolie has also been a generous contributor to UNHCR’s programs around the world.

    After the film, I had a chance to speak with her. I’ve worked with dozens of celebrities. Many are talking heads who care little for the causes they stand for; it’s a photo op. They do it because it makes good PR sense.

    Angelina Jolie does it because this is her life’s mission. She and Bono have defined a new class of celebrity advocate. And her presence is radiant. You can feel qualities of love, devotion, humility, poise, beauty and compassion. Her voice is thoughtful and intelligent. And she uses the power of her global celebrity -in her life and through this film – to focus our attention and the media’s lens and pen – on key issues: refugee rights, the AIDS epidemic in Africa, poverty in Haiti and Niger, the conflict in Kosovo, the crisis in Darfur, global warming, victims of land mines in Cambodia and rehabilitation programs that provide them with needed prostheses and wheelchairs.


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    New Brad thread

  • valis202

    Anna @ 09/05/2013 at 5:06 pm
    Oh please stop. We get your point and it wasn’t even funny the first time around.

    The trolls just no longer have anything left.

  • Anna

    Or the Fauxmanitarian Award?

  • tits

    oh gosh! Shiloh has beautiful teeth!

  • meaningless

    Ang whores for the NWO

  • Anna

    Wow! Do they really make Oscars out of poop?