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Angelina Jolie Made an Honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth II!

Angelina Jolie Made an Honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth II!

Angelina Jolie can add a new achievement to her already impressive life of work – royal recognition!

The 39-year-old actress has been made an honorary dame by England’s Queen Elizabeth II for her work combating sexual violence in war zones. Angelina will not be able to use the title of “dame” before her name though as she is not a British or Commonwealth citizen.

Previous United States citizens have received honorary knighthoods include director Steven Spielberg, former President Ronald Reagen, and Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

“To receive an honor related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to,” Angelina said (via Associated Press). Working on PVSI and with survivors of rape is an honour in itself. I know that succeeding in our goals will take a lifetime, and I am dedicated to it for all of mine.”

Pictured inside: Angelina meeting with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and foreign secretary William Hague on Thursday (June 12) at Clarence House in London, England.

FYI: Angelina is wearing Saint Laurent.

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  • Phool.

    Angelina Jolie Made an Honorary Dame
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    June 13, 2014
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    She’s not just Hollywood royalty anymore, she’s the real deal.
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    Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth II.
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    Chosen for recognition during this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for her philanthropic and campaigning efforts surrounding work against sexual violence and the use of rape as a weapon. Because she is a foreign citizen, Jolie cannot be addressed as Dame but receives the title on an honorary basis.
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    In a statement, Angelina says, “To receive an honor related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to. Working on PVS and with survivors of rape is an honor in itself. I know that succeeding in our goals will take a lifetime and I am dedicated to it for all of mine.”
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    She also met with Prince Charles’ wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall during a dinner on Thursday.
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    Ending sexual violence is a cause that’s close to the Duchess’ heart. Camilla has visited rape crisis centers across the United Kingdom where she spoke with survivors regarding their tragic experiences.
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    Jolie co-chaired the four-day Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict and addressed ways to raise awareness in front of representatives from more than 100 countries.
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    http://vitafavo.com/angelina-jolie-made-honorary-dame/

  • too bad

    She isn’t a British, can’t be called “dame”

  • Angie

    Wow, huge congratulations to Dame Angelina!
    As a fan I couldn’t be more proud, and no-one is more deserving for her life-long dedication and huge heart in helping others.
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    Brad and the kids must be bursting with pride, as will all her family and friends.

  • Saffron

    She can’t use the word Dame before her name but we sure can!!

  • Phool.

    Angelina Jolie Made an Honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth II, Says Honor “Means a Great Deal to Me”
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    by Bruna Nessif Today 2:54 PM PDT

    One of Hollywood’s royals has been honored by an actual royal!
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    Angelina Jolie has been made into an honorary Dame by Queen Elizabeth II. The A-list actress was chosen for recognition in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for her campaigning work against sexual violence and the use of rape as a weapon of war.
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    Since Jolie is a foreign citizen, she cannot be addressed as Dame, but receives the award on an honorary basis..
    Angelina reportedly said, “To receive an honor related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to. Working on PVSI and with survivors of rape is an honour in itself. I know that succeeding in our goals will take a lifetime, and I am dedicated to it for all of mine.”
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    That wasn’t the first (or probably last) royal encounter for Angie.
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    Jolie met Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall after the humanitarian spoke at a summit on global sexual violence in London over the past few days.
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    The 39-year-old, who serves as a U.N. Special Envoy, visited Clarence House on Thursday evening where she joined British Foreign Secretary William Hague for a visit with Prince Charles’ wife. Judging by the photo, the pair seemed to be delighted to finally meet, with Angelina and Camilla each sharing a sincere smile at one another.
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    Ending sexual violence is a cause close to the Duchess’ heart. Camilla has visited rape crisis centers across the U.K., where she has talked with rape survivors and been touched by their experiences. Jolie co-chaired the four-day Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, and addressed ways to raise awareness in front of representatives from more than 100 countries.
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    The award-winning actress continued to speak on her humanitarian efforts as a guest on Ronan Farrow’s MSNBC show Ronan Farrow Daily today, where she touched on the crisis caused by sexual violence in conflict and explained what made her get involved in the first place.
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    “It was meeting with victims of rape, sitting there and hearing their stories and realizing how little had been done, how little prosecutions, how little people have been held accountable for such a horrendous crime. And it is, as we were speaking before the cameras started rolling, it is connected to refugee issues—all global issues,” she said.
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    “I think that’s one of the important things to come out of this summit, is to say, ‘We’re not saying this is the most important. It’s important to us, it’s important to so many people but it’s also a centerpoint to all violence against women and all injustices in the world.’
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    “And the summit was a way for us to explore how to tackle one issue from a very focused way, to see how we can, for the first time, bring together survivors, doctors in the field, NGOs, government officials, U.N., all under the same tent, all talking about the same issues, all different countries, and making sure that we haven’t left any stone unturned, that we’re making sure we address it completely.”
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    The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict took two years to organize.
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    On the first day of the summit, Jolie told reporters that she and Hague had discussed a woman they met in Bosnia, who was still too ashamed to tell her son she’d been raped. “This day is for her,” Jolie said. “We believe it truly is a summit like no other.”
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    http://uk.eonline.com/news/551110/angelina-jolie-made-an-honorary-dame-by-queen-elizabeth-ii-says-honor-means-a-great-deal-to-me

  • Phool.

    Angelina Jolie lands damehood for campaigning work
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    Last updated Fri 13 Jun 2014
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    A-lister and Oscar-winning superstar Angelina Jolie has picked up yet another award – an honorary damehood for her campaigning work to which she dedicates her “lifetime”.
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    Known for her roles in Hollywood roles Tomb Raider and Maleficent, she has been a leading lady cinema for more than a decade.
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    But Jolie, 39, is also a committed humanitarian and was described by US secretary of state John Kerry this week as a “fierce and fearless advocate” in this field.
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    Jolie is receiving an honorary damehood (DCMG) for services to UK foreign policy and the campaign to end war zone sexual violence.
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    She said: “To receive an honour related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to.
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    “Working on the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative and with survivors of rape is an honour in itself.
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    “I know that succeeding in our goals will take a lifetime, and I am dedicated to it for all of mine”.
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    http://www.itv.com/news/update/2014-06-13/angelina-jolie-lands-damehood-for-campaigning-work/

  • squidgy

    2 Hos

  • Liz

    “Because she is not British or Commonwealth citizen, Jolie will not be entitled to use “dame” before her name.”- ABC News

  • JP

    I will call her Dame Anelina Jolie LOL just because I found it laughable.

  • kintamani

    Congrats Angie.. God bless you always

  • Phool.

    Angelina Jolie honored by Queen
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    4:33 pm, Friday, June 13, 2014
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    LONDON (AP) — Angelina Jolie can add royal recognition to Hollywood stardom. The Oscar-winning actress has been named an honorary dame — the female version of a knight — by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.
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    Jolie, a United Nations special envoy, received the honor on Friday for her work combating sexual violence in war zones.
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    Jolie, who won a supporting actress Academy Award in 2000 for “Girl, Interrupted,” has spoken of scaling back her movie roles to focus on humanitarian work. She said that “to receive an honor related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to.”
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    Because she is not a British or Commonwealth citizen, Jolie won’t be entitled to use the title “dame” before her name. Previous U.S recipients of honorary knighthoods include director Steven Spielberg, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and former President Ronald Reagan.
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    Jolie, who was in London this week to co-host an international summit on sexual violence, was one of hundreds of people recognized in the queen’s annual Birthday Honors List for services to their community or national life.
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    http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Angelina-Jolie-honored-by-Queen-Elizabeth-II-5551186.php

  • Yep

    Slay Dame Jolie slay.

  • Phool.

    Melanie Bromley ‏@melaniebromley 49m

    Which basically means that Angelina Jolie is being knighted.

  • ….

    Good for her. She’s one of the few hollywood celebs who works for causes out of her heart, and not because it’s a photo opportunity.

  • busted

    Congrats to Angie.

    now let the meltdown begin.. lol

  • too bad

    Catherina Zeta Jones is a DAME.

  • teri

    Love Angelina, don’t care much for Camilla.

  • Yep

    @Phool.: so will there be like a ceremony or something to honor dame Jolie?

  • Saffron

    I hope we can see some of the ceremony…..would be awesome.

  • Yep

    “The first and only American Hollywood actress to get this honorary title.”

  • Phool.

    #JP @ 06/13/2014 at 6:32 pm
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    Hey Troll, Whats laughable is Jennifer Aniston will Forever be known as teh one and only MTV Dirt Bag of the Year Award Winner, Now thats what I call Laughable, Go back a Crawl aback under Huvana’s & Anistons Azz

  • Phool.

    Oh Look Whose Congratulating Our Angie yes another Dame
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    Angela Lansbury News ‏@_AngelaLansbury 1h
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    Congratulations to the incredible Angelina Jolie on becoming an honorary Dame in Queen’s Birthday Honours! pic.twitter.com/9jgB7DhltB

  • Saffron

    CZJ is Welsh….so what’s your point?

  • Phool.

    Angela Lansbury News ‏@_AngelaLansbury
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    Congratulations to the incredible Angelina Jolie on becoming an honorary Dame in Queen’s Birthday Honours! pic.twitter.com/9jgB7DhltB
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    https://twitter.com/_AngelaLansbury/status/477564864723181570/photo/1

  • teri

    #16 too bad……….
    Didn’t CZJ scr ew up Micheal D. marriage with kids in tow? I believe he did. Who are you fooling? Can’t stand either of them by the way, bunch of fools. especially since that old goat MD called AJ out for Brad falling in love with her.

  • bap

    BOW DOWN TO TRUE ROYALTY DAME ANGELINA!

  • No Dame

    “dumb” will do

  • Yep

    I want to see TamCrazies meltdown.

  • Phool.

    Mr J in the UK ‏@mrjintheuk 1h

    Angelina Jolie becomes an honorary Dame, in the Queen’s honours list. Nice work, Lara.

  • Phool.

    Darren Bell ‏@darren_bell 56m

    Honorary ‘dame’ for American Angelina Jolie. Don’t forget Bill Gates has an honorary Knighthood too so it’s not that unusual.

  • too bad

    @Phool.: This isn’t a verified Angela Lansbury twitter account. LOL

  • teehee

    Well deserved honor! Congrats Dame Jolie!

  • busted

    @Phool.:

    OH how cute.. they both their Oscars at the same time

    wait..I thought Angie was hated all over the world.

    LOL

  • Liz

    @JP, it is laughable, because she is NOT allowed to use “dame”…. Bawahaha!!!!!

  • Saffron

    @Phool.
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    Dirt Bag of the Year Award….hahahhaa. The shoe fits!

  • Pholl

    PHOOL the foll

    Aniston will be known as Brad Pitt only wife.

    Remember

    http://www.celebritybrideguide.com/jennifer-aniston-brad-pitt-wedding/

  • anustin

    my girl is now sa Dame……….suck it trollnistons!!!!!

  • too bad

    dumb Angelina jolie

  • taint enuf

    Can’t call herself Dame.
    but, she does speak with a fake royal snottieness

  • Liz

    @anustin: No, you suck it! She is NOT entitled to use “dame” per, the Queen.

  • Phool.

    Angelina Jolie: First Dame of Hollywood honoured by the Queen
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    10:30PM BST 13 Jun 2014
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    Angelina Jolie, the Hollywood actress, has been singled out for recognition in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours for her campaigning work against sexual violence and the use of rape as a weapon of war.
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    Jolie has been made an honorary Dame for using her international recognition to make the question of violence against women not only a global issue, but one to be taken seriously at the highest level.
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    The actress was in London this week leading a global summit on the issue in London, alongside William Hague, the Foreign Secretary.
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    As a foreign citizen Jolie, the co-founder of the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative PVSI, cannot be addressed as Dame, but receives the award on an honorary basis.
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    She said: “To receive an honour related to foreign policy means a great deal to me, as it is what I wish to dedicate my working life to. Working on PVSI and with survivors of rape is an honour in itself. I know that succeeding in our goals will take a lifetime, and I am dedicated to it for all of mine.”
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    Jolie has been honoured alongside four other individuals working for British charities and NGOs in the field of sexual violence, as part of the Diplomatic Service and Overseas Birthday Honours list recognising exceptional service to Britain overseas.
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    Jolie has also worked as a special envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees since 2001, regularly visiting refugee camps around the world.
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    The announcement of Jolie’s award comes at the end of a week in which Mr Hague has been extensively photographed in her company as they attended the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, in London’s Docklands. Hundreds of officials, diplomats, activists and survivors of rape in conflict zones attended the four-day event to discuss ways to improve the prosecution of offenders and protection of victims.
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    Jolie yesterday urged participants to keep lobbying for action, saying: “Our work is just beginning. The test we now face is whether we can make a difference on the ground. We can and will end impunity.”
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    John Kerry, the US secretary of state, speaking at the summit, described Jolie as a “fierce and fearless advocate”.
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    He said: “We’ve all watched her play many remarkable roles, but perhaps her most lasting legacy actually comes from a role she plays in real life — and that is the role of fierce and fearless advocate.”
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    Mr Hague welcomed the awarding of honours to individuals such as Jolie, whom he said were carrying out “extraordinary work” overseas.
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    “I am particularly delighted by the awards conferred upon those working with us to eradicate rape and sexual violence in conflict, through the PVSI initiative. Each individual on this list made a real difference and achieved lasting results,” he said.
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    Also singled out for an honour is Daniel Day-Lewis, the star of Lincoln and There Will Be Blood, who receives an OBE in recognition of his role as one of Britain’s finest screen actors.
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    Day-Lewis, 57, who won the most recent of his Oscars in 2012 — becoming the first man to win three best actor Oscars — for his portrayal of US President Abraham Lincoln’s struggle to pass the bill to emancipate slaves, said: “I’m entirely amazed and utterly delighted in equal measure.”
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    The son of Cecil Day-Lewis, the former poet laureate, and Jill Balcon, the actress, Day-Lewis has been nominated five times for the best actor Oscar and is known for his commitment to method acting, requiring intense immersion in his character.
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    He is said to have lived in a tent on a deserted Texan oilfield during the making of There Will Be Blood, and to play Gerry Conlon, a man wrongly jailed as an IRA bomber in In The Name Of The Father, he spent two days in a prison cell without food or water.
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    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/honours-list/10898566/Angelina-Jolie-First-Dame-of-Hollywood-honoured-by-the-Queen.html

  • Observer2

    @Liz:

    Awww, that’s all you got, Lizard? LMAO!

    Got your butt handed to you by the Queen. And in this instance I’m talking about the Queen of England. How delightful!

    Or should I say, well, well:)

  • too bad

    Bill Gates isn’t Sir Bill Gates, Angelina Jolie isn’t a “DAME”

  • Yep

    @Liz: that’s all you got? The Queen honored jolie and all you got is haha she can’t use the title because she’s american? Dame Jolie continues to slay you, tamCrazy. Muahahahah

  • Phool.

    that’s so sweet of her
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    Mikey Hoare ‏@mikeyhoare
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    Angelina Jolie thanks some of the amazing team who worked on summit to end #SexualViolence in war @end_svc #TimeToAct pic.twitter.com/dS9RfeiX6p
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    https://twitter.com/mikeyhoare/status/477551432531722240/photo/1

  • Observer2

    #21 Phool @Phool.:

    Fat Tick’s fans shouldn’t worry. I’m sure that Huvane will get Aveeno to give her something. They did make her their “special” envoy after all. Their brand ambassador, even though it’s all a lie. Photoshop and Oprah lighting.

    Be prepared for them to release something to PEOPLE tomorrow. LOL.

  • Liz

    @Observer2:

    Keep going, delusional one… I, and many others, are laughing our azzes off! So you just keep on spinning it.

  • Phool.

    @sighjordan 4h

    angelina jolie is the most amazing woman that has fame and she uses it so well and is so intelligently beautiful for everything she does

  • Congrats

    The Queen has been taking blood transfusions from little children for years. She’s an Ang fan alright.

  • JUBILEE

    CONGRATULATIONS DAME ANGELINA JOLIE!!!!!!!!!!! SO PROUD OF HER!!!!!!

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