Top Stories

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.

Like Just Jared on Facebook
angelina jolie made honorary dame by queen elizabeth 01
angelina jolie made honorary dame by queen elizabeth 02
angelina jolie made honorary dame by queen elizabeth 03
angelina jolie made honorary dame by queen elizabeth 04
angelina jolie made honorary dame by queen elizabeth 05
angelina jolie made honorary dame by queen elizabeth 06

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Zoe Saldana is inspired by Michael B. Jordan's essay on racism - US Weekly
  • Lindsay Lohan completes her community service hours - TMZ
  • Despite reports, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are not looking into surrogacy - Gossip Cop
  • Joe Jonas will be performing with Ciara - Just Jared Jr
  • The molestation case against Michael Jackson's estate has been dismissed - Radar
  • You won't recognize Jason Segal in this new movie photo - Huffington Post
  • Drake changes lyric from Madonna to Rihanna - Lainey Gossip
  • Read a review of the new USA show Mr. Robot - The Hollywood Reporter
A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here