Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie blasted Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and his policies Monday. Jolie is a special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and she slammed the billionaire businessman while speaking at a migration-focused event in London.
When asked about Trump’s comments about Muslims, Jolie shook her head and replied: “To me, America is built on people from around the world coming together for freedoms, especially freedom of religion. So it’s hard to hear this is coming from someone who is pressing to be an American president.”
Jolie, 40, also talked about the fear people have about migration. “Fear of uncontrolled migration has eroded public confidence and the ability of governments and international institutions to control the situation. It has given space to a false air of legitimacy to those who promote politics of fear and separation,” she said. “It has created the risk of a race to the bottom, with countries competing to be the toughest ... despite their international responsibilities.”
While Jolie has been eloquent recently about the refugee crisis, she has not commented on rumors that she and husband Brad Pitt are headed toward divorce. The actor supposedly flirted with his “Allied” co-star Marion Cotillard. Pitt and Cotillard have “affectionate nicknames” for each other and “secret in-jokes that no one else gets,” Star magazine reported last week.
A possbile affair isn’t the only thing Jolie has to worry about. Her health has been in decline, according to media reports. “Brad has done everything to get Angie to focus on her health and well-being,” a source told the National Enquirer May 6. “He’s watched in despair as Angie sometimes goes all day without eating a solid meal and watched as well as she’s sometimes slept in to the late afternoon because she doesn’t have the energy to get out of bed.” She supposedly dropped down to 79 pounds, although that figure has not been confirmed.
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