Angelina Jolie leaves role as United Nations refugee agency envoy after 21 years
Angelina Jolie is ending her decadeslong partnership with the United Nations as its special envoy through the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees. She will continue to work with refugees but through local organizations.foxnews.com
‘There’s a Lesson There for Non-Black Folks Showing Up In Black Spaces’: Fans React to Angelina Jolie Attending Spelman’s Homecoming
Actress Angelia Jolie get her props for how she showed up to her daughter, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitts‘s homecoming despite her celebrity status. The mom of […]news.yahoo.com
Brad Pitt Reveals ‘Brutally Honest’ Sculptures About ‘Missteps’ in His Relationships
Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/GettyBrad Pitt, a longtime Hollywood superstar who in the past few years has undergone a late-career renaissance of sorts, has just logged a fresh accomplishment for his resumé: on September 18th, the Sara Hildén museum in Tampere, Finland debuted an exhibition centering the work of British artist Thomas Houseago that also features work by Pitt and the musician Nick Cave. This marks the first time that the actor has shown his artwork in public. According to the musnews.yahoo.com
Angelina Jolie makes surprise visit to flood-hit Pakistan
Hollywood actress and U.N. humanitarian Angelina Jolie made a surprise visit to one of the worst flood-hit areas in southern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, as the death toll from months-long deluges rose to 1,559. TV footage showed Jolie arriving at an airport in Karachi, the capital of southern Sindh province, where floods since mid-June have killed 692 people, damaged hundreds of thousands of homes and left half a million people homeless. According to the IRC, a prominent international aid group, Jolie is visiting Pakistan to support communities affected by the devastating floods.news.yahoo.com
Angelina Jolie makes surprise trip to Ukraine to visit children, refugees
After welcoming displaced Ukrainians arriving on an evacuation train from a a city in Donetsk Oblast into Lviv, Jolie spent time visiting children and with volunteers at a medical facility, Lviv’s regional governor, Maksym Kozytskyi, wrote on Telegram.washingtonpost.com
Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Are Fighting Over The $164 Million Estate They Got Married In Amid Their Messy Custody Battle Weeks After She Opened Up About “Fearing For Her Children’s Safety” During Th
Angelina is being accused of omitting Brad from a potential sale of an estate co-owned by the two, which, according to the latest court documents, could result in her profiting substantially at his expense.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Angelina Jolie Revealed That She Feared For The Safety Of Her Children During Her Marriage To Brad Pitt And Has Felt Traumatized And “Broken” For “The Last Decade”
Angelina Jolie declared her divorce from Brad Pitt an issue of “human rights” after she was left worrying for the safety of her children following an incident of alleged domestic abuse involving Brad and their eldest son.View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Jolie-Pitt divorce judge disqualified by appeals court
Angelina Jolie scored a major victory Friday in her divorce with Brad Pitt when a California appeals court agreed with her that the private judge deciding who gets custody of their children should be disqualified. The 2nd District Court of Appeal agreed with Jolie that Judge John W. Ouderkirk didn't sufficiently disclose business relationships with Pitt's attorneys. The decision means that the custody fight over the couple's five minor children, which was nearing an end, could just be getting started.news.yahoo.com
Jolie says judge in Pitt divorce won't let children testify
Angelina Jolie criticized a judge who is deciding on child custody in her divorce with Brad Pitt, saying in a court filing that the judge refused to allow their children to testify. Jolie, who has sought to disqualify Judge John Ouderkirk from the divorce case, said in the filing Monday that he declined to hear evidence she says is relevant to the children's safety and well-being before issuing a tentative ruling. “Judge Ouderkirk denied Ms. Jolie a fair trial, improperly excluding her evidence relevant to the children’s health, safety, and welfare, evidence critical to making her case,” according to the filing in California’s Second District Court of Appeal.news.yahoo.com
Winston Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells at auction for record $11.5 million
A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain's World War II leader. "Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque" sold at Christie's in London for 8,285,000 pounds ($11,590,715). #AuctionUpdate A new #WorldAuctionRecord for Sir Winston Churchill with 'Tower of the Koutoubia Mosque' (1943) selling for £8,285,000. This is the only painting created by Churchill during the Second World War: https://t.co/JCBvGaFShW pic.twitter.com/iZMumvmwp2 — Christie's (@ChristiesInc) March 1, 2021The pre-sale estimate was 1.5 million pounds to 2.5 million pounds, and the previous record price for a Churchill painting was just under 1.8 million pounds. The painting was sold by the Jolie Family Collection.cbsnews.com
Churchill painting owned by Angelina Jolie sells for $11.5M
The Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday March 1, 2021, for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britains World War II leader. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)LONDON – A Moroccan landscape painted by Winston Churchill and owned by Angelina Jolie sold at auction on Monday for more than $11.5 million, smashing the previous record for a work by Britain’s World War II leader. The pre-sale estimate was 1.5 million pounds to 2.5 million pounds, and the previous record price for a Churchill painting was just under 1.8 million pounds. Churchill gave the painting to Roosevelt as a memento of the trip. The painting was sold by the Jolie Family Collection.
As 'Kimye' become Kim and Kanye, will it stay peaceful?
FILE - Kanye West, left, and Kim Kardashian attend the WSJ. Kim Kardashian West filed for divorce Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, from Kanye West after 6 1/2 years of marriage. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES – Initial signs suggest a smooth and amicable split between Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West. As “Kimye” becomes just Kim and Kanye with Kardashian filing for divorce Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, they do so with a prenuptial agreement in place, independent fortunes and a desire to share time with their four young children. “There's a lot of wiggle room in the space between joint custody," divorce attorney Reid Aronson said.
Angelina Jolie sells painting Churchill gave as gift to FDR
(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)LONDON – A painting by Winston Churchill that is a piece of both political and Hollywood history is coming up for auction. He painted it after the January 1943 Casablanca Conference, where Churchill and Roosevelt planned the defeat of Nazi Germany. He said Churchill captured the view in the “wonderful, evocative painting” and gave it to Roosevelt as a memento of the trip. AdThe painting is being sold by the Jolie Family Collection as part of Christie’s March 1 modern British art auction in London. “The record price at auction for Churchill is about 1.8 million (pounds) for a painting that, in my view, is not as important as this,” he said.
Colorado student, scientist named Time's 'Kid of the Year'
LONE TREE, Colo. – A 15-year-old Colorado high school student and young scientist who has used artificial intelligence and created apps to tackle contaminated drinking water, cyberbullying, opioid addiction and other social problems has been named Time Magazine's first-ever “Kid of the Year." Rao told The Associated Press in a Zoom interview from her home Friday that the prize is "nothing that I could have ever imagined. Rao has partnered with rural schools; museums; science, technology, engineering and mathematics organizations; and other institutions to run innovation workshops for thousands of other students. Science and technology are being employed as never before to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, global warming and a host of other issues, she noted. “Anybody can do science.”Time was planning a Kid of the Year broadcast special at 7:30 p.m. EST (5:30 p.m. MST) on Nickelodeon.
Genetic testing can assess your risk of getting cancer. Here are the costs involved
When people think of gene mutations, the breast cancer (BRCA) genes often come to mind. "Detailed analytical testing through the FDA review process showed that our Genetic Health Risk and Carrier Status reports meet accuracy thresholds of 99 percent or higher." Costs of screeningIf you are found to have a so-called "cancer-gene," you generally will start undergoing annual cancer screenings. Medicare also doesn't cover breast MRIs, which doctors recommend for those with a high breast cancer risk, as well as preventive surgeries, Schlager said. 'Managing your destiny'While there may be costs with cancer screenings, it is better than the alternative: not catching cancer early and paying for costly treatments.cnbc.com
Disney delays 'Black Widow,' Spielberg's 'West Side Story'
NEW YORK – The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic. The Scarlett Johansson Marvel movie “Black Widow,” last set for Nov. 6, heads to May 7 of next year. That was the date set for “West Side Story,” but Spielberg's musical will instead debut in December 2021. Given the interconnected nature of Marvel releases, the latest delay of “Black Widow” had a domino effect on other films. Since the pandemic began, the company's “Mulan,” “Hamilton” and “Artemis Fowl” have gone direct to streaming, with “Mulan” made available for a $30 premium purchase by subscribers.
With quiet humanity, Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland' makes noise
NEW YORK – What’s it like to be an international film festival sensation without hardly leaving your home? At the Venice Film Festival, it won the top prize, the Golden Lion. At the Toronto International Film Festival, it was hailed by many critics as the best movie of the year and a leading Oscar contender. Next week, it will play the New York Film Festival. “Every year or so I feel the urge to hit the road,” Zhao says.
Michelle Obama is most admired woman in the world, new poll says
Free from the constraints she might have felt while living in the White House, former first lady Michelle Obama is getting personal, opening herself up to the world in bold ways in her memoir, "Becoming," out Tuesday. Michelle Obama has overthrown actress Angelina Jolie as the world's most admired woman, according to a poll released by YouGov. According to 11 Alive, Jolie, who was last year's most admired woman in the world, dropped down to third. Bill Gates remained the world's most admired man. Former President Barack Obama, actor Jackie Chan, Chinese president Xi Jinping and businessman Jack Ma round out the top five.
Celebrating 100 years of Hilton, who changed the hotel game
The Beverly Hilton hotel sits at the corner of Wilshire and Santa Monica boulevards in Beverly Hills, California. That founder would be Conrad "Connie" Hilton of the eponymous Hilton hotel brand. The Hilton hotels became notorious for throwing huge, celebrity-studded parties to celebrate their hotels. The Beverly Hilton hotel's ballroom hosts the Grammy and Golden Globe Awards, which means a reliable crowd of actors, musicians, directors, models and more regularly check in. Not all gemsLike any company, Hilton has had its share of ideas that didn't quite endure -- the Crystal Pepsis of hospitality, if you will.