June 29, 2001 - IMDB reports
Angelina Jolie would like to get the fans involved in creating the sequel
to Tomb Raider saying, "I think it would be great to base it on what people
wanted her to do, and what the fans want."
26, 2001 - MSNBC's Jeannette Walls reports Angelina Jolie's success in
Tomb Raider is sparking increasing interest in tattoos. Tattoo parlors
contacted by MSNBC said Jolie’s name comes up 'a lot' or 'frequently' among
young female clients.
June 24, 2001 - US Weekly
quotes Angelina talking about childhood aspirations, "When other little
girls wanted to be ballet dancers, I kind of wanted to be a vampire."
June 24, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie and brother James Haven Voight were outside of the premiere for Tomb
Raider. US Weekly reports Angelina climbed over barricades to pose for
photos and sign autographs for 1000s of fans that were gathered for the
premiere. Angelina admitted, "When people come out and they're rooting
for you, that's what we all need to do OK in life. It's a great feeling
to be loved."
June 24, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie tells Megastar, "Can you imagine that, Lara Croft as a lesbian? That
would be a shock for the boys playing with their joysticks in their bedrooms
around the world."
June 23, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie talked to Esquire on the effects of her bungee jumping scenes in
Tomb Raider on her privates saying, "After a week it got a little sore,
so the stunt crew made me a fur-lined harness. It was a joke, but I'm taking
it home and I'll see what Billy and I can do with it."
June 20, 2001 - IMDB reports
Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton have an electric chair in the dining
room of their new home. Angelina explained the chair saying, "In [Tomb
Raider], Lara has an electric chair in her bedroom, which is my own personal
little thing I thought she should have. Billy did a film where he played
a barber and was electrocuted. So there's probably going to be a barber's
chair at one end of the dining room and an electric chair at the other."
June 20, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie dismissed the thought that the recent move of women in action films
was socially motivated saying, "I don't think it's any great movement in
society. One type of thing works, so you start to do more and more of them.
I think it's just how Hollywood works."
June 20, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie skyrocketed up the Lycos 50 this week to #6, making her the most
searched for actress on the net for the week.
June 20, 2001 - CNN.com has
an audio review (a negative one) of Tomb Raider by reviewers Peter Travers
and Lisa Schwarzbaum. The audio has since been removed.
June 19, 2001 - IMDB reports
Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie have secretly renewed their wedding
vows in a ceremony in their kitchen, where the two cut each other's fingers
and sucked each other's blood. Their ceremony was conducted by a Church
of Enlightenment minister.
June 19, 2001 - Thanks Tuesday.
Angelina Jolie talked to Margy Rochlin of the New York Times. Check out
the article on our message
June 18, 2001 - Tomb Raider
came in at #1 on at the box office with a weekend tally of $48.2 million,
trouncing Disney's Atlantis which took in $20.4 million.
June 18, 2001 - PageSix.com
reports while critics generally trashed Tomb Raider many praised Angelina
Jolie's performance. "Angelina was an absolutely superb choice," said Rob
Friedman, vice chairman of the motion-picture group at Paramount, which
released Tomb Raider. "She was amazing in the role and worked harder than
any person I've ever seen in physical fitness and on the set."
June 16, 2001 - The New York
Post's Liz Smith said Friday, "If I see one more magazine cover with Angelina
Jolie posed showing something she should probably keep private and with
the word 'SEX' emblazoned in the headline, I may go bonkers."
June 16, 2001 - Harry of
Ain't it Cool News is blasting Tomb Raider saying the film "is a classic
example of complete ignorance in action and serial storytelling." Read
June 16, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie tells the London Telegraph she wore a padded bra for Tomb Raider
saying, "Look at her breasts, they’re ridiculous. I’ll make it real simple
for you. I’m a 36C. In the game she’s a double D. In the movie she’s a
D. We split the difference."
June 15, 2001 - MSNBC's Jeannette
Walls reports Angelina Jolie's breasts as Lara Croft were of paramount
importance during the filming of Tomb Raider as director Simon West claimed,
"There were some long discussions about the breasts since they’re such
a complete part of Lara’s persona and we had to make all sorts of decisions
June 15, 2001 - Foxnews.com's
Roger Friedman blasted Tomb Raider saying the movie "is simply the work
of people who wanted that Indiana Jones feeling, without having a feeling
for it. Please: Go to a barbecue, read a book, learn to scuba. But stay
far, far away." Read more.
June 14, 2001 - Access Hollywood
reported that Angelina met the writer of her Entertainment Weekly cover
story wearing nothing but a bedsheet.
June 14, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie is on the cover of this week's Rolling Stone and making headlines
on every entertainment show/website by the shocking revelation that she
hired a hitman to kill her during a bout of depression in college. Jolie
says, "This is going to sound insane, but there was a time I was going
to hire somebody to kill me. The person spoke very sweetly to me, he made
me think about it for a month. And, after a month, other things
changed in my life and I was surviving again. With suicide comes all the
guilt of people around you thinking they could have done something. With
somebody being murdered, nobody takes some kind of guilty responsibility."
June 14, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie tells the Toronto Sun, "I feel that if there is any kind of energy
for me, it's because people know that I am extremely human."
June 14, 2001 - TVGuide.com
talked to Angelina Jolie about Tomb Raider where she revealed, "When I
was in training, there was one night I was sitting in the bathtub with
all my bruises and a little cut knee crying, 'What am I doing? I'm not
going to be able to pull this off.' But it's a great feeling to be physical.
It helps with my fearlessness - and I've always been ridiculously fearless."
June 14, 2001 - The Sun reports
Angelina has a tattoo on her stomach which reads ‘Quod me nutrit me destruit’
- 'That which feeds me destroys me’.
June 14, 2001 - IMDB.com
reports on comments from Tomb Raider director Simon West was shocked at
the turnout to the movie's premiere and said, "It's fantastic, it makes
all the hard work worthwhile. Usually you're on your own up to your eyes
in muck and bugs and now there's a million people wanting to see the film.
I think Angelina's life is going to change. She is Lara Croft now, she's
going to be in trouble."
June 12, 2001 - Angelina
Jolie appeared on the Tonight Show Monday wearing the same drab grey Egypt
shirt worn a few days before, no doubt making Paramount execs cringe. For
check our message boards.
June 12, 2001 - During Angelina's
appearance on Dateline Friday, they showed vidcaps of her first movie role
in Lookin' to Get Out (1982), also featured a old photo of her mom and
dad, a picture of her and Jonny, and later with Billy Bob in Pushing Tin.
Click the photo to check out the 4 pictures.
June 12, 2001 - Those trying
to log into the Tomb Raider premiere online at the movie's official site
hopefully didn't have as many problems as I did. Every attempt to log in
brought errors, likely because of heavy traffic.
June 11, 2001 - The premiere
of Tomb Raider will be webcast tonight at 6:30 PM PST from Los Angeles.
Check it out at tombraidermovie.com.
Also, don't forget Angelina will also be on Leno tonight.
June 9, 2001 - Angelina Jolie
was interviewed by Dateline NBC's Ann Curry Friday. Angelina talks about her sexual history saying, "Well, but I’ve been also
extremely honest that I’ve only slept with four people in my life. That’s
like - everybody knows that. So how they think that’s promiscuous. I’ve
been married twice, you know, but half the people I’ve slept with in my
life I was married to."
June 9, 2001 - Angelina Jolie
was featured on Access Hollywood Friday as they previewed her Showtime
special that debuts Sunday at 4 PM.Check our message boards for a transcript.
June 9, 2001 - Megastar reports
on Angelina Jolie talking about her continuing friendship with ex-husband
Jonny Lee Miller admitting, "Jonny and I are good friends. I am very lucky
that I had a beautiful first marriage and we separated because we realised
we're friends and we wanted great things for each other and we're better
June 8, 2001 - Angelina Jolie
was interviewed by Chris Connelly to preview Tomb Raider on MTV.
June 8, 2001 - Taco Bell
has their restaurants plastered with Tomb Raider promotional merchandise.
Check out the TacoBell.com site for info on Tomb Raider game pieces and collectible cups.
June 7, 2001 - A picture
of Angelina and Billy Bob from their May 2000 Las Vegas wedding that appeared
in this week's Enquirer.
June 6, 2001 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca responded to reports that from a questioner that Angelina
Jolie isn't so pretty up close, saying she's scarred and haggard looking
in person. Ted says "How do you look first thing upon wakening, before
you've had the benefit of all the luxuries modern bathrooms provide? The
point is, stars have their bad times and good times, just like the rest
June 6, 2001 - Megastar reports
on Angelina talking about her character in Tomb Raider saying, "You're
expecting that they are going to see you as this character they love. You'd
better earn that and you should work your butt off and be her. If you fake
it you shouldn't be allowed to carry the name."
June 5, 2001 - A very casually
dressed Angelina Jolie, taped on her birthday, was on Access Hollywood
and Entertainment Tonight yesterday and we have transcripts from both the
June 3, 2001 - Lara Croft,
Tomb Raider: The Official Film Companion includes Angelina talking about
her ex playing the Tomb Raider game saying, "It is true that Jonny played
the game [Tomb Raider] nonstop, and I ended up hating Lara because she
was keeping him up all night and not me! But getting revenge on Jonny certainly
wasn't the reason I took the role."
June 2, 2001 - Angelina Jolie
in the German health magazine Fit for Fun is quoted as saying, "I love
sex, and since I think about it a lot, I can imagine that lots of people
find me sexy."
June 1, 2001 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca reports on Angelina and Billy Bob being seen at the United
Airlines' Red Carpet Lounge at LAX. Billy Bob was looking ill and leaning
heavily on her arm.
June 1, 2001 - We hear on
the message boards that Angelina Jolie will be on the Tonight Show with
Jay Leno on Monday, June 11th.
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