May 27, 2006 - The Chicago
Sun-Times reports Brad Pitt's first role after Angelina Jolie delivers
their new baby could reunite him with his 'Fight Club' co-star Edward Norton.
The duo just may take the title roles in the HBO miniseries the two actors
are producing -- based on Stephen Ambrose's Undaunted Courage about famed
American explorers Lewis and Clark.
27, 2006 - "The night of May 27, 2006 in Namibia, Africa, Angelina Jolie
and Brad Pitt welcomed their daughter Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt. No further
information is being given," publicist Cindy Guagenti said in a statement.
May 25, 2006 - Angelina Jolie
has enlisted the royal help of Prince Charles to help promote awareness
of the current crisis in Sudan. A friend of Jolie's told the Daily Express:
"Angie has been in touch with the Prince several times by phone in the
past year about the situation. He has shown great concern over what is
going on and promised to do what he can. Charles knows how passionate she
is about the issues that seem to have slipped the attention of most, having
met her last year at a Un Children's Fund function. He was apparently very
impressed by Angie's drive, her compassion for the less fortunate and her
honest desire to do something about the problem."
May 25, 2006 - 'Extra' correspondent
Mark McGrath caught up with David Spade for a Q&A and asked 'The Showbiz
Show' host about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie being in Africa. "You know,
I saw a picture of Africa, and I thought it was like a hut," he said. "And
then it's the Four Seasons, and then they rented the whole thing. Is that
really roughing it?" Read more and watch video here.
May 25, 2006 - Sources reveal
to 'Extra' that Angelina Jolie is expected to give birth to Brad Pitt's
child the first week of June. Read more.
May 25, 2006 - The Sun reports
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are working with local craftswomen in Namibia
to gather a range of pottery, rugs and other household goods to launch
at a big Paris art fair in September. And they've promised to pay every
penny back to the community. "It combines their two passions," a source
explained. "Brad's involved with design and Angelina is committed to humanitarian
work. But they won't take any of the money themselves. It will just be
their little way of lending a helping hand."
May 25, 2006 - The Mirror
reports Namibian Governor Samuel Nuuyoma proudly announced they offered
him the chance to think of a name for the baby over dinner soon after arriving
in his district Erongo. He says: "When she goes to the hospital, as the
father of the region, I will be informed and I will go there. I will announce
the good news and I will be naming the baby."
May 25, 2006 - Jay Leno joked
during his Tonight Show monologue on May 12: "Fedex, UPS and FTD said they
expect to be swamped with millions of Mother's Day gift deliveries this
weekend. And that's just to Angelina Jolie's house."
May 25, 2006 - Brad Pitt
went out for a bicyle ride in Langstrand, Namibia, with son Maddox Pitt-Jolie,
4, and daughter Zahara Pitt-Jolie, 16 months. Maddox, who wore a helmet,
peddled a tricyle. Zahara, who did not, rode in a blue papoose strapped
to Brad's back. Debra Smiley Holtzman, author of 'The Safe Baby', tells
Us Weekly, "[Zahara] needs a helmet and closed-toe shoes. And I highly
recommend toddlers ride in a child trailer pulled by a bike. It's more
stable and secure."
May 25, 2006 - Nearly two
months after Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrived at Langstrand on the
West Coast of Namibia, the mood has changed from welcoming excitement to
tense anticipation, writes a paparazzi in Namibia in an exclusive diary
written for TMZ.
May 9, 2006 - David Caplan
of Star magazine and Barbara Corcoran discussed the hottest hotel hookups
for Hollywood's rich and famous on Fox News Channel's 'Dayside', including
favorite hangouts for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Jessica Simpson, and
Kevin Federline. Watch the segment here.
May 9, 2006 - Celebrities
such as Angelina Jolie and perhaps soon Jessica Simpson are following a
growing number of single American women who have chosen to adopt. "We've
had a steady stream of single women in all our programs, from international
to African-Americans, adopting," said Sabra Larkin, director of communications
for Spence-Chapin Services, an adoption agency in New York founded by a
single woman, Clara Spence, in 1908. Read more.
May 9, 2006 - 'Dateline'
correspondent Ann Curry writes in her blog at MSN.com: "Captivating. That's
the word that best describes Angelina Jolie, or Angie as she is called
by those who know her. Up close she is even more beautiful, but not
just because of the lines of her face." Read more.
May 1, 2006 - 'Today' host
Ann Curry was invited to meet with Angelina Jolie and delivered the preview
exclusively to 'Access Hollywood'. Video at accesshollywood.com has since been removed.
May 1, 2006 - Finally breaking
her silence about her relationship with Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie says
the public's interest in the two of them causes her to "giggle."
May 1, 2006 - Angelina Jolie
has been busy promoting the Global Campaign for Education, which aims to
give 100 million poor children the chance to go to school. Angelina invited
NBC's 'Today' show correspondent Ann Curry to Africa to highlight the pressing
issue. "In a rare occasion, I'm really thanking the press," Angelina said.
"Less than 2 percent of our funds are spent on education." Read more.
May 1, 2006 - Angelina Jolie
talked with the 'Today' show's Ann Curry about a program near and dear
to her heart -- providing education for children around the world -- and
the upcoming birth of her child with Brad Pitt. Watch the segment at MSN.
May 1, 2006 - Conan O'Brien
joked during his Late Night monologue on April 27th: "A new report by the
United Nations says that the first five years of a child's life are the
most important for his future development, yeah. In other words, if Angelina
Jolie doesn't adopt you by then, you're in trouble."
May 1, 2006 - The Sun reports
Angelina Jolie's trip to Namibia could spawn a holiday boom if she gives
birth there, according to African tourist chiefs. Hopelong Lipinge, Namibia's
ambassador in America, said: "If she gives birth there, she will have done
for our tourism sector what our tourism board budget cannot do in a year.
Never before have we had so much publicity." Read more.
May 1, 2006 - Carson Daly
joked during his 'Last Call' monologue on Friday night, "More famous baby
news, Brad and Angelina will be having their baby in the African country
of Namibia. It's supposed to be beautiful, yeah. Angelina apparently fell
in love with the area a few years ago during her honeymoon with her brother.
She thought, 'Well, this will be a nice place to have a kid one day. Just
not with you, you're my brother, that's gross.'"
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