Monday, October 10, 2011

Angelina Jolie impresses me

With all these celebs jumping on the #OccupyWallStreet bandwagon, despite not understanding what these assclowns are protesting for, it is nice to see a celeb actually doing some good in the world.

Angelina Jolie and her husband Brad Pitt recently donated $340,000 to the Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid organization. The org is set up to help with the horrors of what has been going on in Somali for years now.

Angie has been a goodwill ambassador to the United Nations High Commission of Refugees for over 10 years now. And is slated to become the UN's Special Representative to the Afghan Refugee crisis.

She and Brad have operated a relief agency, dumping money and support to Brad's hometown of New Orleans ever since the Katrina disaster. And unlike useful idiots like Sean Penn, they don't do the work for a photo op. In fact, unlike nearly all their celeb counterparts, Angie and Brad's philanthropy flies mostly under the radar, only coming to light because celeb bloggers relentlessly pursue them and their doings.

She has kept mostly out of politics, making a few decidedly outside the mainstream criticisms of President Obama, which moves her up a few notches in my book anyway. But I like the fact that she and Brad simply do the work to help out without browbeating everyone else who doesn't have their financial wherewithall to "make a sacrifice" unlike the majority of the hypocritical celebs in Hollywood.


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