MARRIAGE IN TROUBLE?
Copyright 2002 www.itv.com
[ June 20th 2002 ]
Jolie's marriage to Billy Bob Thornton could be
on the rocks, according to reports. Apparently,
the quirky Hollywood couple are on the verge of
splitting up after three years of wedded bliss.
The pair have always seemed rock solid, and even
wear vials filled with each other's blood. They
have not commented on the rumours. They recently
appeared to underline their union by adopting
a child from Cambodia.
the Tomb Raider star has revealed that her work
with the United Nations on refugees has changed
her life. Angelina, who works with the UN High
Commissioner for Human Rights, started her advocacy
a year ago by visiting homeless people in Sierra
Leone and talking to children who were mutilated
by rebels. She said: "I don't know really the
difference I've made. I know how it's changed
more than 40 Hollywood stars, athletes, writers
and other public figures, at a meeting of UN celebrity
goodwill ambassadors in New York to discuss how
they can use their names to fight poverty, AIDS
and war. All are unpaid advocates for the world
body. Some, like writer Elie Wiesel, were chosen
by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan as a peace
messenger for the United Nations as a whole.
others are "goodwill ambassadors" for UN agencies
on refugees, development, population, children
and Aids. "I think I must be in the wrong place,"
Mr Annan said at the opening of a two-day session.
"I seem to have wandered into a combination of
the Oscars, the Olympics, the Grammies and the