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20 September 2016

Brangelina: “Fearless” humanitarian Angelina Jolie set to divorce “metal art” enthusiast husband

Jolie is a visiting lecturer at the London School of Economics.

By Media Mole

Award-winning humanitarian Angelina Jolie, who was made an honorary dame by the Queen for her work combatting sexual violence, is set to divorce her husband, City AM reports.

Jolie is a visiting lecturer at the London School of Economics, a Global Humanitarian Award-winner, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, and one of Forbes’s 100 most powerful women in the world. She has been described by US Secretary of State John Kerry as a “fierce and fearless advocate”, and worked with William Hague on the End Sexual Violence in Conflict (ESVC) global summit in London. Her husband Brad is an actor, amateur pilot and “metal art” enthusiast.

They have six children.

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