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American actress Angelina Jolie underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes to cut her cancer risk. In her op-ed in New York Times Tuesday, Jolie wrote that she underwent a double mastectomy two years earlier after a blood test revealed that she carried a gene mutation, BRCA1 gene.
She mentioned that the gene leads to 87% chance of her developing breast cancer and a 50% risk of ovarian cancer.
The actress revealed that she the actress revealed that she had lost her mother at age 56 after battling breast cancer for a decade. She also mentioned that her grandmother and aunt have also died to cancer.
Filmmaker and actress Angelina Jolie revealed on Tuesday in the New York Times that she had undergone a surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes to prevent ovarian cancer. About two years ago, the 39-year-old actress had announced that she had underwent double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer. At that time, the 'Mr. & Mrs. Smith' star had cited her elevated risk of contracting the disease.
A number of health experts and oncologists praised Jolie's decision to bring many sensitive issues into the public discussion, but it also raised concerns about the difficult decision-making process faced by a woman at risk of ovarian cancer.
American actress and envoy Angelina Jolie underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes to cut her cancer risk.
The actress underwent a double mastectomy two years earlier after a blood test revealed that she carried a gene mutation that gave her an 87% chance of developing breast cancer and a 50% risk of ovarian cancer. At that time, the actress revealed that she had lost her mother, grandmother, and aunt to the disease.
In her piece of writing in New York Times Tuesday, Jolie wrote that she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which is responsible for the increased risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
London, Jan 4 : Angelina Jolie has admitted that she can knock up some fairly elaborate dishes but finds it difficult to cook spaghetti.
The 'Unbroken' helmer confronted that she finds it ease on cooking any exotic meal but when it comes to make basic spaghetti she gets rattled, the Mirror reported.
The 39-year-old actress previously revealed that her family did not want her in the kitchen on Christmas day because of her poor culinary skills.
The Oscar-winning actress explained the reason that she doesn't have the patience as she starts on a good note but soon gets distracted and then leaves it in between and either starts reading or play outside with the kids.
Los Angeles - Actress-director Angelina Jolie, who has recovered from chickenpox, says the contagious disease was strange and preposterous.
The 39-year-old star had to cancel her appearance at the premiere of her latest directorial venture 'Unbroken' last month due to her illenss and was represented at the event by her husband Brad Pitt and children, reported E! Online.
"It was so absurd. What was even stranger was, I think, during the day before. I was trying to do interviews and I was like, 'What's happening to me? Strange'.
London, Jan 2 : Angelina Jolie has opened up about her marriage to Brad Pitt, saying that what was lovely about their long engagement was that they didn't feel there was something missing or they needed to get married.
The ' Changeling ' star said that they felt very complete, and the commitment to children is one that you cannot walk away from, so they already had that commitment, the Mirror reported.
London, Dec 30 : Angelina Jolie's unseen " topless" pics from 1995 photoshoot have recently appeared online.
The 39-year-old can be seen posing seductively, in various legs akimbo and sucking on handcuff shots, while reportedly promoting 1995 movie ' Hackers ,' the Daily Star reported.
The brunette beauty was reportedly 19 in the sultry pictures, taken by photographer Marcel Indik, which went two decades without surfacing. (ANI)
Los Angeles: Actress-director Angelina Jolie's 'Unbroken' wins the top spot by beating new releases like 'Into the Woods', 'The Gambler' and 'The Imitation Game' after earning USD 15.6 million on Christmas.
The Louis Zamperini biopic starring Jack O'Connell left the recent controversial movie 'The Interview' behind by becoming a hit in the US theaters on the festive day, reported Ace Showbiz.
'Unbroken' ranks third behind 'Sherlock Holmes' (USD 24.6 million in 2009) and 'Les Miserables (USD 18.1 million in 2012) among the big releases on the Christmas eve.
Washington, Dec 17 : Angelina Jolie has recently admitted that she is not a good cook but her 11-year-old son Pax loves to prepare the meals for holidays.
At Jolie's summer nuptials to Brad Pitt, Pax baked the cake that guests enjoyed at the reception in France, People Magazine reported.
The couple's second-oldest child pitched in again to help Pitt prepare a turkey on Thanksgiving in Los Angeles.
The Unbroken director and producer also claimed that if asked to choose, her six children would say that daddy makes better pancakes than mommy. (ANI)
London : Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie has had an amazing 2014 after getting married and releasing her movie 'Unbroken'.
The 39-year-old actress-director is thrilled that her new movie 'Unbroken' is getting Oscar buzz, reported Contactmusic.
When asked if she's had the best year of her life, she said, "Well, I hope that one is still to come. But it's been an amazing year. I married my love, my son (Maddox) became a teenager and I got to bring this film to the world."
Meanwhile, the Oscar-winning actress wasn't surprised she had to prove she should direct the World War II-set drama.
London, Nov 26 : Angelina Jolie recently gave a hint that she might not rule out her political career as she will do whatever she can to help people.
Whilst speaking at the premiere for her new film 'Unbroken', the 37-year-old actress asserted that she will go wherever she was useful, as one never knows where life was going to take them, Sky News reported.
Jolie, who is also known for her humanitarian work, also received an honorary damehood from the Queen for her campaigns against sexual violence. (ANI)
Washington, Nov 25 : Angelina Jolie has revealed that she once feared that the film ' Unbroken' was going to be one of the great disasters of filmmaking history .
The 39-year-old actress added that the first days of filming in the middle of the ocean off the coast of Australia and her reaction to it made her think so, E! Online reported.
The 'Maleficent' star added that the only thing one could do was laugh at how insane this was all going to be and then had to take a deep breath and figure out what to do next.
Washington, Nov 18 : Angelina Jolie's movie ' Unbroken,' based on the subject Louis Zamperini, has drawn positive reaction at its world premiere in downtown Sydney, Australia.
The 137-minute film's one particularly shocking maritime moment and the unrelenting visceral wartime brutality that punctuates Zamperini's tale of survival made the audience gasp audibly, Fox News reported.
The often-intense film is based on the international bestseller 'Seabiscuit' by Laura Hillenbrand and is among the last high-profile Academy Award-eligible films to open Stateside.
The project is set to release on Dec. 25 in the U. S. (ANI)
London, Nov 15 : Jennifer Aniston may have ended the long going feud with former husband Brad Pitt and wife Angelina Jolie.
While talking to the Harper's Bazaar, the 45-year-old actress said that one has to let things do even if people had done some unforgivable things, hinting towards Pitt's alleged affair with Jolie while she was still married to him, the Telegraph reported.
She added that it was "extremely important to forgive, as there's nothing worse than holding a grudge."
The former 'Friends' star's marriage to Pitt, 50, had ended in 2005, after the actor claimed to have fallen in love with Jolie, 39, during 'Mr. and Mrs. Smith.'
Washington, Nov 5 - Rumours are rife that Angelina Jolie may quit her acting career and join politics, after she hinted in a new interview that she's ready to enter politics.
The 'A Mighty Heart' star told Vanity Fair magazine that when one works as a humanitarian, they are conscious that politics have to be considered, because if they really want to make an extreme change, then they have a responsibility, Fox News reported.
The 39-year-old actress said that she honestly doesn't know in what role she would be more useful, she is conscious of what she does for a living, and that could make it less possible.
London, Oct 21 : Brad Pitt has revealed that the only reason he and wife Angelina Jolie tied the knot was for their 6 kids.
The 50-year-old 'Fury' star said that they felt they were "beyond marriage as they already had a family," the Daily Star reported.
However, Pitt, who married the 'Maleficent' star, 39, earlier in August this year, added that when their children asked them to get married, both of them surprisingly thought "it would be a lovely."
Pitt also revealed that he planned to make the French chateau where they got married their main family home. (ANI)
Washington, Sept 20 : Angelina Jolie is set to sit in the director's chair for upcoming biopic on Richard Leakey titled 'Africa.'
The Skydance Productions' project, which would focus on the African-born paleo-archaeologist's battle to save the elephant, would be the second true-life drama that the 39-year-old beauty would helm after ' Unbroken ,' the Hollywood Reporter reported.
London, Sept 15 : Angelina Jolie was recently spotted on her Malta honeymoon for first time onboard Navy ship.
The 'Maleficent' star visited a Maltese Navy ship without hubby Brad Pitt, the Mirror reported.
The Academy Award winner was seen in a baggy black top and skirt, and the actress seemed comfortable as she walked past a line of salutes.
Jolie and Pitt are also shooting their new film 'By the Sea' in Malta. (ANI)
Washington, Sept 3 : Angelina Jolie has revealed how she, husband Brad Pitt, and their family honored her late mother Marcheline Bertrand at their wedding.
The 39-year-old beauty, who finally got married to Pitt, 50, in a close ceremony at their French estate, Chateau Miraval, told People magazine that the 'World War Z' star had a tribute etched on the special stone they stood on in the chapel.
The 'Maleficent' star added that she too wore a little flower ring that belonged to her mother while her brother, James Haven, wore an angel pin from Bertrand's jewelry box to honor her.