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Angelina Jolie Hints at Vote For Barack Obama

Is That an Endorsement? Angelina Hints at Vote For Family

Actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie has warmed up to Barack Obama. The mother of six told German Vanity Fair:

Obama is fighting for international justice, he wants to intervene militarily in genocides abroad, and he wants to close down Guantanamo Bay. They are things which could move me to vote for him, not his roots. Of course, an American president like Barack Obama would be great for my family.

Stopping short of a full endorsement, Angelina said the fact that Obama would be a good example for her family isn't "reason enough to vote for him."

The support for some of Obama positions strays from her previous hesitation to bring home the troops from Iraq. In February she wrote in an op-ed: "As for the question of whether the surge is working, I can only state what I witnessed: U.N. staff and those of non-governmental organizations seem to feel they have the right set of circumstances to attempt to scale up their programs. And when I asked the troops if they wanted to go home as soon as possible, they said that they miss home but feel invested in Iraq."

Angelina's dad John Voight is currently starring in American Carol and has been campaigning for John McCain.

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SandyFeet SandyFeet 7 years
Not an endorsment just a point of view, like the rest of us.
SL56 SL56 7 years
ok this quote from "flyingroo" "Yeah, as if Bush and he's military intervening brought a lot of good for this country! If Obama wants to be the president he better think first about his own country and latter about international justice." One of the main things that obama has been saying is that he wants to bring troops from iraq and that too much money has been spent in military that doesnt work and that that money could have been spent in healthcare and education etc.. plus, why should we ever think about international justice last?? there is no point of life in your comfortable little place if there is unjustice all around it!! (to all of you "I AM A PROUD AMERICAN..AMERICA IS THE BEST!NUMBER ONE!..like its a competition of contries! its okay to be proud of your country but people outside of it are not less people!) and this one "Guess Angie's one of those rich folks who doesn't freak out at the thought of paying taxes." dont just DECIDE what a canididate wants to do! you have to actually KNOW what they want to do to judge it! Obama said he wants to increase taxes on big companies..that means people that can afford to pay higher taxes..and should..people like rich celebrities who have companies in their one name... normal people with medium income are not going to pay higher taxes..and people with low incomes will pay less taxes.. listen to the debates and then judge!!
SL56 SL56 7 years
ok this quote from "flyingroo""Yeah, as if Bush and he's military intervening brought a lot of good for this country! If Obama wants to be the president he better think first about his own country and latter about international justice."One of the main things that obama has been saying is that he wants to bring troops from iraq and that too much money has been spent in military that doesnt work and that that money could have been spent in healthcare and education etc.. plus, why should we ever think about international justice last?? there is no point of life in your comfortable little place if there is unjustice all around it!! (to all of you "I AM A PROUD AMERICAN..AMERICA IS THE BEST!NUMBER ONE!..like its a competition of contries! its okay to be proud of your country but people outside of it are not less people!)and this one"Guess Angie's one of those rich folks who doesn't freak out at the thought of paying taxes."dont just DECIDE what a canididate wants to do! you have to actually KNOW what they want to do to judge it! Obama said he wants to increase taxes on big companies..that means people that can afford to pay higher taxes..and should..people like rich celebrities who have companies in their one name...normal people with medium income are not going to pay higher taxes..and people with low incomes will pay less taxes..listen to the debates and then judge!!
ceej ceej 7 years
But let's not forget Laura Dern who found out her fiancee, Billy Bob, was no longer her fiancee when she read that he'd married Angelina. I think John Voight is quite mad and the apple didn't fall too far from the tree.
ceej ceej 7 years
But let's not forget Laura Dern who found out her fiancee, Billy Bob, was no longer her fiancee when she read that he'd married Angelina. I think John Voight is quite mad and the apple didn't fall too far from the tree.
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
"Many times, celebs get all of the separation/divorce details worked out a loooooong time before they make it public. They know once they release the red meat to the media hounds, things get much messier. Better to get the details worked out before you invite the world into the break up of your marriage."very possible
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
"Many times, celebs get all of the separation/divorce details worked out a loooooong time before they make it public. They know once they release the red meat to the media hounds, things get much messier. Better to get the details worked out before you invite the world into the break up of your marriage." very possible
kastarte2 kastarte2 7 years
I find Anne Hathaway irritating in every role I've seen her do. Something about the way she speaks. I don't think she is a very talented actress. Oh and Jill, she shows some naughty bits in Havoc. ;)
Jude-C Jude-C 7 years
I haven't liked her since Match Point. A park bench would have been less wooden than she was in that movie.
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 7 years
I agree about scarlett johansonn. She irritates the crud out of me. I think she's extremely overrated.
Jillness Jillness 7 years
"But I guess I understand people who don't like her, there are celebrities that rub me the wrong way because of awful things they've said or just for no reason in particular " So true. Anne Hathaway irritates me, and I don't know why! She is a decent actress and keeps her naughty bits covered. I really have no reason to be irritated, and yet I am! :?
Jillness Jillness 7 years
"But I guess I understand people who don't like her, there are celebrities that rub me the wrong way because of awful things they've said or just for no reason in particular "So true. Anne Hathaway irritates me, and I don't know why! She is a decent actress and keeps her naughty bits covered. I really have no reason to be irritated, and yet I am! :?
Jillness Jillness 7 years
"I not a Branjaloonie but there is a distinct possibility that their (Brad/Jen) marriage was on the rocks prior to him meeting Angie" Many times, celebs get all of the separation/divorce details worked out a loooooong time before they make it public. They know once they release the red meat to the media hounds, things get much messier. Better to get the details worked out before you invite the world into the break up of your marriage. Many times with Angelina, I think people assume the time line is exactly as it played out in front of the paparazzi. Jen and Brad could have been separated for months before hand, and the public would not know.
Michelann Michelann 7 years
Harm, I'm with you, I've always really liked Angelina and I've always really liked Jennifer. I don't get the whole Brad thing, but he does seem like a nice man. I think their family is beautiful. But I guess I understand people who don't like her, there are celebrities that rub me the wrong way because of awful things they've said or just for no reason in particular (like Scarlet Johanson).
Jillness Jillness 7 years
"He's all about killing babies." :rotfl: That is hysterical! Especially coming from someone calling others "sooooooo ignorant"! I mean really!
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 7 years
I've never really liked her. since when she was with billy bob, there was/is just something so weird about her. it's scary to think some people might think to themselves, "she's voting for so and so, i'll vote for them too".
harmonyfrance harmonyfrance 7 years
I don't get the negativity directed towards this woman. I respect what her and her husband are trying to do to better the world. I don't think she's the madonna but I also don't think she's a she-devil. She's human. I like her AND Jennifer Aniston and could care less about the circumstances behind both their relationships.
nyaradzom2001 nyaradzom2001 7 years
I kinda feel celebrity endorsements can either drive a person(who clearly needss to learn to form their own opinions) to like a candidate or to really hate him witness the Oprah effect on Obama in the beginning. but whatever, who seriously cares who AJ and her loony dad vote for anyway?
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 7 years
I'm not a Branjaloonie but there is a distinct possibility that their (Brad/Jen) marriage was on the rocks prior to him meeting Angie. vireland, that's what I believe too (that their marriage was on the rocks a year or two before he met Angie). Brad & Jen didn't seem happy to me when they were a couple, and this is coming from someone who looooved Jennifer on Friends and liked Brad. In magazine articles, they always talked about "marriage is not forever" and they responded to rocky marriage rumors with non-answers like "we've been married x amount of years already...that's like a lifetime in Hollywood." Jen also talked about having babies after Friends...yet they separated 8 months after Friends was over (I think she wanted kids, but I think her movie career was "hot" at the moment and seized those opportunities instead). I don't think Brad and Angelina had an affair, at least not physically, but I do think they were attracted to each other. If Brad and Jen had a strong, lasting marriage then nothing would have broken them up. I think they were virtually over with before Angelina entered the picture.
Mesayme Mesayme 7 years
*rely on for income...
Mesayme Mesayme 7 years
I don't care about her personal life but, I think it's honorable that she helps other people and Brad helps people and they both make great movies... I know Brad was miserable with Jen, it was obvious, and he's happy now. She claims she's happy now. What's the problem? Angie is a citizen, she made a choice like everyone else. Cool, I chose Obama too because overall he's been more trustworthy and considerate of the lower and middle class which I am...which we all will be real soon :) I don't get the soap opera action the surrounds any of these people that we don't rely on income for...
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 7 years
Tia I completely forgot about the Roseanne rant. That was crazy.
vireland vireland 7 years
Yikes..I'm not a Branjaloonie but there is a distinct possibility that their (Brad/Jen) marriage was on the rocks prior to him meeting Angie. Sometimes things just don't work out....and its not a blame game. Maybe they just weren't meant to be. Having said that I could care less about who Angelina endorses..sorry but this election is just too important to base your vote on a celeb wearing a tshirt or making a stupid youtube video. The public should be given some credit..
tiabia tiabia 7 years
I love that CitizenSugar is the place to come for a relief from the anti-Jolie banter :-). As for the subject at hand, I don't necessarily see it as a direct endorsement. Just, as someone said earlier, a discussion. And she sort of answered that idiot Roseanne. I'm a fan of Angelina :-)
tiabia tiabia 7 years
I love that CitizenSugar is the place to come for a relief from the anti-Jolie banter :-). As for the subject at hand, I don't necessarily see it as a direct endorsement. Just, as someone said earlier, a discussion. And she sort of answered that idiot Roseanne. I'm a fan of Angelina :-)
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