Brad Pitt's 'quite emotional' about Jolie's choice
May 15th, 2013
11:53 AM ET

Brad Pitt's 'quite emotional' about Jolie's choice

Brad Pitt is feeling relieved.

The 49-year-old actor, who's been described as "loving and supportive" of his longtime partner and fiancée, Angelina Jolie, as she underwent a preventative double mastectomy, told USA Today that it's left him feeling pride and also a "wonderful relief."

The past few months have been "emotional and beautifully inspiring," Pitt, who has six children with Jolie, said. "I'm quite emotional about it, of course."

Jolie, 37, chose to embark on the process after learning she carries a mutation of the BRCA1 gene, which increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. The actress lost her mother, Marcheline Bertrand, to ovarian cancer in 2007.

After Jolie's opinion piece about her decision was published in the New York Times on Tuesday, Pitt called his partner's actions "heroic."

"And I'll tell you, it's such a wonderful relief to come through this and not have a specter hanging over our heads," he told USA Today. "To know that that's not going to be something that's going to affect us. My most proudest thing is our family. This isn't going to get that."

Being candid and open about her health was "important" to Jolie, he continued, so that others could know that facing such a situation doesn't have to be frightening, but rather empowering.

Pitt's mother, Jane, has also voiced her support of her future daughter-in-law's decision, saying in a statement to People magazine that her family is "so very proud of Angie ... [T]his means so much to our family, especially our grandchildren. We love her dearly."

Jolie's father, on the other hand, was more surprised by her news. As he recalled to the New York Daily News, he'd just seen Jolie two days before her announcement, and he'd been none the wiser.

“My love and admiration for my daughter can't be explained in words. I saw her two days ago with my son Jamie. We all got together for his birthday, with her and Brad [Pitt]," Voight said. "But I didn't know. It wasn't obvious at all. I found out [Tuesday] morning. I was as surprised as anyone and deeply moved by the way she’s handled this."


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    May 25, 2013 at 4:53 pm | Report abuse |
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    May 22, 2013 at 8:53 am | Report abuse |
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    May 22, 2013 at 8:52 am | Report abuse |
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    May 22, 2013 at 5:39 am | Report abuse | Reply
    informed we have both versions of bexless couple..correct?
    bb

    May 21, 2013 at 11:15 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    This couple has class...hands down.
    brad and especially angelina are a class act ...i wish them both the best in their future....

    angelina breathtaking

    (photo above)

    May 21, 2013 at 11:14 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Relationships...
    i hear she's an animal in bed....whoa...

    May 21, 2013 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Relationship Problems
    one thing about this couple they NEVER EVER take it out on others....very stable couple

    May 21, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    I LOVE TRULY CONNECTED COUPLES...REAL
    THEY ARE TRUE TOO LOVE AND DON'T LIE TO WIN SOME SORT OF CONTROL GAME.

    May 21, 2013 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    the site was very informative and of great value to me in this last year...
    brad and angie are a great couple – (photo above)

    May 21, 2013 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Brad can have his boobies anytime he wants ...
    -

    May 21, 2013 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Kris
    I don't understand why there are so many people on here saying that a mastectomy is barbaric. Sure, it is invasive, but women undergo invasive plastic surgery and breast augmentations all the time purely for the sake of vanity. This woman underwent the procedure to keep herself healthy for her family. And for those saying she jumped the gun having the procedure because she does not actually HAVE breast cancer yet, are you serious? She said she had an 85% chance of getting breast cancer. With that kind of risk, should she have waited until she already had it and was too far gone so her kids could grow up without a mother? She did what she had to do to significantly reduce her chances of getting a deadly disease. The ignorance of some of these comments amazes me.

    May 21, 2013 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    This site is full of ignorant bloggers and their ignorant comments
    ignorance reigns supreme on the marquee blogs. thanks

    May 21, 2013 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
    IGNORABLE WRENCH
    -–

    May 21, 2013 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    we won't dont anything girls...but we know there is a problem...
    thanx.

    May 21, 2013 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    AS LONG AS YOUR WATCHING ... .MY OPINIONS MATTER...
    BYE SWEETIE...

    May 21, 2013 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    It has been too herself for 7 years and always will be too herself..
    thanks

    May 21, 2013 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    keep it to yourself then; your opinion does not matter to the rest of us
    .

    May 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    AGREED AND YOUR JOB IS TOO NO JUDGE OTHERS...
    THANKS

    May 21, 2013 at 12:45 pm | Report abuse |
    I can tell a healthy couple when i see one...you may be married but i know what is connected and what is not just by a picture..
    -

    May 21, 2013 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Angelina Jolie (the real one)
    is one of the most bravest women i have ever met...she has self esteem and strength that i have never seen in many years from a woman......this is a healthy couple...(picture above)

    May 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Antonio
    Why do you say "this is a healthy couple (picture above)" on nearly every article?

    May 21, 2013 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
    i am probably a fews years old then you.....its quite simple...
    a couple can make out in front of me and i will know if they are connected or not.....married couple or single couple...

    a couple does not have too touch each other in public and i still know if they are connected or not...

    May 21, 2013 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
    the couple above
    is the strongest couple i have ever seen...

    May 21, 2013 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Wait, what?
    Further down the blog you describe them as a "power couple," and a "solid couple." Which is it? Solid, powerful or strongest couple that you (allegedly) know?

    Why do you feel the need to 1.) remind us of a couple's "strength", and 2. pretend that you actually know the people or that we even care that you (allegedly) know them?

    May 21, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
    Rebecca
    "MY MOST PROUDEST THING"

    Am I the only one bothered by this?

    May 20, 2013 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Krissy
    OMG!!!! I thought the same thing! Seriously, stop talking!!!! He tries too hard to come up with something poetic or brilliant to say, but usually comes off sounding like a complete idiot!!!

    May 20, 2013 at 8:57 pm | Report abuse |
    Mema
    I do not understand why the Doctors can not go in and Take the Dangerous Genes out vs taking body parts that may or may not contract cancer? This does not make any sense to me and I fear when we look back in history it will be just like those Doctors that did lobotomies to heal depression or mental illness, or give children heroin for coughs and the list of barbaric methods go on and on. This one will be added to the list of insane Medical Procedures. I do not think Angelina was brave or heroic but innocent and naive when it came to what the Doctor's told her. They played on her, FEAR!

    May 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Taylor
    Mema,

    You might or might not have taken Biology during school but you'd better pay attention to what I'm about to tell you. You can't take out genes. Genes are specific segments of DNA which is the molecular core of our existence. There are different kinds of cells in our body (e.g. lung, breast, etc.) but they ALL contain the SAME 23 pairs of chromosomes (i.e. condensed DNA). In Angelina Jolie's case (and others who have a similar faulty BRCA1 gene), the defective genes exist in every single cell within her body. However, one doesn't get breast cancer in the lungs because the expression of a particular gene affect a specific type of cell.

    Thus, you can't "take out" genes, period. Scientists are working on gene therapy that might be used to replace defective genes but progress has been slow and it's not suited to every single type of disease. Medical treatment at the genetic level is still relatively primitive and dangerously risky. The first patient who underwent gene therapy for cystic fibrosis in the early 90s died as a result of his "treatment".

    Considering her age and lifestyle, Angelina Jolie has made a conscious choice of risk mitigation. We don't know how long it's going to take until we can do without invasive medical procedures such as mastectomy but in the mean time, it's a pretty good preventive option if you're facing an overwhelming odd of getting cancer when you're at the prime of your life.

    May 20, 2013 at 4:25 am | Report abuse |
    Mema
    you're not the boss of me...I dont have to listen to you spout out things you read up on in order to make a comment on a public thread.

    May 20, 2013 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
    Kris
    Mema,

    Perhaps you should do some reading up yourself before posting an ignorant and judgmental comment. You not only spouted misinformation, but went so far as to call someone you know nothing about naive for taking her life into her own hands. Maybe the tone was a bit unnecessary, but Taylor was just answering the question that you posed, which was why doctors can't go in and remove dangerous genes, was it not? If you're going to get defensive when someone responds to you, then maybe you shouldn't be posting on a public thread.

    May 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
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    May 18, 2013 at 6:48 am | Report abuse | Reply
    why is your social in her hands....daz why we are moving forward ... duh
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    May 18, 2013 at 6:47 am | Report abuse | Reply
    the whole point as a cruelty game and jealousy game
    your information is based on speculation, jealousy and smearing.....moving forward.

    May 18, 2013 at 6:45 am | Report abuse | Reply
    shut up
    thanks

    May 18, 2013 at 6:25 am | Report abuse | Reply
    Anonymous
    What is wrong with most of you? Your parents should be ashamed. About 50% of the post are total crap, and it is obvious that they have never had cancer, faced possibly having cancer or watching a loved one go through cancer. Why is it so hard or so wrong to have an intelligent post about the topic. The whole point is to raise awareness about the subject so that more people can make informed decisions about prevention and what is right for them regarding breast cancer. And for the guys out there how many of you would have the courage to remove your testicals if your chance of getting cancer was 80% or higher?

    May 18, 2013 at 12:35 am | Report abuse | Reply
    Precautionary behavior is a must..
    -

    May 18, 2013 at 6:27 am | Report abuse |
    DJ
    AMEN!

    May 18, 2013 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
    Moondog
    God bless them for the courage and strength in the decision she's made. Peace of mind is there now for her.

    May 17, 2013 at 8:14 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Cruelty Loses
    you can witness the drink fest cuz we know you'll be there ... however we will be talking....now shutup
    thank you

    May 17, 2013 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    DRINKS...
    out of hollywood...kapeesh...

    May 17, 2013 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    the blogs below this morning were too set you up...
    and there you were...thanks...

    May 17, 2013 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    It will not affect a thing...
    2 people kinda sorta like each other....we will be friends...end of story.....we kinda sorta different but we kinda sorta like each other....the lousy day is over and now we will move forward....in time we will discuss that day like humans so i understand what i did and we can be free of that miserable day forever....

    this cruelty is not happening....sorry

    May 17, 2013 at 4:07 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Hot Carl
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    My lovely lady lumps (lumps)
    In the back and in the front (lumps)
    My lovin' got you,
    What you gon' do with all that junk?
    All that junk inside that trunk?
    I'ma get, get, get, get you drunk,
    Get you love drunk off my hump.
    What you gon' do with all that asz?
    All that asz inside them jeans?
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    May 17, 2013 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    bang his head off tonight...that way it will put him in a good mood...
    jerk

    May 17, 2013 at 4:08 pm | Report abuse |
    Use lemon oil...that might help "the problem"
    -

    May 17, 2013 at 4:11 pm | Report abuse |
    Hot Carl
    Don't worry Brad. Now she really looks like a boy so you should be quite happy! You never paid any attention to them anyway.

    May 17, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    A New bust
    brad said angie's new breasts are beautiful and larger then the real ones....hey good for brad...he can roll his face in them all the time

    May 17, 2013 at 10:22 am | Report abuse | Reply
    The greatest lovers of all time...brad and angie (Photo above)
    this ain't no pass through relationship...this is real man

    May 17, 2013 at 10:15 am | Report abuse | Reply
    Just passing by doesn't mean your in love...
    brad and angie are true love...

    May 17, 2013 at 7:03 am | Report abuse | Reply
    Draper: I got her...thanks
    may i go...LIKE i F-CKING CARE ABOUT SOME SCORNED WOMAN..

    i getting hungry and i will wear another pretty dress and pounds of makeup and i will watch someone watch me lip sync to barbra streisand and call me medicore and then we can go into 123 and watch sticky fingers check rigged accounts all day long....

    May 17, 2013 at 6:34 am | Report abuse | Reply
    DON'T HACK IN HOE AND NOBODY WILL OFFEND YOU
    GET HER

    May 17, 2013 at 6:29 am | Report abuse | Reply
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    May 17, 2013 at 7:08 am | Report abuse |
    Part Timers...Yes
    get a move on dear ...

    May 17, 2013 at 7:12 am | Report abuse |
    M.A.P.
    About 20% of the comments below are totally offensive. If Brad left Jennifer for Angie, who cares? Is Jennifer Anniston the most important, best person in the world? NO! She's another Hollywood high maintenance princess!

    May 17, 2013 at 6:25 am | Report abuse | Reply
    YOU DONT HAVE TOO MAINTAIN ME...
    30 BUCKS A DAY AND I HAVE TOO PUT UP WITH ABUSE FROM A SCORNED WIFE?

    May 17, 2013 at 6:23 am | Report abuse | Reply
    I'M NOT HURT....
    I KNOW YOU ENCOURAGE THEM TO DO IT OR THEY WOULD NOT DO....I'M SORRY NO FUNDS THIS WEEKEND YOUR WAY TOO ABUSIVE 30 BUCKS A DAY AND I'M TREATED WITH CRUELTY BY YOUR
    CLICK...SORRY WE'LL TRY ANOTHER DAY

    May 17, 2013 at 6:21 am | Report abuse | Reply
    YOU AND I NEVER SLEPT TOGETHER
    YOU AND I HAVE NEVER SPOKEN TOO EACH OTHER....HI AND BY THAT'S IT... .AND YOU HAVE THE NERVE TOO ALLOW HER TOO BE CRUEL TOO ME.....SHE DOES IT BECAUSE SHE DOES NOT KNOW THE OTHERS
    THAT'S WHY...I AM AN EASY TARGET FOR HER

    May 17, 2013 at 6:18 am | Report abuse | Reply
    YOU TELL HER WHEN YOUR LEAVING THE COMPUTER?
    AND WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE COMPUTER? WHAT ARE WE HERE...THAT'S WHY HER BIG MOUTH RUNS...BECAUSE YOU STILL ALLOW HER TOO BE CRUEL TO ME...

    WE NEVER HAD AN AFFAIR SO I DON'T UNDERSTAND HER CRUELTY TOWARDS ME..

    May 17, 2013 at 6:15 am | Report abuse | Reply
    YOU ALLOWED THIS 3 WOMEN TO DO THIS TOO ME
    YOU ALLOWED THIS CRUELTY TOWARDS ME, YOU ALLOWED THEM TO DO ALL THIS CRAP TOO ME
    YOU ARE JUST AS RESPOSIBLE AS THEY ARE..

    May 17, 2013 at 6:12 am | Report abuse | Reply
    TRAILOR TRASH
    DID YOU THINK YOUR WERE GOING TO ABUSE AND STALK ME FOREVER? BECAUSE THE ONLY THAT ITS GOING TOO STOP IS THE COPS

    May 17, 2013 at 6:10 am | Report abuse | Reply
    CRUELTY CAMERA....
    DID YOU THINK YOU WERE GOING TOO REMAIN HACKED FOREVER AND I WAS TOO BE TREATED
    LIKE CRAP BY THE 3 HOE'S

    May 17, 2013 at 6:08 am | Report abuse | Reply
    YOU A CRUEL CLICK AND YOU STILL HATE ME FOR SOME REASON
    AND WE WILL FIND OUT BRAD...KAPEESH

    May 17, 2013 at 6:07 am | Report abuse | Reply
    FIND OUT WHO PATCHES THE 3 HOE'S IN WITHOUT MY PERMISSION
    THANKS

    May 17, 2013 at 6:06 am | Report abuse | Reply
    I WANT A LIST OF EVERYTHING SHE DID WITH HER FRIENDS WHEN HE WAS NOT PRESENT
    THANKS

    May 17, 2013 at 6:04 am | Report abuse | Reply
    SMEARING WILL ONLY GET YOU TOO THE LOCAL PAPER
    IN YOUR CASE NOT NECESSARY EVERYONE KNOW WHO YOU ARE MISSY

    May 17, 2013 at 6:03 am | Report abuse | Reply
    NOT PRESENT ANTICS REPORT
    1. same problem with phone
    2. same problem with computers
    3. the list of all the stuff she did when he was NOT present .....
    4. open the rest of the files she store.....

    May 17, 2013 at 6:02 am | Report abuse | Reply
    BRAD AND ANGIE SHOWN ABOVE
    THEY ARE WHAT WE CALL REAL LOVE....FILTH IS SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT...

    May 17, 2013 at 6:00 am | Report abuse | Reply
    ALL THE CRUELTY YOU DID TOO ME WHILE HE WAS NOT THERE
    WE CAN TELL HIM RIGHT NOW IF YOU LIKE...

    May 17, 2013 at 5:59 am | Report abuse | Reply
    PRINT AND FILE.
    WE ALL BANGED LAST NIGHT DEAR NOT JUST YOU...THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOU AND ME IS I AM HONEST YOUR JUST A WORTHLESS HACKING HOE

    May 17, 2013 at 5:58 am | Report abuse | Reply
    WANT US TOO PRESENT TOO HIM THE THINGS YOU DID WHILE HE IS NOT PRESENT
    WE CAN

    May 17, 2013 at 5:56 am | Report abuse | Reply
    there are many other places in hollywood that do not provide cruelty to the innocent..
    who the hell would bang a woman like angie

    May 17, 2013 at 5:48 am | Report abuse | Reply
    Brad doesn't cheat on angie...
    they have the best relationship in hollywood.

    May 17, 2013 at 5:45 am | Report abuse | Reply
    lisa
    Yeah, they love one another but i dont consider her a cancer survivor.

    May 17, 2013 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
    Cruelty toward the innocent...
    looks like somebody patches you in....

    May 17, 2013 at 5:44 am | Report abuse | Reply
    Lathisha
    Angelina Jolies fight for survival from breast cancer is more newsworthy than airhead Beyonces speculated pregnancy.

    May 17, 2013 at 1:25 am | Report abuse | Reply
    there is only 1 airhead...the 1 who gets cheated on
    ryan, angie and brad don't get offended its just blogging...

    May 17, 2013 at 5:46 am | Report abuse |
    Lathisha
    Lady she cut off her 2 good boobs. And now shes's going for the ovaries. Maybe that is why she had so many children back to back. Angelina Jolie had this planned out for sometime. This didn't come out of the blue.

    May 17, 2013 at 1:22 am | Report abuse | Reply
    KK
    I applaud Jolie's choice to have a double mastectomy, but the notion of "not having this affect them" is incorrect. The risk went from 87% to < 5%. It's not 0% as there is always some tissue left behind. I had breast cancer at age 28 (a 1 in 1800 chance) and had a unilateral mastectomy because it was the right decision for me (I don't have kids yet and would like the ability to breast feed if I do). I went through chemotherapy, reconstruction, and am currently on Tamoxifen. The decision to have a mastectomy doesn't come easy (even when you're forced into making such a decision after a cancer diagnosis), so I think she made a good choice to minimize her risk as much as possible. Also, for those going through breast cancer, the process of reconstruction is rarely as quick as it was for Jolie and it takes more than "days" to feel "normal" again. 2 years later, I can live a "normal" life, but some things will never be the same.

    May 17, 2013 at 12:29 am | Report abuse | Reply
    KK
    I wanted to add that while many may applaud Brad Pitt for being supportive, it's what a husband should do for his wife. My husband has been incredible throughout my experience and he lived it with me and still does. It doesn't make him a hero. It just makes him a great husband. I know not everyone has that and have seen others whose husbands couldn't deal at all, so I'm thankful I do.

    May 17, 2013 at 12:35 am | Report abuse |
    hmmmmmm
    Can you say stock market? Myriad Genetics peaked on the day of the announcement

    May 17, 2013 at 12:24 am | Report abuse | Reply
    Lucy
    By putting her family first, Angelina Jolie shows us the inner core of her beauty. All of us are admirers of her exceptional beauty but what keeps us coming back for more are her forays into areas very few dare to thread on. She is to be commended for making an uncomfortable subject comfortable, bringing it out into the ope, & best of all putting us in charge of our health by making informed choices. Even my 24 year old son was talking about it. Kudos to Brad Pitt – he is a dream partner.

    May 16, 2013 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Suzi
    He wasn't such a dream partner to Jennifer Aniston.

    May 17, 2013 at 5:41 am | Report abuse |
    M.A.P.
    Hmmm, and what makes you think Jennifer Anniston was the best Girlfriend? I think she would be insanely high maintenance.

    May 17, 2013 at 6:20 am | Report abuse |
    Suzi
    Jennifer Aniston was his WIFE

    May 17, 2013 at 7:51 am | Report abuse |
    I was referring to the real angie and brad in terms of real love
    thanks

    May 16, 2013 at 7:06 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Real Love
    there love is real no reason too cut his balls off.

    May 16, 2013 at 7:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    brad pitt is the perfect companion...
    i want a companion like him....devoted

    May 16, 2013 at 7:03 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    maria
    DEVOTED? yeah really? he was not so devoted to his first wife ,when he left her for Angeline ,what a homewrecker she is! I call this lal KARMA!

    May 16, 2013 at 10:12 pm | Report abuse |
    M.A.P.
    Really maria? You wish cancer on someone because Jennifer Anniston's feelings got hurt? You must be a lovely person.

    May 17, 2013 at 6:18 am | Report abuse |
    Suzi
    Well, they did break a Commandment.

    May 17, 2013 at 7:52 am | Report abuse |
    this is what we call a solid couple...not dysfuntional
    brad and anglie are number 1 in my book...hands down.....

    May 16, 2013 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    ds
    Let's see if he finds out he has the gene for prostate cancer & cuts his balls off.

    May 16, 2013 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Look how pretty she is in that picture she really takes care of herself
    -

    May 16, 2013 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
    KK
    I think you mean testicular cancer. Cutting balls off is not a treatment for prostate cancer.

    May 17, 2013 at 12:37 am | Report abuse |
    AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA YES
    I love a strong couple

    May 16, 2013 at 5:24 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    vic news hurry1
    Words cannot express the success of this show in the last week...

    May 16, 2013 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    562laum
    my rehearsal went so well today...i am so proud of what i can accomplish

    May 16, 2013 at 5:08 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    come on boyz....what is it!!!!!
    Best couple in hollywood...i would be honored too meet angelina...(shown above)

    May 16, 2013 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Fantastic Relationship..(photo above)
    i can't wait too get into mine...i am so ready...i love relationships that are strong...

    May 16, 2013 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    maule5662h
    Watch Ellen Jaffe Jones YouTube video on her way to fight having breast cancer. It does not include removal of breasts! Try "whole foods, plant-based nutrition and exercise!!

    And read Dr. John McDougall's advice posted today!

    Do not be swayed by choices made by celebrities (except do go for the whole-foods, plant-based diet followed by Pres. Bill Clinton!).

    May 16, 2013 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    hmmmmm
    notice how high the genetic testing companies stock went up. Myriad Genetics think they have a piece of that?

    May 17, 2013 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
    Analyze 53 and Levine tonight..RRRAAAA
    Another 5 minutes and she will look stupid? lets go for it..

    May 16, 2013 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    we can call cnn and go over–not a problem
    i love this show.

    May 16, 2013 at 5:03 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Pliny
    Who really cares?

    May 16, 2013 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    Pliny
    pliny-troll/triumph/traci/d-bag,

    It's pretty certain that nobody cares about you and your pathetic need to have people pay attention to you.

    May 17, 2013 at 4:01 pm | Report abuse |

    May 22, 2013 at 7:36 am | Report abuse |
  8. IGNORE HER...THANKS

    May 22, 2013 at 5:39 am | Report abuse |
  9. informed we have both versions of bexless couple..correct?

    bb

    May 21, 2013 at 11:15 pm | Report abuse |
  10. This couple has class...hands down.

    brad and especially angelina are a class act ...i wish them both the best in their future....

    angelina breathtaking

    (photo above)

    May 21, 2013 at 11:14 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Relationships...

    i hear she's an animal in bed....whoa...

    May 21, 2013 at 3:15 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Relationship Problems

    one thing about this couple they NEVER EVER take it out on others....very stable couple

    May 21, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
  13. I LOVE TRULY CONNECTED COUPLES...REAL

    THEY ARE TRUE TOO LOVE AND DON'T LIE TO WIN SOME SORT OF CONTROL GAME.

    May 21, 2013 at 3:12 pm | Report abuse |
  14. the site was very informative and of great value to me in this last year...

    brad and angie are a great couple - (photo above)

    May 21, 2013 at 2:11 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Brad can have his boobies anytime he wants ...

    -

    May 21, 2013 at 2:05 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Kris

    I don't understand why there are so many people on here saying that a mastectomy is barbaric. Sure, it is invasive, but women undergo invasive plastic surgery and breast augmentations all the time purely for the sake of vanity. This woman underwent the procedure to keep herself healthy for her family. And for those saying she jumped the gun having the procedure because she does not actually HAVE breast cancer yet, are you serious? She said she had an 85% chance of getting breast cancer. With that kind of risk, should she have waited until she already had it and was too far gone so her kids could grow up without a mother? She did what she had to do to significantly reduce her chances of getting a deadly disease. The ignorance of some of these comments amazes me.

    May 21, 2013 at 2:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • This site is full of ignorant bloggers and their ignorant comments

      ignorance reigns supreme on the marquee blogs. thanks

      May 21, 2013 at 2:09 pm | Report abuse |
  17. IGNORABLE WRENCH

    -–

    May 21, 2013 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
  18. we won't dont anything girls...but we know there is a problem...

    thanx.

    May 21, 2013 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
  19. AS LONG AS YOUR WATCHING ... .MY OPINIONS MATTER...

    BYE SWEETIE...

    May 21, 2013 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  20. It has been too herself for 7 years and always will be too herself..

    thanks

    May 21, 2013 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  21. keep it to yourself then; your opinion does not matter to the rest of us

    .

    May 21, 2013 at 12:41 pm | Report abuse |
  22. I can tell a healthy couple when i see one...you may be married but i know what is connected and what is not just by a picture..

    ---

    May 21, 2013 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  23. Angelina Jolie (the real one)

    is one of the most bravest women i have ever met...she has self esteem and strength that i have never seen in many years from a woman......this is a healthy couple...(picture above)

    May 21, 2013 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
    • Antonio

      Why do you say "this is a healthy couple (picture above)" on nearly every article?

      May 21, 2013 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • i am probably a fews years old then you.....its quite simple...

      a couple can make out in front of me and i will know if they are connected or not.....married couple or single couple...

      a couple does not have too touch each other in public and i still know if they are connected or not...

      May 21, 2013 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
  24. the couple above

    is the strongest couple i have ever seen...

    May 21, 2013 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Wait, what?

      Further down the blog you describe them as a "power couple," and a "solid couple." Which is it? Solid, powerful or strongest couple that you (allegedly) know?

      Why do you feel the need to 1.) remind us of a couple's "strength", and 2. pretend that you actually know the people or that we even care that you (allegedly) know them?

      May 21, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  25. Rebecca

    "MY MOST PROUDEST THING"

    Am I the only one bothered by this?

    May 20, 2013 at 4:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Krissy

      OMG!!!! I thought the same thing! Seriously, stop talking!!!! He tries too hard to come up with something poetic or brilliant to say, but usually comes off sounding like a complete idiot!!!

      May 20, 2013 at 8:57 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Mema

    I do not understand why the Doctors can not go in and Take the Dangerous Genes out vs taking body parts that may or may not contract cancer? This does not make any sense to me and I fear when we look back in history it will be just like those Doctors that did lobotomies to heal depression or mental illness, or give children heroin for coughs and the list of barbaric methods go on and on. This one will be added to the list of insane Medical Procedures. I do not think Angelina was brave or heroic but innocent and naive when it came to what the Doctor's told her. They played on her, FEAR!

    May 19, 2013 at 2:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Taylor

      Mema,

      You might or might not have taken Biology during school but you'd better pay attention to what I'm about to tell you. You can't take out genes. Genes are specific segments of DNA which is the molecular core of our existence. There are different kinds of cells in our body (e.g. lung, breast, etc.) but they ALL contain the SAME 23 pairs of chromosomes (i.e. condensed DNA). In Angelina Jolie's case (and others who have a similar faulty BRCA1 gene), the defective genes exist in every single cell within her body. However, one doesn't get breast cancer in the lungs because the expression of a particular gene affect a specific type of cell.

      Thus, you can't "take out" genes, period. Scientists are working on gene therapy that might be used to replace defective genes but progress has been slow and it's not suited to every single type of disease. Medical treatment at the genetic level is still relatively primitive and dangerously risky. The first patient who underwent gene therapy for cystic fibrosis in the early 90s died as a result of his "treatment".

      Considering her age and lifestyle, Angelina Jolie has made a conscious choice of risk mitigation. We don't know how long it's going to take until we can do without invasive medical procedures such as mastectomy but in the mean time, it's a pretty good preventive option if you're facing an overwhelming odd of getting cancer when you're at the prime of your life.

      May 20, 2013 at 4:25 am | Report abuse |
    • Mema

      you're not the boss of me...I dont have to listen to you spout out things you read up on in order to make a comment on a public thread.

      May 20, 2013 at 12:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Kris

      Mema,

      Perhaps you should do some reading up yourself before posting an ignorant and judgmental comment. You not only spouted misinformation, but went so far as to call someone you know nothing about naive for taking her life into her own hands. Maybe the tone was a bit unnecessary, but Taylor was just answering the question that you posed, which was why doctors can't go in and remove dangerous genes, was it not? If you're going to get defensive when someone responds to you, then maybe you shouldn't be posting on a public thread.

      May 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
  27. AL AND I DECIDED THE NEXT FOLERS FOR NEXT MONTH SHOULD SAY

    WHAT A FREEKIN NAG AND HACK TOO BOOT JUNE

    May 19, 2013 at 5:45 am | Report abuse |
  28. Print my comments from this machine..thanks

    May 18, 2013 at 6:48 am | Report abuse |
  29. why is your social in her hands....daz why we are moving forward ... duh

    thanks

    May 18, 2013 at 6:47 am | Report abuse |
  30. the whole point as a cruelty game and jealousy game

    your information is based on speculation, jealousy and smearing.....moving forward.

    May 18, 2013 at 6:45 am | Report abuse |
  31. shut up

    thanks

    May 18, 2013 at 6:25 am | Report abuse |
  32. Anonymous

    What is wrong with most of you? Your parents should be ashamed. About 50% of the post are total crap, and it is obvious that they have never had cancer, faced possibly having cancer or watching a loved one go through cancer. Why is it so hard or so wrong to have an intelligent post about the topic. The whole point is to raise awareness about the subject so that more people can make informed decisions about prevention and what is right for them regarding breast cancer. And for the guys out there how many of you would have the courage to remove your testicals if your chance of getting cancer was 80% or higher?

    May 18, 2013 at 12:35 am | Report abuse |
  33. Moondog

    God bless them for the courage and strength in the decision she's made. Peace of mind is there now for her.

    May 17, 2013 at 8:14 pm | Report abuse |
  34. Cruelty Loses

    you can witness the drink fest cuz we know you'll be there ... however we will be talking....now shutup
    thank you

    May 17, 2013 at 4:15 pm | Report abuse |
  35. DRINKS...

    out of hollywood...kapeesh...

    May 17, 2013 at 4:13 pm | Report abuse |
  36. the blogs below this morning were too set you up...

    and there you were...thanks...

    May 17, 2013 at 4:09 pm | Report abuse |
  37. It will not affect a thing...

    2 people kinda sorta like each other....we will be friends...end of story.....we kinda sorta different but we kinda sorta like each other....the lousy day is over and now we will move forward....in time we will discuss that day like humans so i understand what i did and we can be free of that miserable day forever....

    this cruelty is not happening....sorry

    May 17, 2013 at 4:07 pm | Report abuse |
  38. Hot Carl

    What you gon' do with all that junk?
    All that junk inside your trunk?
    I'ma get, get, get, get, you drunk,
    Get you love drunk off my hump.
    My hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump,
    My hump, my hump, my hump, my lovely little lumps (Check it out)
    You love my lady lumps (love),
    My hump, my hump, my hump (love),
    My humps they got you,

    What you gon' do with all that junk?
    All that junk inside that trunk?
    I'ma get, get, get, get, you drunk,
    Get you love drunk off my hump.
    What you gon' do with all that asz?
    All that asz inside them jeans?
    I'm a make, make, make, make you scream
    Make you scream, make you scream.
    Cos of my hump (ha), my hump, my hump, my hump (what).
    My hump, my hump, my hump (ha), my lovely lady lumps (Check it out)

    I mix your milk wit my cocoa puff,
    Milky, milky cocoa,
    Mix your milk with my cocoa puff, milky, milky riiiiiiight.

    Tryin' a feel my hump, hump.
    Lookin' at my lump, lump.
    You can look but you can't touch it,
    If you touch it I'ma start some drama,
    You don't want no drama,
    No, no drama, no, no, no, no drama
    So don't pull on my hand boy,
    You ain't my man, boy,
    I'm just tryn'a dance boy,
    And move my hump.

    My hump, my hump, my hump, my hump,
    My hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump, my hump.
    My lovely lady lumps (lumps)
    My lovely lady lumps (lumps)
    My lovely lady lumps (lumps)
    In the back and in the front (lumps)
    My lovin' got you,
    What you gon' do with all that junk?
    All that junk inside that trunk?
    I'ma get, get, get, get you drunk,
    Get you love drunk off my hump.
    What you gon' do with all that asz?
    All that asz inside them jeans?
    I'ma make, make, make, make you scream
    Make you scream, make you scream.
    What you gon' do with all that junk?
    All that junk inside that trunk?
    I'ma get, get, get, get you drunk,
    Get you love drunk off this hump.
    What you gon' do wit all that breast?
    All that breast inside that shirt?
    I'ma make, make, make, make you work
    Make you work, work, make you work.

    (A-ha, a-ha, a-ha, a-ha) [x4]

    May 17, 2013 at 12:44 pm | Report abuse |
  39. Hot Carl

    Don't worry Brad. Now she really looks like a boy so you should be quite happy! You never paid any attention to them anyway.

    May 17, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  40. A New bust

    brad said angie's new breasts are beautiful and larger then the real ones....hey good for brad...he can roll his face in them all the time

    May 17, 2013 at 10:22 am | Report abuse |
  41. The greatest lovers of all time...brad and angie (Photo above)

    this ain't no pass through relationship...this is real man

    May 17, 2013 at 10:15 am | Report abuse |
  42. Just passing by doesn't mean your in love...

    brad and angie are true love...

    May 17, 2013 at 7:03 am | Report abuse |
  43. Draper: I got her...thanks

    may i go...LIKE i F-CKING CARE ABOUT SOME SCORNED WOMAN..

    i getting hungry and i will wear another pretty dress and pounds of makeup and i will watch someone watch me lip sync to barbra streisand and call me medicore and then we can go into 123 and watch sticky fingers check rigged accounts all day long....

    May 17, 2013 at 6:34 am | Report abuse |
  44. DON'T HACK IN HOE AND NOBODY WILL OFFEND YOU

    GET HER

    May 17, 2013 at 6:29 am | Report abuse |
  45. M.A.P.

    About 20% of the comments below are totally offensive. If Brad left Jennifer for Angie, who cares? Is Jennifer Anniston the most important, best person in the world? NO! She's another Hollywood high maintenance princess!

    May 17, 2013 at 6:25 am | Report abuse |
  46. YOU DONT HAVE TOO MAINTAIN ME...

    30 BUCKS A DAY AND I HAVE TOO PUT UP WITH ABUSE FROM A SCORNED WIFE?

    May 17, 2013 at 6:23 am | Report abuse |
  47. I'M NOT HURT....

    I KNOW YOU ENCOURAGE THEM TO DO IT OR THEY WOULD NOT DO....I'M SORRY NO FUNDS THIS WEEKEND YOUR WAY TOO ABUSIVE 30 BUCKS A DAY AND I'M TREATED WITH CRUELTY BY YOUR
    CLICK...SORRY WE'LL TRY ANOTHER DAY

    May 17, 2013 at 6:21 am | Report abuse |
  48. YOU AND I NEVER SLEPT TOGETHER

    YOU AND I HAVE NEVER SPOKEN TOO EACH OTHER....HI AND BY THAT'S IT... .AND YOU HAVE THE NERVE TOO ALLOW HER TOO BE CRUEL TOO ME.....SHE DOES IT BECAUSE SHE DOES NOT KNOW THE OTHERS
    THAT'S WHY...I AM AN EASY TARGET FOR HER

    May 17, 2013 at 6:18 am | Report abuse |
  49. YOU TELL HER WHEN YOUR LEAVING THE COMPUTER?

    AND WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE COMPUTER? WHAT ARE WE HERE...THAT'S WHY HER BIG MOUTH RUNS...BECAUSE YOU STILL ALLOW HER TOO BE CRUEL TO ME...

    WE NEVER HAD AN AFFAIR SO I DON'T UNDERSTAND HER CRUELTY TOWARDS ME..

    May 17, 2013 at 6:15 am | Report abuse |
  50. YOU ALLOWED THIS 3 WOMEN TO DO THIS TOO ME

    YOU ALLOWED THIS CRUELTY TOWARDS ME, YOU ALLOWED THEM TO DO ALL THIS CRAP TOO ME
    YOU ARE JUST AS RESPOSIBLE AS THEY ARE..

    May 17, 2013 at 6:12 am | Report abuse |
  51. TRAILOR TRASH

    DID YOU THINK YOUR WERE GOING TO ABUSE AND STALK ME FOREVER? BECAUSE THE ONLY THAT ITS GOING TOO STOP IS THE COPS

    May 17, 2013 at 6:10 am | Report abuse |
  52. CRUELTY CAMERA....

    DID YOU THINK YOU WERE GOING TOO REMAIN HACKED FOREVER AND I WAS TOO BE TREATED
    LIKE CRAP BY THE 3 HOE'S

    May 17, 2013 at 6:08 am | Report abuse |
  53. YOU A CRUEL CLICK AND YOU STILL HATE ME FOR SOME REASON

    AND WE WILL FIND OUT BRAD...KAPEESH

    May 17, 2013 at 6:07 am | Report abuse |
  54. FIND OUT WHO PATCHES THE 3 HOE'S IN WITHOUT MY PERMISSION

    THANKS

    May 17, 2013 at 6:06 am | Report abuse |
  55. I WANT A LIST OF EVERYTHING SHE DID WITH HER FRIENDS WHEN HE WAS NOT PRESENT

    THANKS

    May 17, 2013 at 6:04 am | Report abuse |
  56. SMEARING WILL ONLY GET YOU TOO THE LOCAL PAPER

    IN YOUR CASE NOT NECESSARY EVERYONE KNOW WHO YOU ARE MISSY

    May 17, 2013 at 6:03 am | Report abuse |
  57. NOT PRESENT ANTICS REPORT

    1. same problem with phone
    2. same problem with computers
    3. the list of all the stuff she did when he was NOT present .....
    4. open the rest of the files she store.....

    May 17, 2013 at 6:02 am | Report abuse |
  58. BRAD AND ANGIE SHOWN ABOVE

    THEY ARE WHAT WE CALL REAL LOVE....FILTH IS SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT...

    May 17, 2013 at 6:00 am | Report abuse |
  59. ALL THE CRUELTY YOU DID TOO ME WHILE HE WAS NOT THERE

    WE CAN TELL HIM RIGHT NOW IF YOU LIKE...

    May 17, 2013 at 5:59 am | Report abuse |
  60. PRINT AND FILE.

    WE ALL BANGED LAST NIGHT DEAR NOT JUST YOU...THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN YOU AND ME IS I AM HONEST YOUR JUST A WORTHLESS HACKING HOE

    May 17, 2013 at 5:58 am | Report abuse |
  61. WANT US TOO PRESENT TOO HIM THE THINGS YOU DID WHILE HE IS NOT PRESENT

    WE CAN

    May 17, 2013 at 5:56 am | Report abuse |
  62. there are many other places in hollywood that do not provide cruelty to the innocent..

    who the hell would bang a woman like angie

    May 17, 2013 at 5:48 am | Report abuse |
  63. Brad doesn't cheat on angie...

    they have the best relationship in hollywood.

    May 17, 2013 at 5:45 am | Report abuse |
  64. Cruelty toward the innocent...

    looks like somebody patches you in....

    May 17, 2013 at 5:44 am | Report abuse |
  65. Lathisha

    Angelina Jolies fight for survival from breast cancer is more newsworthy than airhead Beyonces speculated pregnancy.

    May 17, 2013 at 1:25 am | Report abuse |
    • there is only 1 airhead...the 1 who gets cheated on

      ryan, angie and brad don't get offended its just blogging...

      May 17, 2013 at 5:46 am | Report abuse |
  66. Lathisha

    Lady she cut off her 2 good boobs. And now shes's going for the ovaries. Maybe that is why she had so many children back to back. Angelina Jolie had this planned out for sometime. This didn't come out of the blue.

    May 17, 2013 at 1:22 am | Report abuse |
  67. KK

    I applaud Jolie's choice to have a double mastectomy, but the notion of "not having this affect them" is incorrect. The risk went from 87% to < 5%. It's not 0% as there is always some tissue left behind. I had breast cancer at age 28 (a 1 in 1800 chance) and had a unilateral mastectomy because it was the right decision for me (I don't have kids yet and would like the ability to breast feed if I do). I went through chemotherapy, reconstruction, and am currently on Tamoxifen. The decision to have a mastectomy doesn't come easy (even when you're forced into making such a decision after a cancer diagnosis), so I think she made a good choice to minimize her risk as much as possible. Also, for those going through breast cancer, the process of reconstruction is rarely as quick as it was for Jolie and it takes more than "days" to feel "normal" again. 2 years later, I can live a "normal" life, but some things will never be the same.

    May 17, 2013 at 12:29 am | Report abuse |
    • KK

      I wanted to add that while many may applaud Brad Pitt for being supportive, it's what a husband should do for his wife. My husband has been incredible throughout my experience and he lived it with me and still does. It doesn't make him a hero. It just makes him a great husband. I know not everyone has that and have seen others whose husbands couldn't deal at all, so I'm thankful I do.

      May 17, 2013 at 12:35 am | Report abuse |
  68. hmmmmmm

    Can you say stock market? Myriad Genetics peaked on the day of the announcement

    May 17, 2013 at 12:24 am | Report abuse |
  69. Lucy

    By putting her family first, Angelina Jolie shows us the inner core of her beauty. All of us are admirers of her exceptional beauty but what keeps us coming back for more are her forays into areas very few dare to thread on. She is to be commended for making an uncomfortable subject comfortable, bringing it out into the ope, & best of all putting us in charge of our health by making informed choices. Even my 24 year old son was talking about it. Kudos to Brad Pitt – he is a dream partner.

    May 16, 2013 at 9:24 pm | Report abuse |
  70. I was referring to the real angie and brad in terms of real love

    thanks

    May 16, 2013 at 7:06 pm | Report abuse |
  71. Real Love

    there love is real no reason too cut his balls off.

    May 16, 2013 at 7:05 pm | Report abuse |
  72. brad pitt is the perfect companion...

    i want a companion like him....devoted

    May 16, 2013 at 7:03 pm | Report abuse |
    • maria

      DEVOTED? yeah really? he was not so devoted to his first wife ,when he left her for Angeline ,what a homewrecker she is! I call this lal KARMA!

      May 16, 2013 at 10:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      Really maria? You wish cancer on someone because Jennifer Anniston's feelings got hurt? You must be a lovely person.

      May 17, 2013 at 6:18 am | Report abuse |
    • Suzi

      Well, they did break a Commandment.

      May 17, 2013 at 7:52 am | Report abuse |
  73. this is what we call a solid couple...not dysfuntional

    brad and anglie are number 1 in my book...hands down.....

    May 16, 2013 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |
  74. ds

    Let's see if he finds out he has the gene for prostate cancer & cuts his balls off.

    May 16, 2013 at 6:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • Look how pretty she is in that picture she really takes care of herself

      -

      May 16, 2013 at 7:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • KK

      I think you mean testicular cancer. Cutting balls off is not a treatment for prostate cancer.

      May 17, 2013 at 12:37 am | Report abuse |
  75. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA YES

    I love a strong couple

    May 16, 2013 at 5:24 pm | Report abuse |
  76. vic news hurry1

    Words cannot express the success of this show in the last week...

    May 16, 2013 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |
  77. 562laum

    my rehearsal went so well today...i am so proud of what i can accomplish

    May 16, 2013 at 5:08 pm | Report abuse |
  78. come on boyz....what is it!!!!!

    Best couple in hollywood...i would be honored too meet angelina...(shown above)

    May 16, 2013 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
  79. Fantastic Relationship..(photo above)

    i can't wait too get into mine...i am so ready...i love relationships that are strong...

    May 16, 2013 at 5:06 pm | Report abuse |
  80. maule5662h

    Watch Ellen Jaffe Jones YouTube video on her way to fight having breast cancer. It does not include removal of breasts! Try "whole foods, plant-based nutrition and exercise!!

    And read Dr. John McDougall's advice posted today!

    Do not be swayed by choices made by celebrities (except do go for the whole-foods, plant-based diet followed by Pres. Bill Clinton!).

    May 16, 2013 at 5:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • hmmmmm

      notice how high the genetic testing companies stock went up. Myriad Genetics think they have a piece of that?

      May 17, 2013 at 12:04 am | Report abuse |
  81. Analyze 53 and Levine tonight..RRRAAAA

    Another 5 minutes and she will look stupid? lets go for it..

    May 16, 2013 at 5:04 pm | Report abuse |
  82. we can call cnn and go over--not a problem

    i love this show.

    May 16, 2013 at 5:03 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Pliny

    Who really cares?

    May 16, 2013 at 2:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Pliny

      pliny-troll/triumph/traci/d-bag,

      It's pretty certain that nobody cares about you and your pathetic need to have people pay attention to you.

      May 17, 2013 at 4:01 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Rock

    Did Brad get to choose the replacements? That must have been fun window shopping for him.

    May 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
  85. SKY

    FACT: ALL ANGIE NEED FROM EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGEMENT...YOU HAVE MY RESPECT AND I KNOW GOD
    LISTENS TO MY PRAYERS...SO I AM GOING TO PRAY FOR YOU...THIS WAS A FIGHT YOU HAD TO BATTLE
    ALONE...YES YOU HAD THE SUPPORT OF BRAD AND THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS...BUT YOUR FIGHT
    WAS PERSONAL, AND DEEP, NOT MANY HUMANS CAN GO THERE..YOU DID AND YOU WON....

    May 16, 2013 at 9:26 am | Report abuse |
  86. name

    A

    May 16, 2013 at 9:01 am | Report abuse |
  87. i luvs me some bubba

    THIS FORUM IS OFFICIALLY DEAD! (exiting)

    May 16, 2013 at 12:20 am | Report abuse |
  88. Mary

    Heroic? What's heroic about choosing this over years of debilitating breast cancer treatment and probable death? And all the talk about her being brave for her announcement and not hiding it...she simply didn't want it discovered and splashed all over the media by an "anonymous source" – period!

    May 15, 2013 at 9:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • KK

      I agree. Having been diagnosed with breast cancer at age 28, I can say that I would have made the same choice (in hindsight) to spare myself the harsh chemotherapy of which I will have lifelong side effects. I'm BRCA negative though, so it doesn't predict risk for everyone. It's still important to do self exams and to eat well, exercise regularly, and manage environmental factors as well as possible since one's risk of any cancer is never 0.

      May 17, 2013 at 12:42 am | Report abuse |
  89. BackFromFL

    Pitt is amazing

    May 15, 2013 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  90. best relationship in ages...

    such courage and true love...(photoabove)

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  91. lecture your mother

    Lesilee, STFU. You sound really stupid. LMFA0

    May 15, 2013 at 8:43 pm | Report abuse |
  92. 3 version

    he should be emotional

    May 15, 2013 at 8:38 pm | Report abuse |
  93. Gene

    everyone has the cancer gene we just too pray nothing happens...however in angelina's case
    because of her cancer history she did the right thing.....

    May 15, 2013 at 8:15 pm | Report abuse |
  94. Devora

    I really disagree with mutilating oneself to thwart the possibility of a disease. Studies elaborate that breast removal does not guarantee not getting cancer at a future date. It is the ultimate hypochondria. Cutting off parts that are healthy. Far from heroic. Donate the money to save someone who is actually ill. I have a friend with 4th stage breast cancer who can not afford chemo, nor surgery to remove the cancerous breast as her insurance was cancelled.

    May 15, 2013 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Rigged123

      not so

      May 15, 2013 at 8:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • drapescalled1

      you have too keep better track of you gene.

      May 15, 2013 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ruth

      You should read more about this. The risk is lowered from 87% to 5% so yes, studies do show that it the mastectomy reduces the risk. Her mother and grandmother both died of cancer so for her, it was the logical thing to do since she has the money to do it and 6 children to think about. It increases her chance of seeing her children grow up.

      May 16, 2013 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • crueltycooked

      Best thing she ever did.

      May 16, 2013 at 5:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • KK

      Sorry about your friend. I lost a friend to this disease earlier this year and I am just 2 years out since being diagnosed (I'm only 30). Has your friend applied for state Medicaid? There may also be other programs that will help her get the care she needs. Some people can live a long time with stage 4 breast cancer. My friend (diagnosed after me) lived just 6 months after it spread to her liver. She was BRCA + and had 2 different types of breast cancer (one on each side), which made her case unique. Outcomes for those who are BRCA + and end up with breast cancer are typically worse than those who are BRCA -. Same holds true for triple negative. So I really think given the risk Jolie had, it was a good choice to reduce her risk where she could.

      Double mastectomy when you have such a high risk does effectively reduce the risk, but you're right it's not down to 0%. I would in hindsight do the same as Jolie since having it means my risk was 100%. It would have been a very difficult decision though. We still need to do everything else we can to minimize risk (including eating well, exercising, and mitigating environmental risks). And even still, one can do everything right and still get it, have a recurrence, or pass away. The risk for someone my age being diagnosed was 1 in 1800, so statistics don't mean much to me anymore because you just have to be the 1.

      May 17, 2013 at 12:51 am | Report abuse |
  95. Setupgameisover

    I heard she's back too work already. good luck

    May 15, 2013 at 7:56 pm | Report abuse |
  96. armchaircritique

    Karma: you get only what you deserve!!

    May 15, 2013 at 5:37 pm | Report abuse |
  97. Jose

    Double masectomy or not...you are still gorgeous Anglelina!

    May 15, 2013 at 5:28 pm | Report abuse |
  98. Jose

    Brad Pitt is one lucky man! Angelina Jolie is still one gorgeous gal!! Drooling at the thought of her being in my arms.

    May 15, 2013 at 5:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • Justice

      Brad was married and Jolie played sleaze to take him. Now, I bet he leaves her and she deserves it! It is called fate!

      May 15, 2013 at 5:32 pm | Report abuse |
  99. Brown Beauty

    Dandy, I think you meant to say "After" photos. Lol

    May 15, 2013 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
  100. Dandy

    Ok... where are the before PICTURES ..!!!! I think the public deserves some BEFORE pictures...

    Come on Brad.. I know you have some!! :-)

    May 15, 2013 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse |
  101. Laquitta

    Angelina Jolie is truly more newsworthy than Beyonce. Tanisha is right! Thank CNN for sharing said story.

    May 15, 2013 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |
  102. Madame Rue

    I think if I were her I would have gotten a second, third and fourth opinion before taking such a radical step for something that isn't even a given.

    May 15, 2013 at 4:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • Superman

      Where do all of you idiots come from..

      This is probably a large ploy to get all of the trash out from beneath their rocks so we may remove them from the gene pool so humanity can evolve faster..

      That would be a grand idea!!

      This is a tragic thing, and I would wish ti on no one...

      You fools need only shut up and pretend you have some compassion and education, ok?

      May 15, 2013 at 6:00 pm | Report abuse |
  103. Tanisha

    Angelina Jolie is still a bona fide natural beauty over Beyonce. Fact.

    May 15, 2013 at 4:49 pm | Report abuse |
  104. debra

    i have to say im not sure i agree with her descion just because she might get cancer did she have her ovaries removed to; if 87% on her breast and 50% on ovaries she should have them cut out too.boy leave it to famous people to be stupid. She might fall out of bed and break her neck better sleep on floor.my aunt had her breast removed because of cancer two months later dr contacted her said record got mixed up she didnt have cancer didnt need operation but it was to late.

    May 15, 2013 at 4:18 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ariel

      Debra, your remarks are beyond vile. Miss Jolie is already planning a total hysterectomy and oophorectomy (removal of ovaries). She doesn't want to die like her mother did. She knows she carries the fatal gene, as her daughters possibly will.

      Is a tiny bit of compassion too difficult for you?

      May 15, 2013 at 5:56 pm | Report abuse |
    • deutsche001

      Are you always this vile and hateful? Msaybe you need to see a Doctor to get some help with your issues. How can you hate somebody so much and you never met this woman?

      May 15, 2013 at 7:46 pm | Report abuse |
    • JGN

      Horrifying if true. I hope she will win enough in the wrongful surgery suit to help her live in comfort the rest of her days!

      May 15, 2013 at 10:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • JGN

      Cannot figure out why others think you are being 'hateful and vile' just by saying you think she didn't need to cut off her breasts! I think she jumped the gun myself since she did NOT have cancer.

      May 15, 2013 at 10:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • hmmmmmm

      I dont see it so much as hate ful a little insightful . they recognize this gene. how is it that the only recouse they offer is still cut poison and burn they have come so far as to see the socalled cancer gene why then do they insist on such barbaric measures? If she really wanted to be a hero they she should have used her celebrity status to insist on finding a cure why dont they publish actors who insist on that? She can afford the reconstruction and the after care but what about the ones who cant even afford the cutting? maybe they will find a nice dr to do it for free? Maybe her personal decision should have been kept personal.since it has done nothing in the advancement of a cure.

      May 16, 2013 at 12:01 am | Report abuse |
    • Ruth

      So many doctors here. The gene is real and it can be detected through a test which cost 3000-4000. The risks of getting cancer is reduced by 80% when you have your breast tissue removed and I'm not sure how many people here have suffered from cancer. My cousin who was just 18 died from brain cancer. It is the most horrifying thing for anyone to go through. The treatment is horrific and the side affects are worse. This woman was thinking of her six children when she opted to remove her breasts, I bet it was a very hard decision. No one wants to lose her breasts or go through all the pain of surgery for nothing. A lot of women who carry this gene also have chosen to have this surgery done before they are stricken with cancer.

      May 16, 2013 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • crueltycooked...all dreeves

      she did the right thing

      May 16, 2013 at 5:22 pm | Report abuse |
  105. Angela rivera

    I ADMIRE WOMEN SUCH AS CHRISTINA APPLEGATE.Angela jolie and others to make such a courageous decision on having to remove their breasts removed.it must have been such an emotionally tough choice to make.may the lord bless these courageous women

    May 15, 2013 at 4:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • KK

      Thank you for your comment. It wasn't an easy decision for me even after I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The big difference between Angelina Jolie and those who have already been diagnosed is that she had time to absorb and process the information so she could feel comfortable with the decision she ultimately made. Those with cancer are forced to process the fact that they have a life threatening disease on top of how they choose to deal with it surgically and through other treatments and usually with very limited time. I'm not taking away from how difficult it must have been for her, but she's known for a while and at least had the opportunity to process and do something BEFORE she would have to walk in the shoes of others who have been diagnosed. She was fortunate to be able to spare herself from what many of us couldn't.

      May 17, 2013 at 12:58 am | Report abuse |
  106. PCLC

    I would miss those boobs, too.

    May 15, 2013 at 3:32 pm | Report abuse |
  107. I wonder how many tims Werner is going to post the same comment?

    stooge

    May 15, 2013 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
  108. Wayne

    Why is her skin so pale? Is she sick or something? Maybe she could be constipated. Prunes usually help with that.

    May 15, 2013 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  109. Werner

    I wonder what will Brad do if he hears that he has a high chance of having prostate cancer???!!....

    May 15, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Report abuse |
  110. Cosmotologist

    I think a lot of you are just jealous because I run a highly successful Hollywood beauty parlor. Many stars come get their hair done.

    May 15, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Doreen

      Yeeeaaaahhhh...I'm gonna have to call B.S. on that one, CosmOtologist.

      LOL

      May 15, 2013 at 3:21 pm | Report abuse |
  111. Huh?

    what is hulllabaloo?

    May 15, 2013 at 2:57 pm | Report abuse |
  112. anna

    What is all the hullabaloo Jolie having a double mastectomy, she isnt the first and certainly not the last.

    Enough already. Talk about something more important.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • JGN

      Well I think PART of the hullabaloo is due to the fact that, while many women have had to have double mastectomies, not very many cut off perfectly healthy breasts by choice. It's quite extreme and despite the presence of this gene seems very overreactive indeed for a healthy cancer-free woman to opt for that.

      May 15, 2013 at 10:20 pm | Report abuse |
  113. Cosmotologist

    Garnier Fructis makes an affordable yet highly recommended conditioner that would add both body and softness to that dry limp hair.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • Doreen

      a REAL "cosmotologist" (actually spelled cosmetologist) wouldn't try to push a low-priced, dubious quality hair product available at Walmart.

      May 15, 2013 at 2:59 pm | Report abuse |
    • Cosmotologist

      I run a good beauty parlor. We do hair, facials, and manicures. I've done three perms today. I'm a professional stylist.

      May 15, 2013 at 3:11 pm | Report abuse |
    • Doreen

      A "professional" who cannot even properly spell their own profession? :)

      I am seriously laughing out loud at you.

      May 15, 2013 at 3:18 pm | Report abuse |
  114. Dave 1

    she hates you

    May 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
  115. Agreed.

    It was a windy DRY day

    May 15, 2013 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
  116. Cosmotologist

    She needs a better hair conditioner.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Trish

      try some poooop. it's a great conditioner. also smells nice.

      May 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • urajerk

      Your comment really makes you sound like an ass. Considering the topic and the many many women who have lost their lives to breast cancer you really should have thought a minute before posting your remark. I hope you can let go of such petty ugliness and let some love in.

      May 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • I love too love...

      you have no idea......

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • Cosmotologist

      It still doesn't hurt a girl to try and look her best. Even when facing illness it is good to look nice.

      May 15, 2013 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
  117. A

    what a striking couple.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
  118. Most beautiful woman on the planet...

    i've seen shot dear....ain't happening..

    May 15, 2013 at 2:25 pm | Report abuse |
  119. Nate

    It's good to kid about cancer and make fun of it. Cancer is the worst. My dad really has lymphatic cancer, my mom had breast cancer, and I found out a month ago my esophagus is full of precancerous cells that may lead to Esophageal cancer. I'm fairly worried but it makes it better to kid and tell jokes. Cancer is stooooioipid.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:22 pm | Report abuse |
  120. Mark T.

    Both Angelina and Brad are to be commended. But it breaks my heart that the best medical research could offer one of the most beautiful women on the planet is a mastectomy. Cancer is an incredibly difficult problem, but we are better than this.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
    • You're right...medical science needs to do MORE for the beautiful people

      idiot

      May 15, 2013 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • VA

      I think what MARK T. was trying to say is that even "beautiful" people with riches are not exempt from life altering illness. And the choices given to even the most "beautiful" women by medical science seem barbaric and extreme. It is heartbreaking that a mastectomy was Joly's ONLY choice. But You Mr. "You're right...medical science needs to do MORE for the beautiful people" are the IDIOT A**hole. Your commentary is not needed here.

      May 15, 2013 at 2:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • i agree.

      we need MORE about it.

      May 15, 2013 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  121. SacThis3

    Love that goofy head...

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  122. Mike

    Of course Brads emotional – hes gonna need a new chick now with boobies. No way hes settling for this nonsense. Cancer doesnt even effect rich people. They just buy the tumors off and go on their marry way. No story here.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  123. Adrianna

    When my mother went through cancer, her specialist said that everyone is born with the gene to create cancer, and it either turns on or it doesn't. I would like to think removing a body part would truly affect the chances, but I think the reality is, if the gene is going to turn on, it's going to do it. I do commend Aneglina for her actions, whether it ends up being positive or not as far as the outcome of cancer. For that, only time will tell.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
  124. Pliny just voted "most punchable blogger"

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 1:54 pm | Report abuse |
  125. Amy DeFronzo

    I know from first hand experience how horrible it is watching a loved one die from cancer. I give Angelina so much credit and have so much admiration for her being so strong. She may have had an "interesting" past but her present and her future are so much more important. Sharing her story will make so many women more aware of possible ways to prevent breast cancer. How fortunate for Brad and their children to know the chances of coming down with this horrible disease have been lessened. Prayers to them.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • dj

      Your reply is very nice and true. It is nice to see appropriate and adult responses. thank you.

      May 15, 2013 at 2:24 pm | Report abuse |
    • DeMartina M.

      very smart response and one that i will treasure forever.

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  126. Hi Draper...Another Success Story

    the reason why this couple survives is because they are not dysfunctional....

    May 15, 2013 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  127. NOT HIM ONLY 3

    SUKKA 3

    May 15, 2013 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  128. Cartman

    Dangit. I can't think of anything else mean or rude to say. It's not even 2 o'clock yet.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  129. Never Met Her

    don't know her....but appears too be a strong couple...

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  130. networkD

    -

    May 15, 2013 at 1:40 pm | Report abuse |
  131. Deb

    She sure looks old for her age. I wonder if she is fibbing about it?

    May 15, 2013 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  132. Owning A Woman

    there are other ways too take "possession" of women dear..

    May 15, 2013 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jimmy

      I bought a plastic one at the flea market once. Only 15 dollars. My mom wouldn't let me take it home though. She said mannequins give her the creeps.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • FonesAll

      Usually they cost $50 and hour

      May 15, 2013 at 1:37 pm | Report abuse |
  133. Diva M In Charge

    i feel she took a very serious precaution...plus the cancer gene is very strong in the family....

    May 15, 2013 at 1:30 pm | Report abuse |
  134. ncescaptionsyo

    Boobs are strange....you need too take care of them ... really

    May 15, 2013 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • Stsn

      They really like to be squeezed. I heard its good for them. Also many doctors say its bad to keep them covered over – sunshine is good for them.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
    • So true...

      hatred against breast surgery should be taken seriously-

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 1:34 pm | Report abuse |
  135. Abel Tasman

    Great. Now everyone will be getting their breasts removed. It's the next big thing.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • BRCA1 previvor

      Right! Women will beg for major, disfiguring surgery just because a famous woman had it done. Or, maybe a bunch of women at high risk will ask about getting tested ... and some of them will find out they have a genetic issue giving them a high risk ... and some of them will manage their risk, avoid cancer, reduce health care costs. Yup, that would be a shame.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • conrad

      The plus side is that the reconstructive surgery will also have erased the effects of having had 3 children ...

      May 15, 2013 at 1:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • KK

      I'm 30, diagnosed at 28. Had a mastectomy. No kids yet. I'd rather have 3 kids with the "effects of having children" being noticable in my healthy breasts than what I went through. Reconstructed breasts are NOT the same as breast implants that are implanted while retaining breast tissue. HUGE difference.

      May 17, 2013 at 1:05 am | Report abuse |
  136. robota

    Mr. Pitt, you are a class act. I am so proud of you for your support of Angelina's decision. My husband (boyfriend at the time), was very supportive of me when I had a bilateral mastectomy. I had cancer on one side, but I chose the bilateral in 1998 because I did not want to wait around for BC to show up on the other side, an almost certain eventuality. I had reconstructive surgery and I am fine to this day. I am a retired dancer, and I danced another ten years without ill effect from the mastectomies. Thank you and Angelina for going public and helping women to realize that they can choose to do something to fight the dreaded disease of our time. You are both heros to me!

    May 15, 2013 at 1:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Angie M

      the love is powerful between the 2....i love when the bond is so strong between a couple...

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
  137. allthat

    It has too be the right doctor for a boob surgery or you could become very sick and die.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  138. DeNorte

    This is news? This was filed under "No kidding", right?

    May 15, 2013 at 1:23 pm | Report abuse |
  139. mialgir1

    this is a couple that i love dearly and i hope they get through this....they are professionals...

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  140. Trish

    I really think this will negatively affect her acting ability. Fake boobs are unnatural. If you squeeze them they don't make the "honk honk" noise like real ones do.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
  141. Festus

    He should have saved those things and auctioned them off on eBay.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  142. PodYoo

    this is a true test of the love between 2 people....

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 1:18 pm | Report abuse |
  143. confused

    I don't understand the whole thing. I could get hit by a car but that doesn't mean I don't drive. There is no guarantee she won't get cancer of the liver, skin, etc. Why on earth would someone do this "just in case"? Brave or not brave I'm not sure. I just don't understand why you would remove something from your life just in case something bad happens.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • Sherri

      I agree, but after I posted sometime to this effect yesterday, I got some pretty snide, mean responses. I mean, it is HER decision and she can do what she wants with her body, but I would never do something this drastic just because something MIGHT happen. I don't get it. I have heard of this before Jolie did it. A plane might crash, but that does not mean I will never fly. A car might crash, but I still drive. As for removing a body part because it MIGHT get diseased, I think it is very much over reacting. I guess she wants to be sure she'll be around for her children, but this does not guarantee she will. And as you say, she could get cancer in some other part, she could get some other fatal disease. I just can't see cutting off a healthy body part because you might get a disease in it in the future. I don't get it at all.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dan

      Yeah ! I agree.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • toshu

      the trouble was beginning too avoid the problem she cut them off.....her mother died of cancer so i guess she just decided to take a precaution
      m

      May 15, 2013 at 1:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • confused

      I think that's any woman decision to do whatever they want I just can't understand why someone would do this when there are a million ways to die. It's called life and death will happen eventually. Who would want to die of breast cancer? No one that I know but to do this hoping to avoid cancer just makes no sense to me. Hoping she will live a long happy life and die of old age but the reality is we can't prevent death from happening no matter what measure we take.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • Quan Trang

      It berry wastefur to cut off boobies. They stirr make good soup thou. Cook with snow peas and bamboo shoots. Berry berry good.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Knucklehead

      Even if it reduces your chances from 87% to 5%? Your chances of dying, that is.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
    • Al

      But if planes crased 80% of the time would you still fly? Likewise if you had an 8/10 chance of dying when you get in a car would you still drive? Her genetics made breast cancer a near certainty for her.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mike W

      Celebrities have issues too. She used to cut herself. This is not normal either.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • BRCA1 previvor

      The risk of breast cancer for a BRCA1 carrier is 80-90% by age 70. It is detectable but not necessarily before it spreads. Sloan Kettering breast surgeons have stated that it takes approximately 9 months to detect, even using the high screening for high risk patients, but aggressive forms of breast cancer can occur and spread to the lymph nodes in half that time.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
    • aarti

      She was given a 87% probability of developing breast cancer with the breast tissue intact and 5% chance of developing breast cancer if she did the mastectomies. If I were given a 13% chance to live unless I went for an extemely invasive procedure which would give me a 95% chance of survival, I would take it in a heartbeat for my daughter's sake. The breast cancers that ladies with the BRCA1 mutations experience tend to be the nasty ones that spread fast and are treated with strong chemo drugs. Why would I want to wait for a situation that I know I'd have to be very lucky to avoid, pnly to then do the same exact thing – mastectomy and subject myself to chemo in the bargain as well?

      May 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Brian

      First of all, we don't know what she was told by her Doctor(s). Without the full detail, it seems a bit hasty. BUT, as I understand it, there are 2 or even 3 factors that significantly increase the risk, not just of getting cancer, but of dying from it. 1) Genetic analysis – she carries a gene that significantly increase her chances of getting a very dangerous cancer; 2) Difficulty of detecting this type of cancer, meaning it could be spreading for some time before it is picked up; and, 3) both because it is often detected late AND because it is very difficult to treat, the fatality rate is dramatically higher than most cancers. So, you multiply 1x2x3= double mastectomy. I REALLY don't think you can adequately compare this decision to choosing to drive a car or ride in a train....

      May 15, 2013 at 2:50 pm | Report abuse |
    • KK

      Confused – Please read the last 3 comments to your confusion. An 87% lifetime risk of getting breast cancer is not insignificant. The risk of dying in plane crash is miniscule. The risk of dying in a car crash still doesn't come anywhere close to 87%. If it was, I think more people would choose other forms of transportation. And other folks here are correct that the risk of dying from breast cancer is great in younger women, those who are BRCA +, and those who are triple negative. I have a friend Angelina Jolie's age who just passed away this year. She was BRCA +, young, had two different types including triple negative, and passed away. If she could have done what Angelina Jolie did (had she known her possible fate), she could still be alive today and a 12 year old boy would still have a mother. I'm a breast cancer survivor (diagnosed at 28) and would have done the same thing as Angelina Jolie in hindsight if it could have spared me all of the treatments that come with lifelong impacts.

      May 17, 2013 at 1:17 am | Report abuse |
  144. *3@%^#8@$@

    they want 12 children..

    May 15, 2013 at 1:07 pm | Report abuse |
  145. Jess

    Didn't they adopt like 75 little orphan children? Just what are they going to do for milk? Angie needs to think of others and not just herself.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:06 pm | Report abuse |
  146. TahDone

    She is beautiful already...she is even making appearances!!!!

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 1:03 pm | Report abuse |
  147. Mark

    She don't got no booooobies !

    May 15, 2013 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  148. palintwit

    Sarah Palin had her brain removed and Bristol Palin had a buttplug removed. So what's the big deal?

    May 15, 2013 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
  149. Isis

    Wow – talk about some mean spiteful people here. You're embossing me and I don't even know you.

    I wonder one day ..... When – not "if" – someone you really love is ill or dies, how you will feel. Shame on you haters !!!

    My Mothers best friend from High School died of Breast Cancer at 44. Her daughter, only in her 30's, had a double mastectomy at Easter. When my Mom told me I just burst into tears.

    I hope Angie lives to 100 and is an inspiration to women who live with dark cloud over them – AND their daughters.

    God Bless You, Angelina.
    .

    May 15, 2013 at 12:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Osiris

      "embossing?"

      em·boss [ɛmˈbɔs, -ˈbɒs, em-baws, -bos]

      verb (used with object)
      1. to raise or represent (surface designs) in relief.
      2. to decorate (a surface) with raised ornament.
      3. Metalworking. to raise a design on (a blank) with dies of similar pattern, one the negative of the other. Compare coin.
      4. to cause to bulge out; make protuberant.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  150. Sam

    This is fun. It's not 2pm yet but still enjoyable to troll on celebrities. I heard 2pm is the official trolling time.

    May 15, 2013 at 12:56 pm | Report abuse |
  151. Sam

    When was the last time she released a CD? Her music career has been over for years. I think she is a 1990s has been with little if any singing talent.

    May 15, 2013 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
  152. Diva M In Charge

    Her tattoos are all symbols of love...

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 12:53 pm | Report abuse |
  153. Jennipher

    I bet she did it to get publicity and the simpathy vote.

    May 15, 2013 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
    • Patricia

      I've heard she has tattoos. Gross. Tattooed ladies belong in the circus.

      May 15, 2013 at 12:51 pm | Report abuse |
    • Simpathy Vote--i don't thinkso

      No she did it because her mother died of the disease and she was on the way too developing this dreaded disease
      so she had to get rid of it.....

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 12:55 pm | Report abuse |
    • lesliee

      "Vote" for what? She's not running for office. But from you, Jennipher, I sense a little ENVY....so to get some sympathy, why don't you take your breasts off?

      May 15, 2013 at 8:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • drapescall1

      never.

      May 15, 2013 at 8:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • maria

      Amen I say the same thing just publicty and pity is all ,like her life is a mess drugs and being a homewrecker,adopting black kids for status is all fake like you I believe it! is all FAKE! not pity here at all!

      May 16, 2013 at 10:18 pm | Report abuse |
  154. Marcus

    If my imaginary girlfriend ever gets her boobs cut off then she might as well forget about it. She can just go find her another sugar daddy. She's not gonna get any loving from me.

    May 15, 2013 at 12:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • Ahmad

      Your statement right there proves why she will remain imaginary for the rest of your life

      May 15, 2013 at 12:54 pm | Report abuse |
    • Nope...

      Brad will eat the imaginary 2 also.

      May 15, 2013 at 12:58 pm | Report abuse |
    • Marcus

      Imaginary gals are the best kind. They don't talk back or whine about how cool I got the air conditioning on. Plus they don't mind that my basement bachelor pad is a little damp. And they don't make fun of my awesome collectable action figures. Yeah. Real girls are dumb.

      May 15, 2013 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  155. derp

    "it's left him feeling pride and also a "wonderful relief."

    I'd be busy feeling those brand new funbags.

    May 15, 2013 at 12:43 pm | Report abuse |
  156. Crystal

    She is as beautiful inside as she is outside! May God continue to bless this family!

    May 15, 2013 at 12:38 pm | Report abuse |
  157. jefferson

    Loving Angie....a powerful brave woman with a powerful brave man....their love can survive anything

    May 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm | Report abuse |
  158. BeantownApple

    I wonder how they feel.

    May 15, 2013 at 12:31 pm | Report abuse |
  159. AngelD

    i have too admit what angelina did was amazing.

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 12:23 pm | Report abuse |
  160. Diva in Charge M

    Powerful couple...the love is so strong that i will never ever break

    May 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • Pliny

      What does there love have to do with you, in that you will never ever break? I am guessing you're on of those supermarket tabloid-reading queens, right?

      May 15, 2013 at 12:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • Diva in Charge M

      it will never break...sorry

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 12:24 pm | Report abuse |
  161. Pliny

    Seriously, nobody cares about these two loosers.

    May 15, 2013 at 12:17 pm | Report abuse |
    • Power Couple Brad and Angie (photo above)

      Pliny they are power... we should be proud of angelina...it takes amazing courage for a couple too go through this and she didn't even have the cancer yet....wow.

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
    • Pliny

      How are they "power" exactly? Are you talking about supernatural or religious power? Do you worship them or something? Newsflash: they are regular human beings just like you and me. Move along now, looser. LOL

      May 15, 2013 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • Pliny

      Pliny troll.

      You've returned. Still as obnoxious as ever.

      Do us all a favor. Loose 300 pounds. Move out of mommie's basement. Get a haircut. And get a job cleaning public toilets. It's pretty much all you are good for. And besides, your tongue can use the exercise.

      May 15, 2013 at 12:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • Diva M In Charge

      Go away Pliny(s). None of us wants to hear from either one of you (if there IS more than one).

      m

      May 15, 2013 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  162. courage

    hands down

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 12:01 pm | Report abuse |
  163. Diva M In Charge

    Her boobs are reconstructed already....

    May 15, 2013 at 12:33 pm | Report abuse |
  164. tahdone

    he can just suck them like he usually does.

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  165. Andre Take It Easy

    its just blogging

    m

    May 15, 2013 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  166. Abe

    I agree. Tattoos are bad.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  167. wow....that word used in these time...

    8*3(4@^#3

    May 15, 2013 at 1:20 pm | Report abuse |
  168. Jodie

    Oh no – it's the bugger man

    May 15, 2013 at 1:24 pm | Report abuse |
  169. Pliny

    LOL!

    Next to God, Satan is my FAVORITE fictional character!

    May 15, 2013 at 1:31 pm | Report abuse |
  170. himtooyo

    that is funny....

    May 15, 2013 at 1:32 pm | Report abuse |
  171. Pliny

    Oh, Bill...Bill...Bill...that's another book of lies, just like that ridiculous Bible the Christians are always going on about...

    LOL!

    May 15, 2013 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  172. Deb Ed

    Really? REALLY??!! You obviously have never gotten yourself out of the Stone Age. You feel like this, go to the Middle East. You would fit right in. Good grief! I hope you never have daughters. Or even a wife.

    May 15, 2013 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  173. Jeff

    Deb Ed sounds like a racist. A mean one. I bet she is prejudiced against is imbeciles.

    May 15, 2013 at 2:00 pm | Report abuse |
  174. duckyack

    You know, I don't accept traditional religion either, but one doesn't have to be disrespectful to those who do believe. It's childish and cruel. Shut up and keep your evil streak hidden lest everyone see it and stop coming around!

    May 16, 2013 at 10:44 am | Report abuse |

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