Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have always insisted that their decision to get married – and the wedding itself – was all about their kids, who were really into the idea. It seems that’s actually the case, as Angelina donned a pretty interesting dress when she tied the knot with Brad last weekend.
Here’s the scoop from US Weekly:
In the first photos, on the new cover of the UK’s HELLO! magazine, the happy bride affectionately kisses her now-husband Pitt.
“It was important to us that the day was relaxed and full of laughter. It was such a special day to share with our children and a very happy time for our family,” Brad and Angelina told the mag.
As previously reported by Us Weekly, the couple wed in a small intimate ceremony in a chapel in Chateau Miraval in France. “It was a non-denominational civil ceremony,” a spokesperson for the couple told Us in a statement. “It was very much a family affair.”
A family affair indeed. Not only did Jolie’s dress feature artwork drawn by kids Maddox, 13, Pax, 10, Zahara, 9, Shiloh, 8, and six-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox, the children were also active in the nuptials.
Jolie walked down the aisle with Maddox and Pax, while Zahara and Vivienne “threw petals, gathered from the garden,” the spokesperson previously told Us. “Shiloh and Knox were the ring bearers.”
Aw, well that’s sweet. I think it’s extra sweet that they really did do this for the kids and would have been perfectly fine not ever getting married if it wasn’t for them. I do think they will be together for a long ass time – like, think Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins time (they were the best couple EVER). I dunno, I just think they work!
September 2, 2014 at 10:30 am by Jennifer
Oh, snap! Shit just got real! Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been teasing the world with their impending (but seemingly never arriving) nuptials for what seems like ages, but it’s really happened! They got married on Saturday and now they’re officially husband and wife!
BREAKING: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in France, says a spokesman for the couple.
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 28, 2014
I mean, this is actually the sum and total of what we know about this grand event, but that’s good enough for us. Despite the fucked up way their relationship came about all those years ago, you can’t stand in the way of true love and they do make a fantastic couple. Congrats to them!
August 28, 2014 at 7:39 am by Jennifer
Poor Pat O’Brien. The former Access Hollywood host has so little to talk about in his new memoir, I’ll Be Right Back After This, that he’s used a “story” about Angelina Jolie being horny in an elevator to try and sell copies. Wasn’t that just Angelina Jolie’s thing in the ’90s? Sorry, not gonna make me buy it.
From The Daily Mail:
Pat opens up about the incident, which he claims took place in the lift of posh Beverly Hills hotel L’Ermitage, in his new memoir I’ll Be Right Back After This.
He apparently bumped into the superstar in 2002 when she was freshly single after splitting from husband Billy Bob Thornton.
‘I said, “What’s up baby?” And she said with a wink, “I’m trying to find this guy I kind of know because I’m really horny right now,”’ Pat recalled.
The now 66-year-old, who had interviewed Angelina several times before their rumoured encounter, went on to write: ‘I joked that she had my number and we laughed.’
Kewl story, bro. Also, LOL at him thinking he was at all in with a chance. I guess he had to try.
In any case, no amount of salacious stories you can tell me about Angelina Jolie will ever shock me or make me think she’s got some secret life or any of that bullshit. She is untouchable – leave Saint Angelina alone! We all know she used to like her drugs and weird sex kinks and was a hot ass mess back then. So what?
August 22, 2014 at 8:00 am by Jennifer
There seems to be a major ¡Escandalo! going on in Hollywood at the moment since a man claiming to be Angelina Jolie‘s former heroin dealer has come forward trying to sell his story like it’s news. Add to that the fact that a video of a very strung out Angelina in the ’90s has just been leaked, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for hysteria. Never mind that Angelina is an incredible woman, parent, human being and humanitarian now – look how strung-out and skinny she looked! Look how many drugs she once took!
From The Daily Mail (of course):
Her eyes are bloodshot and hollow, her arms emaciated and scratched.
Pacing about her living room, Angelina Jolie picks at her skin with her filthy fingernails as her self-proclaimed drug dealer films her in a rambling phone conversation with her father.
Astonishing video footage has surfaced of the Oscar-winning actress looking anything but the internationally acclaimed humanitarian and one half of Hollywood’s most glamorous couple.
Convicted drug dealer Franklin Meyer claims he shot the 16-minute footage with Jolie’s consent in 1999 after she called him round to her Manhattan home to re-supply her with heroin and cocaine.
Jolie has since described it as a ‘dark’ and ‘dangerous’ period of her life which she was lucky to survive.
In the video, first released the video to The National Enquirer, the Maleficent star paces back and forth in a dingy apartment as she talks frantically on the phone.
The television is on in the background as Angelina appears to be in a state of distress as trash bags and soda cans litter the floor and coffee table.
Here’s the video in question, to save you the reading:
I mean, was she on drugs here? I think that’s pretty clear. Is it a revelation? Not particularly, unless you want to look at it this way: This is a woman who openly admitted that she went through really tough times and was in a “dark place” for a good chunk of her life, who managed to pull herself together and become a really admirable and respectable human being. The only thing this video makes me feel is pretty in awe of just how much she’s turned her life around. Good for her.
July 9, 2014 at 9:00 am by Jennifer
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been teasing the world with the possibility of a big wedding for years, but so far, it seems we’ve all been waiting in vain. Not for long, though – Angelina says the couple’s kids are in charge of planning the whole affair, so it’ll end up being Disney or paintball. HOW ABOUT BOTH?
“We are discussing it with the children and how they imagine it might be,” Jolie, 38, who stars in the new film Maleficent, tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story. “Which is verging on hysterical, how kids envision a wedding.”
“They will, in a way, be the wedding planners,” she says of Maddox, 12, Pax, 10, Zahara, 9, Shiloh, 7, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 5. “It’s going to be Disney or paintball – one or the other!”
That’s cute – and great that they’re getting the kids involved, though there are no surprises there given that really Brangelina are only getting married because the kids have been asking for it. Still, really cute – I kinda love them as a couple.
May 14, 2014 at 6:37 am by Jennifer
Can we all just take a moment to appreciate how gorgeous Angelina Jolie is? I mean, generally she doesn’t do much for me and I tend to think she’s overrated, but her new Elle cover is just beautiful, right?
It’s a great interview, as well, with Angelina opening up about her younger years and how she never thought she’d get a “happy ending”, fall in love or have kids. She seems really lovely (not just physically).