Angelina Jolie Honored by British Government

Angelina Jolie Honored British Government

Daniel Day-Lewis to be knighted; Maggie Smith and Damian Lewis feted

LONDON — Angelina Jolie, who is special envoy of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, has been honored by the British government for her work to end sexual violence in war zones.

Jolie was in London this week attending a major conference that is looking to tackle this issue.

Jolie, who was awarded an honorary damehood, was among several entertainment figures to be feted as part of Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday celebrations.

Thesp Daniel Day-Lewis (“There Will Be Blood”) was made a knight, and actress Maggie Smith (“Downton Abbey”) became a Companion of Honor.

Damian Lewis, the one-time star of “Homeland,” received the Order of the British Empire.

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  1. dhyalma says:

    Love her shea an angel send from heave god please bless her and keep her and her Family save so she can continue doing her work

  2. Jovinovi says:

    True but if she cared so much about sexual violence and rape she’d have campaigned against the match between the Netherlands and Spain. EVERYTHING the Netherlands did on the pitch was purely AGAINST the Geneva Convention which we all signed.

  3. Reblogged this on Piccadilly 1819 and commented:
    I have to admit Angelina Jolie has really impressed me this week with her commitment to the cause. Its nice to see famous people genuinely interested in helping others rather than making themselves look good.

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