Angelina Jolie has shot back at rumors claiming that she and Brad Pitt were planning to adopt an orphan from Haiti. The speculation began when the Daily Mirror reported that during a visit to Haiti, Jolie and Pitt became smitten with a four-year-old girl named Leah and were making plans to adopt her. In a statement released to The Daily Beast, however, Jolie staunchly denies the adoption story.
A statement released by her management said “Earlier this week, the Daily Mirror U.K. and others reported that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are in the process of adopting a child from Haiti. There is no truth to these rumors. … Rather, Ms. Jolie is focused on enhancing the welfare and legal protection of children within Haiti. As such, she has been meeting with government of Haiti officials, Haitian legal experts and non-governmental organizations regarding a new initiative of the Jolie-Pitt Foundation.” While we’re not fans of false speculation, Jolie has said she’s interested in further-expanding her family so it’s not like another adoption would be totally out of nowhere. It’s just not happening yet.
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