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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt give $340,000 to starving Somalia orphans




As much as some of you seem to dislike Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, there's no denying they share the wealth. Literally, I mean: They just gave $340,000 for health care for homeless orphans in Somalia. Wow, what a coupla jerks. Couldn't you spare $350,000?

The Daily Mail says the Jolie-Pitt Foundation gave the money to the Badbaado refugee camp in Mogadishu, which helps about 300 women and children per day. The group Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid is plenty grateful for the gift, which goes to a country in which 29,000 children have already died from drought and the resulting famine. Another 750,000 people are at risk of starvation in the coming months, the paper adds.

This is just another stripe for Brangelina, which has given millions to charities around the world ($8 million in 2006 alone). Oscar-winner Angie's been a goodwill ambassador to the U.N. for a decade, but now she's been appointed a Special Representative to work with refugees in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. Kim Kardashian, meanwhile, made something like $17 million in cash and gifts from her wedding to Kris Humphries. She's so talented and selfless!

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[Last modified: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 3:14pm]


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