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Angelina Jolie's tour of Tunisia causes a near-riot among refugees

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It's been a good long while since we've followed up on Angelina Jolie, so what has she been up to between rumors she and Brad Pitt are breaking up? Oh, just starting riots in Tunisia, is all.

An X17online photographer reports that the UN Goodwill Ambassador, who was touring the country near the Libyan border, caused an uproar by fans willing to do anything to glimpse her: "The people were beyond excited to see her," the shooter tells the site. "There were thousands of refugees screaming her name and chanting. The crowd was closing in on her and her security detail; it was intense." They must have heard she was there to campaign for more funds from U.N. members to care for displaced people around the border region.

Angie had to beat feet away from the border and be hustled off by 30 armed security personnel, the photog said. Apparently safety concerns were so bad, she had to cancel the rest of her visit, which included touring a hospital. She was headed back to Paris from Tunis on Tuesday. From studying the photo below, it's possible they're just wondering what that seventh set of coordinates tattooed on her left arm are; did she have another kid and not tell anyone?

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[Photos: Angie visits with refugees, including the Somali woman below at Shousha Camp and the Ras Djir Tunis-Libyan border, above. UNHCR via Getty Images]

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[Last modified: Tuesday, April 5, 2011 3:44pm]

    

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