Inspiring villain

Angelina Jolie urges kids to be different in first post-surgery appearance

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After the revelation last week that she had her ovaries and fallopian tube removed, Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance on Saturday night at the Kids’ Choice Awards. She was sitting between her daughters Shiloh and Zahara, who squealed when Jolie’s “Maleficent” role won her the “orange blimp” for Best Villain. In her acceptance speech, Jolie gave some sound advice to her young listeners. “Different is good, so don’t fit in,” Jolie said. “Don’t sit still, don’t ever try to be less than what you are, and when someone tells you that you are different, smile and hold your head up high and be proud.” The audience cheered for the actress, who recently received lots of press for her decision to undergo more preventative surgery. Jolie concluded her speech with an empowering message: “Cause a little trouble. It’s good for you.”

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