Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Wear Out Welcome?
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt charmed Namibia. The Hollywood power couple were loved in France, and Germany and seemingly all across Europe. The Dominican Republic adored Angie so much they brought out the army to protect her.
But the drama may be wearing thin on India.
A published report written by Stone Martindale suggests the pair have become unwelcome in Pune with the boorish and allegedly violent behavior of the security forces that have reportedly brandished guns and threatened to kill members of the media.
One of their vehicles also bumped a motorcycle rider in the streets, but thankfully the man was unharmed during the accident.
M&C writes that 'India has had it with Angelina Jolie.'
The report claims that India first was charmed, but now Pune residents are growing a bit weary of the American super couple known as "Brangelina" who defaulted to shooting in Pune instead of Pakistan for safety reasons.
"We have increased the security for Ms. Jolie to see that incidents like this do not happen again.," R.S. Khaire, a police officer in the western city of Pune, told Reuters.
A case has been filed against the driver of the vehicle and the number of officers accompanying Jolie on location will be increased, police said.
Jolie is also under fire from some critics for playing Mariane Pearl, the bi-racial widow of slain journalist Daniel Pearl claiming a black actress should have received the role.
The funny thing - other than they should have a bit better control of their security, all of this seems out of the Jolie-Pitt brood. And the racial angle seems idiotic.
But havoc follows the couple everywhere it seems and they catch the brunt of the criticism - unfair or not.
--Jo Anne Way writes from Seattle
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