Brad Pitt hails Angelina Jolie as "heroic"

Nearly every star in Hollywood has come out and lent their support to Angelina Jolie after she opened up about undergoing a double mastectomy after being told by doctors that she carried a "faulty gene" which increases the chances of breast and ovarian cancer.

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But now the one star that really matters, Brad Pitt, has spoken out about his partner's private pain, and hailed her as "absolutely heroic."

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"Having witnessed this decision firsthand, I find Angie's choice, as well as so many others like her, absolutely heroic," Pitt told the London Evening Standard. "I thank our medical team for their care and focus. All I want for is for her to have a long and healthy life, with myself and our children. This is a happy day for our family."


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