Angelina Jolie made headlines after she kissed her brother, James Haven, on the lips at an awards show years ago.
Following the siblings’ shocking display of affection, incest rumors surrounded Angelina Jolie. But the actress immediately defended her actions by saying that it’s nothing more than brotherly love.
Angelina Jolie gushes over brother James Haven
While at the Oscars, Jolie also declared how in love she was with her brother.
“I’m in shock and I’m so in love with my brother right now. He just held me and said he loved me, and I know he’s so happy for me. And, um, thank you for that,” Jolie said (via Us Weekly).
Jolie also revealed that her parents, Marcheline Bertrand and Jon Voight enjoyed watching the sweet moment between their children.
“My parents really loved that moment, and that’s what will always matter,” Jolie said.
During her appearance on Saturday Night Live, Jolie also defended her decision to kiss her brother on the lips.
“It wasn’t some open-mouthed kiss,” she said.
Angelina Jolie’s mom’s friend called the controversial kiss ‘sisterly love’
Cis Rundle, a close friend of Jolie’s late mother, talked about the actress’s and Haven’s kiss during her interview with Radar Online.
“The day she kissed James at the Oscars, it was the first day that Marcheline was treated for cancer. They left the hospital together and got ready together. Nobody in the world knew that they spent the day in the hospital. It was like, ‘Look where we’re at now.’ But the world saw something incestual. It was meant to be ‘Here we are.’ They only ever had each other. They had a very tight relationship with each other and their mother,” Rundle, reportedly, said.
Angelina Jolie allegedly harmed herself growing up
During the same interview, Rundle revealed that Jolie struggled with self-growing while she was growing up. Bertrand’s friend said that Jolie, allegedly, liked a little bit of pain and edge. As a kid, Jolie, allegedly, dipped her finger in wax.
“She was a wild child. I knew she was always going to be a force to be reckoned with,” Rundle said.
Actress vows to always be truthful
Following Angelina Jolie and Haven’s controversial kiss, the Unbroken director also vowed to always be honest with her fans. Brad Pitt’s ex-wife that she will continue to be honest regardless of what’s going to be written about her.
“I’ll fall on my face in front of all of you and make mistakes and be screwed up and hurt and seem strange and be really happy. I’ll do it in front of everybody because I think acting is sharing and expressing things. I just hope that people can see through all this other stuff,” Jolie said.