In front of the photographers at the Golden Globes and Oscars in 2000, Angelina Jolie (45) kissed her big brother James Haven (47) - on the mouth. These pictures went around the world at the time and caused quite a scandal. The actress was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in 2000 for the film Girl, Interrupted.
A few weeks later, Angelina Jolie also won the Oscar in this category. At the time, she was accompanied to both awards shows by her brother, where the shocking pictures were taken.
The siblings were accused of having a disturbed brother-sister relationship. Cis Rundle, the former nanny of the two, put the incest rumors to rest with this statement to Radar Online:
"The day she kissed Jamie at the Oscars, it was the first day 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."
Angelina Jolie and James Haven stuck together as children
After the separation of her father, Jon Voight (82) and mother Marcheline Bertrand (†56), Angelina Jolie and James Haven grew up with their mother in New York and Los Angeles. Angelina Jolie looks like her mother's image today.
Bertrand gave up her own acting ambitions for the children. Oscar-winner Jon Voight continued to work as an actor. The children usually only saw their father during school holidays or when he took them to filming. Angelina Jolie revealed to People that her brother who is two years older than her is her "best friend."
Angelina Jolie: She made the big break
While James Haven failed to make a big breakthrough as an actor, Angelina Jolie has become one of the most sought-after Hollywood actresses of all time. On the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith she met her ex-husband Brad Pitt, from whom she separated in 2016. Together they were the perfect couple. But after twelve years of a relationship, the two are now going their separate ways.