Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Adopting New Child From Ethiopia?

Truth rating: 2

By Daniel Gates


Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are preparing to adopt another child, reports Life & Style. The tabloid claims the couple is actively looking to expand their family to seven children, “primarily looking in Ethiopia, where their daughter Zahara was born.”

“They are excited about it,” a so-called “pal” tells the magazine. “Seven has always been Brad’s lucky number, and he and Angelina think it would bring them luck and happiness.” For proof, Life & Style points to a recent interview Pitt gave in Australia in which he said of his brood, “I don’t know that we’re finished. I don’t know yet.” Ooh! The very revealing I don’t know!

In any case, the “friend” claims the reason Pitt said he didn’t know in the interview is that the adoption process is fraught with last-minute delays and complications. “He and Angie made a promise to Zahara years ago that they would adopt another child from the region she came from, so she could have a sibling to relate to,” explains the tab’s source. The remainder of the article is devoted to discussing how busy Jolie and Pitt already are with their careers and other commitments, and how adding the new baby will “only add to the craziness.”

OK, let’s slow down. As Gossip Cop has reported over and over, Jolie and Pitt are not actively preparing to add to their family. Jolie herself recently said, there are no current plans to get pregnant or adopt again. There’s a (very real) chance the couple will adopt – from Ethiopia or elsewhere – at some point in the future. But as a source close to the family again tells Gossip Cop, that is not happening right now.

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