Angelina Jolie denies luring kids with money for film, interview transcripts say otherwise

4 (767 x 430)Angelina Jolie’s film, First They Killed My Father, has run into troubled waters after she said in an interview that kids were lured with money to be cast in her film, reports Hindustan Times.
Angelina Jolie’s new film as director, First They Killed My Father, got embroiled in controversy after she revealed how they cast child actors in the film in an interview to Vanity Fair. Jolie wanted to find children who had experienced real hardship in their lives, and devised a game, which even she called ‘disturbing in its realism’, to find the perfect actor.
The kids from slums and orphanages would be offered money which would be snatched away if the child couldn’t provide a good enough reason for why they want it.
The actor then told Huffington Post: “The suggestion that real money was taken from a child during an audition is false and upsetting. I would be outraged myself if this had happened.” Vanity Fair, however, has released transcripts from her interview to Evgenia Peretz which clearly suggest that Jolie mentioned real money (and cookies) being used to cast the kids.


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