Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to adopt a Syrian child this year


Angelia Jolie and Brad Pitt will adopt a Syrian girl, according to a source close to the couple.

As the special evoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Angelina Jolie has made several visits to the Middle-East including Lebanon, and war torn Syria.

During her visits, the 39-year-old actress was deeply affected by what she witnessed, especially at the refugee camps in Lebanon.

Angelina Jolie meets Syrian refugees in Lebanon

In an interview with UK’s The Express, a source close to Jolie and Pitt said the high profile couple want to adopt a little Syrian girl. “She has been moved to tears on several occasions over the plight of youngsters orphaned in the Syrian conflict,” the source told The Express.

Angelina and Brad are already parents to six children, three biological including Shiloh, eight, and six-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, and three adopted, Maddox ,13, from Cambodia, Pax, 11, from Vietnam, and Ethiopian Zahara, 10.