Angelina Jolie is one of the critically acclaimed successful actresses in Hollywood. During her career spanning more than two decades, the actress has received numerous accolades, including an Oscar and three Golden Globe Awards.
She is not only one of Hollywood’s highest paid actresses, but also a special envoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. But did you know that she was once called a “spoiled brat with minimal talent” by a leading producer in the industry? Scroll down to find out.
In 2014, a series of emails were shared between two major industry players, producer Scott Rudin and Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal, which were leaked by an anonymous hacker. The two producers were working together on a Steve Jobs biopic written by Aaron Sorkin. However, Sony subsequently waived the deal.
Following which, producer Scott Rudin and Amy Pascal shared a series of emails, where the former called Angelina Jolie “ a spoiled brat with minimal talent. ” As reported by India Today, Rodin in the leaked email wrote: “You’ve destroyed your relationship with half the city over the way you behaved on this film, and if you don’t think it’s true , wait and see … you don’t deserve a breath out of yours. You’ve behaved abominably and it will be a long, long time before I forget what you did to this movie and what you did to all of us.
Jolie wanted David Fincher to direct her in Cleopatra, rather than take the movie Jobs. In the email, Rodin told Pascal to “shut down Angie before she made it very difficult for David to get jobs.” He then added: “There is no Cleopatra movie to do (and how bad that is given the madness and raging ego of this woman and the cost of the movie is beyond me)”, se referring to Jolie.
In another email, Scott Rudin attacked Angelina Jolie calling her “a spoiled kid with minimal talent who didn’t think of pushing her off her plate for eighteen months so she could go and direct a movie.” [Unbroken]… It’s a camp event and a celebrity and that’s it and the last thing anyone needs is to make a giant bomb with her that any fool could see coming.
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