(Intended as a follow up to the excerpt included in this previous post)
- In a statement to the Huffington Post, Jolie says “I am upset that a pretend exercise in an improvisation, from an actual scene in the film, has been written about as if it was a real scenario,” [....] “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.”
She claims that parents, guardians and non-governmental organization partners, as well as medical doctors, were present throughout the entire filmmaking process, including auditions.
- Srey Moch Sareum was the actor who was eventually picked for the child's leading role. She lives in a slum community and attends an NGO school in Cambodia.
I remain skeptical. Do you believe her, ONTD?