- more detailed background here and here
- summary: in vanity fair, angelina jolie revealed the casting process for the female lead in the upcoming film first they killed my father. the directors put money on the table, asked the child to come up with a story of why they needed it and take it, then the child would have to come up with a lie about it. this was called emotionally abusive and potentially triggering by critics. angelina later claimed this was taken out of context.
- according to vanity fair, angelina's lawyers contacted the magazine asking for the paragraph to be removed from the article and a statement to be made to clarify the issue.
- vanity fair responded by releasing the transcript.
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