See, I get an entirely different impression from Angelina. Maybe Joan was confusing Angelina with her daughter Melissa. No, because then she would have to amend the beautiful part to ugly and stupid.
To me Angelina Jolie is one of the brighter celebs around. When she speaks about a topic she actually seems to know what she is talking about. I hate when a celeb supports some issue of the day, but when you get beyond question one they are at a loss about what the issue actually means. Angelina, at least comes prepared to answer questions and can present her side well. Is she a rocket scientist? No, but she does what she does very well. I don't care how beautiful or how famous you are, when you get invited to speak at Davos and their conference, you generally need to have something to contribute besides whether you made out with your brother, while Billy Bob Thornton watched.
To me, Angelina uses the press better than anyone in a very long time. She makes the films she wants and gets the price she requests. She is a very good actress, and despite some missteps that would have crushed any other actress and brought their career to a screeching halt, she somehow manages to always have public opinion firmly planted on her side.
I think Joan Rivers at this point in her career is trying to make herself relevant again, and so is taking whatever opportunity presents itself to get herself noticed. Do we care about Joan Rivers? Do we care what is happening in her life? No, but then she makes a statement like the one she did today, and suddenly she is front and center. I respect Joan for what she has done with one bit she has played repeatedly for 40 years, but perhaps, now is the time to just gracefully retire, so as to not become the butt of jokes, rather than the giver of them. She ceased being funny a long time ago.
Of course, all of you might think Angelina is stupid and that I am wrong. What do you think? Stupid or not?