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Le Divorce Terrible

To the shock and dismay of America, Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton have split up. More signs of Apocalypse to follow.

12:15 AM, Jul 26, 2002 • By MATT LABASH
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Let's hope she never follows through, for the sake of Maddox. But what about poor Baby Madness, plucked from his perfectly good third-world shantytown to be dropped into this maelstrom of Hollywood neuroses? Sure, he came from Cambodia--home of abject poverty, political killings, abysmal working conditions, and former capital of the Khmer Rouge. But faced with that, or the terrifying alternative of calling Angelina Jolie "mommy," I'd take my chances in the killing fields.

Matt Labash is senior writer at The Weekly Standard.