Angelina Jolie's aunt has lost her battle with breast cancer.
The 'Salt' actress - who recently revealed she underwent a double mastectomy after she was identified as carrying the BRCA1 cancer gene, which gave her an 87 per cent chance of developing breast cancer and a 50 per cent risk of ovarian cancer - and her family are in mourning after her aunt Debbie Martin, 61, passed away at Palomar Hospital in Escondido, California on Sunday morning (26.05.13).
Angelina Jolie's brother feels ''honoured'' to be her sibling.
The 'Maleficent' actress revealed earlier this week she had undergone a double mastectomy after tests revealed she carried the BRCA1 gene and had an 87 per cent chance of contracting breast cancer and a 50 per cent chance of contracting ovarian cancer - the disease which killed her mother, Marcheline Bertrand - and her brother James Haven thinks her decision to go public will be helpful to others.
Brad Pitt's family are ''very proud'' of Angelina Jolie for opening up about her double mastectomy.
The 49-year-old 'World War Z' star's mother Jane Pitt admits she loves the 37-year-old Oscar-winning actress ''dearly'' and is happy that she made the drastic decision to have both her breasts removed after she was identified as carrying the BRCA1 cancer gene, which gave her an 87 per cent chance of developing breast cancer and a 50 per cent risk of ovarian cancer, so she can see her six children grow up.
Brad Pitt is taking charge of his wedding to Angelina Jolie.
The 'Moneyball' actor is set to wed the Oscar-winning actress - with whom he raises six children with - this summer at their home in the South of France and he is getting involved in every aspect of the big day as he wants the nuptials to be perfect.