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10 Celebrity Women Celebrate Angelina Jolie’s Courage on Twitter

Angelina Jolie, Angelina Jolie Double Masectomy

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Angelina Jolie revealed in an essay for the NY Times today that she recently underwent a double masectomy as a preventative measure. Discovering she carried the deadly BRCA1 gene she made the decision to face it head on. She will continue to document her journey in this through the Pink Lotus Breast Cancer site.

There has been an out-pouring of reactions from celebrity women, praising and showing their support for the actress via Twitter. Here are the Top 10.

Project Runway’s Nina Garcia applauds Jolie and quotes her as well… a pretty phenomenal quote about life’s challenges. Bravo indeed.

Giuliana Rancic posts the story, revealing how proud she is of Jolie for helping in the education of women on breast cancer. She, herself, underwent a double masectomy, which she made very public as well in an effort to educate women.

Octavia Spencer shares her prayers for the Jolie-Pitts and applause for Jolie bringing awareness to the cause.

Elizabeth Banks shares her thoughts, thanking Jolie for making the community aware and how the procedure can save lives.

Kirstie Alley shows her affinity for the actress in her own quirky way.

Celebrities Have Spoken Out On Twitter To Show Their Support.

Minnie Driver praises Jolie for her courage to be so vocal about the ordeal.

Katie Couric posts the article in an effort to bring awareness as well.

Lea Thompson not only thinks Jolie is a brave woman, but a cool one as well.

A post about Angelina Jolie’s story on the Alyssa Milano twitter account.

Bethenny Frankel posts the story and asks readers what they would do in the same situation.

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