Five epic pics from the Governors Awards that made us so happy we wanted to cry

2013-11-18 08:42
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Los Angeles - Angelina Jolie thanked Brad Pitt as she was honoured at an early Oscars ceremony.

The Salt actress - who underwent a double mastectomy in February - was presented with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday and she praised her fiancé for his "support" and "guidance".

She said: "My love. Your support and your guidance make everything I do possible."

She also promised not to cry and embarrass her son Maddox, 12, who was at the ceremony with his father to support Angelina.

She added: "I'm not going to cry, I promise. I'm not going to embarrass you.

"You and your brothers and sisters are my happiness and there is no greater honour in this world than being your mom."

And the 38-year-old star - who also has children, Pax, nine, Zahara, eight, Shiloh, seven, and five-year-old twins, Knox and Vivienne with Brad - explained she hopes to make her own mother proud.

Getting teary-eyed, she said: "I will do as my mother asked and I will do the best I can with this life to be of use.

"And to stand here today means I did as she asked and if she were alive she'd be very proud, so thank you."

Here are five epic pics from the Governors Awards:

1) When Angie, Brad and Maddox were on the red carpet:

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2) When Angie made her amazing speech:

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3) When actor Robert Osborne presented honouree Angela Lansbury with an honourary award and whispered something in her ear.

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4) When Angela had tears in her eyes and so did we...

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5) When Tom Hanks used his phone to take a selfie of himself with honouree Steve Martin after presenting Martin with an honourary Academy Award.

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