Angelina Jolie Slams Donald Trump’s Anti-Refugee Rhetoric

Oscar winner and humanitarian Angelina Jolie Pitt slammed Donald Trump over his stance on immigration amid the severe refugee crisis.

United Nations special envoy Angeline Jolie Pitt called out for the countries of the world to unite to solve the global refugee crisis — while slamming Donald Trump.

Jolie Pitt, as part of her humanitarian efforts to help migrants, spoke at BBC’s World on the Move about the global catastrophe and denounced European leaders for taking part in a “race to the bottom” rather than being more invested in helping the displaced people of the world.

When asked about the presumptive GOP nominee of her own country, the 40-year-old philanthropist grew silent for a moment.

“To me, America is built on people from around the world coming together for freedoms, especially freedom of religion,” Jolie Pitt said. “So it's hard to hear this is coming from someone who is pressing to be an American president.”

Last year, Donald Trump called out for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” as floods of Syrian refugees fled their ravaged homeland.

"So many refugees are children," Jolie Pitt said. "I've often heard them say that the most painful thing is not that they have lost their homes  it is that they have lost their friends."

Read More: Angelina Jolie Puts The Spotlight On The Plight Of Non-Syrian Refugees

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