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Sir Winston Churchill, the inspiration behind Angelina Jolie’s film tattoos

Posted by Disha Singh on July 6, 2008

As our country’s great wartime leader, Sir Winston Churchill has received too many tributes to count. But he’s never been commemorated quite like this before. Angelina Jolie has revealed that two of the tattoos she acquired for her latest film Wanted – about a secret society of assassins who try to make the world a better place – are a homage to the Second World War Prime Minister. The words in gothic script on her upper arms come from a speech Sir Winston made on the day he took office in 1940. In an interview for US television, Miss Jolie said: ‘We tried to focus the tattoos on themes that would be related to this sense of justice. ‘From Churchill’s speech, “We have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat,” I had “Toil” and “Tears”.’(Read More at Dailymail)

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