Angelina Jolie was joined by her son Maddox Jolie-Pitt, 21, for a rare public event on Wednesday night. Again, when the president calls, you can’t say no. The couple attended the White House State Dinner as President Biden welcomed South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and First Lady Kim Keon Hee.
The duo were specially formed for the event, with Jolie wearing an ivory V-neck dress with gathers at the waist and a matching jacket with a quilted lapel and cuffs. According People, the pieces are vintage Chanel, made especially for her years ago. The actress accessorized the look with a gold clutch, gold pearl necklace and a bold red lip. Maddox, meanwhile, looked sophisticated in a classic black suit and coat.
“Asia-America relations are important to Angelina’s family,” a source said. People. “She and the children have had close ties to the region, including South Korea, for many years. Maddox enrolled at Yonsei University in Seoul in 2018, and although his time there was cut short due to the pandemic, he is believed to have returned since it reopened. Jolie visited her son when he started school and opened up about her son’s educational decision in 2020.
“I couldn’t be happier with Mad’s college choice,” she told the South Korean show. Dong-a Ilbo. “We are all so happy, as a family, to have the opportunity to get to know South Korea even better thanks to Maddox, and with him, during his studies.”
Jolie and Maddox, who is the eldest of the actress’ six children with Brad Pitt, were joined at dinner by other notable attendees, including Upper fixator stars Chip and Joanna Gaines and Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim. The visit of the South Korean leader and his wife “marks the 70th anniversary of the U.S.-Korean alliance, which is essential to advancing the peace, stability and prosperity of our two countries, the Indo-Pacific and around the world,” according to a press release.