Why Angelina Jolie Is Starving Herself

Celebrity Body Dec. 8, 2011 AT 10:37AM
Why Angelina Jolie Is Starving Herself Credit: Eric Charbonneau/WireImage.com Why Angelina Jolie Is Starving Herself

Unlike some of her peers, Angelina Jolie's pin thin frame has nothing to do with vanity.

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The U.N. goodwill ambassador, 36, who travels the globe meeting the poor, "puts herself on fasts to make statements for the children she visits," a Jolie source tells the new issue of Us Weekly (on stands Friday).

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"She says, 'If they can't eat, I can't eat,'" the source adds. The busy mother of six "does different cleanses from around the world. It's very dramatic, but that's how she gets."

The actress -- currently promoting her directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey -- has partner Brad Pitt, 47, worrying about her health, says a second insider.

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"He's worried about her and has made her see a zillion doctors, but they keep telling her she's fine."

For more on Jolie's "strange diets," pick up the new issue of Us Weekly, on stands Friday!

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