Angelina Jolie Surprises Clint Eastwood With Tribute

Angelina Jolie made a surprise appearance at Monday night’s Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala to honor her “Changeling” director Clint Eastwood.

As Angelina took the stage to honor Clint with the Director of the Year award, the audience audibly gasped with excitement as her name was announced, People reported.

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“There are some people in this business that are icons, and we often wonder if, when we meet them, they’ll live up to what we imagine them to be,” Angelina told the audience. “And Clint Eastwood in person is even better.”

“Clint is what every great director should be,” she continued. “He is a great leader. And I certainly would follow him anywhere.”

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Clint appears to have enjoyed his time working Angelina too.

“Working with someone like Angelina Jolie is a great privilege, because you get to look on that gorgeous beauty every day. And she’s a great talent,” he told the crowd while accepting his award.

The duo exited the stage arm-in-arm and Angelina reportedly slipped out of the event unnoticed.

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