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Angelina Jolie Remains Unbothered, Refuses To Shield Children From Media Chaos Surrounding Son Maddox's Adoption Scandal

Jul. 23 2021, Published 3:48 p.m. ET

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Angelina Jolie is continuing to throw her kids in the spotlight despite her oldest child Maddox making headlines.

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The 46-year-old mother of six is currently in Paris, France, with half of her cubs, and while she's a whole continent away, Angelina and her kids can't get escape the paparazzi.

Photographers have been snapping away and haven't missed a beat when it comes to the Academy Award-winner's vacation with Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, and Shiloh, 15.

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Angelina isn't letting their presence spoil her time with her children.

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She's been stepping out with them every day, refusing to shield her kids from the shutterbugs despite questions circulating about Maddox's 2002 adoption.

On Thursday, Angelina and her three children breezed past a swarm of paparazzi and into La Girafe restaurant for an early dinner.

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The Maleficent actress kept her head down but refused to hide when they exited a black SUV and headed into the dining establishment.

Despite Angelina's blended-in black attire, Pax and Zahara's loud outfits made the group hard to miss.

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The star's daughter stunned in a vibrant-colored floral dress, while Pax stood out in his lavender and blue striped sweater.

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Shiloh kept it casual in black like Mama.

Their dinner isn't the only date in Paris that the photographers have gone on.

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Shutterbugs have been glued to Angelina and her kids' hips since they landed in the City of Love.

Hours before their family dinner, paparazzi flooded the group when the actress took Pax, Zahara, and Shiloh shopping.

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When they came out of a trendy boutique called KITH's, the foursome was swarmed by anxious shutterbugs.

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Thankfully, Angelina's security team was there to safely guide the star and her kids back into their SUV.

Photographers are always eager to get shots of Angie, but even more so this week because of the scandal surrounding her oldest son's adoption.

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As Radar reported, a filmmaker has promised to investigate Lauryn Galindo, who is behind several alleged "unethical" Cambodian adoptions. She is the person who spearheaded Angelina's adoption for Maddox.

One year after Maddox's adoption, Galindo was charged with conspiracy to commit visa fraud, conspiracy to launder money, and the structuring of financial transactions.

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Her sister was required to pay a $150,000 fine for falsifying documents to obtain US visas for so-called "orphans."

Angelina's former friend Sarath Mounh added to speculation that her son's poverty-stricken biological parents may have been alive at the time of his adoption and sold him for $100.

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"I'm not 100% sure that Maddox was an orphan even though he came from an orphanage. At least one of the parents was possibly alive at the time of his adoption," he told Daily Mail.

Angelina has always maintained that Maddox's adoption was legit.

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"I would never rob a mother of her child. I can only imagine how dreadful that would feel," she has said in the past.

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