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Melissa Etheridge is walking back her remarks regarding Angelina Jolie's preventative mastectomy, which she was quoted as calling cowardly and fearful.

It's not the Maleficent star's decision to have the surgery she objects to, Etheridge now clarifies, it's the way that decision was glorified after the fact.

  • A Melissa Etheridge Picture
  • Angelina Jolie Thin Photo

"I don't have any opinion on what she 'should have' done," Etheridge, a breast cancer survivor herself, tells Us Weekly. "All are free to choose."

"I only objected to the term 'brave' in describing it."

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Melissa Etheridge has taken an unusual stance again Angelina Jolie.

With most of the world applauding this actress for undergoing a double mastectomy in order to ensure that a gene mutation would not lead to breast cancer, the singer has come out and labeled Jolie a coward.

  • Melissa Etheridge Smiles
  • Angelina Jolie at Film Premiere

"I have that gene mutation too and it's not something I would believe in for myself," Etheridge tells The Washington Blade. "I wouldn't call it the brave choice. I actually think it's the most fearful choice you can make when confronting anything with cancer.

How does the artist arrive at that conclusion?

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One of the world's most famous people and most beautiful women celebrates a birthday today.

Angelina Jolie is now 38 years old.

The super, duper star was a big enough name even prior to her major announcement last month - but she has now gained an even larger following after admitting to a double masectomy.

Angelina Jolie Smiling

Jolie made her first public appearance over the weekend since the reveal, smiling on the red carpet of the World War Z premiere alongside Brad Pitt.

Oh. Right. She's also basically married to Brad Pitt.

So not a bad life overall for Angelina Jolie. Join us now in wishing her a very happy birthday!

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Angelina Jolie accompanied Brad Pitt to the London premiere of World War Z today.

But what would have been a typical event in the life of these A-listers took on a different meaning because it was the star's first public appearance since revealing to the world that she has undergone a double mastectomy.

Angelina Jolie on the Red Carpet

The inspiring star told Us Weekly she feels "wonderful," adding that it's "Brad's night" and she was just on hand for support.

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Angelina Jolie's preventive double mastectomy is the biggest news story of the week, and Time speculates that it may help transform women's health.

The 37-year-old actress, on the cover of the magazine's new issue, looks ethereal and pensive in a black-and-white profile shot, with the big question:

What will the "Angelina Effect" be on other women?

Angelina Jolie Time Cover

A little over the top? Maybe. But Time points indisputably that Angelina Jolie's decision to have elective surgery puts "genetic testing in the spotlight."

The star tested positive for the "faulty" BRCA1 gene, indicating that her likelihood for developing breast or ovarian cancer was extremely high.

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Angelina Jolie‘s double mastectomy was apparently just the beginning. The Oscar winner's ovaries are coming out too, according to People magazine.

She implied as much in the New York Times op-ed in which she revealed she had a double mastectomy after learning she carries a “faulty” BRCA1 gene.

An Angie Jolie Picture

That trait could dramatically increase her risk for breast and ovarian cancers, which she is determined to prevent, no matter the physical toll.

“I started with the breasts, as my risk of breast cancer is higher than my risk of ovarian cancer, and the surgery is more complex,” the star wrote.

But her medical odyssey is not done.

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The morning after Angelina Jolie published an op-ed in The N.Y. Times that revealed her decision to have a double mastectomy, Brad Pitt has issued a statement.

One in which he praises his life partner in no uncertain terms.

Pitt and Jolie Photo

"Having witnessed this decision firsthand, I find Angie's choice, as well as many others like her, absolutely heroic," he told London's Evening Standard.

"I thank our medical team for their care and focus."

"All I want is for her to have a long and healthy life, with myself and our children," said Pitt, with whom she has six. "This is a happy day for our family."

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Angelina Jolie has gone public with her choice to undergo a preventative double mastectomy.

In Tuesday's New York Times Op-Ed section, Jolie revealed the difficult medical decision she made after discovering she carried the BRCA1 gene.

This leads to an increased risk in breast and ovarian cancer.

Angelina Jolie Waves

Jolie's mother, Marcheline Bertrand, passed away at 56 after battling cancer for over a decade.

As Jolie said in her article, We often speak of “Mommy’s mommy,” and I find myself trying to explain the illness that took her away from us. They have asked if the same could happen to me."

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Jennifer Aniston's summer wedding plans with fiance Justin Theroux are reportedly on hold ... because of Brad Pitt's own plans to marry Angelina Jolie.

Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston

Neither couple has confirmed they even have a date set, but that's still what Us is reporting today in its new issue. One of their sources claims:

"She does not want her day associated with them, and Justin got weirded out anyway by all the rushing. Nothing has happened on that front in a month."

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