Washington (ANI): Eva Mendes has said that Angelina Jolie is the
source of inspiration that makes her want to be a better person.
The actress made the statement at an event to celebrate women in
entertainment who have made significant contributions to
philanthropic and charitable causes at Variety"s Power of Women
luncheon in Beverly Hills on Thursday.
Mendes was honoured for her work with the Art of Elysium
Foundation, which brings different forms of creative arts into
hospitals to improve the quality of life for children with serious
diseases and illnesses. Some of Hollywood"s biggest names from Anne
Hathaway to Katie Holmes to Eva Mendes stepped out to celebrate
“I have to say that Angelina Jolie did something really
interesting when she became 'Angelina Jolie"," Fox News quoted her
as saying. “She took all that light and attention she was getting
and she shined that light on important causes. I think that"s
pretty incredible and she was the one that made it cool to do all
that," she added.