Shiloh Jolie-Pitt wants to change her name to “Shax” to be like her bros

The tabloids are full of Jolie-Pitt stories this week, but I’m only going to cover a few of them. The Enquirer has three different stories, all of which I don’t care for. One is about Angelina currently being 3 months pregnant, but that she and Brad have decided not to tell anyone because she’s so underweight. There’s another one about the kids not being allowed to swear which… meh. And yet another one about the family’s trip to Las Vegas to see the Cirque du Soleil show, and how the kids were all acting like brats, acting rowdy and making a mess. That one seems the most likely – the Enquirer even has photos of kids at the show, and they look squirmy and there’s popcorn all over the place.

But really, this is my favorite story of the week. In Touch Weekly (I know, I know) claims that Shiloh is so obsessed with being like her brothers, she wants to change her name from Shiloh to Shax. OMG. Shax Jolie-Pitt. It’s perfect.

What’s in a name? A lot, if you’re 5-year-old Shiloh Jolie-Pitt. The famous tomboy – who prefers to play rough with her older brothers than play dolls with her sisters – has taken her gamine ways to new extremes, asking her parents, Brad Pitt and Angelina, to call her Shax.

Why Shax? She wants to be just like her brothers, Maddox, Pax and Knox, whose names all end in the letter “X”. A childhood friend of Shiloh’s mom isn’t one bit surprised.

“Angelina was also a tomboy,” the friend tells In Touch. “She changed her name to Vince when she was the same age.”

[From In Touch Weekly, print edition]

Vince Jolie and her tomboy daughter Shax. It does make sense! I wonder if Angelina is ever like, “Yeah, my mom put a curse on me, I have a daughter that is JUST LIKE ME.” Marcheline got the last laugh. Shiloh is a fun, wild kid, just like Angelina. Let’s hope that Shiloh does have quite the difficult trajectory that Angelina had throughout her teen years (and into her early 20s). But I have faith that like Angelina, Shiloh will figure her life out. And until then, I think Brad and Angelina have the right idea: just let their kids be kids. Let Shax be Shax.

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  1. TheOriginalKitten says:

    Ha ha! That is so cute.

  2. Luise says:

    Man those children are going to be so out of control when they become teenagers.

    • Original Tiffany says:

      While the shax thing is cute, acting like that at a Cirque production is NOT. My not even 2 year old nephew went to our show and was amazed at the show, no squirming or fussing. That kind of crap can distract and be very dangerous to the artists. Just saying. We just saw Iris on our break. I like ours better, but it’s a whole different show.
      As a former tomboy, kinda still am, Shax is Ok by me. My youngest has been his whole name for almost 12 years, he now wants to be the shortened version, fine by me.

  3. mln76 says:

    Shiloh is adorable. And yeah I totally believe those wild kids caused a ruckus in Vegas. They all must be such a laugh. But this Shax story sounds like desperation on ITW’s part.

  4. brin says:

    Love it!!! Shiloh is adorable….she must have a great imagination with Brad and Angelina as her parents!

  5. SolitaryAngel says:

    I love this little girl! She always looks like she’s having a blast, and I’d be happy to call her Shax if I were her parents; there’s no harm in it, and they do encourage their kids to be individuals. 

    Polar opposites from poor Suri. 

    That Shiloh is going to be heart-stoppingly gorgeous. I can’t wait to watch her grow & change!

  6. Paloma says:

    Would love to see this beautiful girl in a dress one day. Doubt this “stage” she is going through would last this long without the encouragement of a parent.

    • Lots of Dresses says:

      Paloma- Shiloh wore A TON of dresses until about 3- just like her sisters did/do. There are many, many pictures of Shiloh in dresses. So, do a google search and you can see what you say you love- Shiloh in a dress! If you have kids, you know clothes is one area it is ok for them to have choices- it empowers them in a world where they have many (needed) rules. No bathing suits in winter or dirty stuff, but otherwise it’s all good. When she was young, my niece wore her power ranger suit to school almost every day for 3 months and she’s MORE than fine and EVEN wore a gorgeous dress to prom- go figure.

    • Seal Team 6 says:

      I think it’s terrific her parents are allowing her to be her, not forcing her into some gender-specific role ordained by society. How they are raising her is what results in healthy, happy, and emotional stable kids, teens, and adults.

      Good for them, and for little Shax.

    • DesertRose says:

      I have a four year old daughter (5 in a couple of months), and she likes to pick out her own clothing. Every day I say something like “Wouldn’t you like to wear a nice dress and some tights today?” And every day she looks at me like I’m crazy whilst picking out jeans and some top with a crazy design or pattern. Finish with her red cowboy boots and she’s ready to go. My point is that no matter how hard I try to steer her, she is doing her own thing. This may have more to do with the fact that our property is pretty much a farm, but still, I have had people say ‘how come she never dresses like a little girl?’ Well I don’t know, but I would love to see her in a dress and maryjanes, too =)

      • Seal Team 6 says:

        Good for you, DesertRose! You’re a good mother.

      • Naye in VA says:

        my family lookes at me crazy when i said i would let my daughter choose to wear whatever she wants (clothes do not include body jewelry, body art and hair dye) i want her to be able to feel like an individual. They all said i was setting her up to be made fun of, but i feel like on the contrary it allows her to be confident in herself. My mother was still dressing me in tulle dresses and puffed sleeves when i was ten. Soooo embarassing

      • Ann says:

        Pants are so much more comfortable. “Little Girl Clothes” are uncomfortable and restrict movement.

      • DesertRose says:

        Thanks SealTeam6, little things like that are great for making someone’s day. I was raised by hippies on a farm, we were allowed to do our own thing clothing-wise, I have all the lovely school pics to prove it too. I have a great mom and I do my best to give my kids what she gave me – self-confidence, intelligence, and morals. I’m sure the Pitt-Jolie family are trying to do the same for their kids.

      • j says:

        Yes, this. I raised my daughter almost totally gender neutral, dressing her in “boy” colors and suggesting she might like to be a construction worker or a scientist or other male-dominated stuff. We totally avoided Disney movies and other princess-archetype stuff, or the idea of getting rescued or saved by a man.

        Fast forward to age four: she is the daintiest, most delicate thing I know. She wears only dresses, all the time, and insisted on giving away all pants and shirts. Everything is pink. She wears a princess crown. every. single. day.

        It’s totally not what I imagined for my kid. But they just are who they are. And I’m learning to appreciate all the demure, syrupy-sweet pink stuff because it is part of her.

      • the original bellaluna says:

        Good on ya, honey!

        When I was little (younger than Shax) I would sit on the arm of my mother’s rocking chair, strumming my imaginary guitar, singing “When I was a little boy…”

        I preferred Tonka trucks to Barbies, and (in fact) put my Barbies in my father’s vice while I cut their hair. (No, I’m NOT mental.) I preferred to dig in the dirt and build stuff out of the “Indian clay” just below the surface of the sand.

        When I got a bike (at 7), it was a Huffy dirt bike. Granted, it was pink, but it was a DIRT. BIKE.

        As a pre-teen/teen, I played tackle football with the neighbourhood boys.

        Let your kids make their decisions. It’ll all turn out okay, provided you guide the important ones.

    • Katherine says:

      Paloma, children need no “encouragement” from their parents to insist on certain clothes. Or to mimic their adored older brothers. I’m sure you mean to criticize just Angelina for this by the way.

      I am more amazed that little girls want to wear dresses since they are usually an impediment to playing and doing what a normal child wants to do. When I see a little girl all girly and frilly I make the assumption that her mother has pushed her to dress like that. Different strokes.

      • SamiHami says:

        Ha! When my older niece was little, she was the frilliest little princess you could imagine, and it was completely her choice. She absolutely refused to wear pants or jeans. All she ever wanted for Xmas/bdays was clothes-the frillier the better. She’s not quite so frilly now that she’s an adult but she still loves make up and hair and feminine clothes.

        Her sister, raised in the same house by the same parents, was and is a total tomboy. Her favorite pastime is canoeing with her boyfriend (he owns an exotic pet store that specializes in reptiles only-snakes, iguanas, etc). The two sisters are complete opposites.

        Kids are going to be who they are and good parents will allow and encourage that.

    • Shannon says:

      My little brother LOVED IT when I put my dresses on him when he was little. He idolized me, and because of that he liked to dress up pretty with me. There’s nothing wrong with encouraging this sort of behavior, and my parents never worried about it. Fast forward to now, and my brother is a very masculine (and straight) young man, and our relationship is still very close. I’m grateful that our parents didn’t separate us by making us enact gender stereotypes. A child who can inhabit the role of someone different from them – whether it’s a different gender, culture, or what have you, is a child who learns to be empathetic and use his or her imagination well. That should be encouraged. There are too many selfish, narrow-minded, and uncreative people in this world as it is.

      • misspdx says:

        Yes! I have a 6 year old son and he just loves to dress up like mommy. He whispers in my ear after he gets dressed up ” This is just me and you mom. No one else can know! ” But he loves make up and dresses. Just as much sometimes as he loves his Batman, Spiderman and English King costumes. He is a guys guy as far as little boys go and had a girlfriend the very first day of kindergarten. My point is he is pretty obviously straight ( and if he was gay I would just love that too ) but he is comfortable enough with me to let loose and have fun with all costumes..whether they are “boys” or “girls” doesnt matter. He does have enough sense however, to know that other people would give him a hard time if he did it in front of them. Even his dad. Which sucks of course but what can you do?

    • Jag says:

      @ Paloma ~ I’m still in a tomboy “stage” at 42 years old. My mother forced dresses on me until I was old enough to fight for my right to wear pants. So no, it doesn’t have to be that Shiloh’s parents have made her into a tomboy by encouraging her. It may be that she’s a natural female who prefers less girly things, just like I am.

      Shax may decide she likes dresses and frilly things at a later time, or she may not. I love that her parents accept her either way. <3

    • Zoe says:

      To my poor Southern mom’s distress I was a tomboy. My dainty, southern dress wearing mother. My mother didn’t wear pants until she was in her 50′s. The only way she could get me into a dress was if I could wear jeans and chucks with the dress. Extremely independent kid that preferred ‘boy’ toys and playing outdoors. I think parents can’t control their kids natural inclinations, no mater how hard they try. Kids will assert their independence, with or without the parents manipulation.

  7. Eve says:

    I have the feeling this is going to be a long thread so…I’m going to discreetely leave it now.

  8. lisa says:

    I guess the rags are trying so hard to find some story. Anything since the old stand by is dead in the water.

    Shiloh looks like her daddy but she is her mother’s daughter. I think she is freaking adorable and must be so much fun.

    I just wish the rags would stop focusing on her so much it feels creepy.

    • Kimlee says:

      It is stange that these tabloids are upsesss with a 5 year old make you think that these tabloids are run by pedophile, first they say she downs syndrome when she was a baby then they question her sexuality, they have her hooking up boys, fighting with her sister over boys and that her mother hates her these are some really sick individuals who get off on making up these BS stories.

      • Emma - the JP lover says:

        @Kimlee … I’ve never seen the ‘Downs Syndrome’ thing–about Shiloh and the twins–anywhere except Blogs, in comments at ‘E’ online, and on fan sites. I always thought it was a nasty rumor started by someone just to be catty and mean.

      • Bite me says:

        Star magazine had a story about the twins having down syndrome

      • dede says:

        @bite me..actually back in 2007 ppl were saying Shiloh had downs syndrome too and said other mean stuff about her because her mouth was always open..now look at her..five and so adorable, now they have moved on to the twins..when the twins reach fiver they will move on to the next one

      • Emma - the JP lover says:

        @Bite Me … “Star magazine had a story about the twins having down syndrome.”
        ___________________

        Yes, but what came first … the Chicken or the Egg? The comments I saw about the twins didn’t reference any tabloid story in “Star” magazine. They (not me!) said “They look funny, like somethings wrong with them. I bet they have Downs Syndrome or or some kind of birth defect, probably caused by Angie’s drug use.”

  9. cerulean says:

    Shilo is a beautiful little girl. She has gorgeous eyes and will be OK. Nothing wrong with being a tomboy. If she is happy then that is all that matters.

  10. Courtney says:

    she can’t legally change her name until she’s eighteen

    • Seal Team 6 says:

      Your name can be anything you want it to be. You don’t have to legally change it. And, her parents could legally change her name if they wanted to.

      Good grief.

    • Rosalee says:

      kids change their names all the time..a friend’s daughter has a lovely, old fashioned name with a bit of twist and when she was small she’d change her name to something funny i.e. fuzzy floss – and a few wacky ones until she used a funky cute one and it stuck..her parents, grandparents and family friends still call her by it.

  11. lilred says:

    The nerve of them raising their children to be individuals.

  12. RocketMerry says:

    Cute! I understand tomboys much more than prissy princesses. When I was her age I did not have her very pretty clothes, though, I had my brothers’ and cousins’ old ones.
    And Viviane should be Vix, and Brad…Brax.
    Take it to the extreme, Shax! Do it for Angelinax.

  13. Wonder says:

    Shax? I wonder how long tabs spent concocting that moniker. Brad has already said (in 2008- over 3 years ago) that Shiloh wanted to be called John/Peter (after Peter Pan characters)- I’m sure she has out-grown that & is on to something else. Brad & Angie’s kids always seem well-behaved (especially compared to other celeb kids), so I call BS on them tearing up Vegas. UK papers have had to print RETRACTIONS about their lies re: JP kids “wildness”. BTW, Angie was never that “wild” either- no DUI, murder, hit & run, rehab, assault, stealing, been arrested, or even bad set behavior, as so many of her “peers” have done.

    • Seal Team 6 says:

      Excellent point about AJ never have been “that” wild child, including her professional on set.

    • lisa says:

      Angie’s wildness is an urban legion. Never been arrested or any of the things you noted. But she is the “bad seed”

      laughable really.

    • sauvage says:

      @Wonder: Angelina Jolie was in rehab and did a brief stint in a psychiatric institution as well as heroin and other drugs, so, yeah, I would call that wild (and self-endangering). But she seems to have grown out of it and turned her life around and nowadays she does a ton of humanetarian work and raises six kids with someone she seems to be in a stable relationship with, so more power to her.

      I’m not even a big fan of hers, I don’t think of her as a very strong actress and I question her motives for having so many kids and trotting them around the globe, BUT I really, really respect how she changed her life, took self-responsibility and obviously outgrew some of her old habits. As I said: More power to her for that.

      Also, the kids seem very loved and as the famous, late Bruno Bettelheim said: Children need love and a good role model. That’s it.

      So I’m pretty sure they will all grow to be fine, responsible adults and if not, their parents sure can afford some serious therapy. I’m not the least afraid for these kids.

      • Jessika says:

        A motive for wanting a big family and travelling around the world with them? As far as I know, Angelina has always talked about having a big family since God was a boy. I wonder if you feel the same about Brad who has always wanted a lot of kids too?

      • cameron says:

        @sauvage
        If Angie hadnt openly discussed her drug use would you have known about it? As one poster sited she’s never been arrested, never been accused of bad behaviour on a movie set, caused harm to others i.e. Lindsay Lohan, Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr. Nicole Richie. It’s amazing that these people are applauded for turning their life around and no one ever talks about their past however, Angie is reminded of her teens and early 20′s every time she does press. Damn! this women is almost 40 years old. That’s why both books written about her flopped. There was no new information.
        I still like to know why it’s a bad thing to have six children if you can afford to take care of them.

        Lastly, where’s Brad? Angie’s not a single woman with children. Oh I forget, Brad is just a commodity that can be stolen.

      • temple-2011 says:

        In my opinion, we know more about Angie because she told us. Until Maddox came along her life was a open book. She didn’t care what people thought or said. She LIVED her life. Now, people continue go to the past for truth. She
        does her own stunts/go figure. Name any other female actors that do. She’s a good actress, mother. At the GG she has my vote!

  14. Nanea says:

    Shax?

    Nice try, but not nearly as good as Fax Cannes J-P that Kaiser coined many moons ago when she couldn’t tell which twin was who.

  15. argirl says:

    I like that last picture of Angelina with hair in her face looking like a normal, frazzled mom.

  16. just a patsy says:

    Like many others, I was a childhood tomboy who turned out okay. From the age of three, until about nine, when I stopped actively wanting to be a boy, I exclusively wore pants, I chopped my blond curls off (myself! Mom cried!) Pants and sneakers are great when you are a kid, regardless of gender. How else can you run and properly play?

    The difference between my tomboy outfits and Shiloh’s are just that Shiloh’s look more expensive and more thought-out. She is a stylish little girl, she certainly got her dad’s affinity for clothes because god love her, Angie can’t dress her way out of a paper bag. Me? As a kid, I always looked bedraggled and like my clothes were two sizes too big (they were my brother’s!)

    Anyways, moral of the story: I think its okay that Mom+Dad are embracing Shiloh’s eccentricities. Might as well let her be who she wants to be.

    • mln76 says:

      I think it’s generational children of the 70s like Angie (and myself) grew up with quite a few iconic tomboys so it’s not threatening-it’s just a normal part of childhood. It’s sad that people(on both sides) now try to politicize and sexualize children when right now it’s just a kid being a kid. Shiloh is healthy and happy that’s all that matters.

    • paranormalgirl says:

      I was a tomboy until I was 14, and then had a brief period where I was girly, and I’m back to being mostly a tomboy at 35. I mean, come on, my idea of a hobby is poking around purportedly haunted houses, sitting in dusty attics with a voice recorder and an emf meter. I turned out pretty much fine and so will Shiloh.

  17. Miracle says:

    Kimlee- good point. The tabs (& some blogs and “legit” media citing “reports”) went on & on about Shiloh having downs syndrome, just like they do with the twins. Brad & Angie must be even more amazing and special than we think- they CURED ALL THEIR BABIES of disease! I thought that having decades of success in a fickle industry was an accomplishment, but it pales in comparison to these medical miracles- go Brad & Angie!
    __
    Kimlee says:
    December 30, 2011 at 9:44 am
    It is stange that these tabloids are upsesss with a 5 year old make you think that these tabloids are run by pedophile, first they say she downs syndrome when she was a baby then they question her sexuality, they have her hooking up boys, fighting with her sister over boys and that her mother hates her these are some really sick individuals who get off on making up these BS stories.

  18. sauvage says:

    @Wonder: Angelina Jolie was in rehab and did a brief stint in a psychiatric institution as well as heroin and other drugs, so, yeah, I would call that wild (and self-endangering). But she seems to have grown out of it and turned her life around and nowadays she does a ton of humanetarian work and raises six kids with someone she seems to be in a stable relationship with, so more power to her.

    I’m not even a big fan of hers, I don’t think of her as a very strong actress and I question her motives for having so many kids and trotting them around the globe, BUT I really, really respect how she changed her life, took self-responsibility and obviously outgrew some of her old habits. As I said: More power to her for that.

    Also, the kids seem very loved and as the famous, late Bruno Bettelheim said: Children need love and a good role model. That’s it.

    So I’m pretty sure they will all grow to be fine, responsible adults and if not, their parents sure can afford some serious therapy. I’m not the least afraid for these kids.

    Sorry for the double post, this was meant to be a reply so I posted it twice.

    • Not True says:

      sauvage- you need to put down the tabloids or realize that she is Angelina, NOT Gia or Lisa or even Lara. She never went to rehab. She SAID that she tried a bunch of drugs (like MANY kids, both in and out of Hollywood) and “knew” addiction- not that she was an addict. I applaud her for being honest, but so many try to twist her words & make up lies. As Brad has said, never has someone been so misunderstood- it’s outrageous. I guess we have different definitions of wild- she was very young and never hurt anyone but herself. No kills, murders, arrests, drunk at bars, driving drunk, jail time or work-related dramas- Rebecca, Halle, RDJ, johnny, christian, sean, Mel, etc. all have better claim to being ‘wild’, but it is clear that Angie has no PR and all the rest do have PR.

      • sauvage says:

        Then I guess we have a different understanding of the world “wild”. I quote: “No kills, murders, arrests, drunk at bars, driving drunk, jail time or work-related dramas.” Other then the “work-related dramas” (you are talking about people being rude and unprofessional divas on set, do I read that right?, which I would call “immature” rather than “wild”) I would refer to all of the above as “crimes”. And I wouldn’t necessarily refer to a wild one as “criminal” nor the other way around, but that’s just a different use of words.

        As for the “addiction” vs. “addict” part – that’s a wording I have difficulties with as in how to understand that. To me, the definition of an addict is someone who has an addiction. But again, that’s just words. As I don’t know her personally, I have to rely on what I read about her from different sources. I have never ever “picked up” a tabloid at a newsstand in my life, and Celebitchy is the only gossip site I read regularly, so there may be a lot that I don’t know. I just hope the kids are fine. There are way too many who are not.

    • ahoyhoy says:

      And PLEASE stop stigmatizing those who pursue psychiatric help. She could have ‘only’ been depressed, ffs!
      MOST mental illnesses are NOT ‘wild’, and they certainly don’t condemn a person to be bad or have a bad character. The brain is an organ like any other; would you impugn the character of someone who had a bad kidney or pancreas?
      IF Angelina sought help from a psychiatrist (I don’t know which rumors to believe about her) it may have been because of her parents’ terrible divorce. Good for her for getting help.

      • sauvage says:

        @ahoyhoy: I would never EVER dream about stigmatizing people who seek psychiatric help. As I posted on another thread: My best friend is bipolar, and much of what you have written in your comment I have said in other words on that thread (I think it was the Britney Spears getting married story).

        I should have been more careful in my wording, I give you that. It might have been wise to use the word “unstable” as opposed to her seemingly very well adjusted lifestyle nowadays.

        Thank you for pointing that out for me, I was not sensitive and clear enough about what I meant.

        But I think we can agree that Angelina Jolie seems to be in a good place right now? :-)

      • ahoyhoy says:

        Thanks so much for your thoughtful reply, sauvage.
        I get so tired of the stigma surrounding mental illness; it really gets my blood up. So many people who could deeply benefit from counseling don’t seek it because of the narrow-mindedness of the general public.
        Again, thanks for the reply and not fighting just to fight.
        Happy new year.

      • sauvage says:

        Well, ahoyhoy, thank YOU for accepting my apology and not just fighting to fight as well!

        I know exactly what you mean. The level of ignorance when it comes to psychological illnesses and their treatment is frightening. How many people suffering from depression have been told to “pull themselves together”? (Yes, me being among them and it. did. not. help.) People are afraid of what they don’t understand. Instead of educating themselves on the subject, they act agressively towards the things/ people/ theories they don’t understand, so far nothing has changed since the Middle Ages. I’m completely with you about being fed up with people scrutinizing the ones who seek help – as if seeking treatment for it were the illness itself. Huh?

        I always compare illnesses caused by screwed up brain chemnistry to a brain tumor. Nobody would ever dare to make fun of someone who as a brain tumor causing them to act funny. Where’s the difference? And even if you are not suffering from clinical depression or schizophrenia or are not bipolar but “just” suffering in general – why would you “suck it up and live with it” instead of getting real help so that one day the pain might go away? I don’t get the logic behind it.

        I’ll stop blabbing now. Thank you, ahoyhoy, I am glad we could clear the air. All the best to you and happy 2012 to you and all your loved ones.

    • Katherine says:

      Sauvage, I would hardly consider a few day observation as a “stint in a psychiatric insitution.” Jolie was obviously going through some crisis at the time and as reported insisted on being examined. Despite her mother telling her it wasn’t necessary, Jolie insisted on checking into the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. From her own description it does sound like Jolie was scared by her own feelings and reaction. All accounts of this incident make it seem like she was suffering a situational depressive episode (Caveat: I am not a shrink) which is not atypical of young adults in love. Most young adults just don’t have Jolie’s resources or will so they don’t do anything about it. I give her credit for taking positive action when she questioned her health.

      She checked in on a voluntary admission I believe on a Friday evening and when she was finally seen by a clinician over the weekend she was sent home Sunday. Obviously the hospital didn’t think she needed to be there. Moms are usually right. Maybe her mom was wise enough to anticipate how people would twist her hospital visit into more than it was. In any event, I am so sick of Angelina being portrayed in this light when she seems by all reputable reports to be an incredibly healthy and stable person.

      As someone has already noted, there was never any of the real wildness or disturbing incidents we have regularly witnessed in other celebs or in those who have real addictions or mental health issues. I’ll admit that Angie has fueled some of this gossip with her honesty but that doesn’t excuse twisting that honesty into outright lies. Female celebs are more harshly judged for their behavior – no matter how mild in comparison it is – than any male and it is always thrown in their faces forever after. In Angelina’s case especially by other women.

  19. Toot says:

    Not surprised Shiloh is like her mother since both are Geminis. Geminis all seem to go to the beat of their own drum. Look at Johhny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Marilyn Monroe and Angelina are all Geminis and all one of a kind.

    It’ll be interesting to see Shiloh as an adult.

  20. valleymiss says:

    Shax? Ha…that’s adorable. I wanted to be just like my older brothers, too…that’s sweet.

    I would pay good money to see a photo of Angelina wearing sneakers/athletic shoes. I don’t think I’ve ever seen that. I’ve only ever seen her in heels, flats, and I think that’s it. Maybe boots. I don’t think I’ve even seen her in flip flops…but what I want is some sneaker action! Lol

  21. only1shmoo says:

    Awww, shucks…I mean shax, I’m just waiting for Chaz to make another inappropriate assumption about the orientation of a 5-year-old who doesn’t even belong to him.

  22. Jessica says:

    “She changed her name to Vince when she was the same age.”

    I call planted story and total BS. Too convenient. I don’t buy it for a second.

  23. Brooklyn says:

    I love that she’s a little tomboy – she is badass! I mean people who are questioning her sexuality are pretty sick considering she probably isn’t even aware enough of her unconscious desires to even have her attire reflect that… She just has two older brothers that probably are her heros and wants to be just like them. I know my best friend since birth was like that and as an adult tights and dresses are now commonplace.

    But shax should be whoever she wants to be! That’s the beauty of this day and age!

  24. Madpoe says:

    Shi is so dang adorable!
    Guess the writers at Intouch thought Shax beat out Ajax or Plax or Syntax.

  25. Mitch Buchanan Rocks says:

    These kids are better off than those poor Duggar kids – at least Brangelina’s young uns get to be individuals.

  26. Nev says:

    sounds exactly how childhood should be for any and all kids.

  27. mercy says:

    I wish the tabloids didn’t focus on children on celebrities. They should be declared off limits. I would love to see the little ones get revenge on these idiots shoving cameras in their faces someday. I can see the headlines now… “Shax Attacks!”

  28. Val says:

    Um there are pics of them in vegas and those kids were mesmerized at the show. Plus even the accounts of those who were at the show said how well behaved they wrre. Also the few grimy pics did not even show the ground. This is so bs. The tabs were experiencing a withdrawal from not seeing any new pics for over one week so they feel the need to make up lies.

  29. KsGirl says:

    For some reason, Shiloh has always been my favourite Jolie-Pitt child. She looks good-natured and easy going in photos. Of course I could be wrong.

    Not a fan of Jolie/Pitt but I really don’t see a problem with allowing a kid to choose their own clothes. That’s one of those decisions they can make for themselves, even very young. As long as they’re warm/protected from the elements, then … go nuts. That’s my philosophy anyway.

    • Shay Kay says:

      Anyone who’s tried to get a strong willed child to dress the way they want can easily understand why Shiloh is allowed her own style.If I made my daughter wear what I wanted her to wear we’d never ever get to school on time.That said we still have to go a few rounds when the clothes don’t match the season.I don’t want the school contacting me to find out why my little girl can’t afford a coat!

  30. Rachel says:

    I actually love that nickname, and think it suits her. However, now I have that commercial jingle “Shaq’s got your back, mm-hmmm!” stuck in my head. LOL.

  31. The Original Mia says:

    If true, I think it’s adorable. She obviously adores her big brothers and wants to be just like them. Nothing wrong with that. Not much difference between Shi & Shax anyway.

  32. ahoyhoy says:

    Is anyone else dumbfounded that more-than-likely fleeting preferences of a little child get picked apart by supposedly ADULT writers & readers?
    Are they all pod people who were never kids themselves?
    I used to prefer playing with trucks and little boys—and now I like the c*ck just fine. Satisfied, middle America?

  33. Serena says:

    Shiloh is so cute i love this Pic of her

    http://www.popsugar.com/Angelina-Jolie-Kids-London-Pictures-19279271?page=0%2C0%2C14

    For me she looks a lot like Angelina Jolie.

  34. TheOriginalVictoria says:

    Shax…it does have a certain appeal to it. Shax it is.

    Also, my son loves Dora and would rather wear a Dora bookbag than Diego.

    I said what the hell.

    He wears it with his Cars sneakers which he refuses to get rid off even though they are crusty as hell. And my other son has been wearing his Spiderman rain boots since September and will not wear anything else even to temple or church. They have a billion rules, why not let them wear what they want.

    But I wonder if people,myself included, would feel differently if Maddox or Pax wanted to dress up in girls clothing.

    • lisa says:

      the sad part is there are loads of boys that love to play with the “girl stuff” Kitchens, dolls, makeup all that crap they are told not to like. same with girls. I have brothers. no sisters and when I was little when my brothers went out to play. I was all over those trucks and airplanes. And let me say I had some serious ass missions. My younger brother played with me in the kitchens and wore my mother’s high heels. It is what we do as children. All children are different, and it is family and society that screw them up. Adults ruin the life of children because we see their behavior through adult eyes. forgetting what it was like as a child.

      I applaud Angie and Brad (because despite all the negative that is always directed toward Angelian.. The Jolie-Pitt children have 2 parents) for just letting their children be children. They live in a different world then we do. And the media eye will forever be on them. I love that no matter what the naysayers or tabloids have printed or said Brad and Angie have not caved to the attacks. and are raising THEIR CHILDREN the way they see fit.

      That to me makes them very good parent; and those children look very happy and well cared for.

  35. kimberly26.2 says:

    omg, I LOVE it!!! I have 3 girls and they are all individuals….and I’m sure with a big family like hers Shax just wants to stand out and be herself. Too precious! I love how their personalities come out at a such a young age!!

  36. Girl says:

    I’m not a big fan of raising kids gender neutral so much as letting them choose what they want to wear.

  37. I was a tomboy,too.I wanted to join my brothers Boy Scout troop.Nowadays my path has kept me in jeans and boots,but I do love to sex it up in killer heels and a bad girl dress…(Hub Hub is happy,so I must be doin’ something right)

  38. the other mel says:

    I love this girl! She makes me laugh every time I see a photo of her. My daughter changed her name to Fred when she was 5. Before that, she was Show White for about 3 months, and Dorothy (from the Wizard of Oz) for about 2 months. She wouldn’t answer to any other names. It’s what kids do.

  39. spinner says:

    Kids DO need guidance on these things. That’s what parents are for. Not to squelch but to guide.

  40. the original bellaluna says:

    I, for one, LOVE this! She wants to be like her bros! Close to my heart, this one is. I think it’s POSITIVELY ADORABLE! (What better tribute to love is there for a little one?)

    (I haven’t read the other comments, and I don’t know that I will. I don’t want to read any Shax hate.)

  41. Nikki says:

    Has anybody seen that YouTube video of a girl about 4 talking about how the pink stuff is shoved at girls and how she wants to play with planes and super heros. She reminded me of Shiloh and I wish the marketing head honchos would take notice but they probably won’t.

  42. Princess Lizabeth says:

    Side note: I love the look on The Empress’ face in photo three.

  43. The Bobster says:

    Vince Jolie and her tomboy daughter Shax. It does make sense!

    __________

    Shixa makes more sense.

  44. melanie says:

    If it was a Pax wanting to dress in girl clothes it would not be considered creative or imaginative. And spare me all the comments saying othewise. Its fine she wants to dress in boys clothes but honestly…when they are on public display it seems to me a little forced…a little too much “look at us..we are so much more cooler and forward thinking we let our GIRL dress like a boy”. It looks stupid and I totally think there should be some sort of boundary on when to dress appropriate. My daughter is at tomboy and she has certain boundaries…that is how society operates. I’m just so over this whole family.

    • Kimlee says:

      Here are photos of Tobey Maguire son Otis is a dress and skirt and it was considered as being creative or imaginative by most people.

      http://celebritybabyscoop.com/2011/07/17/tobey-maguire-family-saturday-in-the-park

      http://celebritybabyscoop.com/2011/08/25/jennifer-meyer-kids-shop-in-sydney

      Maybe I reading your comment wrong but your telling your daoughter

    • Seal Team 6 says:

      Shax is dressed appropriately. Her clothes are clean and neat and nice, and she’s well groomed. How is that inappropriate.

      And, what “boundaries”? Set by who? The Gender Mullahs???

      If Pax, etal wanted to dress in girl=specific clothing, what would be wrong with that, if that is what they identified with?

      People really are hung up on forced societal gender roles, and on demanding children adhere to said roles.

      • Agree wholeheartedly. This is not a child who is “gender confused” due to the actions of her parents or anyone else. This is a child who has clear preferences and whose parents address those preferences by making sure that she is dressed in neat and clean clothing that expresses those preferences. She is not dressed inappropriately in any way, shape, or form. It is far more damaging to a child to be forced into clothing that he/she does not want to wear and will not be happy in. It is far more damaging to a child to be forced into a role he/she is not interested in playing. You pick your battles with children, and frankly, clothing or staunch gender roles just don’t need to be those battles. And that IS my professional opinion.

    • Julia says:

      Wrong analogy cause pants unlike dresses and skirts are SAME SEX clothes and have been worn by women in all western countries for the past century at the very least. Women in here who have never worn a pants are a minority.

      So get with the program cause i have seen in here Nhala Aubry with pants on and I didn’t see your thread complaining about that.

      If that little girl like boyish clothes that are well in tune for women as they are for men, it’s her prerogative.

      And another thing, twenty years ago, teen girls were all in baggy male jeans, loose boyish vests and t shirts too large for themselves and boyish shoes popularized by the likes of late singer Aaliyah. 30 years ago many cut their hair verey short during the punk area and nobody did freak out or questioned their gender too.

      • lisa says:

        Marcia Cross has two twin daughters. ONE loves to dress in frilly cloths the other girl love to dress in tomboy wear. I have seen loads of pictures of her dress in similar clothes as Shiloh. YET there are no tabloid headlines of her tying to turn her daughter into a boy. Or her forcing her to dress that way for the “show to the public”. In fact there are never any stories from gossip sites including this one. But then her mother is not Angelina Jolie. Because of that fact alone she and her daughter get to just be. Knox wore a ladybug costume and the comments were OH Jolie is doing it again. Making her son into a girl. Just as above Tobey McGuire son was not attacked nor was Tobey and his wife. Don’t recall articles written about them But again this is what it is always about a way for a group of jealous women to attack this ONE woman in particular. Just like the stories in the tabloid of the children being out of control never mesh with what you see when you see the kids. But then the naysayers have their fall back. the JPs force the children to behave when the tabloids are around. If they have this special gift they need to write a book for all the parents in the world and share that trick. because I’m sure the Airports, movie theaters and restaurants would love for parents to get that secret. Children are children. they don’t care if their parents are famous or not. When they melt down they do it regardless. And no we have never ever seen these children out of control. But to admit that maybe Brad and Angie are doing some good parenting would meant that they are not the monsters some need them but especially her to be.

        There are never headlines about Gwen and Kingston/Zuma wearing nail polish or how they dress. Nor stories about other children. It is just creepy the obsession grown women have on these children and their parents.

        but its Angelina and she for some reason brings out the crazy in people that claim not to like her. But they sure follow every move she and family make.

    • Alita says:

      I don’t agree that she is crossing any boundaries that are iffy, but I do think that her ensembles are frequently too coordinated to be the entire work of a headstrong kiddie.

      Everyone else’s ‘tomboy’ stories are about wearing jeans and a cowboy shirt (occassionally with fairy wings!) but ties with coordinating bits? I think that suggests assistance. Though maybe it’s just because she can walk into a store and say “I’ll have what that mannequin’s in, thanX, I’m ShaX, put it on the ameX!”

      • Kimlee says:

        The picture your talking about was taken at the kung fu panda 2 premiere were all of the kids were dress in nice clothes so yes she has help butting her clothes together when she has to dress up so she would looks nice. just like any other kid who parents dress them for pictuer taking, weddings and so on but other whys let their kids pick out there own outfit.  If you look at any other picture of her out and about you will see a different story  to the way she looks, just look at the other photo above at Gwen’s house, or at the store.

  45. Gina says:

    This is a great movie about Tomboy.

    Tomboy (2011) – Official Trailer [HD]
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JvfdCI4MArQ

    If you didn’t know the title of the French movie “Tomboy,” an intimately scaled film about a 10-year-old girl who wants to be a boy, or at least enjoy some boyish freedoms, you might not know the sex of the pretty child in the opener. And you might not think it mattered. The short hair gives nothing away and neither does the image of this sprite standing up in a car’s open sunroof, face in the wind under the light-dappled trees. The driver — the father, you think — has one hand on the wheel and the other on the child, a nice image for a story about life’s balancing acts.

  46. Gina says:

    Riley on Marketing

    http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/video/riley-marketing-pink-toy-rant-viral-15242838

    Riley Maida, 4, trashes gendered marketing of toys in viral video.

  47. Jaxx says:

    They will probably call her Shax if she wants it. Remember her John phase? I loved when Pitt was telling that story. So they called her John. Good parents give where it doesn’t matter and allow their kids to express themselves.

  48. DD says:

    I knew this story would be absurd. Those tabloid writers have as much creativity as a rock.

  49. skuddles says:

    I think Shilo is going to be a very interesting person when she grows up – the complete antithesis of that little Cruise brat.

  50. samira677 says:

    The hate that people have for these kids is bizarre and disturbing. I have never seen these kids act out of control. Even in all of photos posted they are well behaved. Yet a tabloid claims they are out of control animals people believe it. I haven’t seen the NE photos but why assume that the kids threw the popcorn? Considering it’s a public place it very easily could have been from other people or maybe somebody dropped the box. Many sites posted photos of them at the show. The kids were sitting still and watching. It’s also odd that this is a story now not 2 weeks ago.

  51. Lucy says:

    Shiloh is my absolute favorite celebrity kid…and she is going to be a beautiful young woman. Of course, why wouldn’t she be, look at her parents!

  52. samira677 says:

    To the people who claim that Shiloh is forced to wear these clothes and would prefer to were pink dresses clearly don’t have kids. When kids don’t like something they make it very clear. Shiloh is extroverted. She would put up a fight if she loathed the clothes as people are claiming. At the very least she would look uncomfortable in these clothes but she looks content. As far as the name Shax. Please, it’s a fake, dumb story. Also she called herself John because she liked the character in Peter Pan not because she wants to be a boy. If she wanted to be called Wendy or Belle nobody would say it’s troubling.

  53. sandy#1 says:

    she’s adorable, brad and angie are doing a great job with her.

  54. Seal Team 6 says:

    I absolutely love The Empress and her expressive face (Pic #3). I really can’t wait until she gets older, because she is going to be a corker!

  55. Hellen says:

    Shax Jolie-Pitt: That’s MONTENEGRO STYLE! (I love this kid!)

    And PS: Empress Zahara will still cut a bitch.

  56. CHRISTIAN_GIRL says:

    I guess the could not make it the more accurate Shix as too many flubs would happen.

    Made up made anyway as all the candid pics and videos are Shiloh and Zee. Can’t recall 1 of her playing with her brothers, but they can’t make Angie out to be a bad parent with 2 sisters playing together. How scandalous can that be? So the tomboy angle it is. BTW she is a tomboy who has Kingston as a boyfriend still, I guess.

    The JP’S still don’t care to stop and turn on a dime to please people. Good on them. Their kids will develope the same spirit. Bless them.

  57. Melanie says:

    Boys wearing dresses is cool and imaginative? Whatever. It’s not – it’s a boy in a dress period. There is no hate towards the children. Or the parents for that matter. It’s just MY opinion their should be boundaries for appropriate dress at appropriate times. What amazes me is how supposedly non- judgemental many on this thread promote themselves but in reality many of u are just sitting around waiting to jump on any differing opinion.

    • Kimlee says:

      Isn’t that what you are doing also just sitting around waiting to jump on any differing opinion?Your judging Jolie Pitt’s on the way you raise your kid, and they and many other have a different opinion then you.

      The Jolie Pitt kids do go to school as well as are home schooled, in Budapest went to school and when Jolie was filming “Salt” they went to school in NJ and they go to school in LA.

    • Shannon says:

      Well, as a sociologist who has looked into gender expression and gender enactment extensively, it’s grating to me to see people acting as if all opinions on this subject are equal. They are not. There is scientific literature on this dating back decades, all showing the effects of forcing children to conform to certain gendered behavior. It has been shown conclusively to have no positive impacts on children. If anything, it teaches children that conformity is paramount and causes psychological damage. Especially for children who end up realizing they are transgendered. And on the flip-side, allowing children to dress in clothes associated with the opposite gender has zero detrimental effects psychologically. Of course, they may end up being bullied, which is harmful, but that’s because of the intolerance of other kids, not the fault of the clothing.

      So yes, you’re welcome to your opinion. But I’m not going to hold my tongue when I can point to studies that refute your opinion with experimentation. That’s not intolerance. It’s empirical science based on rigorous study. Your views, on the other hand, (based on what I gather from your comment) are a lay person’s opinion based on your personal worldview. Those are not equally valid measures to me, or to most people. It’s just like people who act like their idea of a 6,000 year old earth created by God in 7 days is a theory that is just as scientifically supported as evolution.

      In this case, it would be great to have a dialogue. I would love to know why you think the way you do. I would like to share a few studies with you and see if that impacts your thoughts at all, and maybe you would have some literature to share with me. Perhaps we could each teach each other some new information, and look into how culture and society shape our perceptions about gender norms and how important it is to follow them. Things don’t have to be one opinion versus another if people are open to discussion and to gathering information.

    • Seal Team 6 says:

      Again, what boundaries? Whose? Why gets to make these “rules”? Why would you think it’s a good idea to repress how a child feels about themselves?

      I never said it’s imaginative, I think it’s good parenting, and shows much love for one’s child.

    • TGozzle says:

      My sister and I used to put my little brother in dresses and make-up,and he loved it. He also used to like trying on my mother’s high heels and hobbling around in them. He was trying things out! He’s grown out of that now, and couldn’t find it less interesting – but neither is he threatened by it. He relates well to the opposite sex and his friends and girlfriend love and trust him. He’s a well-rounded, calm and confident individual.

  58. Melanie says:

    Also one last thing. The Pitt family homeschools and has a life style that allows a lot more flexibility in dress – these kids do not go to public school- or private – if they did the expectations would be somewhat different. And as far as Toby’s son in a dress? Wtf is wrong with those parents? How embarrassing for that child. It’s ridiculous. That’s a problem in our society – no one wants to set boundaries anymore – who says kids should have free range? Really? What happened to parenting your child?

    • Seal Team 6 says:

      Wow. You really do have a huge amount of prejudice against people who don’t agree with false and forced, and often very sexist, societal gender roles.

      You also seem to think it’s okay for such kids and adults to be bullied and mocked. Wow. And, your comment about a toddler being embarrassed and mocked for wearing a dress? What the heck is wrong with you? Who thinks this way?

      I honestly hope no one you love is gay or TG.

  59. Sloane Wyatt says:

    I’m a little conflicted on this one, if it’s true at all. On on hand, I wonder if Shax isn’t being used as a PR device just like Jen play’s the pity/party card.
    Celebs use their kids…It’s not unheard of.

    On the other hand, maybe Shax is a tomboy. I was a tomboy with 3 older brothers I worshipped. I tagged along, got in fights, played in mud, climbed trees, played Cowboys & Indians, snuck off to the woods in the middle of the night, fished, camped, played with matchbox cars, and cried when I got a lousy Barbie instead of a BB gun like my brothers all got at a very young age.

    Uh, now, I’m soooo girly, and like to take up sports or activities depending on how cute the outfit is! One of the many reasons I vehemently didn’t want children is because I didn’t want to ruin my figure. Yeah, I said it.

    Let it be. That adorable little girl might be a little hellion like I was, and still am, but I’m one happy hellion.

  60. Julie says:

    Precious little girl! I support parents letting gets being gender neutral. Let them figure their own identity out and support what they develop into. If Shiloh wants to be a girl, a boy, or both…..love that precious child.

  61. Julie says:

    p.s. why do I edit after I submit the comment. Meant parents letting “kids” not “gets”

  62. Sakyiwaa says:

    Jolie as Vince? Neva heard dat one b4. She was always dressed girly. Remember the super frilly dress and pearls with her Dad at the Oscars at age 12?
    I Love Shiloh! Outta Touch is bs.

  63. G says:

    Where do you “pink dress” people live?

    Little girls stopped wearing those at least a generation ago, if not almost two.

    the only wierd thing going on her is the insistence of some that this kind be dressed up as a parody so they have someone to vent their sanctimonious bile on.

    • Josephina says:

      Very funny and point well made. She is just a five year old, very pretty girl who is developing quite beautifully.

      Whatever Angelina does or creates (Shiloh) is placed under a microscope and severely analyzed for mistakes, cracks and marks.

      Anyway, the Jolie-Pitt clan (parents included) seem to be a tight-knit gang of folk that love and enjoy each other’s company. They are always together.

      Shiloh’s beauty shines through no matter what she is wearing. Again, she is a very pretty girl. Shiloh will probably grow up understanding that what she wears and how she styles her hair IS NOT what defines her.

      She has already learned this lesson from her mother Angie (and supported by Brad) and it will continue to be reinforced in that family unit by her actions and behavior.

      We have enough women out here already that define themselves largely by their hair and how they look on the outside. Shiloh will be pretty on the inside as well as on the outside, like her mother.

  64. TGozzle says:

    I don’t think any person is born either ‘masculine’ or ‘feminine’. It has a lot to do with how people react to the child, their environment, how much they are allowed to play (I don’t mean with Barbies – that ISN’T playing). I was lucky enough to grow up in the country wearing my auntie’s hand-me-down 70s dungarees and wellies, jumping in cowpats, walking in the woods, and pretending to be an archeologist. I was given books on dinosaurs, funghi and birds. We were encouraged to play outside and DO things and be interested in the world, not our appearances.
    I went through a stage of wanting frilly dresses and little heels shortly after I started school; this prompted family members to buy me a baby doll which peed, a Sindy and one of those dolls you apply make-up to – I started sucking my thumb for a while because I thought I should. Eventually I tried to decapitate Sindy and shaved the heads of the others. Much later I found the confidence to wear non ‘girly’ clothes again and just be myself. I feel I should add that I am straight and have always loved boys – this has nothing to do sexuality.
    I have a little cousin who is 20 months old, she loves running and stomping around outside, banging drums and trying to work various gadgets. She hates frills and tries to pull them off – they’re distracting and get in the way. But it is impossible to find clothing for her that isn’t pink and/ or floral, or with butterlies or ruffles or all of the above. Is it any wonder girls and boys turn out so differently when girls are made constantly aware not to soil or tear their pretty, flimsy, pink clothing?
    Kudos to Angelina for letting Shiloh wear clothes from the ‘boys’ section which look hard-wearing and good to play in. She will grow up an interesting and charismatic individual.

  65. Annie_Grey says:

    I think she wants to be a little bit like everyone. The things she wears look like little versions of Brads outfits. Her big attitude is a lot like early Angelina. She wants a name that sounds like two of her siblings. Probably helps her feel like she fits in with the entire family and not just part of it.

  66. Ms.Martin says:

    This kid is not a “Tom boy” ………… One word…… Transgender…….or is it two words….????

  67. Jayna says:

    I think there’s a good possibility she’s transgender. I watched an in-depth show and it followed very young children, five, six, who know they are the other gender, not just a tomboy. It was interesting. I commend the parents who stayed openminded and didn’t try to shame the children. Time will tell if Shiloh is just a tomboy or more is going on. If so, she’s lucky to have them for parents who will be openminded.

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