Angelina Jolie Makes Surprise Tribute to Clint Eastwood

Angelina Jolie caused quite a commotion when she dropped in on the Hollywood Film Festival Awards Gala Monday to pay tribute to director Clint Eastwood, People magazine is reporting.

The star’s arrival was so unexpected that many in the A-list crowd gasped audibly when she was introduced, People said.

The mom of six, who recently returned from a humanitarian aid mission in Afghanistan, presented Eastwood with the director of the year award. He recently directed Jolie in her new film “The Changeling.”

"Clint is what every great director should be," People quoted her as saying. "He is a great leader. And I certainly would follow him anywhere."

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