Is that rumor about Angelina Jolie expecting twins true? We’ll find out soon enough. Her famously rail-thin figure won’t stay that way forever if she really is carrying children nos. 7 and 8.
But even if the story is bogus, it’s still possible that Angie and Brad Pitt might expand their already-large family before too long. They’ve both been quoted recently saying that they haven’t ruled out having another child either on their own or through adoption.
And why not?
Sure, there are some good arguments for the couple not to have any more kids. But there are equally valid reasons why another Jolie-Pitt child (or two or more) wouldn’t be such a bad idea. It’s not like they can’t afford to raise a large family. And the way they’ve been talking, the couple might even be married by the time a new arrival comes along.
Here, in an opposing view, are some more reasons why Brangelina should ignore the critics and add more children to their household.
Which side are you on?
They’ll have a great mom 1 of 10She's caring, multitalented (she's a director as well as an actress) and one of the most beautiful women in the world. No Jolie-Pitt child has to worry about being embarrassed by Mom showing up to school in baggy sweats!
They might have an Oscar-winning dad 2 of 10Though he's lost three times before, Brad is considered a favorite to win the statue this year for his star turn in "Moneyball." Now THAT's something to brag to your classmates about!
They’ll always have playmates 3 of 10With siblings Pax, Maddox, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne around, a new child will never be lonely. (He or she might also get a cool "X" name.)
They’ll have a home sweet home(s) 4 of 10A new addition won't need to fight for space with his brothers and sisters - not when his parents own a gorgeous clifftop mansion (and several other properties worldwide). Wouldn't you love to see the playroom?
They’ll be encouraged to be themselves 5 of 10Brad and Angelina are nurturing parents who know that children develop in individual ways. They respect daughter Shiloh's preference for boys' clothing and the nickname "Shax."
Their parents are humanitarians 6 of 10It's nice to have a family that cares about the world around them - and both Brad and Angelina are active in charities at home and abroad.
They’ll have awesome playdates! 7 of 10Want to stop by Gwen Stefani's London home and have some fun with Kingston and Zuma? You can - if you're a Jolie-Pitt.
They’ll sport a stylish wardrobe 8 of 10The Jolie-Pitt children are always beautifully dressed - especially Zahara, who takes after her mom's sense of style. Do you suppose Angelina let her try on her stunning Golden Globes dress?
They won’t lack for toys 9 of 10Mom Angelina doesn't miss an opportunity to duck into a toy store to get her kids a treat - even though she knows the crowds will gather to watch.
They’ll always have a lift handy 10 of 10What kid wouldn't want to get a ride in these arms?
[Photo: via Pacific Coast News, PR Photos]
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