Angelina Jolie's Son Maddox Is Reportedly Prioritizing Sister Zahara's College Move Over His 21st Birthday

It's hard to believe that Maddox Jolie-Pitt, son of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, turns 21 on August 5th. Now that he's an adult (and of legal drinking age), you'd think he'll be partying with his friends — well, the weekend is more about his sister Zahara than him.
His 17-year-old sister is reportedly moving into her dorm at Spelman College this weekend, so Maddox is putting aside most of the celebrations to be a great big brother and help her settle in. A source told Entertainment Tonight that the family will honor his milestone birthday on Friday and then focus on Zahara for the rest of the weekend. It's so sweet of him to make his younger sister happy in her new home.
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From the looks of things, the Jolie Pitt clan was given a warm welcome to the campus as students bid farewell to the historically black college. Writer and motivational speaker Brandon Rainey shared a video of Jolie performing some electric slides and befriending the other parents. It looks like Zahara is enjoying the next chapter of her young life in Atlanta.
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The Eternals star is very close to her six children, including Pax, 18, Shiloh, 16, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 14, but it's still unclear how involved Pitt is in their lives. He looked almost surprised when People asked his reaction to Zahara's college of choice - it felt like he was learning the news in the moment. "Yes, that's nice," he said. "Really nice." With a tumultuous divorce and custody case, Maddox may have become the male figure in his siblings' lives. Maybe that's why he's okay with his birthday weekend being all about his sister.
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