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|No Namibian Naming by Chief for Angelina Jolie's Baby|
- Governor denies reports he would officiate
The Tomb Raider star's first biological offspring with partner Brad Pitt - who already has joint guardianship of her two adopted children - is due imminently.
Samuel Nuuyoma, the governor of the Namibian province where the child is to be born, had been quoted as saying: "When she goes to the hospital, as the father of the region, I will be informed and I will go there.
"I will announce the good news and I will be naming the baby."
However, he now claims he never made the comments.
Nuuyoma is quoted by America's People magazine as saying: "No. No. That's absolutely not true. I never said such a thing. Never in history."
The birth of the child is so close, 42-year-old Pitt had to pull out of the premiere of his new movie, Babel, at the Cannes Film Festival. He sent an
apologetic email explaining his decision instead.
Meanwhile, the Namibian government has yet to decide whether or not to declare the celebrity child's birthday a national holiday.
The campaign started after a DJ for local radio station Radio Wave asked listeners to decide if the baby's birthday should be given the rare and
Voting is still going on.
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