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    Zoe Saldana: Angelina Jolie Is "the Ultimate Badass" for Going Public About Double Mastectomy—Watch Now

    Angelina Jolie's got a fan in Zoe Saldana.

    At the Hollywood premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness Tuesday, the sci-fi leading lady praised Jolie's preventive decision to get a double mastectomy.

    "If she were here, I would just say thank you for being so brave," the 34-year-old actress told Entertainment Tonight. "And [know] that by sharing your personal experience you're going to empower and inspire a lot of women that are victims of cancer right now to heal and to survive."

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    In fact, Saldana described Brad Pitt's lady love as "the ultimate badass!"

    And director J.J. Abrams noted that the 37-year-old star's candor about a difficult situation has " taken away any kind of shame or uncomfortable-ness that people might have in people discussing it."

    Clearly, Tinseltown is proud of Jolie for informing so many about a potentially lifesaving way to be proactive about their health.

    For more on Angelina Jolie's elective surgery, including celebrity reactions, tune in to E! News Wednesday at 7 and 11:30 p.m.

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