Angelina Jolie surprised customers at a cafe in Lviv on Saturday while on a mission of mercy with refugees sheltering in the western Ukrainian city.
Dressed casually in a baggy gray sweater and matching baggy pants, with a backpack slung over one shoulder, Jolie was seen beaming as she signed an autograph for a fan.
She waved at the other residents as they gasped in recognition – except for a young boy wearing headphones, who remained engrossed in his phone.
“I just went for coffee, and it’s just Angelina Jolie,” wrote Maya Pidgoretska, who posted the video on Facebook. “Ukraine is simply supported by the whole world.”
The 46-year-old ‘Maleficent’ star, a longtime goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, was in Lviv to visit children evacuated from Mariupol and other devastated towns, the city reported. BBC. She was also due to meet with Ukrainian volunteers and medical personnel working in the relief effort.
She was later seen chatting with refugees outside the city’s main railway station, a major hub for those fleeing the Russian invasion.