CULTURE

Ranking the Strongest Video Game Ninja Girls to Step On Me

Which kunoichi could step on you the hardest?

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Female ninjas occupy a strange space in the realm of video games.

While their male ninja counterparts, like Strider Hiryu, dress like actual ninjas in full body garb that maybe, at most, reveals their beefy triceps, female ninjas dress in hyper-colorful, skin-bearing attire that seems to scream, "I'm here to step on you, you degenerate gamer." As if "degenerate" and "gamer" weren't interchangeable.

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Bios

Angelina Jolie

All you need to know.

Full Name: Angelina Jolie Voight

Date of Birth: June 4, 1975

Born: Los Angeles, CA

Occupation: Actress, filmmaker, humanitarian

Status: Separated from Brad Pitt (married 2014)

Children: 6

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She lights up the screen with her unearthly beauty and tremendous talent. She's a mother of six, an activist, and a legend in her own time. From her wild child days of the past to her modern maturity, Angelina Jolie is always in the spotlight and our interest in her doesn't seem to fade. Recently separated from Brad Pitt, Jolie is on her own, but her strength and success will never leave her side. Here's a bit about the long-time actress, hands-on humanitarian, and supermom.

Her Films

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Ever since she was a child, Jolie has had a flair for the dramatic, starring in dozens of films throughout the course of her career. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Girl, Interrupted, Gia, Maleficent, and more make up her roster of blockbusters, each one proving that Jolie never fails to give it her all. Her powerful performances have given Jolie her well-deserved A-list status, sky-high salary, and awards for her work. When Jolie is starring, fans flock to theaters to see the actress excel in what she does so effortlessly.


Three Time's Not a Charm

Jolie has been married three times. She wed Jonny Lee Miller in 1996, Billy Bob Thornton in 2000, and Pitt in 2014. Perhaps she'll look for love again, but maybe marriage isn't meant for a fourth go-round. With the tabloid frenzy surrounding her relationship with Pitt which was rumored to start while he was still married to Jennifer Aniston, it's a shock Jolie and Pitt lasted as long as they did. That said, there are surely plenty of men around the world more than willing to be groom #4.

A-List Activism

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Jolie knows she's fortunate and does so much more than bask in the Hollywood life. She's a humanitarian who cares for others all across the globe. More than simply writing a check, Jolie visits remote regions of the world and shines a light on causes that are near and dear to her heart. She works with the United Nations, visits war zones, and cares about conservation. Far from a spoiled star, Jolie gets in the trenches and does the dirty work.


Beyond Beautiful

Jolie is considered a great beauty. Her fine features are timeless and as she ages, she only gets better. Here are some pics of the star throughout her years in the public eye.

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Melissa A. Kay is a New York-based writer, editor, and content strategist. Follow her work on Popdust as well as sites including TopDust, Chase Bank, P&G, Understood.org, The Richest, GearBrain, The Journiest, Bella, TrueSelf, Better Homes & Gardens, AMC Daycare, and more.


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