Jon Voight says he's delighted with the new arrivals

Angelina Jolies father Jon Voight has spoken out to say that he’s overjoyed at the birth of her twins.

The actress gave birth to Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline on Saturday 12 July by Caesarean section.

I love kids and cant wait to see the twins, he says.

‘Im very excited for Angie and Brad and the babies as well as for their brothers and sisters. It’s such a beautiful time.

Angelina, 33, and Jon, 69, fell out 6 years ago after he spoke candidly to the press about her. They only recently reconciled after Brad Pitt, 44, encouraged them to start talking.

Brad and Angelina have 4 other children daughter Shiloh, 2, and adopted kids Maddox, 6, Pax, 4, Zahara, 3.

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