Angelina Jolie reportedly asked to take down African warlord

Emails released by European media outlets reportedly show a proposed collaboration between Jolie and the International Criminal Court to take down African warlord Joseph Kony.
2:13 | 10/09/17

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Transcript for Angelina Jolie reportedly asked to take down African warlord
Back now with that stunning report about Angelina Jolie revealing international officials e-mailed her asking her to help in a plan to take down a brutal African warlord. ABC's gio Benitez is here with that story. Reporter: Good morning. You'll remember the viral short film "Kony 2012" about the warlord Joseph kony. It was around that time when Jolie was e-mailing with the international criminal court and the court investigating how those e-mails leaked. It's a plot straight out of one of her spy movies. My name is Evelyn salt. And you are a Russian spy. Reporter: Megastar Angelina Jolie reportedly part of a plan to take down infamous African warlord Joseph kony. Kony is the first guy indicted by the -- Reporter: Detailing e-mails reportedly showing a proposed collaboration between the actress and the international criminal court with Jolie apparently willing to act as human bait. The chief prosecutor at the court Luis moreno-ocampo. She has the idea to invite kony to dinner and then arrest him. Telling the star herself, apparently you can be embedded with the special forces that are chasing kony. Can Brad gowithyou aswithher hen husband Brad Pitt. Jolie reportedly replying Brad is being supportive. Let's discuss logistics. Much love. Joseph kony, the brutal rebel leader with the $5 million bounty on his head. The perversity of his crimes made him first on the court's list. Reporter: Accused of abducting hundreds of children to make them child soldiers and sex slaves. He's recently changed his tactics making it even more difficult to capture him. Reporter: The subject of the viral film "Koeng Ni 2012." Jolie telling "Nightline" in 2010 she'd want to take kony down. If I had my chance there are a few bad people out there if I was left alone in a room wit I'd be tempted. Joseph kony. That's interesting. I hate him. She hates him, she says and in a statement posted on his website the former prosecutor claims he was hacked writing he was hacked as he began investigating governments. Jolie and Pitt haven't commented on the story. Wow shall that's incredible. Thanks, gio.

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