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12:20 pm - Sunday June 25, 2017

EXCLUSIVE - 'Please just let me speak to my daughter': Biological mother of Angelina Jolie’s adopted girl Zahara, 12, demands access from Ethiopia after Brangelina love split (Daily Mail)

  • Mentewab Dawit Lebiso was forced to give her daughter up after she was raped
  • Poverty stricken 31-year-old was attacked then fell sick after her baby was born
  • Jolie adopted the daughter from Ethiopia believing she was an ‘Aids orphan’
  • Now Mentewab tells Mail Online she desperately wants to speak to Zahara, 12
  • Biological mother says she wants Jolie to get custody after love split with Brad
  • Says she is not asking for her daughter back but wants the chance to talk to her
  • Mentewab says she has had no letters, photos or money from Jolie since adoption
  •  ‘I just want her to know that I am alive and long to be able to speak with her’ 

'Please just let me speak to my daughterThe natural mother of Angelina Jolie‘s adopted Ethiopian daughter Zahara has made a heartfelt plea to the superstar actress telling her: ‘Please just let me talk to my daughter’.

Poverty stricken Mentewab Dawit Lebiso told Daily Mail Online she is desperate to be part of her 12-year-old daughter’s life – and called for Jolie to get custody of her daughter in the bitter split with Brad Pitt.

 She dreams of one day meeting the girl she gave up as a tiny infant – but said she would settle for the chance to simply hear her voice.

‘I just want her to know that I am alive and here and long to be able to speak with her. I do not want my daughter back but just to be in contact with her and be able to call her up and talk with her,’ said Mentewab, who ekes out a living in Ethiopia.

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