Angelina Jolie comforted a distressed fan on Thursday as she arrived to film The Daily Show With Jon Stewart in New York. The Maleficent star consoled a woman named Techne as she sat crying on the pavement after reportedly suffering a panic attack while waiting.
The actress was signing autographs and posing for photographs with scores of admirers outside the studio before noticing that Techne was struggling amid the crowd.
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VIEW GALLERY Angelina consoled the fan after she suffererd a panic attack
An emotional Techne was allowed to bypass the barrier holding back the fans before sitting down on the floor. Mum-of-six Angelina then wiped the tears from her face and took a selfie, helping Techne to crack a smile.
Angelina's appearance in the Big Apple came several days after the 39-year-old was involved in a car accident.
The incident took place in LA on Sunday after a screening of California-born Angelina's film Unbroken.
VIEW GALLERY Teche soon broke into a smile after talking to the Hollywood star
The Hollywood star was travelling in a hire car that skidded in the rain and hit a curb, with the impact exploding two of the vehicle's tires.
"The car slammed into the curb at significant speed," an eyewitness told X17 Online. "Angelina must have wondered if they hit another car.
"It was pretty bad – the tire exploded and it's amazing nothing worse happened to the car. I wouldn't be surprised if she had whiplash."
Luckily Angelina was unharmed and was soon picked up in another car.