Brad & Angelina Rebuff Rumors

Brad & Angelina Rebuff Rumors

05/03/2006 AT 02:35 PM EDT

What is it about Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt that inspires such tall and twisted tales? While the power couple lie low in Namibia, PEOPLE – with the help of a connected source – sets the record straight on the most widely circulated myths.

• Jolie has not signed on for Tomb Raider 3 and has no plans to play video-game heroine Lara Croft any time soon.

• Pitt is not trying to convince Jolie to join the cast of Ocean's 13. (Sorry, George.)

• Jolie is not looking to adopt a Namibian infant – at least not right now.

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• The actress is not planning a "water birth" for the couple's baby-to-be, or to name the baby Africa.

• Jolie's ill mom, Marcheline Bertrand, is not near death and did not ask Jolie to give birth in France as a "dying wish."

• Pitt did not purchase for Jolie a "fidelity necklace" as a pre-baby wedding gift. In fact they currently have no plans to marry.

• Finally, Jolie is not planning to buy a small African nation of her own.

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