She is the best friend of Angelina Jolie after meeting her on Girl, Interrupted (1999). Jillian is the godmother of Angelina's son, Maddox Jolie.
Became a mother for the 2nd time at age 40, when her daughter, Heloise Margaret Armenante Dodd, was born on December 12, 2008 by her wife Alice Dodd.
Friends with Constantine Maroulis of American Idol fame. They grew up together in New Jersey and attended Ramapo High School.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 36, a daughter Hazel Georgia Dodd Armenante on November 21, 2004, with her wife Alice Dodd.