thedailybeast.com - 9 days ago
Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Her ‘Difficult’ and ‘Painful’ Divorce From Brad Pitt
Angelina Jolie has opened up about her split from her husband Brad Pitt in a series of interviews tied to the promotion of her new Cambodian genocide movie, First They Killed My Father.
Jolie, who split from her husband last September following an alleged altercation between him and her son Maddox on a private jet, described the aftermath of the split as “very, very difficult,” and called it “a very painful situation.” The couple, who were together 12 years, have six children: Maddox, 16, and Pax, 13, Shiloh, 11, Zahara, 12, as well as twins Knox and Vivienne, nine. And when The New York Times asked her if she “ever felt like the coach of a small team” she replied that more often she felt part of a fraternity. “They really help me so much. We’re really such a unit,” she said of her kids. “They’re the best friends I’ve ever had. Nobody in my life has ever stood by me more.”
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