HOLLYWOOD—On an exclusive interview with Vogue on Friday, June 19, Angelina Jolie, 45, has provided insight into her divorce with ex-husband Brad Pitt in 2016. The couple share six kids, of which three are adopted.
The actress and humanitarian reflected on her divorce from the fellow actor Brad Pitt in 2016, explaining that the separation was important for the well-being of their children. Jolie said that she wanted to focus on healing since their separation. She also commented on the speculations made about her break-up with Brad, informing that there are lies circulating in the Internet. The Hollywood couple met on the set of the film “Mr. and Ms. Smith” in 2004, and started dating since. They got married in August 2014, and got divorced in September 2016. Angelina was granted physical custody of all their children, and Pitt was granted the right to visit them from time to time. Brad reportedly requested to see the children more often several times, and was granted more time to spend with their children in June 2018 according to Entertainment Tonight.
The kids from youngest to eldest are as follows: the twins Knox and Vivienne, 11, Shiloh, 14, Zahara, 15, Pax, 16 and the eldest kid, Maddox who is 18. Maddox is from Cambodia, Pax is from Vietnam, and Zahara is from Ethiopia. The actress who starred as Lara Croft in the film adaptation of the video game “Tomb Raider” revealed that she encouraged her kids to never forget their ethnic roots and that she enjoyed learning about their background, as well.
The kids have been spending most of their time with the mother during quarantine, in their Los Feliz home, while Pitt’s house is within walking distance.