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Entertainment

Web Desk
June 20, 2020

Angelina Jolie reveals why she separated from Brad Pitt

Entertainment

Web Desk
Sat, Jun 20, 2020

Angelina Jolie reveals why she separated from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie has opened up about her split from Brad Pitt, saying she  separated from the actor for her family’s 'wellbeing'. 

The  Maleficent  star said she  still 'focuses on healing' their six children Maddox, 18, Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 13, and Vivienne and Knox, 11. 

Maddox, Zahara and Pax were reportedly adopted from orphanages in Cambodia, Ethiopia and Vietnam, respectively. The remaining three are their biological children.

Angelina and Brad, dubbed Brangelina, first got together after they starred in 'Mr and Mrs Smith' in 2005. They went on to marry in 2014 before filing for divorce in 2016. 

Speaking to Vogue Global Network, the 45-year-old   actress shared: ‘I separated for the wellbeing of my family. It was the right decision. I continue to focus on their healing.'

Rejecting all the rumors, she said: 'Some have taken advantage of my silence, and the children see lies about themselves in the media, but I remind them that they know their own truth and their own minds. In fact, they are six very brave, very strong young people.'

The Salt' star was speaking ahead of World Refugee Day on 20 June and spoke of her experiences raising children from different backgrounds. 

Angelina explained that she made sure that ‘adoption’ and ‘orphanage’ are ‘positive words in our home’. 

The actress added: 'All adopted children come with a beautiful mystery of a world that is meeting yours. When they are from another race and foreign land that mystery, that gift, is so full.'

It was previously rumoured that Angelina has ‘been on a few dates’ after moving on from Brad.