INFLUENCER | Angelina Jolie Explains Divorce From Brad Pitt Was For ‘Well-Being’ Of Kids

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt shocked fans with their divorce announcement in 2016.

Now, the actress, 45, is opening up about why she made the decision to leave the father of her six kids – Maddox, 18, Pax, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 12, and 11-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne.

‘I separated for the well-being of my family. It was the right decision’, the ‘Maleficent’ start told Vogue India Magazine. ‘I continue to focus on their healing’.

Jolie added, ‘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’.

Pitt and Jolie were together since 2004 but only married in August 2014 at their estate in France.

Jolie previously told Harper’s Bazaar magazine how the last few years have been physically, emotionally and mentally turbulent for her.

‘My body has been through a lot over the past decade, particularly the past four years, and I have both the visible and invisible scars to show for it’, Jolie said.

‘The invisible ones are harder to wrestle with. Life takes many turns. Sometimes you get hurt, you see those you love in pain, and you can’t be as free and open as your spirit desires. It’s not new or old, but I do feel the blood returning to my body’, she added.

Besides her marriage ending on the public stage, the Oscar winner underwent a preventive double mastectomy in 2013 followed by breast reconstruction after testing positive for the BRCA gene. In 2015, the actress also had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed.

Jolie admitted it has taken a while for her to feel like her old self. She said. ‘The part of us that is free, wild, open, curious can get shut down by life. By pain or by harm’.


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ROYALS | Meghan Felt ‘Unprotected’ By U.K. Royal Family While Pregnant: Court Papers

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THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Naomi Campbell Sees Black Lives Matter Altering Fashion And Beauty Industries

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BUSINESS | L’Oréal To Drop Words Such As ‘Whitening’ From Skin Products

L’Oreal, the world’s biggest cosmetics company, will remove words referencing ‘white’, ‘fair’ and ‘light’ from its skin-evening products, a spokeswoman said on Friday, a day after Unilever made a similar announcement in the face of growing social media criticism. Unilever and L’Oreal are two big players in the global market for skin whitening creams used … Continue reading BUSINESS | L’Oréal To Drop Words Such As ‘Whitening’ From Skin Products

FASHION | Travel In Style With Automobile Lamborghini & Principe’s New Collection

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BUSINESS | Lamborghini Will No Longer Be Attending Auto Shows Like The Geneva Motor Shows

Lamborghini Head of Marketing Katia Bassi has revealed the Italian supercar automaker will not be attending future auto shows as part of their strategy moving forward. It looks like Lamborghini are set to abandon traditional motor shows in favor of more tailored experiences for their customers. While this is sad news for the enthusiasts simply … Continue reading BUSINESS | Lamborghini Will No Longer Be Attending Auto Shows Like The Geneva Motor Shows

ROYALS | Confirmed: Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Sign With Obamas’ High-Profile Speaking Agency

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have signed on with a high-profile agency in the United States for speaking engagements, who represent Michelle and Barack Obama and Hillary and Bill Clinton. As first reported in the Los Angeles Times, Prince Harry and Meghan have chosen the New York – based Harry Walker Agency to represent … Continue reading ROYALS | Confirmed: Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Sign With Obamas’ High-Profile Speaking Agency

PILGRIMAGE| Saudi Arabia To Hold ‘Very Limited’ Hajj Due To Virus

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday that because of the coronavirus only ‘very limited numbers’ of people will be allowed to perform the annual Hajj Pilgrimage that traditionally draws around 2 million people from around the world. The kingdom’s Ministry of Hajj only people of various nationalities already residing in the country would be allowed to perform  … Continue reading PILGRIMAGE| Saudi Arabia To Hold ‘Very Limited’ Hajj Due To Virus

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