Angelina Jolie Shares Why Adopted Kids Bring A ‘Beautiful Mystery’ With Them
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie revealed the beauty and joy of having her three adopted children whom she shares with Brad Pitt, her former spouse.
The Maleficent star Jolie feels it is important to respect the roots of her three adopted kids. The 45-year-old mother of six has adopted Maddox, Pax, and Zahara with her former husband Pitt.
The former couple also shares three biological kids _ daughter Shiloh who is 14-year-old and twins Vivienne and Knox. Angie spoke to Vogue and mentioned how she wanted to ensure that her kids feel their cultural and geographical roots are being respected.
For the universe, while Maddox, her eldest son is originally from Cambodia, Zahara comes from Ethiopia and Pax hails from Vietnam. Jolie said words such as “orphanage” and “adoption” are not dirty words in their house.
While the star does not discuss pregnancy with her adopted kids, she makes sure to talk to them about how she found them and what it felt like when she looked at their eyes after meeting them for the first time.
The actress also mentioned that adopted parents have certain responsibilities when their kids belong to a different background. Angelina Jolie feels that adopted kids come with a wonderful “mystery.” If they belong to a foreign country and from another race, it is a beautiful gift.
Jolie also opines that such adopted children should always be in touch with their roots, Mirror.co.uk reports. Their parents should respect those roots and learn from a diverse culture.
Finally, the actress advises the adopted parents that such children are not making an entry into their world. Rather both the parents, as well as, their adopted kids are entering into the worlds of one another.
Jolie was in a relationship with the Fight Club actor since 2005 and they eventually tied the knot in 2014. However, they parted ways just two years later. Jolie filed a divorce petition before going for shared custody of their six children.
It was Jolie’s third marriage as she was earlier married to Johnny Lee Miller for three years (1996 to 1999). Her second marriage to actor Billy Bob Thornton also lasted for three years from 2000 to 2003.
The actress will be seen next in a superhero movie from Marvel titled The Eternals, which is expected to hit the theaters in 2021. Angie portrays the role of the warrior Thena in this film.
Angelina Jolie is in quarantine with all her kids in her Los Angeles home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. However, she has been recently snapped shopping with her daughter Vivienne in Los Feliz. Both the mother and daughter were seen wearing protective face masks during their shopping spree, which is a current requirement in California.