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Angelina Jolie Talks 'Blood & Honey,' Marriage

Angelina Jolie Talks 'Blood & Honey,' Marriage

Angelina Jolie grins as she speaks with journalist Christiane Amanpour in an interview airing during Good Morning America on Monday (December 5).

The 36-year-old actress spoke about directing her new film, In the Land of Blood & Honey, and spoke a bit about her personal life, too. Check it:

On going behind the camera: “[W]riting is the hardest because it feels the most exposed….When you’re an actress, you use somebody else’s words and you can always blame the director and the director can say the editor. But the writer is the one that kind of sits alone in the room and writes what they think is important, funny, historical, topical.”

On her kids asking whether she’ll marry Brad Pitt: “The kids asked me the other day and I asked them if it was just because they wanted to have a ‘big cake. They see movies that have the people getting married in the movies or somebody’s, you know, the happily ever after. Shrek and Fiona are married. We’ve explained to them that our commitment when we decided to start a family was the greatest commitment you could possibly have. Once you have six children, you’re…you’re committed.”

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Pictured inside: Angie dressed in a Stella McCartney suit and a David Yurman cable bracelet while carrying the Ralph Lauren Collection “Bedford” bag while out and about in NYC on Monday (December 5).

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  • ella

    Don’t get married Angie!!! No need to conform to other peoples standards. Partnership is working for you and Brad….so stick with it.

  • JUSTIN THEROUX IS HOT

    ok. nice interview

  • Lara

    Great interview, can’t wait to see the rest. ITLOBAH sounds compelling, bravo Angie.

  • QQQQ

    Tweet: Chelsie Gosk @ChelsieGosk Chelsie Gosk
    -
    When Brad saw Zahara’s picture the first time, he cried. @TheTinaBeast’s breakfast with Angelina pic.twitter.com/TbnVBgiO

  • Horse Teeth

    needs a bucket of oats

  • QQQQ

    Tweet: @TheTinaBeast Tina Brown
    .
    Breakfast at home w/ 1-woman Navy SEAL unit Angelina Jolie: actor, director, producer, humanitarian, bombshell http://pic.twitter.com/GHQ14ZU8

  • whamo

    In the Land of Stolen Rape Movies

  • GOOD GOD!!!!!!!!!

    Thats one ugly old nag.
    Strap on the feed bag pronto!

  • Passing Through

    LMAO at Angie saying she asked the kids if they wanted a wedding because they wanted “a big cake”! Too funny. That’s exactly how kids think, too. A wedding means a big cake, a party and gifts…and if mom and dad get gifts, then maybe they’ll get gifts, too! LOL.

  • QQQQ

    Bill and Jane are in the front row. So sweet.

  • Passing Through

    I see Huvsy’s troll is back on the stroll this morning after getting most of the weekend off. Guess this means the troll ran out of hay and has to go back to work so she can afford another day at the stable…

  • Passing Through

    4Q -
    .
    Are you at the AC taping?

  • ex Jen fan

    Great interview! Angelina is not just a beautiful face. She has a great mind and a great heart.

  • Female Grinch

    She’s a mean one
    Ms. Bytch
    She’s starving
    and she’s foul
    She steals men & children,
    and the odd script
    Ms. Byyyy itch!

  • alexanderina

    She is awesome. Thanks for the tweets

    I am lmao at the haters

  • Gemma Healy

    Isn’t it about time they got married to legitimise their children?

  • QQQQ

    Passing Through @ 12/05/2011 at 9:32
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    No, but I’m trying to go to the premiere tonite.

  • ex Jen fan

    At 36, Angelina is ICONIC!
    .
    At 42, Jennifer Anuston is a SUGAR MOMMY.

  • wilkie

    do we have another movie to promote? i’ts the only time she speaks

  • LadyB

    How does the children know they are not married? They are not old enough to know unless someone keps hammering it in their heads. At their age, I should think they only know their Brad is their dad and she is the mom.

  • LOL

    She looks like a ventriloquist’s dummy.

  • soi

    Love you Angie- you are the best!

  • anustin

    my anjie is the best!

  • anustin

    my anjie is the best!

  • soi

    She is always gorgeous but right here she looks so cute and happy!

  • miapocca

    psycho babble..so she was in a hurry to have 6 kids because it will keep Brad the ar*sinine tethered to her?,..he just hasnt met is next it girl yet…lol

  • http://@miss_nora Nora xo

    Once you have six children, and you’re not married , then you are .. you are absolute psychos !!!
    wtf.. seriously .. wt is so creepy about marriage that freaks ppl out… is it the eternal commitment!! is it the division of property after a divorce ??
    i dunno ,, but i kno that if u don’t wanna marry me,, then get the hell outta ma house..

  • lylian

    @Gemma Healy:
    .
    >>>>>>>>>>
    .
    What is there to legitimise? How about you get lobotomised?
    .
    Nevermind, no need for the kids to be legitimised, they have always been legitimate.
    .
    And no need for you to get lobotomised. You have always been a MORON!
    .
    YAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHA!!
    .
    Some times, the jokes write themselves.. Love it.

  • Diane

    I just love her!

  • kidsneedsenseofpermanence

    On her kids asking whether she’ll marry Brad Pitt:
    Ask the vein.

  • Rose

    The fans are having a great morning, and the day has just began. Happy times.
    The trolls are having a meltdown, and the day has just began. By the end of the day trolls head will explode.
    To the person asking how will kids know if they are married, guess what, 10 y.o. And 8 y.o. Knows about what goes on within their family. Ask your neighbor kids, it’s obvious you have no children.

  • Ex Jen Fan

    JENNIFER ANUSTAIN:

    HOLLYWOOD’S GOSSIP QUEEN
    MS. VICTIMHOOD
    ALCOHOLIC
    COCAINE ADDICT
    CIGARETTE ADDICT
    FAMEHO
    SELF-CENTERED BYTCH
    QUEEN OF MEDIOCRES
    MOVIE-GENRE KILLER
    etcetera, etcetera

  • why Mom E why?

    Mom E and Dad E can foresee potential new trim in the future when we grow tired of each other and lose our celebrity.

  • huh

    The kids do not know the morality around marriage or even what it means in it’s depth. they are far too young. she is LYING. She is pushing it and brad pitty is avoiding. he would step out and run if he could. b—tch is trapped. LMAO.

    she is pathetic and so is he. she needs to just STOP already and go back to being her authentic self. i’d go back to liking her. besides…she doesn’t need pitt. at all…but she stole him and is now stuck with him. if she actually dumped pitt, i’d like her again even more.

    he has drained the hot and life out of her.

  • good interview

    Journalist Christiane Amanpour great interview with Angelina Jolie. Haters are trying to bring Angie down so they can feel good about the idol they adore.Christiane and Angelina both Ladies are very smart.

  • Pittstainwiglet

    Jajaja can u idiots see? Angie don wanna marry pittstain. It’z da one ting she keep her word on…… She said long time ago in intaviews. No more marriagez. Jajaja Pittstain say when gayz can get Marred Angie and he would do it . Jajaj dat liar just duznt wunna explain why angie feels no need to get married to him. Jajaj Angie used to say maybe wen da kidz ask and den later Pittstain say da kidz are asking well Angie tell dem no jajjaja I tink she buy dem a cake instead of marrying Pittstain jajajaj

  • mike

    UGLY!!! look at her fugly face… must be the cocaine!!! shame on you Jolie!!

  • Passing Through

    # 17 QQQQ @ 12/05/2011 at 9:39 am
    .
    Ok. I saw the NY weather earlier so hope it doesn’t rain. I love Angie, but sorry, I’m not standing around in the rain to see anyone…unless someone is paying me a huge chunk of money and they person I’m being paid to stand around waiting for doesn’t go by the name of Sad Spook of a Fattened Tick…

  • wfb

    Trolls are having a meltdown! Bwahahahha,

  • Richard P

    The kids asked me the other day and I asked them if it was just because they wanted to have a ‘big cake.

    I love it

    Angie is wonderful .In the Land of Blood and Honey I can’t wait :)

  • Rose

    Trolls you better leave now because it’s only going to get worse for you today. Try and find an ocean and go have a big scream as loud as you can.
    Angle rules, beautiful mother and wife, that’s what Brad calls her, “my mrs.”….now what you gonna do about that, 1, 2, 3, bye, bye.

  • Pittstainwiglet

    in da 60 minutez intaview Angie sayz da reason she and her dadd r taking iz becuz it iz best for da family , not wutz best for her. So yez she will stay in non wanted relationshipz for her kidz and family sake. Y not marry pittstain? Wut da big deal? Jajaja

  • good interview

    What kind of Life do these people have who write horrible comments about Angelina Jolie and children.They have to be living a miserable life.Black souls.Parents of Bullys.

  • Pittstainwiglet

    Wut da hell. Why is g@yz bleeped. It look like I say homophobic wordz but I didn’t . Da bleeping ting iz silly for wordz like dat.

  • Troll

    PT is cool ’cause she’s real
    a lesson for many of you nutty JP fans
    I can’t dislike her
    and a few others here

  • And the Oscar goes to

    George Clooney won best actor in DC
    He is the great favorite

  • Pittstainwiglet

    U r so stupeed and hurt right now. Jajaja “iz it just cuz u want a big cake” jajajaj or did daddy talk u into ask me Jajaja pittstain fanz go cry for your sissybitch maybe he can convinze Ange to do it wen gaayz get married. Jaja yeah right. Jajaj @huh:

  • MMhmm

    I disagree. The comitment to EACH other is the foundation to every realationship. Couples with children split as often as those without. For example: Angie’s parents split and they had two children. Not to say that what they decide isn’t their own business, but I do not for one minute believe the reasons she’s giving as why they don’t marry. However as I said, they deserve their privacy on this matter, just wish they would both say that while interviewed.

  • eggs

    good interview @ 12/05/2011 at 10:23 am

    What kind of Life do these people have who write horrible comments about Angelina Jolie and children.They have to be living a miserable life.Black souls.Parents of Bullys.
    ______________________________________________
    They need go hug a tree or step away from the computer, go outside and let the spirit of the holidays seep into their black holes. Seriously, imagine all the bad karma on their way to them?

  • Pittstainwiglet

    Can u imagine going on an 8 hour date wit Angie and at da end she look at u and say “let me walk you home. I want to make sure you’re alright” jajaja and den u invite her in for “coffee” Jajaja I love da Newsweek write up. Jaja

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