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Angelina Jolie Talks Plans to Quit Acting in New Video Interview

Angelina Jolie Talks Plans to Quit Acting in New Video Interview

Angelina Jolie has opened up about her future plans to stop her career as an actress during an interview with Britain’s Channel 4 News.

“I have enjoyed being an actress. I am so grateful to the job and I have had great experiences and I have even be able to tell stories and be a part of stories that mattered and I have done things for fun, but…” the 37-year-old actress said.

“I will do some films and I am so fortunate to have the job, it’s a really lucky profession to be a part of and I enjoy it,” Angelina continued. “But if it went away tomorrow I would be very happy to be home with the children. I wake up in the morning as a mum and I turn on the news like everybody else and I see what’s happening and I want to be part of the world in a positive way.”

Check out what else Angelina had to say during the twenty minute interview, including her views on her work as a humanitarian, the Syrian conflict, and more.

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  • NAN

    Hey Joe the B@rking D O G S,How is your Half Man ?
    Joedude needs money for his/her/its family,
    IT told us he B@rking got paid 3000 US$ a week,

    Joedude is a B@rking D O G and had made Anuston No man,eeh eeh eeh eeh eeh…Ouch .

  • hlkkkkkkk

    Same old, same old from AJ. Isn’t this the same refrain from 3 or 4 years ago? Can’t believe much that she says or preaches, no matter how she hard she pushes the “Saint Angelina” image. She should have thought about actually “mothering” her children years ago, but her own selfish needs always seem to come first.

  • groundcontrol

    As one who used to lobby for the rights of women in the developing world and rage against their lack of power over their own lives, I am very heartened to see the power and influence that Jolie has being used in this great humanitarian effort.
    .
    My organization was quite innovative in using the media and the arts (film, TV) to influence a change in thinking about women’s rights where we and the internationla community thought it was most needed. We succeeded greatly in the area of our focus and to this day there is little else as powerful or effective as the popular medium of film and TV to keep pushing toward those needed societal and cultural changes.
    .
    Jolie has done exactly what she wanted to do with In the Landof Blood and Honey – to help heal the wounds from that awful conflict which this task force will hopefully help do.
    .
    Kudos and more power to her incredible work.

  • LaCroix

    so very proud to be an Angelina Jolie fan ..she is an inspiration & an example for all actors in privileged positions to make a difference in this world. But we all know not all care about real issues that affect millions.

  • coward Trash

    What a pair of liars. Didn’t they say they’d never get married until everyone can – just before they got engaged? And didn’t Jolie say she would never have any biological children because there were so many children in the world who needed adoption? And isn’t Brad an environmental activist who just happens to prefer driving large SUV’s and flying in private jets regardless of the effect on his carbon footprint? What a pair of frauds.

  • NAN

    Hehehe,Angelina Jolie is The Love of Brad’s life.
    Anuston and her D O G S are still got angry that Anuston’s usterous cannot PRODUCING any Baby-Babies,when The guy found out he got duped, then their married were DEADEND !!!

    Wow,maybe Mr.Pitt-Ms.Jolie will getting marry on 18 Dec12,someone mightl choking blood in her lungs.8+ years fighting for Nothing !

  • naturegirl

    TO THE A$$HOLE STAFFER WHO WROTE THIS CAPTION DO YOU HAVE A BRAIN, THIS INTERVIEW IS ABOUT SO, SO MUCH MORE AND THAT’S ALL YOU CAN TAKE AWAY FROM IT

  • hopeso

    A great Humanitarian and a very intelligent and gorgeous lady …….
    LOVE HER

  • 2Park5

    LOVE YOU MUCH!!!!

  • BerryBerry

    She is the best..
    Mama was in Cambodia
    I LOVE THE JOLIE-PITT

  • jolliepitts are so 90′s

    Please, please do it! Both of you! And thank you in advance

    Sorry I don’t quite get it ? They both talk about giving up acting to spend more time with their kids ? Then in the next breath say they will move from acting to directing ! As an actor you don’t need to be in every scene, but surely the director has to be there ? Sounds like they will be working more not less ?

  • OHNO

    OH NO DONT TELL ME SHE IS NOT THROWING HERSELF AN ENGAGEMENT PARTY

  • I think…

    You can tell her focus in recent years has been on her children and humanitarian work, so I agree she should quit. I think she would lead a more fulfilling life that way. But, I think Brad Pitt’s career has skyrocketed since meeting Angelina… he has become more interesting in his choices of roles and is evolving as an actor. He, I feel, should continue acting. There is still a lot more acting in him. Together, they are a great team.

  • anustin

    lol,while anjie has the talents likes to quit movies,some 44 yr old loves to stay and act the same as always.

  • kaiser tired of brangelina

    KAISER FROM CELEBITCHY SHOCKING CONFESSION
    Ugh. I’m a Brangeloonie and everything, but even I get tired of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s talking points. Like, I was fine with Brad talking about the wedding last week while he promoted Killing Them Softly, but now Angelina has given an interview… and I just find it exhausting. They were talking about this earlier in the year, when Brad was campaigning for his Oscar. They talked about it last year. They’ve started talking about it whenever they promote one of their films. The subject? How they’re going to “quit” Hollywood. I don’t get why they continue to give quotes about it. If you’re going to quit, just quit.

    So is Angelina saying she’ll quit in two years? Is she just trying to prepare us for her eventual withdrawal from Hollywood? Here’s the thing: she’s already withdrawn from Hollywood a great deal over the past few years. She hasn’t appeared in front of the camera since The Tourist, and that was 2010. And she keeps signing on for films too. So… ENOUGH. Enough with conveniently claiming that you’re so over it and so family-oriented and you’re totally going to quit.

  • carry

    OK KEEP YOUR MANISTONS AWAY FROM HERE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

  • carry

    The headlines about Angie are the missliding. The topic is should be the headline…
    She said when they kids older we are fans i don’t understand their panic. Anways, Brad and Angie just don’t give them anything to they can crap about.

  • carry

    i know I am acting totaly simmy but when will we see the jps the countdown.

  • NAN

    OK,Anuston’s Ovaries are dry like Raisins !

    At 4+ 40 year old, Anuston is too OLD to be a mother for her bought Gigolo’s baby…Ouch

  • an opinion

    Such ignorant are most internet sites. They just copy what other sites write rather than doing the research themselves. Angelina and Hague did a 20 minute interview and talk maybe 1 minute about slowing down her movie career. Yet these stupid lazy website writers jump on that 1 minute and then whine that Angelina is taking about it. Just like they whine when Brad answers reporters question about getting married. So stupid it is laughable.

  • bdj

    http://preventsexualviolenceinconflict.tumblr.com/post/37108045092/video-fs-jolie

    This year the FCO is marking the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence from 25 November until 10 December.

    We’re participating in this global campaign to highlight issues around sexual violence in conflict – who it affects and where, what the issues and challenges to addressing this are and how the international community can respond.

    Earlier this year, the Foreign Secretary William Hague launched the Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative.


    As part of our 16 days of activism, Foreign Secretary William Hague and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy Angelina Jolie talked to Channel 4 News about the UK’s Preventing Sexual Violence in conflict Initiative.

    They discuss the practical measures being taken, including the first deployment of the UK’s team of experts to help Syrian refugees affected by the conflict. The team includes 70 doctors, lawyers, forensic experts, and psychologists, who will train local health professionals to gather the medical evidence and documentation that can be used in prosecutions in the future.

    Read excerpts from Foreign Secretary William Hague discussions about about the UK’s initiative .

  • bdj

    HypnoRaygun ‏@HypnoRaygun

    Officially told family in lieu of gifts 4 me this year I want them to donate to @MakeItRight_9 instead! So can you!

    https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/MakeItRightFoundation/Donate.html

  • country bitch

    some of these b i tc h es are so crazy… i bet they want to skin jolie and wear her like a fur coat

  • cee

    Kaiser has never been a true Brangelina fan. She blows hot and cold. I never believed she was a true fan. Just wanted JP fans to visit Celebitchy. Another phoney fan. So funny how all these so called liberated women chose to ignore the reason for the ch4 interview. It was about fighting for women and children victims of raps. So who cares what shallow Kaiser and the rest think.

  • bdj

    https://www.facebook.com/MIRNOLA?ref=stream

    Make It Right updated their cover photo.

  • country bitch

    @cee:

    when it comes to b i tc hes like kaiser et them is tall about hits… they will take whatever tone they think will bring them hits… these are the same bit ches that post star magazien stories, heifers please

  • carry

    @cee: thankyou for real she is fnot fan of anyone. She is a fan of everyone who is benificial to her site. She is back and forth …. She is like Laniney a lot they very very rarely say different things.

  • carry

    I still like her site better than ff garbabe site but who would like that. So better than preze hilton. That site got mellowed but the nuts are there.
    I liked Micheal K comentatry since is funny sometimes…

  • bdj

    http://www.spinetinglermag.com/2012/12/04/killing-them-softly-by-andrew-dominik-review/

    Whether or not Killing Them Softly will gain the respect it deserves a few years from now the same way Assassination did remains to be seen. I can imagine some will, like with last year’s Drive, be disappointed with the ways in which the film diverges from the type of film it’s advertised as, but those with an open mind are in for a real gem. Join the cult early, dear reader, and go see Killing Them Softly and discover that the crime film is alive, well and full of possibilities in these, the final days of civilization.

  • carry

    @country bitch. pls dude kaiser is 100 times better than your site FF you think we don’t know. You keep maniston the ugly nature and face safe while you bash jps for shiiit. At least kasier is not like you. funny he talk like he has a mouth.

  • bdj

    http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/blog/2012/11/tackling-sexual-violence-in-conflict

    A couple of weeks ago I joined a conference of experts at Wilton Park – an international think tank tucked away in the English countryside – to discuss the UK initiative. It was quite a line up – from current and former UN Special Representatives on Sexual Violence in Conflict to Angelina Jolie who continues to advocate on these issues. We discussed the importance of prosecution and comprehensive justice for survivors alongside the other key approaches needed.

  • country bitch

    carry honey, i have never, ever been to female first… kaiser is just trying to get hits for her little blogsite… now to need to disrespect moi… i just can’t stand fake ass fans

  • carry

    Contry bittch dude more likely skelerout. The other evil little dude who they run jjb also…. he has a connection to jared that I can’t reply to him. if I try to it won’t work lol same thing used to be when I used to post his ugly filthy site ff. hahahahahah

  • carry

    @ you again what is your connection with jared? you never been in ff how about skelterout how about the jjb nenu far now bf or something.
    How about your freind tomas howard the little dude. He is also neither of you like manny but you keep her safe. He is a peredicateble ho of don’t need to say it. you predictable got to bash Brad. Dont’ even start.

  • Jen In Rehab

    WTH!! carrycountryb!tchSYBIL and all your other personalities TAKE A BREAK FOOL

  • bdj

    http://www.thegriffonnews.com/2012/12/killing-them-softly-deserves-an-audience/

    “Killing Them Softly” deserves an audience

    Brad Pitt has just went from “celebrity with talent” to an official “acting legend.” Consider yourself warned.

    Andrew Dominik’s latest film “Killing Them Softly” is going to be a highly debated film. Whether the audience member loves or hates it, one thing must be said: they just witnessed film history.

    “Killing Them Softly” is a crime epic. If there is anything we know about crime epics in film history, we know that they have produced some of the most famous quotes and monologues.

    “The Godfather,” “Goodfellas” and “Pulp Fiction” all have their significance in both pop culture and history. This film is about to join them.


    Pitt is insanely memorable in his role. Every time he comes on screen, the audience is enthralled by every word that he speaks. There is a clear intimidation that results from every movement he makes. His performance is both real and entertaining. It is an event. It is a sight to be seen.

    Pitt, however, is not the only strong performance in this film. James Gandolfini plays a legend of sorts in the crime business who Cogan wants help from in order to “solve” this entire situation.

    Gandolfini is only in two scenes, but each one is just a pleasure to watch. There are moments of awkwardness in them because his character is in a point of his life where all he has is his sexual ventures, so the dialogue can get pretty uncomfortable for some audience members.

    Despite that, both of the scenes are electrifying. They are both one-on-one meetings between Gandolfini and Pitt.

    Something that acting enthusiasts would only believe to see in their dreams.


    This is writer/director Dominik’s third film and has been five years since his Western epic “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” which also starred Pitt.

    It has been a constant in Dominik’s career where he doesn’t really have a protagonist or antagonist within the story. His films have leaned more towards character studies than stereotypical narratives, and they have all worked in that sense.

    The film definitely has it’s political undertones, but they are neither liberal nor conservative.


    Despite some pacing issues early on and a terrible opening sequence, “Killing Them Softly” succeeds in it’s efforts. It is going to be one of the most memorable films of the year and will forever be referred to, in film history, as one of greatest “acting films.”

    It will be highly-debated and won’t be for everyone, but it still deserves an opportunity. Go see this in the theater. Now.

  • Kris

    Please do not quit acting :(

  • Erica

    bdj @ 12/04/2012 at 9:37 pm
    It is so true that Brad has become an acting legend. His performance in KTS is phenomenal. It would be injustice if he doesn’t get an Oscar nod for it.

  • bdj

    http://origin-www.livemint.com/Multimedia/9litUM8yLUiV0bP2g3RwtK/Slideshow–Celebrities-for-Charity.html

    Wall Street Journal
    Slideshow | Celebrities for Charity

    This file photo from 15 September 2012, shows Angelina Jolie visiting families previously displaced by the conflict in Iraq and now returning owing to the conflict in Syria.

    In this 23 May, 2012 file photo, Brad Pitt poses for the film “Killing Them Softly,” during the 65th Film Festival in Cannes, France. Pitt is one of the world’s leading celebrity contributor’s to charity. AP

  • yolly

    Angie is very eloquent, very smart & knows what she is talking about. Good job Angie, you & Brad made us so proud to be your loyal fans.God bless the Jolie Pitt Family.

  • yolly

    Waving to my lovely friends & cyber niece. Hello, Neleh,Lara,Senior,Vicki,Anoble & Kimmy. Goodnight. God bless.

  • carry

    @Jen In Rehab: go take a nap with her may be you next. Stay away with you maniston is this your another name also. busted
    JPs are always rise to the top. The talk the king and the queen. No body say nothing because y ou are not interesing. You don’t worth and nobody cares. Ouch.

  • carry

    Brad is not a franchise guy may be he should be. Becasue there is no one name than him in hollywood. I said that not because I like him but it is because TRUE

  • carry

    @Erica: AMEN!.

  • OT- cute tweet

    Ann Curry sent this tweet:

    New Zealand has actually stamped my passport, “Welcome to Middle-earth.” How wild is THAT. http://yfrog.com/obml4zdmj

  • Goopy

    @Tessa:

    Who said that??? Usually haters. That makes your claim highly suspect Tessa.

  • PERFUM/MOVIE SUPPORT BRAD!

    Have the fans goin out an supported BRAD movie…?NO….have fans bought The CHANEL #5 perfume? NO…LIARS BIG TALKER

  • furg

    @The jp fans.
    Poor poolh didn’t get a green thumb all
    Fans don’t want here she an ROSE say good
    Morning TALKING to them self. Trolls want all u
    Jp fans get on with it an talk tracky Jan u no what
    I mean right?

  • carry

    the person who go to hate site to do anything there pls stop. Pls just forget about the maniston the nothing with out Jps something attachment. Everything is calculated they thought they would go to Chanel party that is why everything was planned. Every sigtining is planned to concide to be next. Pls stop ,. You got nothing you should be stopped and have nothing got to do with it.Let the thread slow if needed it is oke forget they ever existed say something if you must here.
    . that said OK tomorrow.

  • carry

    @furg: fugmus you are boring as ever.

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