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Angelina Jolie Says Maintaining Her Marriage is Hard Work

Angelina Jolie Says Maintaining Her Marriage is Hard Work

Angelina Jolie is opening up about being married to Brad Pitt in a new interview and says that maintaining her marriage and raising kids is hard work.

“[Brad and I] work really hard at nurturing our family to make sure that everybody is alright and everyone stays connected,” the 39-year-old actress/director told Women’s Weekly. “Maintaining a marriage and raising kids is hard work. You have to really make sure that your work doesn’t get in the way. That you don’t do something that is going to put too much strain on your family.”

When asked about her kids, Angelina said, “They’re six of the funniest people we have ever met in our lives. We love being home and we love being around them because they are just so entertaining.”

Angelina also said she loves getting to call Brad “my husband” and she is “very happy to be married.”

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  • http://instagram.com/i.love.brad.and.angie Ako si Gladys

    “My husband”, she says
    “My wife”, he says

    Yes to true love!!!!!!!

  • Sky

    Of course it’s hard. Homewrecking is much easier. She knows something about it.

  • Manis

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to my most fave Celebrity couple in HW and to all JP’s fans around the World. May 2015 will be bigger and even better year.

  • Tweet Angie

    It is so good to have a family with a lot of children. isnt it?

  • wika

    Funny how the trolls are the first to get here. So much dedication :’) now if only they put this much dedication to ticky she’ll have less flops. But ohwell, Angie’s too prominent as compared to boring old ticky. Even tickys fans get bored ;/ LOL

    On another note, not sure why this is news. Marriage is hard work to everyone. But I’m always open to hearing Angie calling Brad the husband/Brad calling Angie his wife ^^ heartwarming to us fans!

  • Tweet Angie

    Poor Ticky. Big House, No life.

  • http://instagram.com/i.love.brad.and.angie Ako si Gladys

    Make It Right ‏@makeitright 12m12 minutes ago
    Brad Pitt has a holiday message for friends of Make It Right. http://makeitright.org/community/a-message-from-brad-pitt/

  • Jay

    Us weekly and tabloids of that ilk. Have set their eyes on them, they are the next marriage that their gonna have the world believing is breaking up.

    I don’t understand if you know tabloids usually make stories up, why do people believe them?

  • shazia35

    Movie Review: Unbroken
    Unbroken (2014)

    ★★★★½
    A chronicle of the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic runner who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.
    This remarkable story takes us through Louis Zamperini’s life as a juvenile delinquent, championship runner, and after his plane is shot down in the Pacific during WWII. We learn the source and inspiration of the determination that helps him survive harrowing experiences.

    The result is a powerful film which left me pondering the effects of war on both captors and captives, not just in WWII but in every conflict. The situations and lessons are as old as time.

    Faith is shown and discussed briefly in the first half of the film but never with a heavy hand. Indeed, much of the last half depended on subtle imagery for us to see the Christ-like parallels being drawn. I applaud director Angelina Jolie for including an element that many would have chosen to eliminate, but which was so important to Zamperini’s life.

    It is beautifully photographed and directed with great restraint. I saw a review disdainfully mentioning that Jolie was determined to keep the rating PG13. I applaud her decision as working within those guidelines kept the majority of violence offscreen in the creative style of some of our most classic movies. That restraint also was evident in a brief but beautifully effective scene that reminded us of the cost of war to the civilian population.

    Jack O’Connell as Louis Zamperini and Miyavi as “The Bird” give masterful performances in their adversarial relationship in the POW camp. Once again, this is where Jolie’s restraint pays off. Again and again I expected, even longed for, the movie to take a “Hollywood” plot turn. Just as repeatedly I was answered with the unvarnished truth of how the events really happened.

    My one complaint is that it is difficult to follow Zamperini’s internal journey in the last third of the film. He has no buddy to chat with, no unguarded utterances to clue us in. Jolie does draw our attention to his gaze, with his fixed attention often giving clues. But we could have done with more help in that regard.

    There was a teenage boy next to me at the screening. Early on he leaned forward in his seat, cross-legged, tensely alert. He watched the entire movie that way, leaning back only when it was finished and saying, “Awesome!”

    Credit Tweet Angie from last thread:
    http://happycatholic.blogspot.pt/2014/12/movie-review-unbroken.html

  • http://instagram.com/i.love.brad.and.angie Ako si Gladys

    No life LOL

  • AWHODAT

    Isnt it hilarious how this one cockroach hangs around waiting for new Brad and Angie threads so it can be among the first to post. Fukkking parasite. I can tell its a nasty pariah in its offline life (i:e if any human actually interacts with it offline.)

  • shazia35

    MANISTON’S Blue faced TROLLS are always here first PRESSED MUCH LOL

  • shazia35

    They are blood suckers like MANiston cant stay away JP’s OWN THEM LOL

  • wika

    It can’t afford to wait around for ticky. She’s too boring for them. Same old lameo LOL

  • shazia35

    FLAG THE TROLLS

  • shazia35

    FollowUnbroken‏@Unbroken79

    INVENCIBLE (UNBROKEN) – Entrevista a Angelina Jolie: http://youtu.be/Rl_7kgTg7as via @YouTube #LouisZamperini #Unbroken #AngelinaJolie

    https://twitter.com/Unbroken79/status/547079723625357313

  • AWHODAT

    Hey PT…did you see this info about Nikki Fink

    http://huff.to/1AQZ2Hk

  • AWHODAT

    On the previous thread a fan posted a link to a mag cover with Brad on it, and an interview inside: “The Grown-up Issue. I forgot the name of the mag. Also, is the interview available anywhere?

  • ali7

    U know guys all pundits on tweeter are supporting ticky for an Oscar nomination by passing around screeners with a good word, one of them admitted, this is cheating Aℓℓ pundits & critics are compagnie for her, this is unbelievable & no one is reporting this & this is unfair to the other actresses

  • shazia35

    http://www.vulture.com/2014/12/angelina-jolie-interview-unbroken-coen-brothers.html?mid=twitter_vulture
    Angelina Jolie onUnbroken, Curse Words, and Her Favorite Coen Bros. Movie
    ——–
    She’s already one of the most famous movie stars in the world, but Angelina Jolie is now poised to become one of our most prolific female directors, too. As she prepares to release Unbroken — her film based on the true story of Louis Zamperini, the World War II hero who endured weeks stranded at sea and then spent years suffering in POW camps, where he endured torture at the hands of a cruel Japanese soldier nicknamed “the Bird” — Jolie is already finishing up By the Sea, an intimate marital drama she helmed starring her husband Brad Pitt and herself, and prepping her next directorial effort Africa, an epic tale of environmentalist Richard Leakey. Still, Jolie managed to carve out some time recently in Los Angeles (before she was felled by chicken pox) to speak to Vulture about how she cast up-and-coming British actor Jack O’Connell to star in Unbroken, why she wooed Joel and Ethan Coen to adapt Laura Hillenbrand’s book of the same name, and the decision to turn Unbroken into a “no-swear” zone.

    Recently you were asked whether you’d let your children become actors, and you said that you would but you’d also encourage them find a “real job.” Is that one of the things that led you to begin directing, this sense that acting alone was not enough of a real job for you?
    I would say that acting is a real job, but it’s a very particular job that focuses on certain aspects of yourself. I think an actor is a better actor if they’re more complex as a human being — they have more to offer the audience. As an artist, what are you contributing? You can go to acting class all you want, but if you travel, if you have a family, if you have new life experiences, it’ll make you a better artist. Life has to be first. Life before art.

    Was it always that way for you? Or did you ever think that art should come first and be all-consuming?
    No, not me. I was never one of those. I never got romantic about being an artist.

    Why not? It’s a very romantic thing.
    I suppose. Maybe it’s because I grew up in this town. [Laughs.] I lost my romance for it when I was little.

    Your lead actor Jack O’Connell reminds me of you at the beginning of your career: He’s got the drive, the charisma, even the tattoos. You obviously saw Louis Zamperini in him, but did you see any of yourself in Jack?
    I’d love to think so. I think so highly of Jack that I smile at any comparison of the two of us, yeah. I certainly appreciate when I see an actor who’s got all that fire, and I was very happy to think, If I was him, what would I need? To help him through this, I often tried to put myself in his shoes and give him any kind of guidance. Maybe since there was a familiarity between us, I was able to communicate that better.

    What made you cast him?
    I’d seen so many young men for this movie, and it became very clear to me at a certain point that there are so many great actors out there, but there were still things I continued to look for and didn’t find. I had to find a man who was a real man’s man, who had that physicality, who was an everyman and relatable but also disciplined and willing to go to all these places emotionally. It was hard finding that really capable young actor where you really believed he could survive all that time on a raft or could take 220 punches [as Louis does in a POW camp]. There are not a lot of young men in their 20s like that. Jack has something very unique to him. I challenge you to find another young man full of more fire.

    Most of the characters are American, but you cast pretty extensively from the U.K. and Australia.
    It was interesting, because a lot of the young American men we did have in the film, like Garrett Hedlund, were from Middle America. We did joke at one point that all the men on the raft were from Irish descent. Lots of three-Irishmen-on-a-raft jokes.

    The movie ends when the war does, but Zamperini’s life was eventful even afterwards. Was it difficult to figure out where to end this story?
    You can’t fit his whole life into the movie, and the important thing was to know that. What the Coen brothers helped me with was understanding what people feel when they put the book down: They get a sense of the human spirit and his endurance, and that he comes to be a man of faith who understands forgiveness. So instead of seeing it in chapters and thinking, At the end of the war, he went home and felt murderous and wanted to kill the Bird, and came around to forgiveness, we don’t exclude that — we just bring the essence of it into the story earlier.

    You had the Coens adapt Laura Hillenbrand’s book, and you brought on their longtime cinematographer Roger Deakins to shoot the film. Is it safe to say you’re a Coen Bros. aficionado? What’s your favorite film of theirs?
    Maybe No Country for Old Men? But what I love about them is how diverse they are. I loved when Brad did Burn After Reading, and I was with Billy [Bob Thornton] when he did The Man Who Wasn’t There. They have a signature and a certain flavor, but their films are so different. One can be so full of humor and the next can be so frightening, but you always know going into a Coen brothers movie that it’ll be something special.

    You instituted a no-cursing rule for the actors of Unbroken, which certainly presents a different point of view than other, grittier World War II films as of late — including your husband’s film Fury.
    One of the things that was very beautiful about the men of that generation is that they were very straightforward. They were responsible young men who’d come through the Depression, who were fighting for their country, and who took pride in the way they held themselves and the way they spoke. It seemed too easy for us to have a film that leaned too heavily on modern aspects of manhood. We wanted to see the classic young man, and celebrate the beauty and nobility of it. Their language was a big part of that. The actors had to find other ways of expressing themselves, so we had a whole list of things to say when you want to say a bad word. A lot of shucks and oh boys. It brought out a different side of the actors, their own self-respect and their respect for the generation before them. They pushed themselves in a different way.

    It’s incredible that Louis was able to forgive his captors after the war. Did that change your own feelings on forgiveness or holding grudges?
    I don’t believe in blind forgiveness. I believe in justice, and then forgiveness. You have to acknowledge what’s happened, and when you move past that into accountability for the crimes, then I do think it’s important for yourself and your family to forgive so that it doesn’t eat you up inside. Part of Louis being a survivalist was understanding that forgiveness was a tool of his survival, thinking, I’m either going to be conscious of the Bird my whole life and want revenge, or I’m going to embrace the day and find a way to almost feel sorry for him, and to live forward. I think what’s interesting about that is the idea that forgiveness isn’t just a beautiful, lovely thing to do — it’s that it destroys people who can’t move forward, who are consumed with vengeful thoughts and hate.

    What kind of perspective does it give you to go off and shoot a film like By the Sea, and then return to finishing Unbroken?
    It teaches me that probably nothing will be as hard as Unbroken was. [Laughs.]By the Sea was complicated because I had to direct myself and Brad, but logistically, it was a walk in the park in comparison. It was also a reminder that every film is such a different experience. As a director, it was nice to go from something like Unbroken into something completely different, because it helps you stay fresh. You don’t get mired in any habits, you stay open and keep learning different ways of working.

    But I suspect that deep down, you must be attracted to logistical challenges, given that you’re making Africa next.
    I can take on any logistical challenge if I’ve got Roger Deakins with me!

  • lurker

    Who?

  • http://instagram.com/i.love.brad.and.angie Ako si Gladys

    yes, i saw a tweet from the gold derby twitter acct that she’s locked for a nomination

  • Myskina

    She looks OLD

  • lurker

    Huh? The world is ending

  • Etta

    How does that person know. Has the voting even started yet?

  • http://instagram.com/i.love.brad.and.angie Ako si Gladys

    he/she tweeted “looks like a lock for nomination” sorry lol

  • ali7

    The guy from “theInSneider” blog, he said that he’s passing around screeners of Cake

  • wika

    Honestly I don’t care if ticky gets a nomination because then she’ll be overshadowed by Brad and Angie as always LOL but I’m genuinely upset for Marion. And every other actresses who are obviously more deserving.

    Edit: I think I know why ticky isn’t called out for her bs. Because nobody cares about her. LOL. not news worthy. Ain’t nobody wanna read shit bout ticky LOL ask her fans, they only visit Brad and angie’s news LOL.

    Edit edit: see? Her trolls only care about Brad and ange… they don’t even know ticky is getting nominations for something Angie has WON when she was MUCH MUCH younger than ticky lmao

  • wika

    August man December 2014. Couldn’t find the interview on the net :/

  • Myskina

    Jennifer 3 Angelina 1 lol

  • AWHODAT

    Thanks. I hope it becomes available online and JJ post it in a new Brad thread.

  • juju

    the only people that believe tabloids r the ones who buy them n even those often don’t

    has for tabloids having them #breaking up”what else is new? lol
    the tabloids have their eyes on them n had them breaking up every week for the last 10 years lol

    it was a lot worse some years ago

  • Whamo

    I have never heard ANY actor talk as much about her marriage as Heroina does. Every single interview bla bla bla we work hard, I’m the best mother, bla bla Brad’s the best dad, bla ba the kids are all perfect bla bla bla bla.

    shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up shut up

  • ali7

    Really I have to stop talking about ticky she is playing the poor Aniston again as everyone is targeting her so at the end she will get nominate, she have not won 1 critic so far as the other actresses most of them won 1 or 2 I don’t get it & this is the last time I’m talking about her, I have to concentre on JP news for now on

  • ali7

    F…off

  • Whamo

    shut up

  • AWHODAT

    ali…i would tell that parasite to fukkk off also but i dont speak directly to it. LOL

  • Whamo

    Yes she is!

  • juju

    ahahahahah

    just some of angelina awards

    http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/736x/6c/83/7c/6c837c63afc180218187ed2c897ffed6.jpg

    n angelina never even cared about awards ahahah she gave most of them away

  • Myskina

    She never cared? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

  • wika

    Oh come on the trolls have probably memorized her awards by now, looking at how much they stalk her LOL. It’s ticky they don’t know. They don’t know she flopped. Don’t know she hsmt won awards like Angie. … but! They even know angie talks about her family I’m intrvriews ;/ wonder if they know what ticky talks about….or maybe they slept halfway reading about hair…..

  • Whamo

    Well aren’t you the special little snowflake. It’s nice to see you’re minimally talented spoiled brat of an Idol being laughed by the entire world.

    Minimally talented, this will stick with her for the rest of her life, the laughing stock of the world. Bwaahahahaha!

  • AWHODAT

    Interestingly, the ‘August Man’ mag celebrates their 100th issue with Brad on their cover and with an interview with Brad on the inside. However, theres no tidbit of the interview anywhere online. lol. I guess they really really REALLY want you to go out and buy the mag. Cos i’m hearing about this mag for the first time. And thats only because….Brad Pitt.

  • wika

    Hope it’s not recycled info they got from other interviews! Am quite surprised Brad gave an interview to them. Haven’t heard of them before too!

  • lurker

    Also guy lodge i need to unfollow both i still think she will not get in am sticking with that,there has been people with sags and globes and no oscar nom

  • happy666

    Love the hair “ladies”. Keep it going Angie

  • happy666

    F…her :) (Myskina)

  • fyi

    New Brad thread. Brad winning PGA visionary award

  • http://www.novelalounge.com NovelaLounge.com

    Obviously it’s not easy work…Brad is a cheater if he did it once, he will most likely do it again.

  • gemdiamond

    Time to flag and collapse all the trolls, roaches and fake fans!!!!

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