Angelina Jolie on Entering Politics, Running For Office: "I'm Not Sure I'd Be Taken Seriously"

Celebrity News May. 22, 2014 AT 4:45PM
Angelina Jolie attends an event on May 9, 2014 Angelina Jolie opened up about her ambitions for running for political office in a recent Good Morning America interview. Credit: Dave J Hogan/Getty

President Angie and First Gentleman Brad? Longtime humanitarian and actress Angelina Jolie has long been asked about her political ambitions, and the question came up again during a recent Good Morning America interview with George Stephanopoulos

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The anchor recalled the Maleficent star telling him in 2005 that she had too many skeletons in her closet.

"I wonder if by now my skeletons are out?" Jolie said laughing. "They're probably all out. I don't know if I have any left!" 

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The mother of six with longtime partner Brad Pitt does admit to having interest in holding office, but only in the right conditions. 

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"If I thought I'd be effective, I would," she continued. "But I'm not sure if I'd ever be taken seriously in that way and be able to be effective." 

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Jolie has taken numerous trips abroad for humanitarian work, spent more than a decade as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees before being promoted to Special Envoy, and has adopted three of her six children from developing nations. 

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