The 41-year-old actress opened up about her “difficult” breakup from her husband in a BBC interview in Cambodia on Sunday, February 19, and revealed how their six children have been coping with the situation.
When asked by reporter Yalda Hakim what she wants to do when she wakes up in the morning, Jolie admitted: “Get through the day.”
She then added: “It’s been a difficult few months. Right now, I’m going through a moment where there’s just, everybody’s in my room. Two hamsters and two dogs and two children at the moment. It’s wonderful. So usually I just wake up trying to figure out who’s going to get the dog out, who’s gonna start the pancakes and did anybody brush their teeth.”
Jolie has physical custody of their six children, Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh 10 and twins Vivienne and Knox, 8.
Despite everything she and Pitt have been through, she says, “We are and forever will be a family.”
Pitt, 53, was investigated after he allegedly got into an altercation with his eldest son on a private flight in September. An FBI investigation cleared him, and the case was closed in November.
Asked about the incident by Hakim, Jolie responded: “I don’t want to say very much about [the incident] except to say that it was a very difficult time.”
She hopes they will come out “a stronger family” because of it and has vowed that whatever happens “my focus is my children, our children.”
Jolie had all of their kids with her during her recent trip to Cambodia to promote her new film First They Killed My Father.
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