Angelina Jolie shares most important parenting lesson she learned from late mother Marcheline Bertrand
Angelina Jolie has openly revealed the lessons she learned from her late mother Marcheline Bertrand.
Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald over the weekend, the Hollywood megastar, 45, praised Marcheline for being a ‘sweet’ mother and said she always tried to treat her own children with the same fondness.
“My mother was very nice. I can be a lot in my work and in life, but I am very warm and gentle with my children, ”said Angelina.
‘My mother was very kind’: Angelina Joli, 45 (right) candidly shared the lessons she learned from her late mother Marcheline Bertrand (left) during an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald on Sunday . Photographed together in 2001
“This kindness and warmth are incredibly important foundations. She gave me a lot of other things and taught me a lot of lessons, ”she continued.
“But if you don’t have that foundation, to feel valued and secure, then it’s hard for any of the other messages or lessons to come through.
Marcheline died in 2007 at the age of 56 after a long battle with ovarian cancer.
‘I am very warm and gentle with my children’: Hollywood megastar praised Marcheline for being a ‘gentle’ mother and said she always tried to treat her own children with the same tenderness
The Maleficent star also told the publication that she has stepped down from filmmaking so that she can focus on her six children.
Angelina shares Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12, with ex-husband Brad Pitt, with whom she is in the middle of a battle for custody since their separation in 2016.
Pitt and Jolie fell in love on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, while Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston.
Priorities: The Maleficent star also told the publication she has stepped down from filmmaking so she can focus on her six children
The couple married in France in 2014 after 10 years of dating, but separated two years later in September 2016.
While the couple were legally divorced in 2019, things are far from friendly.
They have been at war over their children for five years, with Brad striving for 50/50 custody, Angelina wanting full physical custody.
Family matters: The Tomb Raider actress shares Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12, with ex-husband Brad Pitt, who ‘she has been in detention. fight since their separation in 2016 (photo 2014)