Angelina Jolie on the power of family and her Cambodian epic
- 14 Sep 2017 at 17:15
- WRITER: ASSOCIATED PRESS
From left, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Pax Jolie-Pitt arrive for the screening of ‘First They Killed My Father’ at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Monday. (AP photo)
TORONTO: Angelina Jolie arrives for an interview with the familiar harried air of a parent who has just barely managed to withdraw from her children, all six of whom she's left having breakfast upstairs in their Toronto hotel suite.
“The reason I was a little late is they made me change,” Jolie says, smiling. “They thought what I was wearing was too revealing.”
It's just another example of the extreme balancing act of Jolie's life, one which combines global celebrity with humanitarian devotion, A-list stardom with sober filmmaking, glamour and family. “I actually went to a premiere once with pee on me,” she says. “It was when the kids were little and I just got peed on at the last minute. There was nothing to do but wear it.”