Angelina Jolie gives rare insight into what happened after her split from Brad Pitt
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They were Hollywood's 'it' couple...until they weren't.
The two had their names combined as Brangelina and were together for around a decade.
While they were only legally married for two years between 2014 to 2016, they had ben linked since 2005 after they had filmed Mr and Mrs Smith together.
There was speculation that she caused the marriage breakdown of Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, however Angelina bluntly insisted there was no crossover.
"To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife," she said at the time.
Brangelina all came crashing down in September 2016 when Jolie filed for divorce citing 'irreconcilable differences'.
It wasn't until 2019 that a court declared Jolie and Pitt legally single.
In an interview with Vogue, Angelina has revealed that there has been a lot of healing in that time to now, however it has been a fairly brutal experience.
"I’m still understanding who I am at 48. I guess I’m in transition as a person,” she said.
“I don’t feel like I’ve been myself for a decade, in a way, which I don’t want to get into.”
She added: “We had a lot of healing to do. We’re still finding our footing.”
The Tomb Raider actor admits her children have definitely helped keep her on the straight and narrow.
Jolie adopted her first child Maddox Chivan back in 2002, and Brad became the child's co-adopter in 2006.
She then adopted Zahara Marley in 2005 and Brad signed on as co-adopter in 2006. Pax Thien was then adopted in 2007 by Jolie and Pitt was added to the official records in 2008.
Jolie gave birth to their first child together, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, in 2006.
Two years later, the actor gave birth to twins, Knox Léon and Vivienne Marcheline.
She told Vogue that her life probably would have been very different if she didn't adopt Maddox.
“I was 26 when I became a mother. My entire life changed. Having children saved me — and taught me to be in this world differently,” she explained.
“I think, recently, I would’ve gone under in a much darker way had I not wanted to live for them. They’re better than me, because you want your children to be.”