She has been a public figure for decades and has appeared in several popular films.
Still, Jolie says only her kids really know each other in a recent interview with Extra.
The 45-year-old actress opened up about people’s expectations of her while talking about her new movie The One And Only Ivan.
Family ties: Angelina Jolie, 45, claimed only her children know who she really is in a recent interview with Extra; photographed in October 2019
Angelina voices an aging elephant named Stella in the film which aired direct to Disney + on Thursday.
Sam Rockwell voices the voice of a captive 400lb gorilla who learns to make his own art while working in a circus owned by Mack (Bryan Cranston), but when a baby elephant arrives he tries to free her.
Angelina was interested in the story after her daughter Shiloh, 14, read it for the first time.
“Well, Shilo read the book and we started to read it together and talked about Ivan and why Ivan was so special,” she explained.
Staying Connected: Angelina made the statement while discussing her new movie The One And Only Ivan, which she became interested in after her daughter Shilo, 14, read it; presented in October 2019
New project: Angelina voices an elephant and produces the Disney + movie
Angelina delved into the moral of the film, which her co-star Brooklyn Prince said was about the importance of keeping promises.
“I think a lot of people can relate to that as well. Where there is an expectation of them to be who people assume they are and they often don’t have the friends or the freedom to express who they really are… and to be that person.
The Tomb Raider actress found a connection to her own life in the film’s message.
“I’m pretty much who I am because I don’t know how to be anything else… but if you ask me, ‘Do I think people really know me as who I really am? “I think only my kids could explain who I really am,” she said.
Special relationship: “I am pretty much who I am because I don’t know how to be anything else… but if you ask me:” Do I think people really know me as who I really am? “I think only my kids could explain who I really am,” she said; presented in February 2019
Legal battle: His statements came amid his ongoing divorce battle with Brad Pitt, 56, and a new request for the judge to resign due to his working relationship with one of Brad’s lawyers.
Angelina’s statements came amid ongoing legal battles over her divorce from Brad Pitt, 56.
The actress recently requested that Judge John W. Ouderkirk be removed from the case for failing to disclose a working relationship with one of Brad’s lawyers.
Ouderkirk is also the judge who married the former couple at their French estate Château Miraval in 2014.
Angelina has expressed a desire to move with the children to Richmond, a thundering suburb in south-west London.
In response to claims by her ex’s legal team that the desire to dismiss the judge amounts to a Hail Mary pass, Angelina’s representatives said she simply wanted a “fair trial” without ” no special favors ”for either party.
The former powerful couple share six children: Maddox, 19, Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12.
Angelina and Brad started dating in 2005 and tied the knot in 2014, though they didn’t separate until two years later.
Large family: The former powerful couple share six children: Maddox, 19, Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 12; photographed in 2015