ANGELINA JOLIE
Vivienne Was The Only Kid Not Afraid Of Her Maleficent Costume

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Angelina Jolie’s new movie “Maleficent” is due out May 30th and she’s opening up about her kids’ cameos in the movie and so much more!  Angelina gets candid about scaring Pax and admits that she’s much more fun at home than in public.

On putting the kids in her movies & Brad’s movies: “We think it’s fun for our kids to have cameos and join us on set, but not to be actors. That’s not our goal for Brad and I at all. I think we would both prefer that they didn’t become actors.”

Casting Vivienne as a young Aurora: “She was 4 at the time, and other 3- and 4-year-old [actors] really wouldn’t come near me. Big kids thought I was cool—but little kids really didn’t like me. So in order to have a child that wants to play with [Maleficent]…it had to be a child that really liked me and wasn’t afraid of my horns and my eyes and my claws. So it had to be Viv.”

Her brother gets some credit for her taking on the role: “She was just my favorite as a little girl. I was terrified of her, but I was really drawn to her. I loved her. There were some discussions about it before I got the part, and I got a phone call from my brother, who said, ‘You’ve got to get your name on the list for this.’”

The other kids were scared of her: “When Pax saw me for the first time, he ran away and got upset — and I thought he was kidding, so I was pretending to chase him until I actually found him crying. I had to take off pieces [of the makeup] in front of him to show him it was all fake and not freak out so much.”

Pax & Zahara did cameos, too: “I had to walk by them being very mean. Of course, I wanted to stop and wink at them.”

On her home life:  “Outside my home I can be somewhat serious,” she admits. But with her family, “We laugh and we play, and I’m light again, and I’m a kid again, and I’m loving and soft again because they’ve brought that back in my life.”

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ANGELINA JOLIE
Learns To Cook For Her Six Kids

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Attend The EE British Academy Film Awards 2014

Not only did Angelina Jolie have her hands full directing a new movie while she was in Australia, she found time to learn how to cook, too!  Angelina has been very candid in the past about her lack of experience in the kitchen.  She once joked that the kids would be brave and try what she attempted, but they knew she was awful at it.

According to a new report, Angelina spent time learning her way around the kitchen while the family was in Australia this winter during filming of “Unbroken”.   Sources tell Us magazine that Angelina’s personal chef helped her overcome her fear of cooking.  She “learned a few healthy tips and culinary tricks from the pro.”  The source says that her children’s terrible eating habits prompted her to get wise in the kitchen.  The source added, “the Jolie-Pitt kids want to eat different things at different times.”

This is one area that I don’t think Angelina had to worry too much.  I’m sure they have plenty of help on hand to cook for the kids to make sure they were eating healthy.  So, I bet the ‘worst eaters’ remark wasn’t entirely indicative of their daily eating plans.

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Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie Attend The EE British Academy Film Awards 2014

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ANGELINA JOLIE And BRAD PITT
Back In L.A. With The Kids

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie & The Kids Land At LAX Airport

They’re baaack!  Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are both back in the U.S. today, with their six kids in tow!  Angelina and Brad arrived at LAX last night with Maddox, Zahara, Shiloh, Pax, Vivienne and Knox.   Angelina looked gorgeous in a green wrap as she arrived at the airport.  She was still wearing her signature black underneath, but it’s lovely to see her in some bright colors!

The family has been in Australia since late fall while Angelina directed her new movie “Unbroken”.   Brangelina were spotted out and about on a “date” of sorts this weekend, as they threw a huge wrap party for the film’s cast and crew at Shipwrecked Seafood Bar and Grill in Australia.

I have to admit that I’m a little giddy at their return.  They do a great job flying under the paparazzi radar most days, but hopefully with them back stateside we’ll get to see the kids a little more often!

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