Angelina Jolie talks about plans to quit acting

By Meaghan Fleming,

Angelina Jolie said in an interview on Saturday she plans to quit acting in the future to spend more time with her family.

Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague sat down with Cathy Newman from Channel 4 News in the U.K. to talk about war-zone rape. Jolie is a UN (United Nations) Special Envoy and feels strongly about helping victims of sexual violence.

While being interviewed, Jolie talked about her plans for the future, including her plans to quit acting and focus on her family.

"I think I'm going to have to give up acting as kids hit the teenage years because there is going to be too much to manage at home," she says.

"But I have enjoyed being an actress and I’m so grateful for the job... I will do some films,” Jolie continues. “I'm so fortunate to have the job. It's a very lucky profession to be a part of and I enjoy it. But if it went away tomorrow, I would be very happy to be at home with my children."

When asked if she felt her humanitarian work is more rewarding than acting she said “of course,” later stating she hopes “to be a part of the world in a positive way.”

Jolie has gone on various mission for the UN, first starting as a Goodwill Ambassador in 2001 and now as a Special Envoy according to the UNHCR.

Jolie and her partner actor Brad Pitt are currently engaged, but Pitt says there is no set date yet as we reported. The couple have six children.



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