Angelina Jolie Gives the Sweetest Interview About Her Late Mother to French ‘Marie Claire’
In the new issue of French Marie Claire, the 39-year-old actress and philanthropist opened up about the most important woman in her life.
“She was very soft but could move mountains for her kids,” Jolie revealed. “That’s something I always admire in women: that mix of softness and strength.”
The Maleficent actress even credited her mother for inspiring her humanitarian work. Marcheline, who was married to actor Jon Voight when they had Angelina, brought her daughter to an Amnesty International dinner when she was just a young child.
“She always tried to understand the complexity of the world,” Jolie explained. “She had a great heart, which was sensitive to the world’s violence.”
with a photo of Marcheline inside, in addition to wearing one of her mother’s rings. Her brother accessorized with a pin that belonged to Marcheline, while Brad had the couple’s chateau inscribed with a message in honor of Bertrand.
Taking a break from the bittersweet conversation about her mother, Angelina quipped about her next tattoo. “You can be certain I’ll have a new one soon,” she spilled. “Without a doubt, something with Japanese inspiration.”