Today marks '44 Angelina Jolie
• Today marks '44 Angelina Jolie
June 4 is celebrating its 44 th anniversary of one of the world's most famous American actress, director and social activist Angelina Jolie. Recently, media attention to it does not weaken. Until recently, their marital union with Brad Pitt called the strongest and happiest among Hollywood star couples, but suddenly collapsed idyll: the actress has gone through a long divorce proceedings, which threw her into a prolonged depression and led to health problems. What she regrets today, and why he feared for the future of their six children - later in the review.
Acting future Angelina Jolie Voight was predetermined from childhood - she was born in a family of actors, and in 7 years played her first role in a movie with her father Jon Voight. With 11 years it began to study acting at the Lee Strasberg's famous studio, and then continued her education at the Graduate School of Beverly Hills.
Her parents divorced because of the constant change of his father, when Angelina was only one year, and while his father continued to communicate with her, it left its imprint on its worldview. She always blamed him for the collapse of the family in the future and could not establish a relationship with him, even refusing to call his father and reissuing documents as "Angelina Jolie", without the "enter". And John said that his daughter has "serious mental problems".
The hostility to his father worsened mental health problems. As a teenager, she hated herself in the mirror (it was very thin and lanky), suffered from frequent depressions and even harm themselves with knives cuts. Jolie later explained it this way: "I collected knives and always had things like that around. For some reasons, ritual wounding myself and feeling the pain of it, perhaps, a sense of itself a living being, a sense of a release was therapy for me. " In high school, she attended a psychotherapist and teacher considered her a sociopath.
Even before the 20 years, the actress has tried all drugs, as openly admitted in an interview. She said that only a miracle has saved her from death at a young age. "I was lucky that I did not die young. I remember how to take the next dose to family trips to Disneyland. Look at Mickey Mouse, and immediately see a man who hates his life ", - says the actress.
In the mid-1990s. Angelina Jolie came to the first success in the acting profession - the movie "Hackers" became a cult, and the "New York Times" wrote about the actress as a new star. The success of the consolidated film "George Wallace" and "Gia", for which Jolie received her first film award. And in 1999, for her role in "Girl, Interrupted" actress received the "Oscar", and then passed into the Hollywood stars of the first magnitude. At the beginning of the 2000s. the role of Lara Croft after she became one of the highest paid actresses in the world.
In 2007, Angelina Jolie made her debut as a director, but in this field it is not immediately succeed. Her first film, on which it spent $ 10 million, failed at the box office, critics tore it to pieces, and she later called this work his mistake.
Angelina Jolie is known not only as an actress and director, but also as a public figure. After filming the movie "Lara Croft. Tomb Raider ", which took place in Cambodia, she was so impressed by what he saw in this country, which is associated with the United Nations to become a goodwill ambassador of the organization. After that, she made dozens of humanitarian missions in Third World countries, and adopted three children. In 2004, for humanitarian work in Cambodia, it was awarded the title of honorary citizen. In addition, Jolie has established several charitable organizations. In 2013, she was awarded the "Oscar" of the volunteer humanitarian activities.
The actress admitted that humanitarian action has helped her cope with personal problems: "There was a time when I was totally fixated on their grievances and experiences. And then I visited the places where exploding mines, where there is a war, where people have a real need, fast. Many have lost children, parents. When you see it - if awake. You start to think about the other, and it is - the best way to be happy. "
The actress was married three times. Her first husband was a partner in the film "Hackers" Jonny Lee Miller. The marriage lasted only a year, and both later called it a mistake of youth. In 2000, Jolie married for the second time - the same actor Billy Bob Thornton. This marriage, too, was short-lived, and broke up after 3 years. And in 2004, the actress had an affair with Brad Pitt during the filming of the movie "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." He adopted her foster children, and later the couple had three of their own. 10 years after they met, in 2014 the actors were married, but after 2 years of their marriage fell apart. Jolie has accused her husband's child abuse and alcoholism.
In these difficult times for Jolie in her aggravated health problems. Filming with her participation "Maleficent-2" had to be postponed due to the state of the actress. She youth differed unhealthy thinness, but at that time her weight dropped below 40 kg and friends raised the alarm. Her doctor admitted that "it is close to the critical weight," which exacerbates the problems with the psyche. The actress had to undergo rehabilitation in a specialized clinic. Furthermore, Joly suffering from hypertension and palsy Bell (violation of the facial nerve). On this occasion, she said: "Sometimes the family women put themselves in the last place, while health is not an effect."
After her divorce from Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie called herself only as "a victim of drunk Brad" and regretted that she married him. But she has not lost hope that it will be able to overcome this crisis: "What does not kill you makes you stronger. We overcome difficulties and gain new strength. " Nevertheless, it does not hide the fact that because of all of the experience is confused and does not know how to educate children so that at least a little to prepare them for real life, in which there is no happy-ends, but because he feared for their future: "I do not like that of fairy tales is always a happy ending, there is only good and evil, and everything is fine. Life is a little more complicated, and it is that I'm trying to teach their children. "