Angelina Jolie is no saint, and mothers the world over are breathing a collective sigh of relief.
In a recent interview, Jolie says that being at work can be more relaxing than time spent at home with her brood of 6 rainbow children and 1 partner. Cue mothers around the world for another collective sigh of relief.
She told Britain’s Hello! Magazine (via ContactMusic):
“When me or Brad go away and work on films it gives us a bit of a break from the daily routine of being in the house and looking after the kids. You get spoiled on a film set, and in some ways it’s easier to be working long hours on a movie than taking care of a large family, just because you do get very tired at the end of the day.
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“I felt that way especially after the twins were born, because the demands on your time are so great. It meant that Brad had to spend a lot more time with the other kids, because mommy was too busy or tired.
“I’m very grateful to be in a position where I can still work and enjoy that creative part of my life, and not feel like I’m neglecting my responsibilities as a mother. I also love having a man like Brad who enjoys looking after the kids the way he does, because it’s a lot of work.”
Girl just climbed the ladder even higher in my estimation with her honesty that combining motherhood and a career is exhausting. I wonder if she ever leaves the house with her knickers on back to front?