POLITICS: Angelina Jolie expresses interest in political participation


Oscar-winning actress and United Nations Goodwill
Ambassador Angelina Jolie has expressed an
interested in running for political office, saying
she’s ”open” to the idea.

The 38-year-old actress says her extensive
humanitarian work has furthered her interest in
politics, but the brunette beauty acknowledges her
Hollywood career may hinder her aspirations.

Jolie told Vanity Fair magazine: ”When you work as
a humanitarian, you are conscious that politics
have to be considered. Because if you really want
to make an extreme change, then you have a

But I honestly don’t know in what role I would be
more useful – I am conscious of what I do for a
living, and that [could] make it less possible.”

Asked specifically whether she’d pursue a career
in politics, the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador
replied: ”I am open.”

Jolie – who tied the knot with Brad Pitt, 50, at their
French estate on August 23, 2014 – also spoke
about their marriage, admitting it ”does feel
different” and ”it feels nice to be husband and wife”.

The couple’s six children
helped to write their
wedding vows and the actress revealed the role
she and her husband played in the wording. She
said: ”They did not expect us never to fight, but they
made us promise to always say, ‘Sorry,’ if we do.
So they said, ‘Do you?,’ and we said, ‘We do!”’

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