In case you’re a popular culture fan, you’ll in all probability know that Angelina Jolie has an older brother named James Haven.
And whereas each James and Angelina are very non-public, it appears their sibling bond is as robust as ever — significantly now that Angie is a mother to six growing kids, who she shares together with her ex-husband, Brad Pitt.
“I feel it’s pure,” he mentioned of being protecting over his sister and her kids. “That’s the place it began. It began with the safety of her and her kids — my nieces and nephews.”
“I set my life up so I will be current with regardless of the state of affairs,” he continued. “I wish to be there for them or for her — no matter she’s going by way of.”
For context, Angelina has accused Brad of “physically and verbally” assaulting her and their kids on the plane days earlier than they cut up.
And as their divorce continues to unfold, the previous couple’s six kids — Maddox, 22, Pax, 20, Zahara, 18, Shiloh, 17, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 15 — are getting older and studying to navigate life as younger adults.
Talking about his love for his nieces and nephews in his current interview, James mentioned he finds it particularly necessary to be current within the youngsters’ lives now that they’re of their “massively early life.”
“They’re turning into younger adults, early 20s,” he mentioned. “I feel it’s simply very pure and I simply wish to be there any time. Anytime I’m blessed to be of their presence, I wish to be of their presence.”
“I’m not the type of one who makes choices like the choices I needed to make evenly,” she mentioned on the time. “It took rather a lot for me to be ready the place I felt I needed to separate from the daddy of my kids.”
In a more moderen interview with WSJ. Magazine final month, Angelina talked extra about how the breakdown of the wedding took a severe toll on her and her kids, telling the outlet: “We needed to heal.”
“There are issues we have to heal from,” she mentioned, including that her kids are “the closest folks to me and my life.” She mentioned, “We’re seven very totally different folks, which is our energy.”