United they stand! Angelina Jolie and her husband Brad Pitt opened up like never before in a rare joint interview. They talked about the emotional heath struggles Angie has faced recently and how they overcame them together . Watch the sweet interview.
Holding his wife, Angelina Jolie‘s hand tight, Brad Pitt talked about her strength in a new interview for TODAY on November 2. The couple discussed her decision to remove her ovaries for the sake of her family and how moving the whole experience was.
“I was out in France, and Angie called me and I got straight on a plane to return,” Brad said of the time Angelina found out she had signs of early-stage ovarian cancer. That’s when she made the brave decision to get her ovaries removed. “Seeing my wife have to be her strongest and knowing that it’s the scariest news is terribly moving. And not being there is a horrible feeling.”
“There was no vanity to my wife’s approach,” Brad contued. “It was mature. ‘This is our life and we’re gonna make the best of it.’ There was a strength in that. It was just another one of those things in life that makes you tighter, and she was doing it for the kids, and she was doing it for her family so we could be together.”
Angelina said that Brad helped her be strong though her surgeries. “I knew through the surgeries that he was on my side and that this wasn’t something where I was gonna feel less of a woman because my husband wasn’t gonna let that happen,’ To face these issues together and speak about them and talk about what it is to be human, I think can be a beautiful thing,” she explained.
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— Shira Benozilio