Angelina Jolie Wants To Leave Hollywood: Her Divorce With Brad Pitt Is One Of The Main Reasons

Hollywood icon, Angelina Jolie wants to quit showbiz as it is not a healthy place. Opens up about her struggles with stress amidst her 7-years-long legal battle with Brad Pitt.


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Angelina Jolie Wants To Leave Hollywood: Her Divorce With Brad Pitt Is One Of The Main Reasons

Angelina Jolie needs no introduction, she is one of the most successful actresses in Hollywood. She has an Academy Award and three Golden Globe Awards under her kitty for her excellent acting skills. Besides her actorial endeavours, she is well known for her personal life and humanitarian work. The Eternals actress has always been vocal about her life experiences and, in a way has grown in front of the camera as her parents, too, belonged to the industry.

Angelina Jolie’s split with Brad Pitt has been quite an ugly episode where the former couple are still entangled in a legal custody battle for their six kids. The legal vendetta has been ongoing for seven long years, and recently, the Maleficent actress revealed how the media and the divorce have adversely affected her health.   

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Angelina Jolie wants to quit Hollywood 

Angelina Jolie tied the knot with her long-time beau, Brad Pitt, in 2014 and separated in 2016. The couple has ever since been entangled in an ugly custody battle for their six kids. The actress recently revealed that her divorce and the subsequent custody legal battle have drained her, and she is mentally exhausted, so much so that she wants to quit Hollywood. 'Mrs Smith' also added that she hasn't been herself for the past decade, and her children are her only source of joy. Sharing the reason for her stress, Angelina Jolie added:

"It's part of what happened after my divorce. I lost the ability to live and travel as freely. I will move when I can. I grew up in quite a shallow place. Of all the places in the world, Hollywood is not a healthy place. So you seek authenticity."

Angelina wants to leave Hollywood and Los Angeles as she keeps getting unwanted attention here, which is adversely affecting her. Currently, she can't move freely due to her legal issues with Brad Pitt. In the interview with Wall Street Journal, Angelina revealed that she had never been fond of Hollywood's culture and would love to escape from it. Revealing the adversities of the media's attention, Angelina added:

"I wouldn't be an actress today. When I was starting out, it wasn't as much of an expectation to be as public, to share so much."

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Angelina Jolie added that her divorce took a toll on her physical health

In the same interview, Angelina Jolie added that along with her mental health, her physical health too has been gone for a toss ever since her divorce from Brad Pitt. The actress added that her body doesn't react well to stress, and since her divorce, various ailments have started attacking her. Angelina Jolie filed for a divorce with Brad Pitt after their infamous flight altercation in 2016. The actress also added:

"My body reacts very strongly to stress. My blood sugar goes up and down. I suddenly had Bell's palsy six months before my divorce."

Let us know your views on the revelation of Angelina Jolie's personal life and equation with Brad Pitt.

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