One of the biggest names in Hollywood, Angelina Jolie, is just as much in popular about her personal life as she is about her profession. Millions of fans of the star actress have been curious about the details surrounding their favorite star, and the same was the case when she started her relationship with her co-star Brad Pitt. Fans were fascinated by the on-screen romance turning into a real thing, as Jolie and Pitt got together and tied the knot in Chateau Miraval in France in 2014.
However, their marriage was short-lived and only two years after the Maleficent star filed for divorce in August 2016. The star couple, who had been together for over a decade, separated, and it was not easy for Jolie amid her separation, as she shared that she had a hard time adjusting to the single lifestyle again.
Angelina Jolie Did Not Want to be Single
A year after filing for divorce from the Bullet Train star Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie came out as a director with the 2017 film First They Killed My Father. During an interview with The Telegraph, she opened up about how the past few months have not been easy and things have been difficult for her.
During her interview, The Tomb Raider star also acknowledged that she was having a hard time adjusting to a single life. She said, “I don’t enjoy being single.” Jolie shared that it might appear that she has got everything together, but she’s just “trying to get through [her] days.”
She stated that she did not want to be single, as she finds it really hard. The 47-year-old actress said, “It’s not something I wanted. There’s nothing nice about it. It’s just hard.” Along with the emotional issues, Jolie also went through some “health issues” during that time.
Considering everything happening at the moment, she shared that she preferred keeping a check on her health. The actress once also joked about how her high dating standards could be the reason behind her being alone for a long time.
Angelina Jolie Struggled Emotionally After Her Separation
Being among the biggest names in the industry, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s relationship had always been public. The couple got together after starring in the 2005 film Mr. and Mrs. Smith, and it also caused some controversies, as Pitt was still married to the FRIENDS star Jennifer Aniston. After the two separated, many blamed The Tourist actress for being the reason behind their divorce.
However, things got even more complicated after Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. During her interview, she shared that the past year had been very difficult for her, emotionally and physically. She shared, “Emotionally, it’s been a very difficult year, and I have had some other health issues.”
The Hackers star developed Bell’s palsy, causing one side of her face to droop, which was treated by acupuncture. The actress shared that she tried her best to recover for herself and her children as she started monitoring her health.