Angelina Jolie Opens Up About Divorce For First Time Since Split: 'We Will Always Be a Family'

The Mr and Mrs Smith actress has spoken about her split from her husband of two years, Brad Pitt, for the first time since she filed for divorce.

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On Saturday, Angelina Jolie made her first public appearance since her high-profile split with Brad Pitt in September, at the premiere of her latest film, First They Killed My Father, in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

A day later, she gave her first interview with BBC's World News to discuss her film, based on the war time experiences of her friend and former refugee, Cambodian Loung Un, and briefly touched upon her split from the father of her six children, since the pair split last September.

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'We are a family and we will always be a family, and we will get through this time and hopefully be a stronger family for it,' she told the BBC, weeks after calling out Donald Trump's refugee ban.

When asked about how she was coping with the break, the 41-year-old admitted the family was going 'through a difficult time', but she hopes they will manage to get through it together.

'I am coping with finding a way through to make sure that this somehow makes us stronger and closer,' she explains.

During the interview, the actress/director – who was recently announced as the face of Guerlain Parfumeur's new fragrance – was asked where she sees herself in five years, and she admitted she hopes she's visiting her teenage children around the world, as they embark on their own adventures, with a greater worldview than that of Hollywood.

We are a family and we will always be a family, and we will get through this time and hopefully be a stronger family for it.

She added: 'Everything I do, I hope, is that I represent something and I represent the right things to my children and give the right sense of what they're capable of and … the world as it should be seen.

'Not through the prism of Hollywood or through a certain kind of life, but really take them into the world where they have a really good sense and become grounded people,' she concluded.

Sounds like a happy future is ahead for Jolie.

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