Marcheline Bertrand, mother of Angelina Jolie, died in January 2007 at age 56 of ovarian cancer. The actress has spoken publicly of her with a text in which he recalled the difficult times he went through after his deathwhen I was 31 years old and had already begun her relationship with Brad Pitt after filming Mr. and Mrs. Smith. “When I look back I see how much I changed his gear. It was not suddenly, but many things took a turn inside of me“he assured in a letter published in the New York Times centered on the mother figure and revealing details about her up until now we had never known.
“Lose the love, hug and warmth of a mother is like that you lose a protective blanket“explained the protagonist of Maleficent in honor of mother’s day anglo-saxon. “When my father had a affaire changed his life,” she adds, recalling her parents ‘ separation in 1976, a year later of the birth of Angelina, that Marcheline quoted publicly of infidelity on the part of Jon Voight. It was not until two years later that the interpreter French-canadian, he asked for the divorce and in 1980, their marriage ended officially. “Set fire to his dream of a familybut continued to enjoy being a mother. Her dreams of becoming an actress were diluted to find herself, at the age of 26, with two children and an ex-famous that made him shade”, reminiscent in its emotional text.
“After his death I found a video of your interpretation in a short, was very good, everything was possible for her. But now, with my children growing and with the ages that I remember from my childhood as a daughter, I rediscover my mother and her spirit“added Angelina, who has six children, three boys and three girls: Maddox, 18 years of age; Pax, 16; Zahara, 15; Shiloh, 13; and Knox and Vivienne, 11. “Now I know what it is like to be single and embrace it with my coat to those that I love. I know the sense of gratitude overwhelming for being strong enough to keep them safe.”
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Angelina Jolie adopted her first three children in solitary and, later, Brad Pitt also became his father’s adoption. With the actor of Ad Astra had three other biological children and they were married in 2014 in a marriage that lasted only two years and whose separation left in shock to entire film industry. “When your kids come into your life immediately and forever come first”, explains the artist, whose breaking meant also the departure of Maddox and some of his brothers with the protagonist of Once upon a time in… Hollywood.
The impact of Marcheline in Angelina
In February of 2013, at age 37, the singer underwent a double mastectomy after finding out I had a gene inherited it could cause breast cancer with an 87% chance. Two years later, and after the death of his aunt, who had the same genetic alteration, were then subjected to the removal of the ovaries and the fallopian Tubes by having a 50% risk of ovarian cancer, which resulted in menopause premature despite the replacement therapy hormone.
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“I had a double mastectomy and then I extirpé the ovaries and the fallopian Tubes, which significantly reduced, although not eliminated completely, my risk of developing cancer. I often wonder how I have affected my medical decisions, and I feel that I made decisions to improve my chances of being here to see my kids grow up and meet my grandchildren”