Angelina Jolie Says She’s ‘in Awe’ of Her ‘Extraordinary’ Daughter Zahara


( ENSPIRE Trending News ) Angelina Jolie Expresses Her Awe for Her Oldest Daughter Zahara

Angelina Jolie is pleased with her oldest little girl, Zahara. The 45-year-old on-screen character and lobbyist talked with Ugandan environmental change activist Vanessa Nakate for the Time 100 issue, and really wanted to spout about Daughter.

“My daughter is from Ethiopia, one of my children, and I have learned so much from her,” Jolie, who shares Zahara with her ex-husband, Brad Pitt, said. “She is my family, but she is an extraordinary African woman and her connection to her country, her continent is her own. It’s something I only stand back in awe of.”

Angelina Jolie in a wedding dress: Karwai Tang/WireImage

She also stated, “But what I see in, for example, American history books and how limited they are… they start teaching people who are Black about their lives through the Civil Rights movement, which is such a horrible place to begin,” Jolie explained. 

Jolie a mother of six also opened up about how she’s been handling raising her children amid the Black Lives Matter movement. “I was fortunate years ago to travel with the UN to frontlines around the world and put into perspective what really matters. Having six children, I am reminded daily of what is most important,” she told the magazine. “But after almost two decades of international work, this pandemic and this moment in America has made me rethink the needs and suffering within my own country.”

Jolie shares all six of her children — Maddox, 18, Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 14, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 11 — with her ex-husband Brad Pitt. The duo were a couple for many years before getting married in 2014. They departed each other in 2016.