Angelina Jolie is passionate about a lot of things — but increasingly, she says, acting isn’t one of them. The superstar who won an Oscar for 1999’s “Girl, Interrupted” says she doesn’t feel the same need to connect with a character as when she was younger.
“I’ve never not been grateful to be an actor,” the 36-year-old says to the Financial Times. “But I think when I was younger I needed [acting] more. I was trying to question things in life so you find these characters that help you find things and grow.”
“I’m older [now] and I know who I am,” she says. “I’m less interested in the character helping me answer something … than in being able to answer it for myself, as a woman, as an adult, with my family.”
“As [partner] Brad [Pitt] and I get older, we’re going to do fewer films,” the actress says. “I’ve been working for a long time, he’s been working for a long time. We’ve had a nice run and I don’t want to be doing this our whole lives. There are a lot of other things to do.”
Like what, for instance? Well, Angelina says, “We want to cross the Sahara. It takes 28 days. It would have to be on a camel. I wonder if we could do it in pieces and station the kids along the way?”
Hate to say it, Angie, but we’re not terribly broken up about the news that you might make fewer films. You’ve done some great work, sure, but the world can live without “The Tourist 2.” If you’re a little pickier, so much the better!
New breakup alert: After almost two years together, actress Kate Bosworth and “True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgard are no longer a couple, an Us source dishes.
“It was very mutual,” the source says. “And it happened a while ago.”
Then why were you holding out on us, source? When two hotties go back on the market, the people have a right to know!
IVF, Take 3
Giuliana Rancic says that despite having suffered the heartbreak of a miscarriage, she and husband Bill Rancic are giving in vitro fertilization one more shot.
The couple, who have been public about their longing for a child and struggle with fertility, haven’t given up after two unsuccessful attempts to conceive via IVF.
“One time sadly we miscarried and the other time didn’t work, so it’s been really tough,” the E! personality said on the new daytime gabfest “The Talk.” “We’re going to do IVF another time in the near future because our doctor suggested, ‘I think I can get you pregnant.’”
If the third time is not the charm, however, they’re open to adopting.