By Purvi Jain
During an interview 45-year-old Angelina Jolie expressed her views on how racism is being carried out in America.
Due to coronavirus pandemic, the complete world is quarantined so thus Angelina Jolie is. On 4th June 2020, she celebrated her 45th birthday with her 6 children. As of now, she is quarantined with her kids namely Maddox Chivan Jolie Pitt , pax thien Jolie Pitt , Zahara Marley Jolie Pitt , shilon Jolie Pitt, and twin Knox Leon Pitt aging 18, 16 , 15, 14 and 11 years old respectively.
During a recent interview, she spoke about COVID-19 and lighted the issue of black lives matter movement which is going on before and even more adversely after George Floyd’s death due to police violence.
While saying about racism which would protect herself but not her daughter Zahara or any other person due to skin color. She stressed upon the point of going beyond sympathy and address structural racism and impunity. She teaches her children about race issues by saying, “ to listen to those who are being oppressed and never assume to know.”
Angelina also confessed her thoughts of anxiety during COVID-19 to Hamper’s Bazaar UK stating, “ like most parents, I focus on staying calm so my children don’t feel anxiety from me on top of all they are worried about. I put all my energy into them.”
Along with this, she revealed the tragedy stuck behind loss of Vivienne’s bunny, she said “ during the lockdown, Vivienne bunny passed away during surgery and we adopted two sweet little ones who are disabled. They need to be in pairs. They are so gentle and it helped to focus on their care with her at this time. And on the dogs and snake and lizard.”