06:33 PM EDT 12/09/2013
Originally posted 10/30/2012 02:35PM
What better holiday for Maleficent and her brood?
During a high-spirited shopping expedition Sunday, Angelina Jolie – who plays Sleeping Beauty's evil queen in the upcoming live-action Disney movie Maleficent – and three of her six children with Brad Pitt hit the Halloween Adventure Superstore in Sherman Oaks, Calif.
"Halloween is a big deal for the kids. There are decorations everywhere at the house and the kids are already dressing up," a family source tells PEOPLE. "They will have a party at school and will also go trick-or-treating with their friends on Halloween. The kids are all very excited."
Originally posted 10/09/2012 03:30PM
When it comes to taking on a role, Brad Pitt has a lot to consider, specifically his family.
In Interview's October/November issue, Pitt talks to Guy Ritchie about balancing his acting career with his love for producing films and his family.
"There are always creative issues, but those practical issues are also significant: who you're going to be with, where you're going to be together, how everyone's schedules line up, how long it's going to take you away from your family," says Ritchie.
Originally posted 07/07/2012 02:25PM
Angelina Jolie has touched down in Sarajevo – and she has her kids (including a smiling Shiloh, 6) in tow!
The actress, who's in Bosnia for the 18th annual Sarajevo Film Festival, was spotted smiling and waving at fans en route to her hotel on Saturday morning.
Back in April, Jolie, who's been filming Maleficent in the U.K., was declared an honorary citizen of the city, which she's visited twice before in her role as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.
Tonight she's scheduled to participate in a cinema workshop dedicated to young southeast European filmmakers, according to festival organizers. She will also walk the red carpet beforehand at the National Theatre of Sarajevo.
Originally posted 05/03/2012 08:30AM
They've announced that they're getting married, she's done her UNHCR Special Envoy work and prepped to play the evil screen queen Maleficent – and now, the globe-trotting Jolie-Pitts have gone to Legoland!
This time, it was the U.K. version of the fun park, in Windsor, after Angelina Jolie took kids Maddox, Pax and Shiloh kids to Berlin's Legoland last February, during that city's film festival. Also, this time the entire brood went, including dad Brad Pitt, a source tells PEOPLE.
"The whole family came and appeared to have a really wonderful time," says the source. "Both Brad and Angelina were very hands on and relaxed, helping the children to operate the rides and have a good time. They seem very much in love, too, and a really happy family."
Originally posted 04/18/2012 01:15PM
Forget Disneyland – now that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are engaged they're off to the Galápagos Islands off the coast of Ecuador.
"We were informed that they arrived at the airport in Baltra yesterday," a source in the mayor's office of Santa Cruz tells PEOPLE. "Then they made their way over to a villa in the Galápagos Islands."
Their destination is reportedly the exclusive Royal Palm Hotel, and they arrived in style, first to Baltra, Ecuador, on a private jet – and then, according to Ecuador's El Universo, on board the Reina Silvia, one of the area's most luxurious yachts.
Originally posted 04/13/2012 04:45PM
Congratulations are in order for Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who confirmed their engagement to PEOPLE on Friday.
But the couple, who've been together since 2005, have had plenty to say on the subject of marriage over the years – namely why they weren't going to do it.
Citing lack of marriage equality and the commitment of parenting their six children, the two have celebrated their partnership in the press even as they (mostly) said they had no plans to walk down the aisle.
Here's a chronological look back at how they've addressed their feelings about marriage over the years:
Originally posted 03/08/2012 11:10AM
Jacques be nimble, Jacques be quick!
Three of the Jolie-Pitt children took a field trip to the market in New Orleans on Wednesday, bringing along their English bulldog, Jacques, for the snack run.
On the walk, the kids – Maddox, 10, Zahara, 7, and Shiloh, 5 – each took a turn holding the leash, guiding Jacques as he sniffed around the Big Easy.
Originally posted 03/02/2012 10:35AM
Look out, Eric Clapton! There's a new strummer in town.
Brad Pitt recently took son Maddox, 10, guitar shopping in Hollywood. The pair were seen coming out of Guitar Center with an employee following them carrying a black guitar case.
And members of the Jolie-Pitt household may want to get out the earplugs – budding musician Maddox also left the store with an amplifier.
It wasn't the only Jolie-Pitt parent-child outing this week. Earlier this week, Angelina Jolie was out and about in Los Angeles with twins Knox and Vivienne, 3, as well as Pitt's mother, Jane.
– Liz Raftery
Originally posted 02/10/2012 08:40AM
It took more than 1-degree weather to keep Angelina Jolie and three of her and Brad Pitt's kids from enjoying Berlin's Legoland Discovery Centre on Thursday afternoon.
Mom and Maddox, Pax and Shiloh piled into a Mercedes van and headed to the indoor fun facility, where the kids played for about 90 minutes, before selecting some Lego toys from the gift shop. Pax had the hardest time deciding which package to choose, reports the German tabloid, B.Z..
Jolie seems to be a fan of Legoland, having visited the version in England with one of her kids last September. She also has donated generously to Merlin's Magic Wand, a worldwide charity created by the operator of Legoland to provide fun experiences for children who are seriously ill, disabled or disadvantaged.
Originally posted 01/09/2012 02:00PM
Angelina Jolie is as well known for her work helping refugees around the world as she is for making movies. But she'll let her kids decide for themselves whether they want to follow in her activist footsteps.
"I'm not one of those moms who kind of lectures [my kids]," Jolie, 36, told reporters on Saturday at the 23rd Annual Palm Springs Film Festival. "But I do tell them, whenever I go on a trip, where I'm going and why. And on some occasions, they've come with me to different refugee camps. And they also go to their home countries a lot."
The actress, who wore an Elie Saab gown to the festival's awards gala, has faith her little ones will make decisions based on what they see in their day-to-day lives.
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