Angelina Jolie has praised Brad Pitt for his parenting skills while she was working on her new action thriller Salt.
"He was just a wonderful father," Angelina at the Tokyo premiere of the film, referring to when she was working on the movie. during work on the film, in which she plays a tough spy. He often brought the children to the set, she recalled.
Brad often brought the children to the set of the film, in which Angelina plays a tough spy.
"They played with fake blood, and they found mommy very strange in her different hair," she said.
Asked about her ability to work and maintain a happy family, Angelina told reporters at a Tokyo hotel: "Brad is the word that makes it possible."
Angelina, who arrived on Monday, brought four of her six children along on the Japan trip. They have already spent some time shopping for toys inspired by Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki's animation characters Ponyo and Totoro, she said.
Angelina, 35, acknowledged she once surprised her eight-year-old son Maddox with her disguise as a male naval officer in Salt. He came into the room and reluctantly shook hands with the person he didn't know was his mother.
"And I said, 'Honey, it's mommy,'" Angelina said.
"I think I freaked him out," she said with a laugh, adding that he then watched her peel off her fake ears, hands and nose.
"I play these roles, but I'm always in every minute their mom first," she said. "I'm a bit of a goofy. I'm funny at home, I think."