Jolie ‘lets kids have free reign’
Angelina Jolie “lets her children buy whatever they want”.
The actress took five of her six kids (Pax, ten, Zahara, nine, Shiloh, seven, and twins Vivienne and Knox, five) to Bonanza Gifts in Las Vegas, which is the world’s largest gift shop.
According to the shop owner Angie Hurt, Angelina allowed the kids to pick anything they desired – even slightly inappropriate toys.
"The kids were having a good time," Angie told Us Weekly. "They went straight for the toy department and they grabbed their baskets and just started filling up! Pax bought a Swearing Finger. It’s phonic operated, and it will flip off and it swears. It’s really foul! A lot of F-bombs. [Jolie] kind of raised an eyebrow [to Pax’s swearing finger], but she didn’t say anything to him. I think she just lets them get what they want."
After buying a few hundred dollars worth of toys, the family left, although Angelina didn’t buy herself anything.
The Maleficent star was apparently very gracious and kind to the other customers at the store.
"She’s just regular and normal," Hurt observed. "I had customers coming up saying ‘Oh my God I just walked into Angelina Jolie's family, and everybody was so nice!’”
Both Angelina and Brad Pitt love having their children with them as much as possible, but try to keep their work lives separate from family time.
Their daughter Vivienne had a small part in Maleficent, which made the experience so much more rewarding for Angelina.
"Vivienne had so much fun being on set. It gets harder for me to spend any length of time away from the kids and that's why I enjoyed having Vivienne and Knox there," she explained to British magazine Closer.
"But Brad and I don't want to make a habit of having our children work on our films, we're trying to balance our lives so that we can raise them without their parents' strange profession getting in the way of them leaving normal lives."
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