Entertainment First Interview! Maddox Jolie-Pitt Says Mom Angelina Is 'A Wonder'

00:10  14 september  2017
00:10  14 september  2017 Source:   People

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Maddox Jolie - Pitt Speaks Out about His ' Wonder ' Mom — as Angelina and Kids Emerge from 'Difficult' Year. And what did he think about working with his mom ? “[She’s] fun, funny, and easy to work with,” he says .

As hard as it is to believe, Maddox Chivan Jolie - Pitt is now twelve years old! And in just over a decade, Angelina and Brad’s eldest has done something At first she wasn’t sure about the sleepy baby boy (who even snoozed through a bath!). “I wondered if he was catatonic or something!” she recalled later.

<h5 style=Maddox and Jolie at the premiere of First They Killed My Father in Toronto on Sept. 11.

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Maddox and Jolie at the premiere of First They Killed My Father in Toronto on Sept. 11.
At just 16, Maddox Jolie-Pitt has an executive producer credit under his belt after working alongside his mother Angelina Jolie on the upcoming drama First They Killed My Father.

Maddox tells PEOPLE exclusively in the magazine’s new cover story with Jolie that he pitched in on meetings, prepped for shoots and helped review dailies on the drama Jolie directed for Netflix (out Friday), based on her friend Loung Ung’s memoir about surviving the Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia. Maddox’s brother Pax, 13, was also part of the production and served as a set photographer.

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“I was trying to help wherever I could,” says Maddox, the oldest of Jolie’s six children.

And what did he think about working with his mom?

“[She’s] fun, funny, and easy to work with,” he says. “She’s a wonder.”

Jolie, who adopted Maddox from Cambodia in 2002, says that her son encouraged her to pursue making the film about his home country, he also studied documentaries and helped with the script.

Maddox and his mom in Cambodia in 2006 © Courtesy Netflix Maddox and his mom in Cambodia in 2006

“Mad knows himself very well and if he said he was ready, I knew he knew,” she says. “He goes back and forth [to Cambodia] a lot, but this would be over four months of just being in the country, really reading, listening, learning and absorbing all things about his culture and country [including] the very, very dark parts.”

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Rumors have been swirling for several months now that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are more than friends. When these pictures, which also include Angelina ’s then three-year-old son Maddox , surface, that status is more than confirmed in most people’s minds!

After seven years and six kids together, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have decided to make it official! Maddox Jolie - Pitt certainly isn’t a little boy any longer! More pictures under the cut. She also said that they called them “ mom dolls” and that there was one big one that they kept putting

  First Interview! Maddox Jolie-Pitt Says Mom Angelina Is 'A Wonder' © Provided by TIME Inc. Asked what he loves most about Cambodia, Maddox says, “the people by far. [They are] calm, relaxed, and when they want to do something wild, they do it — much like me in a way. I’m proud to be a Cambodian.”

In addition to his foray into filmmaking, Maddox has been taking flying lessons and speaks multiple languages, Jolie reveals.

“He’s quite capable and always takes me by surprise,” she says proudly. “He’s been practicing flying, then they called me the other day and said, ‘So Mad can go solo,’ and I nearly dropped the phone! He’s been taking French and Russian and all these different languages. I hear him talking in full, fluent French, and they’ll tell me he’s reached a certain level in his German, and I have no idea. He doesn’t do it in front of me.”

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