I can take time off for my family: Angelina Jolie

May 25, 2014, 11:28 IST | The Hitlist Team

Angelina Jolie says movie star moms shouldn't complain about raising children 

She's an Oscar-winning actress, humanitarian and most importantly, a mother of six. But you won't hear Angelina Jolie complaining about the hardships of being a working celebrity mom.

Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie 

In a recent interview, the 38-year-old acknowledged she's lucky to have "much more support than most people" and that "most women in the world" have it tougher.

"I'm not a single mom with two jobs trying to get by every day," she said. "I have much more support than most people, most women in this world. And I have the financial means to have a home, healthcare and food."

Furthermore, the star admitted she and fiancé Brad Pitt have the ability to pick and chose projects that are convenient to their schedule.

"When I feel I'm doing too much, I do less, if I can. And that's why I'm in a rare position where I don't have to do job after job. I can take time when my family needs it."

Interestingly, Angelina's words come just weeks after Gwyneth Paltrow made statements — in the midst of her split from husband Chris Martin — to the contrary saying how it's harder' to raise children while maintaining an acting career than if she had a 9 to 5 job.

While Paltrow made no mention of movie star salaries, she pointed out her perceived hardships.

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