Academy Award Winner Angelina Jolie has hinted that she could follow in the steps of Donald Trump, and run for US President it she felt she was ‘needed.’
Serving as a guest editor on Friday’s BBC Today’s Programme, the 43-year-old admitted she wouldn’t rule out running for office.
Presenter Justin Webb asked Jolie: “Are you acquiring the direction of politics?”
“Honestly, if you’d asked American state twenty years agone I’d have laughed, I really don’t know,” the Hollywood star confessed.
“I perpetually say I’ll go wherever I’m required – I don’t understand if I’m suited politics, but then I’ve also joked that I don’t have a skeleton left in my closet, therefore, I’m pretty open and out there. I will take loads on the chin, so that’s good,” she added.
Jolie continuing to speak concerning her work with the United Nations, where she serves as a Special Envoy.
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Webb all over the subject by speech that he’d accessorial her to his list of potential Democratic politicians to run against President Donald Trump in 2020. Jolie simply responded with ‘Thank You.’
He went on to raise Jolie what she product of President Trump’s ‘America First’ narrative. She replied that was a subject, but saw a distinct difference between her beliefs and that and narrow Nationalism.
“I am a subject however I’m conjointly AN internationalist and that i love and worth people and alternative countries. To be a patriot is to be very proud of your country and even your country first but you do not think your country is better than others,” she said.
Jolie has been widely praised for her humanitarian beat the years ANd was bestowed an unearned damehood by the Queen in 2014 for her work fighting against sexual violence.
She is presently separated from her third husband actor Brad Pitt, and that they have six youngsters along, 3 of whom were adopted internationally.
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