The 45-year-old Maleficent actresses made a rare reference to the former power couple’s split in an interview with Vogue on Friday.
‘It was the right decision. I continue to focus on their healing. Some have taken advantage of my silence, and the children see lies about themselves in the media, but I remind them that they know their own truth and their own minds,’ she told the magazine.
‘With my adopted children, I can’t speak of pregnancy, but I speak with much detail and love about the journey to find them and what it was like to look in their eyes for the first time,’ she explained.
She also stressed her belief that non-biological children should never ‘lose touch with where they came from.’
‘They have roots that you do not. Honor them. Learn from them. It’s the most amazing journey to share,’ the humanitarian noted.
They married in August 2014 after 10 years together; Angelina filed for divorce in September 2016.
In 2016, Brad and Maddox allegedly got into an argument on a private jet while on the way to Los Angeles, which led to Angelina filing for divorce that year. Brad was later cleared of any wrongdoing in November 2016.