Inside the home that helped Angelina Jolie get through the pandemic

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Angelina Jolie moved into the grand Cecil B. DeMille estate in 2017 — shortly after her split from Brad Pitt. But in no way did she predict she would end up spending as much time as she has in the home until the pandemic hit. 

In an interview with Vogue UK, Jolie, 45, explains how being in the six-bedroom, 10-bathroom Italianate Revival villa with her children — despite its beauty — has been difficult. 

“I was never very good at sitting still,” Jolie said. “Even though I wanted to have many children and be a mom, I always imagined it kind of like Jane Goodall, traveling in the middle of the jungle somewhere. I didn’t imagine it in that true, traditional sense. I feel like I’m lacking in all the skills to be a traditional stay-at-home mom.” 

Jolie shares six children with Pitt: 19-year-old Maddox, 17-year-old Pax, 16-year-old Zahara, 14-year-old Shiloh and 12-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox. 

“I’m managing through it because the children are quite resilient, and they’re helping me, but I’m not good at it at all,” she added.

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Angelina Jolie purchased the Los Feliz home for $24.95 million.

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Jolie purchased the estate in 2017 following her split from Brad Pitt.

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The abode has six bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.

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The home underwent a six-year modern renovation.

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It includes a separate pool house and studio house.

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The home was built in 1913.

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The estate spans a whopping 11,000 square feet.

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The actress and humanitarian also recalled when she first moved into the 11,000-square-foot abode so the children could be closer to their dad. 

“I felt a little pressure moving in. Like I had snuck into where DeMille and Chaplin would hang out,” she said. “I love most that there is no entertainment room, but lots of pathways and places to walk and think. I feel very fortunate we have that at this time.” 

Built in 1913, the mansion comes with a separate pool house and a studio house. It includes a newer old Hollywood style pool with arched fountains, surrounded by rolling lawns, specimen trees and rose gardens.

See inside the home that helped Angelina Jolie get through the pandemic

See inside the home that helped Angelina Jolie get through the pandemic

The home is surrounded by rolling lawns, specimen trees and rose gardens.

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It boasts a classic old Hollywood style pool with arched fountains.

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A stunning curved staircase greets you in the center hall.

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The main house spans 7,500 square feet.

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Mahogany-paneled dining rooms.

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The home has built in floor-to-ceiling bookshelves.

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The picturesque backyard can be seen from the gourmet kitchen.

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“The Wanted” star bought the Los Feliz home for a whopping $24.95 million. 

Sitting on 2.1 elevated acres, the 7,500-square-foot main house recently underwent a six-year renovation and restoration. The estate holds a state-of-the-art gym, a spacious library with custom floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and an expansive patio. 

Following two years of marriage, Jolie and Pitt separated on Sept. 15, 2016. On Sept. 19, Jolie filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. The two are still battling over custody issues.

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