Wednesday 25 April 2018

Angelina Jolie won't date after Brad Pitt split 'for a very long time'

Angelina Jolie attends The 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics' Choice Awards )
Angelina Jolie attends The 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards at Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics' Choice Awards )
Angelina Jolie attends the 23rd Annual Critics' Choice Awards on January 11, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for Landmark Vineyards )
Angelina Jolie attends the 2018 The National Board Of Review Annual Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
Angelina Jolie attends the Netflix Golden Globes after party at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Handout/Getty Images)
Actress Angelina Jolie attends the 2018 National Board of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Angelina Jolie attends the HFPA and American Cinematheque Present The Golden Globe Foreign-Language Nominees Series 2018 Symposium at the Egyptian Theatre on January 6, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Angelina Jolie attends The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - (L-R) Angelina Jolie, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, and Loung Ung attend the 2018 National Board of Review Awards Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 9, 2018 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISSANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images
Angelina Jolie attends the "Light After Darkness: Memory, Resilience and Renewal in Cambodia" discussion at Asia Society on December 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
Angelina Jolie (L) and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt attend The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Maddox Jolie-Pitt, from left, Angelina Jolie and Pax Jolie-Pitt attend a premiere for "First They Killed My Father" on day 5 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the Princess of Wales Theatre on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Toronto. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Angelina Jolie attends the "Light After Darkness: Memory, Resilience and Renewal in Cambodia" discussion at Asia Society on December 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
Angelina Jolie with husband Brad and some of their six children.
Angelina Jolie. Photo: Getty Images
Actress/director Angelina Jolie arrives for the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, California. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIXJEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images

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Angelina Jolie reportedly won’t start dating again for “a very long time”.

The 42-year-old actress has been single since splitting from her estranged husband Brad Pitt - with whom she has children Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 11, and nine-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox - over a year ago in September 2016, and sources have now claimed the star isn’t on the lookout for a new man.

Angelina Jolie (L) and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt attend The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Angelina Jolie (L) and Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt attend The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

An insider said: "Angelina isn’t dating anyone and won’t be for a very long time. She is focused on her children and their needs.”

However, the sources also insist that Brad, 54, has been on a number of dates in the months since his split from the ‘Maleficent’ actress, but they claim none of them have been serious, as his children are more important than his love life.

The insider added to ‘Entertainment Tonight’: "He's been on casual dates but none of them have evolved into anything serious. His dating life is certainly not his top priority. The kids are.

"It’s a really important time for him. The kids are his life. They mean everything to him.”

Actors Angelina Jolie (L) and Brad Pitt attend the World Premiere of Disney's
Actors Angelina Jolie (L) and Brad Pitt attend the World Premiere of Disney's "Maleficent" at the El Capitan Theatre on May 28, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

It comes after Angelina previously claimed that she believed working with her former husband on 2015 movie ‘By The Sea’ - which she directed and the pair starred in - would help save their marriage.

She said: "We had met working together and we worked together well … I wanted us to do some serious work together … I thought it would be a good way for us to communicate.

Actress/director Angelina Jolie arrives for the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, California. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIXJEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images
Actress/director Angelina Jolie arrives for the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards at the Barker Hangar on January 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, California. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIXJEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images

"In some ways it was, and in some ways we learned some things. But there was a heaviness probably during that situation that carried on and it wasn't because of the film.

"It was something that we were dealing ... things happen for different reasons, and things ... why did I write that exact piece? Why did we feel that way when we made it? I'm not sure."

Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, front row from left, Knox Jolie-Pitt, Sareum Srey Moch, middle row from left, Loung Ung, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Pax Jolie-Pitt, Kimhak Mun, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend a premiere for
Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, front row from left, Knox Jolie-Pitt, Sareum Srey Moch, middle row from left, Loung Ung, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Pax Jolie-Pitt, Kimhak Mun, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Jolie-Pitt and Angelina Jolie attend a premiere for "First They Killed My Father" on day 5 of the Toronto International Film Festival at the Princess of Wales Theatre on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, in Toronto. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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