Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s divorce was the biggest news in Hollywood last year. Their union was something many people hoped would stand the test of time, but it did not. Now, the world is watching the two actors and their children pull through this difficult time.
Hollywood has a lot of celebrity couples that managed to stay together for a very long time. Unfortunately, this is not the same for majority of the couples who split after a while. Most of the time, the publicity they get does not help them either.
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Update: Ink On Skin
According to Mirror, Jolie did everything she could to protect their marriage. She even got her self inked with a “binding” tattoo last year before her marriage fell apart. There were new photos surfaced showing Angelina Jolie getting tattooed by a Thai ex-monk.
The artists, Ajarn Noo Kanpai, was flown from Bangkok to Siem Reap in Cambodia to tattoo her. The ink was applied using steel rods mounted with a surgical steel needle. This is not for the faint-hearted as the instrument is more accurate than a tattoo gun. It is also more painful as well, as noted by Daily Mail.
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Update: Symbolic Tattoos
Three Sak Yant tattoos were applied to the middle of her back. Her ex-husband, Brad Pitt, on the other hand, got a Buddhist symbol on his stomach. These two designs were intended to symbolically bind them as a married couple. Lastly, along with the symbolic binding tattoo, the new tattoos also included two ancient Thai Buddhist symbols and mantras. These were place in order to provide protection. The new tattoos were placed strategically next to the ones she already has. Kanpai was actually the one who did Angelina Jolie’s tattoo on her shoulder blade. He inked her back in 2003 and made her tiger in 2004.
Angelina Jolie Latest News: Moving On With Life
The latest news is that the actress is back in Cambodia along with her children. The mother of six adopted her eldest, Maddox, back in 2002 in Battambang, Cambodia. She made the trip to the Asian country to give a free public screening of her Netflix movie First They Killed My Father.
This film project she worked on is based on the war time experience of her friend, Loung Un. Her friend was a former Camborian refuge and the film covered her experiences as a young child. The film’s premiere will be followed by screenings within the country. It will be a few months before the film gets released on Netflix.
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