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Angelina Jolie: 'I Will Give Up Acting'

Star says she gets more out of humanitarian work and motherhood....

Angelina Jolie has confirmed that she expects to give up acting in favour of her humanitarian work and bringing up her family.

The Hollywood star told Channel 4 News that she had found her work on behalf of rape victims in Syria more rewarding and time-consuming that acting.

Asked if she thought she might give up acting, she replied: ""Of course. I think I'm going to have to give up acting as kids hit the teenage years because there is going to be too much to manage at home.

"But I have enjoyed being an actress... I will do some films. I'm so fortunate to have the job. It's a very lucky profession to be in.

"But If it went away tomorrow, I would be very happy to be at home with my children."

The 37-year-old star has been working as a special envoy for the UN - and says she hopes to spend more time on the role.

"I wake up in the morning and turn on the TV like everyone else and I see what is happening in the world," she continued.

"I want to be a part of the world in a positive way."

Perhaps she won't be in the Fifty Shades Of Grey adaptation after all then.