Brad tells Angelina: "Stop adopting more kids!"
Hollywood’s most perfect family may not be all that they seem. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have reportedly been butting heads for the past few weeks over a disagreement that could damage their household if they don’t somehow start seeing eye-to-eye. While Ange is eager to adopt yet more kids, Brad is reluctant to take on more responsibility as their daughter Shiloh is having an identity crisis.
Ange Wants to Adopt
Angelina, 40, has been the most vocal voice in Tinseltown when it comes to the refugee crisis that’s been engulfing Europe. After writing an open letter to the leaders and heads of state of EU countries, Ange was criticised by some for not actively doing enough herself, but now the superstar is trying to lead by example. According to sources Jolie intends to do her part by adopting some Syrian orphans. Earlier this year we reported how the humanitarian was infatuated with a little Syrian boy who she met during a trip to the war-torn country while serving as the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees and wanted to make him a part of the Jolie-Pitt clan. However, since doing research on the lad, Ange found out that he was one of three brothers whose mother died when their home was bombed and their father was taken away by soldiers.
Although the Salt actress ideally wants to keep the three siblings together, Brad, 51, has put his foot down and told his wife that having another three children under their roof is impossible at this time. According to Radar.com Pitt, who is already father to three biological children, including eight-year-old Shiloh and six-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, and three who were adopted, 13-year-old Maddox from Cambodia, 11-year-old Pax from Vietnam, and 10-year-old Zahara from Ethiopia, “hesitated and told her it would be hard for their children to adjust to the new family dynamics.”
The Kids Can’t Handle It
A source said: “Angie wanted to adopt all three, but when she got back to the United States, and told Brad about it, he said no. Going from six children to nine was just way too much, and Brad was concerned about how it would impact their other kids. But Angie didn’t put up a fight. She knew it just wouldn’t work.” Even if the couple did go ahead with the plan and added to their already large family the insider explained that it could take a while. “It’s been a very long process to adopt the Syrian orphan. The red tape has been almost impossible at times. It could take at least another four to five months before the child is brought to the United States.”
Brad’s Worried For Daughter
Another reason that Brad is thought to not want any more children is because he is deeply concerned about daughter Shiloh, who is said to be having an identity crisis. The caring father told Oprah Winfrey during an interview: “She only wants to be called John. John or Peter. So it’s a Peter Pan thing. So we’ve got to call her John.” Ange has often described how headstrong Shiloh is and how she prefers to play with her brothers and isn’t a fan of dresses and make-up. Even to Brangelina’s wedding the little girl opted to wear a tuxedo and bowtie.
But both parents are worried that their daughter could end up being bullied because of her penchant for boyish things. A source close to the family told RadarOnline.com: “Brad and Angie have been doing everything possible to protect her from being bullied by her peers and outsiders. They’ve also been gently setting the tone for how their five other children interact with Shiloh.” They added: “After seeking out professional advice on how to help Shiloh, Brad and Angelina were told to let her dress however she wanted.”
Shiloh’s Identity Crisis
However, just like the adoption of the Syrian boy, Brangelina are disagreeing with how to handle Shiloh. The Troy actor thinks that it is just a phase she’s going through and that she’ll grow out of it, but Ange is said to be less willing to stand by and see what happens. Neither parent is going to force Shiloh to dress more feminine or play with dolls, but Ange is apparently a lot less laid back about the situation than Brad. “Angelina has never used male pronouns when referring to Shiloh, and she’s never called her daughter John during interviews. It’s been seven years since Angelina told the John anecdote that sparked the [identity] rumours,” reported The Inquisitr.