Angelina Jolie might be a mother of six, but she’s also a daughter who lost her own mother, Marcheline Bertrand, to cancer in 2007.

 

The Changeling star was recently close to tears after telling London journalists about her beloved mom, who had "that elegance and strength for knowing what was right." 

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"Her name was Marcheline but we used to call her Marshmallow, as a joke, because she was just the softest, most gentle woman in the world," Angie told reporters at a press conference, adding that the character of Christine Collins, who loses her son in the movie was very much like her mother.

 

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"She was really sweet and was never angry – she couldn’t swear to save her life," the busy mom revealed.  "But when it came to her kids, she was really fierce and so this is very much her story."

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Angie, who brought her four-month-old twins Vivienne and Knox, with partner Brad Pitt, to London, also said she was looking forward to a "big family Christmas" with her growing brood – and that the busy parents would be expanding their family even more.

 

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