'Maleficent's' Angelina Jolie Says the World Needs More 'Wicked Women'

'Maleficent's' Angelina Jolie Says the World Needs More 'Wicked Women'

Angelina Jolie sends love to "wicked women", or women breaking rules and pushing boundaries, in a new essay. "If that is wickedness, then the world needs more wicked women", she wrote.

According to People magazine, high school graduate Maddox Jolie-Pitt, 17, will be attending South Korea's Yonsei University later this month to begin studying biochemistry.

Angelina Jolie encourages her daughters to "develop their minds" before worrying about anything else in their lives.

"Looked at in this light, "wicked women" are just women who are exhausted of injustice and abuse", she said.

In her personal life, when the actor started dating Brad Pitt, she was called names like the "homewrecker" and "the other woman" for breaking up her Mr and Mrs Smith co-star's marriage with actor Jennifer Aniston, with Pitt let off easily in a well-publicised Hollywood scandal.

Jolie, 44, said the accusation of witchcraft has been used to control and silence women in nearly all societies and in every century.

The prime focus of Angelina Jolie's cover of Elle is to celebrate maleficent women all around.

In her essay, Angelina tries to talk to women who faced rejection whenever they questioned the existing, something that they refuse to conform to. She has been making sure her children, 18-year-old Maddox, Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 13 and 11-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox, are her priority. We have to agree: The world does need more wicked women. She added, "There is nothing more attractive - you might even say enchanting - than a woman with an independent will and her own opinions". And we don't have magical powers. You can put on a pretty dress at any time, but it does not matter what you wear if your mind is not strong. "What we do have is the ability to support one another, and to work with the many great men who value and respect women as their equals". "I think we can often go offtrack as women, because our instinct is to nurture or to adjust ourselves to society's expectations", she ponders.

Jolie also nodded to her sons in the essay, writing that she "could not be prouder ... for the men they are becoming".

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