Is Angelina Jolie Leaving Hollywood for Motherhood?

Actress says in interview there will "be too much to manage at home" when kids are teenagers.
2:45 | 12/06/12

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We turn to the major headline out of hollywood. Is angelina jolie really ready to close the door on her acting career? She is reflecting in a brand-new interview, saying she may soon leave movies behind to focus on being a full-time mom. Paula faris has more. Reporter: Angelina jolie may be half of the hottest duo in tinseltown. Still alive, baby? Reporter: But one of the most famous actresses in the world, says she's now willing to take a permanent hiatus from hollywood. I think I'm going to have to give up the acting as the kids hit the teenage years anyway. There will be too much to manage at home. Reporter: In a candid interview with britain's channel 4 news, the megastar, known for "salt" and "tomb raider" is speaking in the past tense. Saying she would give up her career for her family. I've had great experience. I'd be able to tell stories. And I've gotten to do things for fun. But if it went away tomorrow, I'd be very happy to just be home with my children. Reporter: A lot has changed recently for jolie and pitt. In april, the paparazzi-plagued pair finally got engaged, after seven years ago and adopting three children. They've taken on new humanitarian projects, founding the jolie-pitt foundation, which fights disease and poverty in cambodia. Pitt also told elizabeth vargas that he is changing his focus. Everything is allocation. Spending my time wisely and doing the things that are important to me and spending the time I need with family. Reporter: Jolie isn't the other mother looking at motherhood. You make choices as a wife and mother, don't you? You can't have it all. The irony, of course, is that these stars have what appears to be very glamorous lifestyles. All they want to do, in many cases, is to get away from it. Reporter: For now, jolie seems to have found a way to incorporate her family into her work. 4-year-old vivian, 8-year-old pax, and 7-year-old saraha, have roles in her upcoming film, "maleficent." She says she can see herself leading a less glamorous life. I see what's happening in the world. I want to be part of the world in a positive way. Reporter: For "good morning america," paula faris, abc news, new york.

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