Angelina is looking forward to her children growing up

Many parents fear the day their cherubic children turn into stroppy teenagers, but Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt can’t wait.

‘I am looking forward to them trying to pretend they are not doing anything wrong,’ reveals Angelina, 37.

‘I’ll be their friend and I’ll be honest with them, and I hope whatever they go through they can talk to me. I’ll try to be as close to them as I am now.

‘So when they get to the point they don’t want to talk to me, they know deep down I love them and we have that relationship.

‘It’s tough for everyone those years.’

Maddox, 11, will hit puberty first but it won’t be long before Pax, 8, Shiloh, 6, Zahara, 7, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 4,will also be asking to stay up late and sulking about clearing up thier rooms.

‘He [Brad] is more lenient on the girls, and I am more lenient on the boys,’ says Angelina.

‘I think the girls will walk all over Daddy and he is going to love it!’

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Lucy Lynch