Angelina Jolie says two of her daughters have recently had “medical problems” in the past two months, both undergoing surgery.
In an essay for Time, the actress and humanitarian wrote that Zahara, 15, and Shiloh, 13, both had surgery, writing that Shiloh had hip surgery, although she didn’t go into the details of Zahara’s procedure.
I have had surgery with my eldest daughter for the past two months, and a few days ago I saw my younger sister go under the knife for hip surgery, she writes. They know I’m writing this because I respect their privacy and we discussed it together and they encouraged me to write. He believes it is a matter of pride to go through medical challenges and to fight for survival and to be healed.
Angelina Jolie described seeing her daughters take care of each other and said that as she spends International Women’s Day writing the hospital essay, I find myself focusing on my daughters for a while and on everything I have learned from them and other girls I have known. worldwide.
Angelina Jolie concluded her essay by appealing to readers to value and care for girls, to know that the stronger they grow, the healthier they will be and the more they will give back to their family and community.
And my message to the girls is, fight, ladies, she wrote. Your care for each other will be a big part of your way forward. Keep your nerves Know your rights. And never let anyone tell you that you are not precious and special and, above all, the same.
Jolie shares six children, 11-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, 11, Pax, 16, and Maddox, 18, along with Zahara and Shiloh, with her ex-husband Brad Pitt.
She was recently seen with Zahara and Shiloh at Cirque du Soleil in Los Angeles, where they met with the cast of the behind-the-scenes touring show.