Angelina Jolie may retire when her six kids hit their teens

Angelina Jolie home with the kids? She's talking about retiring from acting once her brood hits their teen years because of "too much to manage" at home.

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Angelina Jolie, shown here at the 2012 Academy Awards, says she may quit acting and stay at home after her kids become teens.

Balancing career and family is tough – even for Angelina Jolie.

The actress told Britain’s Channel 4 News that she might have to step away from the screen as her kids become teenagers, because there will be “too much to manage at home.”

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We can only imagine.  

A quick reminder, for those of you who might have forgotten the details of the Brangelina brood:

Jolie and longtime partner (now fiance) Brad Pitt have six kids. Jolie adopted son Maddox in 2002 from an orphanage in Cambodia and daughter Zahara from an orphanage in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She gave birth to daughter Shiloh in Nambia in 2006, adopted a 3-year-old Vietnamese boy named Pax Thien in 2007, and gave birth to twins Knox and Vivienne in 2008. 

Tired yet?

Sure, the multimillionaire duo can hire whatever help they want. Nannies, housekeepers, tutors, LEGO experts, whatever. 

But still, parenthood changes things.

That’s what Mr. Pitt said last month on “Good Morning America.”

Having children, he told ABC NewsElizabeth Vargas, “turns everything on its head.”

Which, he said, he loves.

Jolie, too, did not seem to show regrets about the way parenting may shift her professional future.

“I will do some films and I am so fortunate to have the job, it’s a really lucky profession to be a part of and I enjoy it,” she said. “But if it went away tomorrow I would be very happy to be home with the children.”

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