As her divorce from Brad Pitt drags on, Angelina Jolie has been bringing her children on the purple carpet. However, her oldest son Maddox Jolie-Pitt has been noticeably absent from the final two main occasions — and it appears he would like it that manner.

Sources are revealing solely to Life & Style that Maddox, now 16, is rejecting the highlight and doesn’t wish to comply with in his well-known mother and father’ footsteps. “Maddox hates the glitz and glamour that comes with being a Hollywood star,” the insider says. “He doesn’t really like attending any kind of showbiz event. He’ll make a brief appearance if he has to, but celeb events aren’t his thing.”

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Maddox lately labored along with his mother on her final film First They Killed My Father — however he remained behind the digital camera as an govt producer. “[She’s] fun, funny, and easy to work with. She’s a wonder,” he advised People journal. “I was trying to help wherever I could. That meant being a part of meetings, helping with the script, preparing shoots, and reviewing dallies.”

Angelina, who additionally shares children Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 11, and nine-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne along with her estranged husband, would love Maddox to affix her on the purple carpet however just isn’t pressuring the teenager. “He finds it all pretentious,” the insider provides. “Maddox wants to lead as normal a life as possible.”

Angelina and Brad split nearly two years ago, however it’s being reported that the couple remains to be struggling to come back to a custody settlement. “They had been diligently going along privately and amicably, trying to keep the focus on the family,” an insider advised In Touch. “But suddenly, Angelina reversed course when she felt Brad was pushing too hard to resolve the situation to his benefit.” Hopefully, the couple reaches an settlement quickly — for the youngsters’ sake.

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