“Kids are everything,” he said of his six children — Maddox, 15, Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 10, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 8. They’re taking all the focus, as they should anyway.” And in a candid interview with in May, the actor spent much of the chat talking about his transformation since his split from Jolie – including his healthy lifestyle changes. In his spare time, the actor has also been trying his hand at sculpting.
The solitude allows him to reflect and “try to make sense of where we are at this time,” he said.
“Brad and Angie are doing OK, working out time for him to be with the kids which he treasures.” Pitt himself said that he’s been “keeping the ship afloat” and “figuring out the new configuration of our family.” “Kids are everything,” he said in a recent interview with the Associated Press. They’re taking all the focus, as they should anyway.” We’re glad to hear this acting veteran is back on his feet.
Brad Pitt celebrated his 54th birthday on Monday, and a source tells PEOPLE the actor is doing well and taking better care of himself since his split from Angelina Jolie in September 2016.
The actor is in a much better place since his relationship ended.
“In a sense, this split was good for Brad because he sized himself up and realized there had to be changes,” the source continued.
“In a sense, this split was good for Brad because he sized himself up and realized there had to be changes,” an industry source tells PEOPLE.
While his divorce from Jolie is not yet final, the two are moving forward amicably and coordinating schedules so both can spend time with their six kids.Honestly, perhaps we'd be a bit more concerned if Brad Pitt wasn't dating around a little bit at this point.He's single and has been separated from Angelina Jolie for more than a year.Pitt previously opened up about how he’s moving forward since announcing the end of his 12-year relationship and two-year marriage with Jolie.The actor said he’s been spending his time “keeping the ship afloat” and “figuring out the new configuration of our family” these days. And I’m really happy it’s been half a year now, which is bittersweet, but I’ve got my feelings in my fingertips again.” He added, “Truthfully I could drink a Russian under the table with his own vodka. I was good.” When asked how he simply stopped drinking, the , opposite Tommy Lee Jones.On the flip side, he's also not jumping too fast into anything too seriously (and, Pitt's highly documented relationship history does have him as something of a serial monogamist).