On a recent trip to Cambodia, the birthplace of her adopted son Maddox, 9, Angelina Jolie allowed her kids to indulge in one of their favorite snacks — and no, it's not gummy bears. "My boys love to eat crickets. It’s their favorite thing," Jolie said in a video shot for Louis Vuitton's Core Values campaign.

"When I first gave it to them, I thought, I wanted them to understand culturally, I didn’t want them to be turned off by something that was their culture," the actress, who brought her children with her to Cambodia to film a Louis Vuitton photo shoot, said, elaborating on why what many Americans see as disgusting is actually not that bad. "They're good—they are like a potato chip," she said.

However, Jolie admitted that she is careful not to let her kids over-indulge in the unusual snack. "They ate them like Doritos and they wouldn’t stop. They brought to-go boxes home and I had to actually ban the cricket eating at a certain point because I was afraid they’d get sick from too many," she said.

Jolie has a total of six children with partner Brad Pitt, three of whom — Maddox, Pax and Sahara—are adopted, and three others—Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne—who are biological.


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  • Victoria
    Victoria on

    Well that sure is unusual.

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