Billy Bob Thornton has revealed that being married to Angelina Jolie was a challenge for him, saying he always felt inferior and incapable of meeting his former wife's incredibly high standards. "I never felt good enough for her," the 61-year-old actor told GQ magazine. "She was always going off to meet with the U.N. people or the president or the adoption agencies."
The Bad Santa 2 star and the 41-year-old actress met on the set of the 1999 film Pushing Tin and were married a year later in 2000. The pair, who got tattoos of each other's names and wore vials of each other's blood around their necks, eventually split in 2003, three months after Angelina adopted her first son Maddox from Cambodia.
Billy, who still has Angie's name tattooed on his body, revealed that he just wanted to stay home and "watch baseball" instead of mingling with celebrities and world leaders like his well-connected wife. "I'm real uncomfortable around rich and important people," he said. “I like how I am."
Despite finding married life with Angelina tough, the Boxmasters frontman says there's no bad blood between him and his fifth wife. In fact, he said he and Angie are still friends and it is just like old times when they connect via phone every few months. Billy is now married for the sixth time to actress Connie Angland. The pair tied the knot in 2014 when their daughter Bella was ten. He is also father to Amanda, 37, William, 23 and Harry, 22, from previous relationships.
Angelina married actor Brad Pitt in August 2014. The pair, who are parents to Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, ten and eight-year-old twins, Knox and Vivienne, announced plans to end their marriage in September.