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Angelina Jolie Has Finally Given An Explanation Behind That Iconic Oscars Dress

You know, the one with the leg pop

Fashion has had its fair share of iconic moments in history. From Audrey Hepburn’s LBD to Madonna’s cone corset. But arguably none are as iconic as Angelina Jolie’s Versace gown with its now-infamous thigh-high split that she wore to the 2012 Oscars. 

Watch Below: Angelina Jolie Admits She’s “Trying Not To Cry” Dropping Maddox Off At School. 

Back in 2012, Jolie made headlines by showing off her leg on the red carpet alongside then-husband Brad Pitt. The moment, to this day, remains ingrained in the minds of pop culture fans everywhere.

Speaking to Extra, the 44-year-old actress has finally explained the story behind the iconic moment. 

“There’s a whole longer story behind that — I had a more complicated dress and I wore the more comfortable dress, which was that one, and I think I was just so comfortable that,” she said. “I think when you feel comfortable, when you feel yourself — which is very much the theme of the film, and we know this in life — you embrace it. And sometimes, maybe it appears to be a thing, I don’t know.”

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Just a day before Jolie spoke out about her viral moment, five out of six of her children hit the red carpet for the premiere of her new movie, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.

Pax, 15, Zahara, 14,  Shiloh, 13, Vivienne, 11 and Knox, 11 attended the event in LA, posing for photographers as a big group. Jolie’s oldest, Maddox, 18, wasn’t able to join the family movie night because he’s currently studying at a university in South Korea (the actress recently revealed she cried when dropping her son off).

For the night, Jolie wore a black, floor-length leather-look dress, featuring a silver scorpion on the left hip and pulled her hair back into a sleek bun.

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Despite attending many red carpet events with their actress mum, Jolie revealed in 2016 that none of her children want to follow in their famous parent’s footsteps.

Speaking at BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour, she said: “None of my kids want to be actors. They are actually very interested in being musicians. I think they like the process of film from the outside. Mad is interested in editing. Pax loves music and deejaying.”

Fashion has had its fair share of iconic moments in history. From Audrey Hepburn’s LBD to Madonna’s cone corset. But arguably none are as iconic as Angelina Jolie’s Versace gown with its now-infamous thigh-high split that she wore to the 2012 Oscars. 

Watch Below: Angelina Jolie Admits She’s “Trying Not To Cry” Dropping Maddox Off At School. 

Fashion has had its fair share of iconic moments in history. From Audrey Hepburn’s LBD to Madonna’s cone corset. But arguably none are as iconic as Angelina Jolie’s Versace gown with its now-infamous thigh-high split that she wore to the 2012 Oscars. 

Watch Below: Angelina Jolie Admits She’s “Trying Not To Cry” Dropping Maddox Off At School. 

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