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Remember the early days in Jolie's career, when she flaunted her suspiciously close relationship with her brother and her controversial marriage to Billy Bob Thornton -- complete with matching vials of blood? The Academy Award-winning actress, 36, is finally opening up about that time period in her life during an eye-opening interview on 60 Minutes, airing on Sunday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m. ET, on CBS. Watch a preview of the episode here:
"I went through heavy, darker times and I survived them," says Jolie. "I didn't die young, so I'm very lucky. There are other artists and people who didn't survive certain things."
When correspondent Bob Simon asks Jolie to elaborate on those "certain things," she evades the question, preferring to make generalizations about "dangerous" behavior, People reports.
"I think people can imagine that I did the most dangerous and I did the worst, and for many reasons I shouldn't be here," she says. "You think of those too many times where you came close to too many dangerous things, too many chances taken too far."
Grateful to be alive when she says she shouldn't be, Jolie has transformed her life into one focused on motherhood and international goodwill. But she still has room in her life for that naughty side of her personality.
"I'm still a bad girl. I still have that side of me," she says. "It's just in its place now -- it belongs to Brad."
Sounds like Pitt really is a very satisfied man.