Angelina Jolie is 'keeping the children with her' rather than letting them be with ex husband Brad Pitt in self isolation amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The 44-year-old Maleficent star has decided that during the COVID-19 health crisis that the couple's children - Pax, 16, Zahara, 15, Shiloh, 13, and 11-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne - should be with her in Los Angeles.

Their eldest child, 18-year-old Maddox, has jetted in from South Korea, where he is studying at Yonsei University in Seoul.

His semester was cancelled, so the teen decided that he would rather be with his mum during this challenging time across the globe.

Speaking to E! News, a source said: "All the kids are home with Angelina but they have continued seeing Brad and go over for their regular visits.

Angelina Jolie with children Knox Leon Jolie-Pitt, Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt, Pax Thien Jolie-Pitt, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt, Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt and Maddox Chivan Jolie-Pitt

"They are keeping up with their schoolwork, practicing their languages, playing instruments, board games and helping cook dinner."

The insider added: "They are having a lot of family time and just hanging out together watching movies."

With the actress homeschooling the other children, Maddox will continue with his Korean and Russian studies.

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The UN ambassador has decided to keep on top of the kids' studies by "waking them up early" and then setting tasks throughout the day.

As coronavirus grips the world and countries go into lockdown to stop the spread of the deadly virus, it had been reported that 13-year-old Shiloh Jolie-Pitt wanted her Hollywood legend dad to 'save her from coronavirus'.

US publication Star has reported that Brad and Ange's kids 'love spending lockdown time' with the 56-year-old Oscar winning actor.

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A source told Star: "At the moment they find their dad to be a really calming influence. Brad’s more than happy to have his kids anytime they want, but of course this will be Angie’s decision."

It looks like she has made the decision and Brad might have to wait a few months before seeing his kids again.

Angelina and Brad split in 2016 after a couple years of marriage and four years later, their divorce is still not finalised.

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