I decided to make it sooner." Curiously enough, in her Aug.1996 interview with the , Jolie opened up about the struggles of being married to someone in the spotlight. I've lost me.' We went on some morning show, and they threw rice on us and they gave us toasters."It was weird to immediately be married, and then you kind of lose your identity,” she said. I was thinking, 'I need to get myself back.'" In order to find herself again, she took a role opposite David Duchovny and Timothy Hutton in ) that Thornton had cheated on her.
Still, the fact that she eloped to Vegas for a second time in four years—two months into a new relationship, no less—probably didn't bode well for marriage number two, especially when you consider she had to expedite her first divorce in order to get married a second time. Looking back on it now, Jolie and Thornton's brief marriage is probably best known for their bizarre, all-too-intimate public displays of affection—like, uh, the time they kept making out on the red carpet at the 2000 premiere of .
Still, that's nothing compared to the time they made headlines for wearing a vial of each other's blood around their necks.