In this film publicity image released by Columbia Pictures, Angelina Jolie stars as "Evelyn Salt" in a scene from "Salt."
Angelina Jolie says she's a lousy liar and wouldn't make a good spy in real life.
Jolie plays a CIA operative who is accused of being a Russian spy in her upcoming movie "Salt."
In a recent interview with The Associated Press, Jolie confided: "I can keep a secret, but if pressed, I'm a bad liar."
Ordinarily, she said, she speaks with authority. But the actress admits that she'd probably "falter or stutter" if she told a fib and it would quickly be detected.
Jolie is better at fighting. When she was in school, Jolie said someone insulted a person she cared about and she let fists fly. After a couple of punches "it kind of ended there," she says.
"Salt" opens nationally on July 23.
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