Fact: Officials at London's Madame Tussauds wax museum have responded to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's shock divorce news by separating the figures made in their likeness. The actors' wax statues have long been placed side-by-side at the U.K. tourist attraction.
Fact: Brad Pitt is reportedly in top secret talks with his director pal David Fincher about the World War Z sequel. The movie star and Paramount executives believe the Gone Girl director could save the zombie apocalypse thriller following J.A. Bayona's departure. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that Fincher, who worked with Brad on Seven, Fight Club, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, is interested in taking charge of the sequel.
Fact: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's much-anticipated movie By The Sea will open in only 10 U.S. cinemas this weekend (beg13Nov15). Initial reports suggested the movie would open nationwide, but bosses at Universal have confirmed By The Sea, which Jolie also directed, will open in limited release in 10 theaters in eight cities.
Quote: "When Angie has a day off, the first thing she does is get up and take the kids out. This is the most important 'to do' of the day. No matter how tired she might be, she plans outings for each and all. She has an incredible knack for inventing crazy experiences for them, something new, something fresh. I may be the bigger goof of the pair, but she invents the stage." Brad Pitt admires his wife Angelina Jolie for always making the time to spend with their six children.
Quote: "I'm counting on the audience to know that if it was close to us at all, we could never make this film. It's because we're actually very, very stable and these aren't our issues." Angelina Jolie insists she and her real-life husband Brad Pitt are nothing like the troubled married couple they portray in new movie By the Sea, which the actress also wrote and directed.
Fact: Brad Pitt treated his son Knox to a high-speed day out at the races on Sunday (30Aug15) when the pair was spotted at the motorbike world's British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit in England. The actor and seven-year-old Knox posed for photos with their favourite racer, Valentino Rossi, and checked out all the bikes before the big race. Pitt, a keen biker, has a professional link to the sport - he narrates new racing documentary Hitting The Apex, which chronicles the lives of the six of the fastest motorcycle racers in the world.
Fact: Actor Brad Pitt has been spotted with a never-before-seen tattoo that pays tribute to his wife Angelina Jolie and their children, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne and Knox. The inking, which was spotted on his arm while on a shopping trip in California, is a cross with the letter A on one side, and the initials of their brood - MPZSVK - on the other.
Quote: "Spending time as a couple is important when you have kids. Brad and I will often go for romantic dinner dates. We also have someone stay over and look after the kids once a week or once every two weeks. That gives us the chance to disappear into a different part of the house and lock the door behind us." Angelina Jolie and husband Brad Pitt like to ensure they find time to themselves, even when they just stay at home with their six children.
Quote: "He was an absolute original. I loved him and will genuinely miss him." Brad Pitt adds a tribute to legendary Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub following his death on Monday (06Jul15), aged 77. Weintraub produced Pitt's 2001 heist film Ocean's Eleven.
Fact: Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Kanye West, Bradley Cooper, Pharrell Williams and Jay Z have been named among GQ's Most Stylish Men. Others making the top 20 include Jeff Goldblum, Harry Styles, Daniel Craig, David Beckham and 2015 Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne.
Fact: Brad Pitt's World War Z sequel will go up against Fantastic Four 2 at the U.S. box office in 2017 - both blockbusters are slated for release on 9 June.
Fact: A trailer for director Martin Scorsese's short film starring Leonardo Dicaprio, Brad Pitt and Robert De Niro has debuted online. The clip shows DiCaprio and De Niro playing two actors who have arrived at a hotel to discover they are competing for the same role in Scorsese's next movie.
Fact: Hollywood hunks Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling are in talks to team up for a new movie about the most recent financial collapse. The trio is slated to lead the cast of an adaptation of Moneyball writer Michael Lewis' book The Big Short. Pitt will also produce the film with his partners at Plan B.
Quote: "I cannot tell you how formative that is for my family... You know that look that people have when they're about to have a car crash? That's the look, when my name's on the page, that's what people (who have to read it) look like... My dad saw that video of Brad and said (in Nigerian accent), 'David, that man has put our name on the map!'" British actor David Oyelowo is forever thankful to Selma co-producer Brad Pitt for teaching the public how to say his Nigerian family's last name. Pitt led the audience at the Palm Springs International Film Festival in California on an impromptu sing-a-long to the tune of popular soccer chant, Ole, Ole, Ole, to demonstrate the proper pronunciation earlier this month (Jan15).
Quote: "I don't find it (the split) painful. I think it's a narrative that follows you because it's an interesting headline. It's more of a media-driven topic... We've exchanged good wishes an all that sort of stuff to each other, but it's not a constant thing." Jennifer Aniston has no ill will towards her ex-husband Brad Pitt.
Fact: Rihanna has enlisted Brad Pitt to introduce her performance at the inaugural Diamond Ball, which supports her Clara Lionel Foundation. Comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host the fundraising event on 11 December (14).
Fact: Jennifer Lawrence has beaten Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock and her Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle co-star Bradley Cooper to the top of a new Most Valuable Players in Hollywood list. The Hunger Games star's critical respect, social media interest, ticket sales and tabloid coverage were all taken into account by editors at Vulture.com, who compiled the list.
Quote: "We have six kids, so we felt so beyond that (marriage) for a long time. But the kids were asking and so we thought it would be a lovely thing to do, for them and for us as a family. But I was also surprised afterwards at the effect that getting married has had on us - it was more than just a ceremony, it meant a real depth of commitment. I feel like a married man - I really do." Brad Pitt is enjoying married life after exchanging vows with Angelina Jolie in France in August (14).
Quote: "Well (I missed it because) we are filming in Malta right now, but good on him... I still owe something (a gift)." Brad Pitt missed his friend George Clooney's wedding in Italy last month (Sep14) because he was busy filming his new movie with his wife Angelina Jolie.
Quote: "It's a really elegant kind of... sparse story that she has written about a dysfunctional couple. It's really about grief, it's a couple dealing with grief... and yes, this is our honeymoon. Malta is not a bad place to be, I'll tell you that." Brad Pitt on his upcoming film By The Sea, which is written, directed and stars his new wife Angelina Jolie. The couple wed in August (14) after nine years together, and jumped right into filming after their ceremony in France.
Quote: "He's been a World War Two buff - he can tell you (about) any kind of tank, and heavy artillery and bombers, so when we started (filming), I had to get a tutorial." Brad Pitt consulted 13-year-old son Maddox for the actor's new war film Fury. The teen is also serving as a production assistant on Pitt and Angelina Jolie's movie By The Sea, which is currently filming in Malta.
Fact: Actor Brad Pitt made a surprise appearance in a pre-taped skit on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday (15Oct14), during which the World War Z star battled the late night host in a break dancing competition.
Quote: "I try to carve out time for a solo ride in every country I travel to, from the Highlands of Scotland to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco to the belly of India. I haven't even come close to fulfilling my list - yet... But, in the traffic of L.A. with a helmet on, I'm just another a**hole on the road." Brad Pitt loves life on the road.
Fact: Brad Pitt will join retired four-star general Colin Powell and former U.S. Army Chief of Staff George Casey at the first Sony Studios world film premiere in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday (15Oct14). Pitt will host a gala for his World War Two film Fury. The three World War Two veterans who served as advisors on the film will be among the guests of honour.
Quote: "I've discovered I don't suck at being a dad." Father-of-six Brad Pitt is proud of his parenting skills.
Quote: "Angelina is just amazing. I’ll be tired and lie down on the sofa and then she’ll keep going until late at night. And that makes me feel like, ‘Why am I taking it easy?’ so I’ll go help out and play with the boys and get them to bed. You realise that you always have the energy inside you, and as a parent you need to have a lot of willpower." Brad Pitt's wife encourages him to be more energetic around the house.
Quote: "Listen, I see a benefit in it. You could, you know, combat the misconceptions of the misquotes immediately. And if I'd have had that in my younger days, I'd have used it... because I felt quite used, and completely misunderstood, and misread, and not given the benefit of the doubt... But now, at this point, I don't want to bother with it." Brad Pitt, 50, has no interest in joining Twitter.com.
Quote: "George is extremely accessible. He's one of our best representatives. He's funny as s**t. He's a joy to be around. I guess maybe I'm more of a miserable b**tard. I'm a bit of a loner, you know? I'm more quiet by nature. And coming from, you know, hillbilly country, I'm probably more reserved." Brad Pitt on the personality differences between himself and pal George Clooney."
Fact: Angelina Jolie and her brother James Haven honoured their late mother MARCHELINE BERTRAND by wearing jewellery from her collection at Jolie's wedding to Brad Pitt on (23Aug14) at their French estate, Chateau Miraval. Bertrand lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2007.
Quote: "We are working together on a drama about grief and finding a way through a difficult marriage. We find it very funny that it's our honeymoon." Angelina Jolie is amused by the topic of the film she is working on with her new husband Brad Pitt. The stars are shooting By The Sea instead of taking a traditional honeymoon.
Quote: "The children wrote vows and asked us to make promises to each other." Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's children penned the couple's vows when they wed at their French estate, Chateau Miraval, last month (23Aug14).
Fact: Brad Pitt honoured Angelina Jolie's mother MARCHELINE BERTRAND at their secret wedding last month (Aug14) by engraving a special tribute to the late actress/producer into a stone he placed at the chapel on the couple's French estate, Chateau Miraval. The Hollywood supercouple exchanged vows there on (23Aug14). Bertrand lost her battle with ovarian cancer in 2007.
Fact: Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf's war drama Fury has been chosen to close the BFI London Film Festival in October (14). The film follows a group of soldiers on a deadly mission in Nazi Germany during World War Ii.
Fact: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have installed an impressive skatepark in the garden of their Los Feliz mansion in California as a birthday present for their daughter Shiloh, who turned eight in May (14) and enjoys skateboarding.
Fact: Angelina Jolie's fiance Brad Pitt stepped out to support the actress at her anti-rape summit in London on Thursday (12Jun14). The actor joined Jolie on the third day of the conference, and listened to her give a speech from the front row.
Quote: "I'm a farmer now. I love learning about the land and which field is most suitable for which grape, the drama of September and October... I enjoy cleaning the forest and walking the land. (It is) the antithesis of the drive, the want, the need to get ahead indicative of life in Hollywood." Brad Pitt loves the quiet life of a wine farmer since buying a French vineyard in 2012.
Quote: "We really don't have a date, it's not a secret or anything... but we've talked to the kids about it for fun and it's like this fun thing that we're planning for one day and they do have their ideas on it." Angelina Jolie on her marriage plans to fiance Brad Pitt.
Fact: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are close to signing on for a new movie they'll co-star in. Reports suggest the actress has written a script for a project they're both keen to appear in. The couple last worked together on 2005 action film Mr & Mrs Smith.
Fact: Brad Pitt has become a new uncle after his younger sister Julie Neal adopted two boys from Ethiopia. The 44 year old, who has three biological teens with her husband Rob, is now also mum to six-year-old Cruz and seven-year-old Caden. She decided to expand her family after previously travelling to Africa on a charity trip and learning that little Cruz's real mother had died during childbirth. Pitt and his fiancee Angelina Jolie are also parents to three adopted kids, in addition to their three biological children.
Quote: "It's such a beautiful and sexy quality in a man when he takes his responsibilities as a father very seriously... I still get very emotional when I watch Brad play with the children - he is so naturally devoted and joyful around them." Angelina Jolie gushes about fiance Brad Pitt's parenting skills with their six kids.
Fact: Brad Pitt's car was slapped with a parking ticket during the actor's visit to a gallery in Los Angeles on Friday (11Apr14).
Quote: "The door flies open and Brad Pitt walks in and he's like, 'Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't realise there was anything happening in here,' and then he goes, 'Oh, hey Nick,' and walks out. I'm like, 'Brad Pitt knows who I am, what?' I had no idea. I wanted to get up and chase him out of the room and ask him for a picture, but I played it cool..." Singer Nick Lachey was left starstruck after Brad Pitt once accidentally walked in on a meeting he was having with his manager and greeted him.
Fact: The tuxedo buttons and cufflinks Brad Pitt wore to the Oscars were designed by his partner Angelina Jolie. The jewellery items were from Angie's Style of Jolie line with Robert Procop.
Quote: "I had to clean up dog poop today... in my bedroom!" Brad Pitt's Oscars morning got off to a smelly start on Sunday (02Mar14), hours before picking up the Best Picture prize for his role as a producer on 12 Years A Slave.
Quote: "I think that's his win for sure. He got into the most famous selfie in the world. I'm glad I could have facilitated that." Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong'o is thrilled to have given her brother Peter the chance to sneak into a photo alongside stars including Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey and Brad Pitt at the Academy Awards prizegiving on Sunday (02Mar14).
Fact: Angelina Jolie made a fashion statement at the 2014 BAFTA Awards in London on Sunday (16Feb14) by wearing a fitted tuxedo to match partner Brad Pitt's designer outfit. The actress/director ditched her usual gowns and opted for a more masculine look on the red carpet at Britain's Oscars. She complemented the suit with an open bow tie.
Quote: "We played poker almost every day on the set in my trailer. Brad's not a really good poker player and I don't think Brad ever won. One day Brad lost $750 (£450), all to me." Singer/actor Meat Loaf turned the set of Fight Club into a gambling den - much to the misfortune of co-star Brad Pitt.
Fact: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's daughter Vivienne has made her big screen debut in the trailer for mum's new Disney movie Maleficent. The little blonde, who plays a young Sleeping Beauty in the reimagined fairytale, can be seen running through a meadow at the beginning of the new teaser.
Fact: A barrel of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Miraval wine has sold at auction for $13,800 (£9,200). The organic tipple, from their estate in France, went under the hammer as part of an annual sale in the village of Correns to raise funds for an agricultural project in Africa. The wine has been in high demand since its launch last year (12), when 6,000 bottles of the Hollywood couple's Rose blend sold out within hours of going on sale.
Quote: "It wasn't until I saw the story that I fully grasped the utter horror of losing your freedom or denying another one their freedom, taking their freedom, splitting their family apart. It's abhorrent... I know what this film is. I've been around film long enough. I know the impact, and this one will have a continuing impact." Brad Pitt is proud of his new film 12 Years a Slave.
Quote: "So far I haven't minded a bit, so no complaints... I'm busy right now so I haven't thought about it." Brad Pitt is refusing to dwell on turning 50 this December (13).
Fact: Brad Pitt has given himself a makeover after shaving off his long blond locks for his role in new movie Fury. The actor showed off his new look while on set in the English countryside on Tuesday (10Sep13).
Quote: "I know Charlie, he's a great guy. He's a good egg and one of the guys that are putting story and craft first." Brad Pitt heaps praise on Charlie Hunnam after learning about the Brit's casting in Fifty Shades of Grey.
Quote: "We're certainly talking about it, yeah. We have so many ideas on the table from the time we spent just developing this thing, and finding out how zombie worlds work. We have so many ideas, and so much information that we think we got a lot of stuff in mind from or to. So we're going to do our best and see what we get out of it. We got to get the script right first to determine if we go further." Brad Pitt on the possibilities for a World War Z sequel.
Quote: "We all kinda got our own families and went our own way. It's funny we all were together and then it all went poof." Singer Melissa Etheridge admits she has not spoken to her old pal Brad Pitt or his ex-wife Jennifer Aniston in years after performing at their 2000 wedding.
Tweet: "World War Z is a masterpiece. I haven't been that tense in a movie in a long, long, long time. Worth every penny they spent making it." Actor/director Eli Roth is a big fan of Brad Pitt's new zombie movie.
Fact: Actor Brad Pitt filmed a hilarious yodelling skit with the host of U.S. Tv show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in New York on Tuesday (18Jun13) - the movie star and the comedian tested out their singing skills atop a skyscraper in Manhattan. The hunk, who was not booked as a guest, made the surprise appearance to promote his new movie World War Z.
Fact: Brad Pitt continued to surprise fans at special previews of his new zombie movie World War Z by making guest appearances at four screenings in one day. The Hollywood star kicked off his Thursday (06Jun13) at a cinema in Atlanta, Georgia, before hopping on a plane to fly to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then headed to Chicago, Illinois and closed the packed promo day in Austin, Texas. The actor had previously stunned fans at showings in New Jersey last month (May13) and in London last weekend (01Jun13).
Quote: "A little bit of something for the global woman, something for the mother (and) something dirty." Brad Pitt on what he bought Angelina Jolie for her 38th birthday.
Fact: Angelina Jolie enjoyed an early birthday outing with her partner Brad Pitt on Monday night (03Jun13). The Hollywood couple had a romantic dinner for two in Paris, France following the premiere of the actor's new zombie movie World War Z. Jolie celebrates her 38th birthday on Tuesday (04Jun13).
Fact: Matt Bellamy's son Bingham is a surprise guest on the soundtrack to Brad Pitt's new zombie film World War Z. The Muse rocker recorded the baby's heartbeat in utero and the sound features on a song picked for the zombie film. Bellamy says, "My son's heartbeat... is now in a zombie film, which is great!"
Fact: British rockers Muse will play a special free gig at London's Horse Guards Parade Ground on 2 June (13) to celebrate the premiere of Brad Pitt's new zombie movie World War Z. The group feature on the horror movie's soundtrack.
Quote: "For a long time I thought I did too much damage - drug damage. I was a bit of a drifter. A guy who felt he grew up in something of a vacuum and wanted to see things, wanted to be inspired. I followed that other thing. I spent years f**king off. But then I got burnt out and felt that I was wasting my opportunity." Brad Pitt quit using drugs in the early 2000s after realising he needed to grow up.
Fact: The first 6,000 bottles of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's new wine brand are going onsale online on Thursday (07Mar13). The organic Miraval Rose 2012 wine, named after the couple's private estate in France, starts at $140 (£87.50) for a case.
Fact: The technical brains behind Brad Pitt's quirky movie The Curious Case of Benjamin Button have teamed up with singer Michael Buble to create a magical duet with the late Bing Crosby for his upcoming TV Christmas special. The filmmakers cut the Canadian into footage of Crosby's 1971 holiday special to make it look as if the two crooners were singing together.
Quote: "We've had some pressure from our kids and we realise how much it means to them. And getting engaged, we didn't realise how much it means to ourselves." Brad Pitt on his and fiancee Angelina Jolie's decision to make their relationship official earlier this year (12).
Quote: "I'm finishing up World War Z now. There's so much in the book (by Max Brooks), it's impossible to get it all in. Our goal is to split it up into a trilogy. So if the first one works, we'll go from there." Brad Pitt reveals producers are considering turning his upcoming zombie movie World War Z into three films.
Quote: "They'll be a part of the Disney tradition. This is a story they know and love well, and their mommy's (in the film). It's a big thing. (But) they don't see it as anything beyond... just playtime." Brad Pitt on his kids' involvement in new movie Maleficent, which will star their mum Angelina Jolie and the couple's daughter Vivienne.
Quote: "We don't see a lot of each other's stuff, actually." Brad Pitt admits his fiancee Angelina Jolie hasn't seen his much-maligned new Chanel ad.
Quote: "She's really not that interested in it. It was fun for mom and dad... (and) she loves a bit of Disney, so we thought she'd have (fun)... but she couldn't be bothered. She wants it on her terms." Brad Pitt insists his daughter Vivienne wasn't over enthusiastic about her movie debut in mum Angelina Jolie's new film Maleficent.
Quote: "He texted me he had a story idea and that he was coming over and we sat down on the patio and he laid it out in 30 minutes and said, 'You have to say yes, today'." Brad Pitt didn't get time to think about a leading role in new film Killing Me Softly when writer/director Andrew Dominik visited him with the idea.
Quote: "My drug days are long since passed but it's certainly true that I could probably land in any city in any state and get you whatever you wanted. I could find anything you were looking for. Give me 24 hours or so." Brad Pitt insists his celebrity gets him easy access to illegal substances.
Quote: "I like a bit of song, and dialect is a song. I've never done a proper Brit (accent). I haven't really tried. It would have to be something specific. Irish is lovely for me. But Cockney? Too many people know it too well. You just have to get one misstep... That's an easy one to fall into caricature. Bad caricature." Actor Brad Pitt will never take on a Cockney London accent on film.
Quote: "It's too much effort. It's too big a job. I'd rather be a dad. It's more fun. Being a father has changed everything for me as far as perspective and interests go. I just want to take care of myself and be around them." Brad Pitt has given up on becoming a movie director as he would prefer to spend time with his family.
Quote: "No plans yet, other than we are going to do it. I plan very little as I get older." Brad Pitt insists he and his fiancee Angelina Jolie have yet to lock down a date for their nuptials, despite recent rumours suggesting they were set to wed in France.
Quote: "We've been having an amazing summer here. We started with the Euro cup, Wimbledon, the Olympics, (tennis ace Andy) Murray and the Paralympics; it's been a really exciting time to be here." Brad Pitt admits his six children with fiancee Angelina Jolie have thoroughly enjoyed spending their summer holidays in the U.K., where the actors have been working in recent months.
Quote: "It's always hectic but more manageable than when I had two very small babies who needed to be constantly with me. That was the most difficult time..." Angelina Jolie is finding life easier now her twins with Brad Pitt are growing up. Vivienne and Knox, the youngest of the couple's six children, turn four on 12 July (12).
Quote: "It's just so easy for me to be looking after the kids even though it takes a lot of energy and you don't have much time for yourself. The children are so much a part of my life and Brad's that we don't worry or stress ourselves about not working more often." Angelina Jolie is content with family life with fiance Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I'm only doing a few days on that. I've read every word the guy's published and most of them more than once. So this was a chance to do something of his and also to work with Ridley again. Ridley gave me my first break into the big leagues." Brad Pitt was determined to work on Ridley Scott's upcoming drug thriller The Counselor, written by author Cormac MCCarthy.
Quote: "It's such a divide, such a rift, that I don't see any positive outcome. And I don't know of anything that's going to bring the two parties together to work together." Brad Pitt on the political landscape in America.
Quote: "I wouldn't wanna slap anyone... I wouldn't want anyone to be hurt." Brad Pitt on how he'd respond if a red carpet joker attempted to kiss him on the lips. Pitt was at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Tuesday (22May12), just days after Will Smith lashed out at a Ukrainian TV reporter who attempted to smooch him at the Moscow premiere of Men in Black Iii.
Quote: "We have no date, we actually, truly, have no date... I'm still hoping we've figured out our marriage equality in the (United) States before then." Brad Pitt, who arrived at the Cannes Film Festival in France on Tuesday (22May12) without fiancee Angelina Jolie, dismisses reports the couple is planning to wed this summer (12).
Fact: Newly-engaged Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt stunned art fans at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Thursday (17May12) by making an impromptu visit to check out a Lucian Freud exhibit. A spokesperson for the gallery tells Hollyscoop.com, "They just made their way to the Lucian Freud exhibit and there was no request for any special arrangements for viewing."
Quote: "I'm happy as hell for them. Those are two great people who deserve everything they get." Actor Billy Bob Thornton wishes ex-wife Angelina Jolie all the best following her recent engagement to Brad Pitt.
Fact: Brad Pitt has signed on as the new face of female fragrance Chanel No. 5. The Moneyball star will shoot his first advert for the fashion firm in London later this week (ends13May12), according to E! News.
Quote: "I'm happy for them, they're wonderful peeps (people) and I wish them the best nuptials." Comedian Jack Black is delighted by his Kung Fu Panda co-star Angelina Jolie's engagement to Brad Pitt.
Quote: "That's a ways down the road. I haven't received any invite, so let's not get ahead of ourselves... I don't have to get a present until I'm invited, right? And then I've got a whole year - isn't that the rule?" Comedian Jack Black predicts his pal Angelina Jolie's wedding to Brad Pitt is some time off. The Hollywood supercouple announced its engagement last week (ends 13Apr12).
Fact: Justin Bieber gave soccer ace David Beckham's sons a Christmas to remember by sending them signed guitars. However, the Baby hitmaker's camp messed up the present exchange and handed little Romeo an instrument addressed to Pax, the eight-year-old child of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I'm getting far too much credit for this. This took a lot of very smart people coming in and attacking the situation. It took the families determined to come back and their resilience and they're defining what this thing was going to be. I get far too much credit for bringing some really smart people together." Brad Pitt on his Make It Right campaign to rebuild New Orleans, Louisiana.
Fact: More than 200,000 fans logged on to YouTube.com on Saturday (03Mar12) to watch George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Kevin Bacon stage a live performance of Dustin Lance Black's play about California's controversial same-sex marriage bill. The play, entitled 8, focuses on the Proposition 8 legislation which overturned the legalisation of gay unions in the state and raised money for the American Foundation for Equal Rights.
Fact: Brad Pitt, Dame Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Tom Cruise and Barbra Streisand were among the stars who taped their recollections of their first movie experiences for a segment of the Oscars telecast on Sunday (26Feb12).
Quote: "I've stayed away from them since. It's really discombobulating... I was young and virile and Geena's Geena." Brad Pitt on trying not to get aroused while romancing Geena Davis in his movie debut in Thelma & Louise.
Fact: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie avoided the cinema crowds on Sunday afternoon (05Feb12) and took their kids to see Disney classic Lady & The Tramp while the rest of America was watching the Super Bowl. The celebrity couple took three-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne to a screening of the re-release at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre, while their other four kids stayed at home.
Quote: "We should just put a trophy on the table... and we should all just put our hands on it to see who can hold it the longest and the last man standing takes the trophy." Brad Pitt has an idea about making the Best Actor category at the Oscars more exciting.
Quote: "The movie almost didn't get made. Heath Ledger pulled out for family reasons... It was at death's door. I said, 'Let's go do it'." Brad Pitt on his decision to produce and star in Oscar-nominated movie The Tree of Life.
Quote: "I was watching CNN and they said, 'Brad Pitt's home!' and 'Brad Pitt's bodyguard!' I'm like, 'Why? Why?'" Brad Pitt on the confusion surrounding news stories suggesting police had interviewed his minder after discovering body parts scattered near his home. Pitt insists his bodyguard was only being asked if security camera footage had picked up any suspicious behaviour in recent weeks.
Quote: "That movie actually cost me money to make. I took peanuts and ended up taking on a lot of my own personal costs, which outweighed what I got paid. I lost a few hundred thousand dollars, but it's still one of my favourite films." Brad Pitt on producing The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.
Quote: "We'd actually like to. And it seems to mean more and more to our kids. We made this declaration some time ago that we weren't going to do it till everyone can. But I don't think we'll be able to hold out. It means so much to my kids, and they ask a lot. And it means something to me, too, to make that kind of commitment." Hollywood star Brad Pitt is keen to cement his relationship with Angelina Jolie by making her his wife. The pair had previously insisted there would be no marriage until same-sex couples had the same rights to wed.
Quote: "I'm sure we'll be exchanging many good words later, it's more fun to have a friend there and no one does it better than George. I say give him all the trophies, and when you run out of trophies, make some new ones and give him those too." Brad Pitt salutes his fellow Best Actor Oscar nominee George Clooney.
Quote: "We're ecstatic over here. It means so much considering this film was just dead on the rocks two years ago and it took a lot of people... to get it to the screen. It's a great honour and a real tribute to Billy Bean and the Oakland A's organisation. I'm so happy for Jonah Hill I can't even tell you... I've got to tell you I'm doubly happy that The Tree of Life made it in there. We thought we were all but forgotten." Brad Pitt reacts to his Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his turn in Moneyball. His co-star Jonah Hill also received a nod for Best Supporting Actor. Pitt's other film, The Tree of Life, scooped mentions for Best Director and Best Picture.
Quote: "This morning they're just gonna be wondering, 'Why is Dad letting me have whatever I want?' Froot Loops, Cocoa Puffs, Pop-Tarts. I'm gonna get them all sugared up for school, and turn 'em loose. I've been up since five (am). Now, I see my six maniacs waking up and I got to get them ready for school and make breakfast. I tell you, it's going to be pancakes for everyone this morning." Brad Pitt on his Oscar nominations morning preparations on Tuesday (24Jan12). The actor won a Best Actor nod for his role in Moneyball.
Quote: "I told him, 'You can end my career but just don't embarrass me in front of my children...' But it's like two nuclear arm powers facing off... You know I'm sitting on my own. I've been sitting on it for seven years - and it's bad!" Brad Pitt on reports prankster pal George Clooney has a 'career-ending' practical joke planned for his pal.
Quote: "I'm getting some mileage out of this. She's getting snacks at night. I'm like, 'I left something in the car...'" Brad Pitt admits his partner Angelina Jolie is looking after him as he recovers from a leg injury, which has forced him to use a cane.
Fact: George Clooney poked fun at pal Brad Pitt at the Golden Globes on Sunday (15Jan12) by limping onstage with a cane. Pitt has been using a walking stick at red carpet events after injuring himself over Christmas (11). Clooney quipped, "I have to give it (cane) back to him, he can't make it to the bar otherwise." Clooney introduced Pitt's Moneyball among the Best Motion Picture nominees at the ceremony.
Quote: "It's just a bit of an annoyance." Brad Pitt on having to take a cane to the Golden Globes after injuring his leg.
Quote: "I called up afterwards and I said, 'So, how did I do?' She said, 'Have you ever thought about acting classes?'" Brad Pitt on auditioning for Jodie Foster.
Quote: "I don't know if it would still hit me the same way, but on my 27th hour of pure wretchedness, this movie crushed me." Brad Pitt on watching Kevin Kline and Hayden Christensen's film Life as a House while battling a stomach bug in a hotel room.
Quote: "It would have been a really good idea." Brad Pitt likes the idea that his partner Angelina Jolie bought him a waterfall for his birthday last month (Dec11), but insists the story isn't true.
Quote: "It wasn't life or death. It was just an old man tripping." Brad Pitt plays down the knee injury he sustained while rescuing his young daughter Vivienne on a family ski vacation.
Fact: David Beckham has fought off competition from Daniel Craig and Brad Pitt to be named the owner of the most enviable abs in showbiz. The Bond star came second while the Hollywood hunk landed third place in the poll by exercise firm Slendertone.
Quote: "I think we're both racing to see who gets to retire first. We like being home. Whoever gets to be home tends to be the happier one because we play with the kids while the other one's out earning the money." Angelina Jolie insists she and her partner Brad Pitt would love to stop working and spend all of their time with their six children.
Quote: "Now we are starting to get them where they each have their own luggage and they unpack their own clothes and pack their own. Because it was just getting too confusing for me to figure out but it's great, it's so much fun." Angelina Jolie has trained each of her six children with Brad Pitt to take care of their own clothing needs for vacations around the world.
Quote: "We actually have family dinner every night. We make a point of it. It's crazy. There's a good five minutes were everybody is quiet and sitting together and then it starts to break off." Angelina Jolie and her partner Brad Pitt love to gather their six children around the table at dinner time.
Quote: "Fortunately, my kids love to travel... they're very worldly. What I love is that they can be in New York in a hotel in Manhattan and think it's so cool, and then I can bring them to the middle of Kenya and drop them in a tent with no TV and no nothing, and they're just as happy. That's what we are trying to do, to balance them." Angelina Jolie's six kids with Brad Pitt adapt well to their varying surroundings.
Fact: Brad Pitt will be honoured at January's (12) Palm Springs International Film Festival with the Desert Palm prize for his work in The Tree of Life and Moneyball.
Quote: "I talk to my family. I talk to Brad... But I don't know, I don't have a lot of friends I talk to. He really is the only person I talk to." Angelina Jolie only shares her thoughts with her longtime partner Brad Pitt.
Quote: "Brad was inspiring. Told me to try for an eclectic career not just a one-type role. We spent so much time together that I asked for advice. He's a vet, I'm a rookie. I asked questions and he answered with, 'Don't take the easy road. Make your choices interesting. Don't get typecast.'" Actor Jonah Hill sought advice from movie star Brad Pitt during the making of their recent sports drama Moneyball.
Fact: Pals Brad Pitt and George Clooney have teamed up to pay homage to the great movie villains in the new issue of New York Times Magazine. Pitt portrays wild-haired, bugged out Henry Spencer from David Lynch's cult 1977 film Eraserhead in the pictorial, while Clooney scowls as Mutiny on the Bounty's Captain William Bligh.
Quote: "It means everything. I couldn't be standing here without them." Angelina Jolie thanks her partner Brad Pitt and his parents for their support at the world premiere of her directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey, in New York on Monday (05Dec11).
Quote: "The kids asked me the other day and I asked them if it was just because they wanted to have a big cake. They see movies that have the people getting married in the movies or somebody's, you know, the happily ever after. Shrek and Fiona are married." Angelina Jolie admits her kids would like her to marry Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I hope he doesn't. I'd like to work with him again. I sorta don't see it happening. He's at the peak of his career." George Clooney hopes his pal Brad Pitt doesn't stick to his promise and retire in the next few years to focus on producing.
Quote: "I wasn't actually putting an exact deadline on my expiration date, but I see it coming. I just have other interests and I do quite enjoy the production side." Brad Pitt clarifies his recent remarks about retiring from acting in three years.
Quote: "My family accepts me for who I am, but they pray for me, because I am going to burn in this eternal pit of fire." Brad Pitt on rebelling against his strict Christian upbringing.
Fact: Angelina Jolie has returned to Vietnam for the first time since she adopted son Pax from the country in 2007. The actress and her partner Brad Pitt were spotted with their six children at a restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday (11Nov11).
Fact: The historic $10 million (£6.25 million) mansion Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their kids are calling home while the movie hunk films World War Z in Britain was previously rented by Johnny Depp and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
Quote: "I'm trying to picture Brad Pitt in front of his couch watching Sharkboy and Lavagirl... It's kind of a funny thought." Actor Taylor Lautner can't believe the Hollywood hunk's kids are big fans of his 2005 movie, The Adventures Of Sharkboy And Lavagirl 3-D.
Fact: Brad Pitt has played Sean Penn's father and his ex-wife Robin Wright's former husband in back-to-back films. Pitt starred alongside Penn in Tree of Life and his new movie Moneyball features Wright.
Quote: "We got to film here in the Coliseum, so it's really special for us, and the city came out and was behind us. It's really nice to bring it here." Brad Pitt on staging the premiere of his new baseball film Moneyball at the Oakland A's stadium on Monday night (19Sep11).
Quote: "Did you ever see the movie (One Flew Over A) Cuckoo’s Nest? That’s morning time in our house." Brad Pitt on the madness at home over the breakfast table as his six kids get ready for the day.
Fact: Brad Pitt has become one of the few movie stars to grace the cover of U.S. sports bible Sports Illustrated. Pitt gave the publication an interview and photo access to promote his new baseball movie Moneyball, in which he plays legendary baseball boss Billy Beane.
Quote: "My son is a big baseball fan. We went to a Yankees game and we were sitting next to the dugout. Jeter offered him a cracked bat, and he said, 'It's broken!'" Brad Pitt admits his adopted son Maddox was disappointed when baseball star Derek Jeter gave him a cracked bat as a souvenir.
Quote: "Robert Redford made a quality movie, but I don't think I was skilled enough. I think I could have done better." Brad Pitt was not impressed with his performance in A River Runs Through It.
Quote: "I had a period when I was hygienically challenged." Brad Pitt wasn't always fresh-smelling at the beginning of his career.
Quote: "It's sweet. It's just unfortunate that my name rhymes with s**t." Brad Pitt on his namecheck in Travie MCCoy's hit Billionaire.
Quote: "It was my second time on a plane. It was my first time out of the country (America). I had to get a passport. It was a great, great time for me." Brad Pitt on his first movie role, Dark Side of the Sun, which he shot in the former Yugoslavia.
Fact: Brad Pitt is giving director/producer Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of Broadway play The Normal Heart a big boost by snapping up the project for his production company Plan B Entertainment. The project, based on writer/gay activist Larry Kramer's efforts to raise awareness about Hiv and Aids during the 1980s, is slated to star Mark Ruffalo, while Glee creator Murphy will produce and direct.
Quote: "He's fantastic. He's so giving. He's just, like, a guy you look up to for so many reasons. He's the coolest guy! He started playing pranks on me, like, right off the bat." Actor Jonah Hill on working with his Moneyball co-star Brad Pitt.
Quote: "She was talking to them about their kids, which was really interesting and funny... And she was like, 'You guys must be so tired.' Then she was leaning over me to Angelina Jolie. And Angelina's like, 'Yeah, you know, with all these kids...'" Actress Emma Stone was suitably embarrassed when her mum got a little too chatty with superstar couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie at the 2011 Golden Globes.
Quote: "We have a shelf life, no question, and mine is coming! I want to get to play the grumpy old man who swears or something, that's cute, you know." Brad Pitt is convinced his days playing a heart-throb on screen are almost over.
Quote: "This guy was an incredible athlete, it turns out. And he's quite competitive. I never expected it. He's so soft spoken and so sweet and attentive to everyone on set, but get a ball in his hand and man, he's vicious." Brad Pitt was stunned by shy director Terrence Malick's sporting prowess.
Fact: Producers on Brad Pitt's new movie World War Z are advertising for 1,000 extras to appear as zombies in the film when shooting heads to Scotland in August (11).
Fact: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are renting a fortified 18th century palace, built to protect the owners from pirates, while the actor works on location in Malta. Pitt is currently shooting World War Z in Valetta.
Quote: "I am very lucky with Brad. He is a real gentleman, but he is also a real man's man. He's got the wonderful balance of being an extraordinary, great, loving father, a very, very intelligent man and physically he's a real man... in all things that it means." Angelina Jolie gushes about boyfriend Brad Pitt.
Quote: "There are no secrets at our house. We tell the kids, 'Mum and Dad are going off to kiss.' They go, 'Eww, gross!' But we demand it." Brad Pitt ensures he has quality alone time with Angelina Jolie away from their six children.
Quote: "I hit the lottery. I've got a responsibility to spread that wealth." Hollywood star Brad Pitt insists on giving back through charity work.
Quote: "I've got to have a steak! I'm trying to eat a little healthier though, because me and pizza (sic) get along so well." Brad Pitt laughs off rumours he's a vegan.
Quote: "Will I be acting when I'm 80? Definitely not... (But) I hope to keep riding motorcycles until I can't stand up anymore." Actor Brad Pitt wants to indulge in his favourite hobbies instead of acting when he grows old.
Quote: "I got brought up being told things were God's way, and when things didn't work out it was called God's plan. I've got my issues with it. Don't get me started. I found it very stifling." Hollywood star Brad Pitt despised growing up in such a religious family.
Quote: "I think of everything I do now that my kids are going to see when they grow up and how are they going to feel. But they know me as a dad and I hope they'll just think of me as a pretty d**n good actor." Brad Pitt hopes his brood of six will remember him as a Hollywood star as well as a doting father.
Quote: "I've been starstruck by Brad. When I saw him I actually ran up and said, 'Hello'. I was just like, 'Oh my goodness'. I couldn't believe it. It was just out of this world - a very cool experience." Britney Spears was overwhelmed when she met Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt.
Quote: "It's a possibility. We've talked about it but me and Brad being in something together is a complicated thing to put together." Edward Norton is keen to reunite with his Fight Club co-star Brad Pitt in the future if their busy schedules allow it.
Fact: Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie left their six kids at home on Wednesday night (13Apr10) for a theatre date. The Hollywood couple attended a performance of Gods of Carnage at the Ahmanson Playhouse in Los Angeles. The play features Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden.
Fact: Brad Pitt's Terrence Mallick film The Tree Of Life and Pedro Almodovar's latest movie The Skin That I Inhabit will be in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in France next month (May11). Mel Gibson's The Beaver will play an out-of-competition slot, as will Johnny Depp's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Quote: "I keep in touch with them. I have no animosity towards any of them. I think if you let the proper time go by, you should. You spent quality time together and meant something to one another. It's not like somebody died - you're all still on the planet." Jennifer Aniston, who was previously married to Brad Pitt, is still friendly with all her famous exes.
Quote: "Angie is a stunner, so is Vanessa. And Brad, of course. When we all sat together, I was the only ugly one. I'm not the spick-and-span kind of guy. To be honest, I don't like cutting my hair or trimming my beard." Johnny Depp on taking partner Vanessa Paradis on double dates with his THE TOURIST co-star Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
Quote: "Foolishly I was persuaded to look after Jacques for a night. I had a terrible feeling, because Jacques smelt horrible. Everything was cool - until I sat down on the bed and Jacques pounced on me from behind. Around 175 pounds of dog was hurled at me, which felt like about 300 pounds." Johnny Depp regrets offering to look after Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's bulldog.
Fact: Hollywood supercouple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt almost missed their red carpet appearance at the Rome, Italy premiere of THE TOURIST on Wednesday (15Dec10), after their flight into the city from Berlin, Germany was delayed by bad weather.
Quote: "Hopefully they'll be the strong, beautiful individuals that they are today, and be happy in their lives, be fulfilled in their lives, and be living their lives honestly." Angelina Jolie wants her six children with partner Brad Pitt to remain true to themselves.
Quote: "It bothers you but we get around them. It sounds like we were trapped but in fact, we were having breakfast at our favourite place every morning. We had decoy boats. It takes a little prep but we do manage." Angelina Jolie insists she and partner Brad Pitt maintained some normality in their children's lives while shooting THE TOURIST in Venice, Italy.
Fact: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt gave their adopted son Pax a special treat for his seventh birthday - the family took a boat ride along the river Seine in Paris, France at the weekend (27-28Nov10). Pax turns seven on Monday (29Nov10).
Quote: "I'm very happy for him. I'm also happy that it's not Brad." George Clooney, a former winner of People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, is glad Ryan Reynolds took the 2010 title ahead of Brad Pitt.
Quote: "The funny thing about it is, when I look back now, it's nothing compared to what people go through now with the tabloids. I think it's ramped up to a whole other level. It was strange to be followed around and photographed. But in the ensuing 15 years or whatever it has got a hundred times worse." Gwyneth Paltrow is relieved her relationship with former fiance Brad Pitt was not subjected to the same kind of public scrutiny as stars in the spotlight today.
Quote: "So much has been written about Angie and Brad. They're sort of the Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton of our era. I knew she was a big star, but I didn't know what to expect." Johnny Depp was pleasantly surprised to finally meet Angelina Jolie and her boyfriend Brad Pitt on the set of their new movie THE TOURIST.
Quote: "I think he looks a bit like (George) Clooney, which is obviously not as good." Brad Pitt thinks his animated MEGAMIND character Metroman looks like pal Clooney.
Quote: "I'm not really sure where we'll be for it, but yeah, it'll be overseas. We'll whip up a turkey somewhere." Brad Pitt has no idea where he will be spending the Thanksgiving holiday this month (25Nov10) because of his partner Angelina Jolie's hectic schedule.
Quote: "I think it's very hard for them to see someone trying to kill their mum, even if she wins." Angelina Jolie has banned her six children with partner Brad Pitt from seeing her new action thriller SALT.
Quote: "I'm pretty sure we're going to meet at some point. I've sent him over 100 letters saying that I'm pretty sure we're going to meet. And 100 chunks of my hair. If that's not a great gift, then one of us is crazy." Tina Fey jokes about her longtime crush on Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I had the great opportunity to meet Brad a couple of times... what a beauty. And that body is like - wow. He really made me feel... like I could fall in love with him! Like a teenage girl getting crazy." Penelope Cruz's new husband Javier Bardem has a man crush on fellow Hollywood star Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I think it would be hard to say no to the kids (but) they're not asking. They are very aware nothing's missing." Angelina Jolie would consider marrying her partner, Brad Pitt, if their kids wanted them to walk down the aisle.
Quote: "There's no plans at the moment for more, but we always talk about it, we're always open. We kinda joke about it because in the morning we're so tired... and we look at each other and think, 'Are we ever gonna get sleep?' But we really, really love the idea of having more children." A lack of sleep hasn't put Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt off the idea of expanding their brood of six.
Quote: "I think it'd be hard to say no to kids. They're not asking. They're very aware that nothing's missing." Angelina Jolie insists her six children with Brad Pitt have no desire for mum and dad to get married. The Hollywood beauty has previously claimed the supercouple will only wed if their kids ask them to.
Quote: "I actually think it's important to be completely honest, however difficult that may be. I'm bad at hiding secrets anyway." Angelina Jolie explains why she's so open about her romance with Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I keep telling Brad he owes me. He's had a few months off in one of the most beautiful cities in the world with the children. And he's such an artist and goes to the stone yards and the art exhibits, and loves being in such a cultural place." Angelina Jolie reveals her partner Brad Pitt enjoyed his time looking after the kids in Venice, Italy while she filmed new movie THE TOURIST.
Quote: "Mad's (Maddox is) a real intellectual, which I can take no credit for genetically. He's great at school, great at history. He... could be a writer... Zahara's got an extraordinary voice and is just so elegant and well spoken. Shiloh's hysterically funny, one of the goofiest, most playful people you'll ever meet. Knox and Viv are classic boy and girl. She's really female. And he's really a little dude." Angelina Jolie reveals the character traits of her six kids with partner Brad Pitt.
Quote: "Brad has come to me for a reading. I know him both personally and through my business. He is very, very spiritual... I meet a lot of celebrities in this business, and he's truly one of the nicest people. He's gracious and generous, just such a great person." Psychic to the stars RON BARD tells Life & Style magazine he has helped Brad Pitt through some difficult times.
Fact: Brad Pitt has joined the Board of Directors for the U.S.A. Bid Committee to bring soccer's World Cup to the U.S. in 2018.
Quote: "One takes after Angie and one after Brad, they are really amazing. But the twins are very distinct, they really are themselves. The boy is very quiet. He has this calming, relaxed personality that Brad has and the girl, well she's just stunning like Angelina. Just beautiful." Jon Voight is a proud grandfather to twins KNOX and VIVIENNE, his daughter Angelina Jolie's youngest children with Brad Pitt.
Quote: "It's boredom. No other reason than that." Brad Pitt explains his excessive facial hair.
Quote: "I do like New Orleans now but it was the middle of the night, (I was) with my son in the car, and we kept getting lost. I'd stop and ask people for directions and they were all toothless. The last straw was a toothless cop." Actress Patricia Arquette remembers her frightening first trip to the Louisiana city Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have adopted as their home.
Quote: "In contrast to what people say, Brad and I have a very cordial relationship. I admire him a lot for what he is doing to help other people and I think he is an extraordinary actor." Jennifer Aniston insists she is on good terms with her ex-husband Brad Pitt.
Quote: “Paparazzi are my friends, they take good care of me. They are really kind and generous and thoughtful people who make the world a better place." Brad Pitt makes sarcastic comments about the snappers who follow his every move.
Quote: "I just like kicking a** period. Didn't have to be Nazi, I can beat any a**. Any a** I like kicking. I just kick it.” Brad Pitt loved his violent role in new movie INGLORIOUS BASTERDS.
Quote: "Brad is a World War II aficionado so he had questions when history goes this way and we go that way." Director Quentin Tarantino admits Brad Pitt had his concerns about war comedy INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS.
Fact: World renowned architect FRANK GEHRY, the man who designed the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain has teamed up with Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation to come up with the layout for the charity's new set of duplex houses for displaced families in New Orleans, Louisiana, who were left homeless by 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
Quote: "New Orleans is alive and well and entering in its new glory. This is because of the tenacity and the spirit of the people that has never died. And the music is still playing and you can still get a drive-through margarita. All is well." Brad Pitt, who is helping to rebuild Hurricane Katrina-hit New Orleans, insists his adopted city is recovering from the 2005 storm.
Fact: Brad Pitt's kids served up the perfect Father's Day gift for their biker dad back in June (09) - they scrawled all over his all-white helmet. Eldest son Maddox wrote 'DADDY'S HELMET' in permanent black marker pen above the visor.
Quote: "It's not the first time I have acted before - I had been in a film with Brad Pitt for 10 minutes, called Meet Joe Black, where I was working as a stand-in on the film and I was so bad at it that I got fired after 10 minutes." Moviemaker/actor Eli Roth reveals he has worked with his INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS co-star before.
Quote: "I liked to smoke a bit of grass at the time, and I became very sheltered. Then I got bored. I was turning into a damn doughnut, really. So I moved as far away from that as I could. I was done." Brad Pitt insists his stoner days are over. Ex-girlfriend Juliette Lewis recently revealed her entire relationship with the movie star featured pot-smoking sessions at his Hollywood bungalow.
Quote: "You know who enjoyed making the movie the most? The German actors... In this film, they got to stomp all over that thing. Everyone's born of a particular nationality and it seems you have to carry the sins of the fathers even if you had nothing to do with their crimes. And you really feel the frustration with that and the need to shake that off." Brad Pitt insists filming Quentin Tarantino's new anti-Nazi World War Two film INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS was a relief for his German co-stars.
Quote: "I'm a dad now - my partying ends at 6pm." Father-of-six Brad Pitt has resigned his partying days to the past.
Quote: "It's so tough being an actor. Sometimes they bring you coffee, and sometimes it's cold, and sometimes you don't have a chair to sit on." Hollywood star Brad Pitt jokes about the daily difficulties he faces in his profession.
Quote: "I'm probably 20 per cent atheist and 80 per cent agnostic. I don't think anyone really knows. You'll either find out or not when you get there (in heaven), until then there's no point thinking about it." Hollywood star Brad Pitt has little faith in God.
Quote: "We have a three metre wide bed, but even that isn’t big enough. They all come crawling in in the morning. It’s just about surviving! We all have sleep deprivation." Brad Pitt on life as a father of six.
Quote: "Don't take a picture of your wife's butt. That's silly. Take pictures of other people's wives' butts." Brad Pitt didn't agree with the cheeky snap of Demi Moore's behind her husband Ashton Kutcher posted on Twitter.com.
Quote: "It would be absolutely intolerable, so, no, I don't want either of those guys to three-peat." Matt Damon hopes his Ocean's Eleven co-stars Brad Pitt and George Clooney don't win People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive award for a third time. Damon was knocked from the top hunk spot earlier this year (09) by Hugh Jackman.
Quote: "I could ask Brad a question and get (character) Aldo's perspective." Quentin Tarantino loved the fact his INGLORIOUS BASTERDS star Brad Pitt stayed in character as Nazi hunter Aldo Raine throughout the filming.
Fact: Brad Pitt is helping Siberian police slow down motorists. Cardboard cut-outs of the movie star dressed as a traffic cop have been placed at the country's accident black spots in the hope they'll make fast drivers think twice about speeding.
Fact: Actor/director Scott Caan is releasing a book of photographs taken by the star during filming for his 2007 movie OCEAN'S THIRTEEN. The book features pictures of Caan's co-stars Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Matt Damon as well as Lindsay Lohan.
Quote: "Behind the scenes, one of the kids is maybe sick and one of them is cranky... and we have all of this family stuff going on that no one knows about and which we have to try to act like it isn't happening... But it's happening man, it's always happening." Brad Pitt's life isn't as glamorous as the public thinks it is.
Quote: "My daughter from Africa is beautiful. We're so lucky to have her and to have children from around the world. They're all fantastic and we would love another. Who knows, maybe we'll have one in London. I'd like that." Brad Pitt wants to expand his family with Angelina Jolie.
Quote: "Let me be cliche: it's really rewarding... it's all about discovery and finding new things of interest, and the kids certainly are responsible for a lot of that. I'm right in the zone." Brad Pitt on balancing his family life as father of six with partner Angelina Jolie while keeping in step with his busy Hollywood career.
Fact: Brad Pitt stars in a new commercial for a Japanese phone company. The actor holds an umbrella for a sumo wrestler in the adverts for Softbank.
Quote: "A couple of people are trying to adapt my book The Insider, but the stumbling block is that I want to play myself. Why get Brad Pitt when the real thing is sitting right here?" AMERICA'S GOT TALENT judge and former newspaper editor Piers Morgan on a possible movie version of his memoirs.
Quote: "Obviously I wanted the film to happen, that's the most important thing. When Brad fell out it became a question mark, and luckily Russell came and saved us all." DAME Helen Mirren feared for new movie STATE OF PLAY when Brad Pitt dropped out - but Russell Crowe saved the day by stepping into the role.
Quote: "It's definitely not true what they say about women wanting a guy with a sense of humour. What women mean is that they want a guy with a sense of humour who is really handsome. If a girl had a choice between Brad Pitt or me, she'd pick Brad Pitt. And I'm a lot funnier than he is." Seth Rogen on the mysteries of love.
Quote: We had George Clooney and Brad Pitt in at Claridges when they were filming OCEANS ELEVEN. They got upset because my head chef set the kitchen on fire. We had to evacuate the place and George and Brad were not happy. They were standing outside probably muttering f**king chefs. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsey reveals the worst guests to have come into his London restaurant.
Quote: "We're at the point where we're comfortable getting around and making small talk. We can also order in French in restaurants. We've got a lot of progress to make!" Angelina Jolie is proud of her and husband Brad Pitt's attempts at speaking French.
Fact: Director Quentin Tarantino is to premiere his new film INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France in May (09). The movie - which stars Brad Pitt and Diane Kruger - tells the story of a group of Jewish-American soldiers fighting in Nazi-occupied France.
Fact: The make-up experts who turned Brad Pitt into an old man for THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON gave actress Carla Gugino an aged makeover for new movie WATCHMEN, in which she plays a 67-year-old former crime fighter, called the Silk Spectre.
Quote: I thought what was interesting was that they sat in the front row even though they kind of knew they werent going to get anything. But I think that she was hoping that one of the Slumdog kids would fall off. Grab it, take it home. Wouldnt that be great? And then you say, Did you win anything? I got an Oscar, I should give the kid a name! Comedian Joan Rivers pokes fun at Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt ever-expanding brood.
Fact: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie treated their four eldest kids to a night at the theatre in New York on Wednesday (25Feb09). The couple took MADDOX, seven, five-year-old PAX, ZAHARA, three and two-year-old SHILOH to see The Little Mermaid on Broadway.
Quote: "I did drive by a poster, and I saw Brad Pitt, then Cate Blanchett and then... me. And I thought, What! How am I on a poster?' Somebody gave me a movie!" Isla Fisher finds it hard to comprehend her fame.
Quote: "They're probably throwing spaghetti against the wall." Brad Pitt is worried about the havoc his and Angelina Jolie's children could cause at home while they spent Sunday (22Feb09) night at the Oscars.
Quote: "I've never been to the Kodak Theatre, so I'm looking forward to seeing what that's all about." Architecture fan Brad Pitt was keen to check out the home of the Oscars.
Quote: "I've never been to the Kodak Theatre, so I'm looking forward to seeing what that's all about." Architecture fan Brad Pitt was keen to check out the home of the Oscars.
Quote: "Brad sent me an e-mail saying, Hey mama - job well done, you so deserve it. I was like, "I'll always be Brad Pitt's mama!" TARAJI P. HENSON's THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON co-star congratulated her after she received her Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
Quote: "I had no chance. It was ridiculous. But just to share the same space as these people - I mean, wow!" SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star Dev Patel on losing out on a BAFTA award to Mickey Rourke, alongside fellow nominees Brad Pitt, Frank Langella and Sean Penn.
Quote: "Johnny Depp. He looks 25! That man is ageing backwards like Benjamin Button." Pussycat Dolls star Ashley Roberts is amazed by how young her favourite male celebrity looks, likening him to Brad Pitt's character in new movie THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON.
Quote: Man, were too busy dealing with Kleenexes and diapers and getting everyone fed to really celebrate." Busy dad Brad Pitt admits he and partner Angelina Jolie haven't even begun to celebrate their twin Oscar acting nominations.
Quote: "Man, we're too busy dealing with Kleenexes and diapers and getting everyone fed to really celebrate. We'll do that next year." Father-of-six Brad Pitt postpones celebrating with his partner, Angelina Jolie, after the couple received a double Oscar nod for Best Actor and Actress on 22 January (09) for their respective roles in THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON and CHANGELING.
Quote: "We average two a year, so I guess we're overdue." Brad Pitt jokes about adopting more kids to add to his growing family.
Quote: "He doesn't rely on his pretty face... He always tries to go beyond that and show there's a lot more going on... Sometimes it's tough for a guy that's so good looking to go beyond that." Mickey Rourke on Best Actor Oscar rival Brad Pitt.
Quote: "He's taught me a great deal and he's a wonderful man and a great father and one of the people... I admire most in the world because I know who he is every minute of every day. I think he's extraordinary." Angelina Jolie coos about partner Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Quote: "She walked on set and she said..., 'This is the first time I can honestly say I'm not sexually attracted to you in any way whatsoever.'" Brad Pitt admits his partner Angelina Jolie wasn't taken by the actor's gym trainer look in BURN AFTER READING.
Fact: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to rent a 22,000-acre property in Long Island while the actress shoots new action film EDWINA SALT. The estate was on the market for $60 million (GBP42.8 million).
Quote: "I'm not so afraid of getting old, I'm more afraid of how I'll go. Fire and tight spaces don't appeal. A shark would be interesting." Hollywood actor Brad Pitt has no fears about growing old - but worries how he will meet his death.
Quote: "I said, 'Nothing in your life is safe,' and he said, 'Don't harm the children.' I will harm him." George Clooney has plans to play a mean prank on pal Brad Pitt after the dad-of-six urged talk show host Ellen Degeneres to send a group of hunky Chippendales dancers to his production office. Pitt suggested the gesture would help her land an interview with Clooney.
Fact: Actress TARAJI P. HENSON taped her 84-year-old grandmother speaking so she could perfect her voice as Brad Pitt's elderly 'mother' in THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON.
Quote: "I've done that... but have always walked away feeling a little crap about it." Brad Pitt hates magazine cover shots that aim to show him as a sex symbol, especially ones that feature him wet.
Quote: "It's really sexy to see your loved one through the lens. I went much further (than the cover shot of Angelina Jolie breast-feeding). I didn't show those." Brad Pitt admits he kept some sexy images he shot as part of a W magazine photo assignment to himself.
Fact: Celebrated photographer Chuck Close took shots of Brad Pitt with his unflattering Daguerreotype technique for the upcoming cover of W magazine. The technique captures every fine line, wrinkle and flaw. Pitt's ageing face features on the February (09) issue of the U.S. style magazine.
Quote: "I like wisdom that comes with age. I wouldn't trade it for youth any day." Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is looking forward to turning 45 on 18 December (08).
Quote: "I have this fantasy of my older days, painting or sculpting or making things. I have this fantasy of a bike trip to Chile. I have this fantasy of flying into Morocco. But right now, more and more, it's about getting the work done and getting home to family. I have an adventure every morning, getting up." Brad Pitt is already making plans for his retirement.
Quote: "My mornings started very early. Getting up at three in the morning and sitting in the chair for four or five hours." Brad Pitt on the tiring make-up chair sessions he had to endure for new film THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON.
Quote: "He's a handsome dude, what can I tell you? I can't get this guy out of my slipstream. I get a moustache. He gets a moustache." Brad Pitt admires his OCEAN'S ELEVEN co-star and good friend George Clooney.
Quote: "I want it to do great. I've seen about an hour of it. It's amazing. Amazing." Jennifer Aniston still checks out ex-husband Brad Pitt's new movies. His latest, THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON, is released the saMe day as her new film MARLEY + ME (25Dec08).
Quote: "It's unbelievable work that he's done there - I think he really championed a fantastic cause. I have nothing but admiration for him in doing that. I mean, he took it into his own hands too and he really shepherded that whole project and got a lot of important people involved." Leonardo Dicaprio praises Brad Pitt's work in helping to rebuild New Orleans, Louisiana after it was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Quote: "Because I have so many. No, man. It wears you out. Are you kidding me? I'm ageing fast." Brad Pitt is adamant that being a father of six is not keeping him young.
Quote: "It's certainly something we tend to run from as a society. I mean with good reasons. And, you know, it scares me to death." Hollywood actor Brad Pitt is terrified of getting old.
Quote: "I've eaten crickets in Cambodia, sea urchins in France, goat in Ethiopia and Rocky Mountain oysters (balls) in Montana... Angie and I made crocodile curry from a can." Actor Brad Pitt has a well-travelled pallet thanks to his jetset life with partner Angelina Jolie
Quote: "I don't think 'staches are respected enough. It's political. It's a political statement." Brad Pitt on his new facial hair.
Quote: "He was always hanging around on set, terrified Angelina was going to run off with me. Poor guy." Ray Winstone saw a lot of Angelina Jolie's partner Brad Pitt while they were filming BEOWULF together.
Quote: "He was always hanging around on set, terrified Angelina was going to run off with me. Poor guy." Ray Winstone saw a lot of Angelina Jolie's partner Brad Pitt while they were filming BEOWULF together.
Quote: "Honestly, I don't have a thought either way. Although on the set of CHANGELING, (director) CLINT (Eastwood) was calling us 'Clintelina.' I think that sounds funnier." Angelina Jolie doesn't mind the nickname the press have for her and partner Brad Pitt - but prefers Clint Eastwood's interpretation.
Quote: "We don't go to the mall. It's like a half-an-hour just to get everyone buckled in and make sure they've got their snacks, and Z.Z. (Zahara) has got a blanket and Shiloh's got her silky. Angie's militant about it. She's right on top of it. Thank God, because I'm always forgetting something." Brad Pitt admits simple trips are like military operations when you're a father of six.
Quote: "I'm impervious to poo, snot, urine, vomit. You can't get me. You cannot break me down." Fatherhood has toughened Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I see these guys with their families, and it reaffirms for me that I definitely want a kid someday. I absolutely believe in marriage." Leonardo Dicaprio on seeing his friends Tobey Maguire, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon become parents.
Quote: "We all want our movie to do well. Can we have a tie?" Jennifer Aniston on the fact her new film, MARLEY + Me, opens in America on Christmas Day (25Dec08) - the same day as ex-husband Brad Pitt's new film THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON.
Quote: "We have exchanged a few very kind 'hellos' and 'wishing you wells' and 'sending you love' and 'congratulations on your babies.'" I have nothing but absolute admiration for him... I think he's really done some amazing things." Jennifer Aniston is proud of her ex-husband Brad Pitt's achievements.
Quote: I'm running around after six of them. Swimming with the kids a little and things like that, (too). Angelina Jolie reveals the secret to keeping trim is keeping track of all of her children with partner Brad Pitt.
Quote: "My kids play video games. I let them play with toy soldiers. We don't take war and violence lightly, but we don't hide it from anybody. We say, 'Mommy and Daddy have movies where we play these characters, but there's real death and violence in the world." Angelina Jolie insists she and partner Brad Pitt are giving their kids a normal upbringing.
Quote: "We're just gonna have lots of babies. And I'm going to look really sultry and really drop dead gorgeous." Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt and her fiance, Scottish actor ROSS MCCALL, will trick-or-treat as star couple and parents-of-six, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, to celebrate Halloween later this month (Oct08).
Quote: "I got pregnant during filming, yeah... I won't tell you which scene." Angelina Jolie jokes with her CHANGELING director Clint Eastwood about her recent pregnancy. She gave birth to partner Brad Pitt's twin babies in July (08).
Quote: "We have so many children that they're not really stunned anymore when kids come home. (Maddox) is like the professional big brother he's done it so many times. We prepared them." Angelina Jolie on preparing her four-strong brood with Brad Pitt for the arrival of their newborn twins in July (08).
Quote: "She doesn't know me. I have nothing to defend in my life. I'm sure she's one of the many people who has opinions." Angelina Jolie on remarks Roseanne Barr made about her and partner Brad Pitt earlier this year (08). Barr branded the celebrity couple "evil" and "vacuous" in a blog posting.
Quote: "I'm with a man who's evolved enough to look at my body and see it as more beautiful, because of the journey it has taken and what it has created." New mum Angelina Jolie on why she posed semi-naked and breastfeeding for photographs her partner Brad Pitt took as part of a W magazine spread.
Quote: "We have a mutual admiration society that we're part of. I'm working on having him in each contract - it's tough, but I'm trying. I might have to take Tilda Swinton in the package too. She was in Michael Clayton with George - I'm working with George - I'm hoping to steal her away from him." Brad Pitt is considering having his pals George Clooney and TILDA SWINTON added to his list of contractual demands.
Fact: Brad Pitt's housing project in New Orleans, Louisiana is nearing its goal of financing 150 homes in effort to rebuild the city after it was ravaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Pitt announced his Make It Right Foundation had succeeded in funding 90 homes in the southern city this week (beg06Oct08), after accepting donations from the American Idol Foundation and celebrity friends including actor George Clooney.
Quote: "During the filming of SNATCH, we took the whole cast on to a car track and raced around trying to beat each other. BENICIO (DEL TORO), Brad Pitt and everyone got stuck in." Actor Jason Statham enjoyed his time on the set of the gangster movie.
Fact: Fall Out Boy star Pete Wentz has followed in the footsteps of Brad Pitt and Steven Spielberg by donating money to the campaign to keep same-sex marriages legal in California. The bassist also attended a fundraising event in Hollywood on Sunday (28Sep08) to help collect for the cause.
Quote: "Brad Pitt gave $100,000 (GBP54,054) for the gay marriage law, so he should play my boyfriend in the sequel." Sex And The City actor Mario Cantone on casting a new leading man to play his lover in a potential second movie-version of the hit U.S. TV series.
Quote: "No, he hates children. Are you kidding? I love the twins too much to subject them to George." Brad Pitt shoots down rumours George Clooney is godfather to his and Angelina Jolie's twins KNOX LEON and VIVIENNE MARCHELINE.
Fact: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's home in New Orleans, Louisiana has been boarded up to minimise any damage caused by Hurricane Gustav, which hit the city on Monday (01Sep08). The Hollywood couple and their family are currently staying in Nice, France following the birth of their twins in July (08).
Quote: "I'm glad Brad had a chance to do this film. I start to worry when I hear him humming bedtime lullabies to himself." Actor George Clooney on working with his pal, father-of-six, Brad Pitt on their forthcoming film BURN AFTER READING.
Fact: Angelina Jolie's adopted son MADDOX celebrated his seventh birthday on Tuesday (05Aug08) with his dad Brad Pitt. The pair spent the day racing around a go-kart track near their rented chateau in the South of France, while Jolie stayed at home with the couple's five other children, including newborn twins Knox and Vivienne.
Fact: Angelina Jolie's adopted son MADDOX celebrated his seventh birthday on Tuesday (05Aug08) with his dad Brad Pitt. The pair spent the day racing around a go-kart track near their rented chateau in the South of France, while Jolie stayed at home with the couple's five other children, including newborn twins Knox and Vivienne.
Quote: "VIV is proving to resemble ANGE in spirit, attitude and physicality And KNOX, he's a bit of me." Brad Pitt insists his baby twins with partner Angelina Jolie are already turning into their parents.
Fact: The first photos of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's newborn twins, Knox and Vivienne, will be published in American magazine People next week (begs04Aug08), in a deal thought to be worth an estimated $11 million (GBP5.5 million). British magazine Hello! has secured the rights for publication in the U.K. The Hollywood couple is thought to be donating the sum to charity.
Quote: "Brad Pitt's a good dude. We hung out and he was a cool cat. (Angelina Jolie's) an incredible mother, a beautiful mother. She has so much realness to her." Rapper-turned-actor Common has high praise for the superstar couple. Common stars alongside Jolie in new movie WANTED.
Quote: "BRAD is actually a lovely, smart person, not to mention gorgeous. People just project so much onto him and ANGELINA which isn't true... It's like you've never been in the room with this person, much less met them but you're convinced as to who they are and what their morality is." MARY LOUISE-PARKER on her screen husband in THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD, Brad Pitt, and his partner Angelina Jolie.
Quote: "BRAD is the hardest person to shop for. He has impeccable design taste and whenever he sees something he likes, he buys it for himself." Angelina Jolie admits she never knows what to buy partner Brad Pitt for Father's Day.
Quote: "You've got to be hungry. If your wife went out with Brad Pitt, you'd want to prove yourself, you know what I mean?" Coldplay star Chris Martin on the pressures of first dating his wife Gwyneth Paltrow.
Quote: "People have made a lot out of it that we're not (married). But we both have been married before, and it's very easy to get married, but it's not east to build a family and be parents together. And maybe we've done it backwards, but we certainly feel married." Angelina Jolie is in no hurry to wed partner Brad Pitt.
Fact: Brad Pitt invested in over $50,000 (GBP25,000)-worth of art the day before his partner Angelina Jolie's 33rd birthday. The Hollywood star attended an art fair in Switzerland on Tuesday (03Jun08) and reportedly bought two bronze chairs designed by Max Lamb for $25,000 (GBP12,500) each; a fibreglass lamp and a $290,000 (GBP145,000) table, according to America's Us Weekly magazine.
Quote: "I happen to be with someone who finds pregnancy very sexy. So that makes me feel very sexy." Brad Pitt loves his girlfriend Angelina Jolie's pregnant status. The couple is currently expecting twins.
Quote: "I studied the great ones. I observed them as they walked the red carpet and dealt with interviews - you know Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood and Gwyneth Paltrow." Sean Combs is convinced he has mastered all the important aspects of being an actor.
Quote: "One kid around makes me nervous, Any time I feel I want to have a family, I take one look at them and calm down". George Clooney's dreams of building a family are cut short when he thinks of pal Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's growing brood.
Quote: "I saw ANGELINA and BRAD in Venice. Nobody could take their eyes off them. Joe and I felt like we were back at school and they were the IT crowd." Former Bond girl Rosamund Pike and her director fiance JOE WRIGHT were starstruck when they spotted Hollywood power-couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
Fact: Jennifer Aniston's infant co-star in new movie MARLEY + Me is a seven-month-old baby named SHILOH YAPP, named after Aniston's ex-husband Brad Pitt's daughter with his new partner Angelina Jolie.
Quote: "I only have one request. My dream... if they're out there watching right now, BRAD and ANGELINA, I want you to adopt me." Robin Williams pleads with power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to make him the newest addition to their four-strong brood.
Quote: "I'm just so happy because they were at my house for the wedding and the honeymoon and I gotta say... I cried several times." George Clooney jokes about pal Brad Pitt's rumoured weekend wedding to ANGELINA JOLIE.
Quote: "We're ninth cousins, removed or something. I think he got the better looking side of the gene pool." American presidential candidate Barack Obama confirms he is related to Brad Pitt during an appearance on U.S. TV talk show The View.
Quote: "We're trying to incorporate Kwanzaa and other traditions that we're just learning about ourselves." Brad Pitt plans a multicultural Christmas in New Orleans, Louisiana with his kids and partner ANGELINA JOLIE.
Quote: "I think we'll c**p out somewhere between seven and nine." Brad Pitt on his baby plans with partner ANGELINA JOLIE.
Quote: "They're as much my blood as I am theirs. And they are brothers and sisters. One came from Ethiopia, one from Vietnam, one from Cambodia, and one was born in Namibia. And they are brothers and sisters, and they have fun and they squabble and they fight, just like any other family. And it makes me so proud." Brad Pitt tells talkshow host Larry King how proud he is of his international family with girlfriend ANGELINA JOLIE.
Fact: Actor-turned-producer Brad Pitt had a clause written into his contract for THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD preventing director Andrew Dominik from changing the film's title.
Quote: "Oh God, I don't know. Probably the one Brad was in, Sinbad. Maddox loves that one, he likes the sounds of Brad's voice." Actress Angelina Jolie and her adopted son MADDOX love Brad Pitt's animated 2003 movie, SINBAD: LEGEND OF THE SEVEN SEAS.
Fact: Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine dressed up as Brad Pitt's character in 1999 movie Fight Club for Halloween last month (31Oct07). Levine went shirtless, sported a pair of giant sunglasses and had a fake cut across his head - just like Pitt's character Tyler Durden.
Fact: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's red carpet appearance at the European premiere of new movie BEOWULF in London on Sunday (11Nov07) was overshadowed by a piece of chewing gum - which stuck itself to the heel of Jolie's $1200 (GBP600) Christian Louboutin stilettos.
Quote: "It's always a pleasure to work with George Clooney, I love that guy." Actor Brad Pitt heaps praise on his Oceans Eleven co-star GEORGE CLOONEY
Quote: "Let's not kid ourselves - this business is about being good-looking. Look, Brad Pitt is an incredible actor, but do you think he'd be a famous movie star if he didn't look like that? Come on!" Jonathan Rhys Meyers is under no illusions about Hollywood.
Quote: "Third season, I'm going to stick it in the contract. I'll be like, 'Brad Pitt.'" UGLY BETTY star AMERICA FERRARA wants the Hollywood hunk to play her love interest in the next series of the hit U.S. TV show.
Quote: "I once dressed up as a chicken for a restaurant opening." Hollywood star Brad Pitt admits life before acting was not always as glamourous.
Quote: "He's not my type, but he's so beautiful. I love his composure and he's a real yummy daddy, too. That works for me." Pop superstar Rihanna reveals a secret crush on Hollywood A-lister Brad Pitt.
Fact: Brad Pitt's baby daughter SHILOH shares her name with a bar and grill the actor used to frequent when he was a student at the University of Missouri.
Quote: "When I see someone without basic health and education, without a supportive family, I feel a connection. That's what moves me the most. I could be him, if I'd been born on some other dot on the map." Brad Pitt on his philanthropic efforts.
Quote: "She's a fabulous lady. I fell deeply in love with her. Brad was on set so I had to be careful." Actor Morgan Freeman admits he fell for Seven co-star Brad Pitt's partner Angelina Jolie on the set of new movie WANTED.
Quote: "You get this incredible radar that develops... until they break into your house." Brad Pitt sees the funny side after being attacked by an overzealous female fan at the Venice Film Festival on Sunday (02Sep07).
Fact: Almost two years to the day after Jennifer Aniston checked out of her suite at the exclusive Peninsula Hotel on Chicago, Illinois' Gold Coast, Angelina Jolie checked into the same suite with the Friends star's ex-husband, Brad Pitt.
Quote: "I was doing this long before it became popular, before any other entertainer became involved... I remember the first time Brad Pitt went to Davos, and I was going to Davos every year." Funnyman Chris Tucker insists he was among the first wave of celebrities who took an interest in African affairs.
Quote: "I was so happy to be invited to that party. And mostly I was so happy I hadn't slept with anybody!" Ellen Barkin was pleased to team up with Hollywood hunks including George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon in sequel OCEAN'S THIRTEEN.
Quote: "I've noticed that with Brad also. When he gets in the tub, he wants to talk. It's like, I just want to soak." Matt Damon relates to recent comments made by Angelina Jolie that she likes to talk to boyfriend Brad Pitt in the bath.
Quote: "It's Father's Day around the corner? I didn't even know. I'll just get up with my kids, that's enough for me!" Brad Pitt has no big plans for Father's Day on Sunday (17Jun07).
Quote: "George told me people were going to look at our footprints forever, so we gotta size up. And Brad sized up, too." Matt Damon reveals he and his OCEAN'S THIRTEEN co-stars George Clooney and Brad Pitt wore bigger shows than normal to leave their footprints in cement outside the Chinese Theater in Hollywood on Tuesday (05Jun07).
Quote: "He's the kiss of death. If you're playing cards and he comes up behind you, even brushes your shoulder, you're done. Just pack in your cards and go home. I've never seen a jinx like that in my life." Brad Pitt on pal George Clooney's gambling curse.
Quote: "Some will probably visit me later. I guess Brad will, but I've told him he can't bring his 15 children with him!" Actor George Clooney will let OCEANS THIRTEEN co-star Brad Pitt visit his Italian villa again - but only if he leaves his children at home.
Quote: "I would walk on it (set) and all of a sudden there would be, like, a million babies, crying and stuff and I said, 'They should do the trailer for the movie just panning through all these babies crying and me with a Jack Daniel's." George Clooney on working with new dads Matt Damon and Brad Pitt on the set of OCEAN'S THIRTEEN.
Quote: "I thought it would be better if they were younger guys... I thought I was too old for it." Brad Pitt reveals why he chose not to join the cast of Oscar-winning movie THE DEPARTED, which he co-produced.
Quote: "I met this girl one night and she was like, 'Why can't I get a guy that looks like Brad Pitt?' And I turned to her and said, 'You gotta look like f**kin' Angelina Jolie. So put down the gin and tonic and start going to the gym!'" Actor JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS doesn't mince words for moaning fans.
Quote: "He's a great actor and has a wonderful effect on people. I'm not a woman. So I'm not in love with him like everyone else." BABEL director ALEJANDRO GONZALEZ is full of praise for Brad Pitt - but insists he's not infatuated with the star.
Quote: "I'm hitching a ride on his plane, so it's been very useful." Cate Blanchett enjoys the luxury of flying between New Orleans, Louisiana and Hollywood in her THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON co-star Brad Pitt's private plane, as both stars attend film awards shows and promotional events for their film BABEL.
Fact: Top makeup artist JULIE HEWETT dashed back from Las Vegas to the Golden Globes to make Annette Bening looked amazing for the ceremony yesterday (15JAN07) - Hewett is currently making sure George Clooney and Brad Pitt look great on the OCEAN'S 13 set.
Fact: Top makeup artist JULIE HEWETT dashed back from Las Vegas to the Golden Globes to make Annette Bening looked amazing for the ceremony yesterday (15JAN07) - Hewett is currently making sure George Clooney and Brad Pitt look great on the OCEAN'S 13 set.
Quote: "We left one kid crying... I'm sure she'll be appeased by some popcorn or something. She'll get over it and we'll see her in a few hours." Angelina Jolie on leaving her kids at home to attend the Golden Globe Awards with partner Brad Pitt.
Quote: "This desert has a little bit more comfort. Here you have cappuccinos and massages, while, there, it's tough to get running water." Brad Pitt comparing the conditions he endured in Morocco to the desert in Palm Springs, California where his film BABEL picked up the top film prize at a festival at the weekend (06/07JAN07).
Quote: "I've had three children in a year. Next year it'll be six, then nine. We want our own football team." Brad Pitt is dreaming of the day he gets to run the JOLIE-PITT football all-stars.
Quote: "We are actually pretty evenly balanced - he's better at the weight and balance and the checks and I'm a little more impulsive. So we actually fly as each other's co-pilot." Highflying Angelina Jolie insists she and boyfriend Brad Pitt make the perfect pilot between them.
Quote: "We had to do it about 20 times, downhill and uphill in the heat. It was quite a workout." Brad Pitt is a big fan of the Cate Blanchett weightlifting challenge after carrying his BABEL costar around on the set of the film.
Quote: "She's got the genuine talent. We're trying to put a band together for her, but she wants every member to look like Brad Pitt." Rod Stewart has high expectations for his talented teenage daughter RENEE.
Fact: The man behind the camera at Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' wedding on Saturday (18NOV06) was the same guy, Robert Evans, who snapped the official shots at Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's nuptials in 2000.
Fact: Brad Pitt got political in Hollywood on Monday (06NOV06) to support an alternative energy programme up for consideration at yesterday's (07NOV06) mid-term elections. Pitt joined Los Angeles mayor ANTONIO VILLARAIGOSA at a rally to urge voters to get behind 'Prop 87,' which aims to clean up Los Angeles' pollution problems.
Quote: "The most important thing is their intentions are right. They're trying to give a kid a home and an education, who probably wouldn't get that... Their hearts are in the right place." Brad Pitt approves of Madonna and pal Guy Ritchie's attempts to adopt 13-month-old African baby DAVID BANDA.
Quote: "Getting a burp out of your little thing is probably the greatest satisfaction I've come across. It's truly one of life's most satisfying moments." Brad Pitt is enjoying being a first time dad to baby SHILOH.
Quote: "Who has sex like that? And when I take my shirt off, I don't have ripped, Brad Pitt-in-FIGHT-CLUB abs. I got some real-guy love handles." SCRUBS star Zach Braff slams unrealistic love scenes in movies.
Fact: Former SPICE GIRL Victoria Beckham and her soccer superstar husband David Beckham have been voted the most attractive parents in a survey by British food company Avent. Brad Pitt was voted second most attractive dad while his partner Angelina Jolie was named third most attractive mother.
Fact: Brad Pitt has been give the presidential seal of approval from the American public after 74 per cent of In Touch magazine readers polled admitted they'd vote for the movie star and humanitarian if he ran for the US' top office.
Fact: Brad Pitt sends sentimental podcasts to his adopted son MADDOX whenever he is away from home.
Quote: "Man, if I can get a burp out of that little thing I feel such a sense of accomplishment." Brad Pitt enjoys being a new dad to baby SHILOH NOUVEL.
Quote: "Man, if I can get a burp out of that little thing I feel such a sense of accomplishment!" Brad Pitt's priorities have changed since the birth of six-week old daughter SHILOH NOUVEL.
Quote: "Whether you have them or adopt them, they're all blood. And the funniest people I've ever met." Brad Pitt insists fatherhood is a giggle.
Fact: Sharon Stone has just bought a lavish $11 million (GBP6.28 million) mansion from the guy who paid $22.5 million (GBP12.8 million) for Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's former Beverly Hills, California, home.
Fact: <p>Brad Pitt has bought his adopted son MADDOX a guitar. </p>
Fact: <p>Hollywood star-turned-pilot Brad Pitt has made his first solo flight. The expectant dad successfully landed the American Flyers School's Cessna at a Santa Monica, California, airport. </p>
Fact: <p>Jennifer Aniston has beaten ex-husband Brad Pitt in a new poll to find which celebrity, cellphone users would most like to text. Pitt came in a runner-up to Aniston in the survey by US phone company Alltel. </p>
Quote: <p>"I don't know ANGELINA at all. We did a tiny little thing together in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. But she sure seems intense and very captivating." Gwyneth Paltrow is intrigued by ex-fiance Brad Pitt's new love Angelina Jolie. </p>
Quote: <p>"He hates to have his hair brushed but he lets those girls brush his hair and put make-up on him and nail polish on his fingernails and toenails. He is crazy mad about them." Brad Pitt's sister JULIE insists the movie star will make a great dad to Angelina Jolie's two adopted kids, if the way he interacts with her twin daughters is anything to go by. </p>
Quote: <p>"He said to me, `You melt us.' I don't know who `us' is, but I think it might be him and his little Miss ANGELINA." Joss Stone was thrilled when Brad Pitt expressed his love for her music at LIVE 8. </p>
Fact: <p>Jennifer Aniston's recent candid interview with style magazine Vanity Fair gave the publication its best-selling issue ever. The article was the former FRIENDS star's first full interview since her January (05) split from husband Brad Pitt. </p>
Quote: <p>"I just see the nice smiles on their faces and I know that something's going on and it's great." Jon Voight discusses reports his estranged daughter Angelina Jolie is engaged to boyfriend Brad Pitt. </p>
Fact: <p>Brad Pitt has agreed to narrate a new documentary about world health crises, called RX FOR SURVIVAL. </p>
Quote: <p>"I did kiss CLIVE (Owen). I do kiss VINCE (VAUGHN), I did kiss KEVIN (COSTNER), I did kiss MARK (RUFFALO)... I've been very lucky. I've kissed some very sweet, sexy people. And I get to go home at the end of the night." Jennifer Aniston is revelling in her film roles since splitting from ex-husband Brad Pitt. </p>
Fact: <p>Ellen Degeneres and Jessica Simpson are among the stars competing to take over Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's former Hollywood home. Both stars have reportedly visited the home, which is on the market. </p>
Quote: <p>"I'm doing so well... Look what's happening in the world, in other places, and look what we have. This is great." Jennifer Aniston insists she's in a good place after her painful split with Brad Pitt. </p>
Fact: <p>Oprah Winfrey has landed a major coup for the beginning of her 20th OPRAH chat show season - Jennifer Aniston will give her first full interview following her split from Brad Pitt when the show airs in America next week (19SEP05). </p>
Fact: <p>Two Canadian radio stations have teamed up to offer listeners $10,000 (GBP5,500) if they can persuade movie hunk Brad Pitt to join them for a live on-air chat. Pitt is currently shooting his new movie THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD in Calgary, Canada. </p>