Brad Pitt Spent a Year and a Half in AA



Brad Pitt got himself out of a dark time by attending Alcoholics Anonymous after his highly-publicized split from Angelina Jolie. "It was this safe space where there was little judgment, and therefore little judgment of yourself". Speaking about it, James Gray, the director of the film, revealed that Pitt "definitely used the stimuli from his life" while working on the movie.

"It'll be fewer and farther in between for me, just because I have other things I want to do now", Pitt said.

Rumor has it it was a fight about Pitt's drinking that precipitated the end of his marriage to Jolie.

The actor has spent a lot of time looking inward lately, especially as he prepared for his role in 'Ad Astra', a film about an astronaut in search of his father (Tommy Lee Jones).

Brad Pitt gave us a memorable onscreen presence in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and one of the most talented stars in Hollywood is opening up about his life experiences that taught him to be better at his craft.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt shocked Hollywood with their divorce, which seemed to stem from Pitt's drinking problem.

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Brad Pitt has spoken about how his sessions with Alcoholics Anonymous were "really freeing".

The actor has discovered that being more open about his struggles has been healing: "The fact is, we all carry pain, grief and loss", he says.

Along with "Moonlight", his production company Plan B has backed other features like "12 Years a Slave", "If Beale Street Could Talk" and "Selma". If we compare Brad Pitt's popularity to three months ago, they had an average popularity of 45.7, whereas now their average popularity over the last ten days is by that measure, Brad Pitt is getting more popular! "So, you open up those boxes". "Now, I didn't get personal with him about it at all-I don't think it's my business or even my job-but he investigated the essence of the character through himself", the filmmaker said.

Brad also revealed he'd turned to marijuana in the wake of his meteoric Hollywood success, conceding that 'in the '90s, all that attention really threw me'. "It was really uncomfortable for me, the cacophony of expectations and judgments".

'I really became a bit of a hermit and just bonged myself into oblivion'.

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