How Brad, Angie Kept Surgeries Secret

Early appointments, 'untraceable' cars
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 23, 2013 10:47 AM CDT
This Feb. 26, 2012 file photo shows actors Brad Pitt, left, and Angelina Jolie at the 84th Academy Awards in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, file)

(Newser) – How did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie manage to keep her double mastectomy a secret for so long? By making early morning doctor's appointments and not driving their actual cars to any of them, according to People. So what type of cars did they use? The New York Daily News calls them "untraceable cars," while Radar goes with the more conventional "rental cars."

"Brad did everything he could to keep things secret and protect Angie," says a family insider. "They really wanted Angie to be able to recover and rest before they shared the story." PopSugar notes that Pitt even did an interview with Esquire during this time period and didn't reveal anything, though he did call Jolie "the best person" and revealed that he has "very few friends" outside of his family. (Angie has expressed a similar sentiment before.)

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