Brad Pitt: 'I'm Not Suicidal or Something'

Actor insists things aren't so bad in new AP interview
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 17, 2017 2:40 PM CDT
In this Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, Brad Pitt arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Allied."   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

(Newser) – In a new interview with the AP, Brad Pitt acknowledges he's been in some dark places lately—of his drinking problem, he says, "I've got no secrets. I've got nothing to hide"—but he insists things aren't that dark. "I'm not suicidal or something," he says, per Rolling Stone. "There's still much beauty in the world and a lot of love. And a lot of love to be given. It's all right. It's just life." He adds that his children help to keep depression at bay: "Kids are everything. Kids are your life. They're taking all the focus, as they should anyway." (Read more Brad Pitt stories.)

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