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Fast Times Reading Reunites a Famous Couple

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have a steamy scene

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have reunited for the second time this year, and this time, it was all about love—between their characters. The pair joined fellow celebrities for a live, virtual table read of the 1982 cult classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High, hosted by comedian Dane Cook....

Brad Pitt to Debut Results of Secret 5-Year Project

If you've got an extra $400 lying around, sample his new rosé champagne next month

(Newser) - Some big names have teamed up to form the world's first Champagne house dedicated just to rosé champagne, and one name among them is especially huge, whether you're an oenephile or not. Wine Spectator reports that Brad Pitt—who has already been producing Chateau Miraval wine for years...

Angelina Wants Judge in Divorce Case Removed

She says he failed to disclose a business relationship with one of Brad's lawyers

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie asked Monday that the private judge overseeing her divorce from Brad Pitt be disqualified from the case because of insufficient disclosures of his business relationships with one of Pitt's attorneys, the AP reports. In a filing in Los Angeles Superior Court, Jolie argues that Judge John W....

Here Are Your Emmy Nominations

'Watchmen' leads the way, and Brad Pitt nominated for his Fauci on SNL

(Newser) - Watchmen, cloaked in superhero mythology and grounded in real-world racism, received a leading 26 nominations Tuesday for the prime-time Emmy Awards, per the AP . The series, which captured America’s unease as it faces racial clashes amid a pandemic, was nominated as best limited series and received bids for cast...

Angelina Jolie: Split From Brad Pitt the 'Right Decision'

She says it was for the well-being of their 6 children

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie sat down with Vogue for an interview mostly about her work as a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. But given that she is, in fact, Angelina Jolie, her comments about divorcing Brad Pitt were catching most of the attention. Some highlights:
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Fauci Gushes Over 'Classy' Brad Pitt on SNL

Virus expert says of actor's portrayal of him: 'Everything he said ... is what's going on'

(Newser) - What the good doctor wants, the good doctor gets. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the expert America has come to rely on for epidemiological information during President Trump's coronavirus briefings, expressed his desire to see Brad Pitt play him on Saturday Night Live, and he got his wish Saturday when Pitt...

SNL Gives Fauci His Dream Casting

Brad Pitt plays the beleaguered doctor

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live debuted another episode from home on Saturday, this time with Brad Pitt appearing as Dr. Anthony Fauci in the show's Cold Open. As Rolling Stone reports, that was a bit of wish fulfillment for the good doctor, who named Pitt when asked who should play him...

Brad Pitt Gives Shortest Weather Report Ever

Actor appears on John Krasinski's 'Some Good News' for a very brief cameo

(Newser) - John Krasinski's fourth episode of "Some Good News," the show he's been hosting from home since the US went on coronavirus lockdown, featured a blink-and-you'll-miss-it weather report from none other than Brad Pitt. Watch it here or in our gallery. As E! reports, Pitt is...

Pitt Attributes Speeches to 'Real Work,' 'Funny Friends'

Oscar winner managed to overcome his nerves

(Newser) - Brad Pitt's speechwriting is apparently as worthy of applause as his acting. There was much discussion about Pitt's ghostwriter after a round of impressive award show speeches. But there is no ghostwriter, Pitt told Variety on Sunday as he took home the Oscar for best supporting actor . "...

Vulture Has a Question About Brad Pitt's Speeches

Who's writing them?

(Newser) - The smart money says Brad Pitt will be collecting a best-supporting-actor Oscar Sunday night for his role in Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood. And assuming that happens, it's a good bet that Pitt will go up on stage and give a charming, funny speech. After all, he did...

Brad Pitt's Oscars Luncheon Move Wins Hearts

Actor wore a name tag—just in case

(Newser) - Brad Pitt managed to win (more) hearts on Monday with the simple act of putting on a name tag. The actor was photographed at the 92nd Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon at Los Angeles' Loews Hotel sporting a tag with his name and nomination as best supporting actor for Once Upon ...

SAG Awards Include a Pitt-Aniston Moment

Both win, as does 'Parasite'

(Newser) - Parasite has officially infected Hollywood's award season. Bong Joon Ho’s Korean class satire became the first foreign language film to take top honors from the Screen Actors Guild on Sunday, setting itself up as a legitimate best picture contender to the frontrunner 1917 at next month’s Academy...

Brad Pitt Continues to Open Up About Sobriety

Actor talks with Anthony Hopkins for 'Interview'

(Newser) - Brad Pitt is once again opening up about his sobriety, this time in a conversation with Anthony Hopkins published in Interview magazine. "I just saw it as a disservice to myself, as an escape," Pitt said of his—as Hopkins put it—"struggle with booze and all...

Brad Pitt: 'I Removed My Drinking Privileges'

Actor talks sobriety, and more, with 'New York Times'

(Newser) - Brad Pitt doesn't exactly open up about the end of his relationship with Angelina Jolie in a new interview with the New York Times —"I had family stuff going on" is about all he'll say—but the actor does open up quite a bit about his...

What Critics Think About Tarantino's Latest

'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' is getting mostly strong reviews, as is DiCaprio

(Newser) - Quentin Tarantino plays revisionist history in his supposedly penultimate feature, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood , which has an impressive 89% rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes . Set over three days in 1969, the film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, and Al Pacino puts a fairy-tale spin on...

'Angelina Jolie Pitt' Is No More

Actress legally drops 'Pitt' as she become officially single

(Newser) - Say goodbye to Angelina Jolie Pitt. Say hello to Angelina Jolie. The actress legally dropped "Pitt" from her name on Friday and is officially single, as is Brad Pitt, reports People . All the details of the split aren't quite wrapped up yet, however. The couple opted for a...

Hollywood A-Listers Revolt Against Oscars

Hundreds of big-name actors, directors, cinematographers slam Academy decision

(Newser) - The backlash against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues, and increasingly bigger names are joining the fray. After announcing that four awards would be bestowed during commercial breaks at the Feb. 24 Oscars, there was immediate pushback from those who said it was insulting to recipients in...

Jennifer Aniston: My Marriages Were 'Very Successful'

She's not looking for a 'storybook' ending, either, she tells 'Elle'

(Newser) - Justin Theroux has talked publicly about his split with Jennifer Aniston—and now Aniston is returning the favor, adding her take on her marriage to Brad Pitt as a bonus. Elle reports that Aniston "doesn't need a happy ending," and its interview with her reveals that's...

Brad Pitt Just Got Sued Over His Effort to Help New Orleans

Homes built by the actor's foundation after Hurricane Katrina are falling apart, says lawsuit

(Newser) - Brad Pitt earned a lot of admiration in New Orleans when his Make It Right Foundation began building affordable homes for residents in the Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina. The goodwill might be gone. Two residents sued the foundation Friday, and the proposed class-action suit makes a simple claim:...

Angelina Jolie to Brad Pitt: A Loan Is Not Child Support

Lawyer says he's charging her interest on $8M loan

(Newser) - The Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt divorce seems to be getting more acrimonious by the day. After Jolie's lawyers claimed he had paid no "meaningful" child support and Pitt's lawyers countered that he had loaned her $8 million to buy a home , Jolie fired back with another statement issued...

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