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Angelina Jolie: 'There's a Lot I Can't Say'

She talks to the 'Guardian' about divorce, new book

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce lasted longer than their marriage, and the custody battle is still going on. The couple married in August 2014, and Jolie filed for divorce in September 2016. It took three years to finalize the split, and they are still fighting over custody of...

Ousted Judge a Blow to Brad Pitt Custody Cause

Actor loses time with kids previously awarded to him

(Newser) - Brad Pitt has suffered a blow in his child custody battle with Angelina Jolie. Per People , a judge who previously awarded the actor more time with the former couple's kids has been disqualified from presiding over the case. A three-judge panel sided with Jolie's attorneys, who argued Judge...

Screen Legend's Daughter Scorches Tarantino in Column

Bruce Lee's daughter is sick of white men telling her father's story

(Newser) - The daughter of action film legend Bruce Lee penned a scathing Hollywood Reporter column in which she hit back at Quentin Tarantino and others in Hollywood who've sought to portray her dad in an unflattering light over the years. Shannon Lee leveled her sites at Tarantino after the director...

Judge Tentatively Gives Brad Pitt Joint Custody

Angelina Jolie plans to fight on, and the decision affecting 5 children could change

(Newser) - Brad Pitt has won joint custody of his children with Angelina Jolie. A judge allowed the adjustment in the existing custody agreement to permit Pitt more time with the actors' children, NBC reports. But the decision is not final, and Jolie, who filed for divorce in 2016, plans to press...

Angelina Jolie Upset Judge Won't Let Kids Testify in Custody Case

Actress alludes to domestic violence in new court filing

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie criticized a judge who is deciding on child custody in her divorce with Brad Pitt, saying in a court filing that the judge refused to allow their children to testify, the AP reports. Jolie, who has sought to disqualify Judge John Ouderkirk from the divorce case, said in...

Jolie: This Thing I Love Became Impossible After Split

Actress, returning to action role, says she's been unable to direct

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie returns to her action-movie background as a firefighter in Those Who Wish Me Dead , coming out next month, to be followed by Marvel's Eternals in November. But if you were expecting some speech about how the perfect role or amazing script pulled her away from directing, you...

Jolie Says She Has 'Proof' Pitt Committed Domestic Violence

She and the kids are willing to testify, per court documents

(Newser) - Angelina Jolie says she and her children are ready to offer "proof and authority in support" of her claim that Brad Pitt committed domestic violence. Jolie has agreed to provide her own testimony, as well as the "testimony of minor children," according to leaked court documents filed...

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
Here Are Your
Emmy Nominations

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...

Brad Pitt Plays Fauci on Another SNL at Home
SNL Gives Fauci
His Dream Casting

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...

Pitt Appears on Krasinski's Show, for a Few Seconds
Brad Pitt Gives
Shortest Weather
Report Ever
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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 . "...

A Question About Brad Pitt's Award Speeches


Vulture Has
a Question 
About Brad Pitt's
Speeches
in case you missed it

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...

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