Top Stories

Brad Pitt & Barack Obama are Related

Brad Pitt & Barack Obama are Related

The View gals asked Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama this morning to help clear up the rumors that he’s related to Brad Pitt.

“I guess we are ninth cousins something removed or something,” Barack said.

Jokingly he added, “I think he got the better looking side of the gene pool.”

Barbara Walters couldn’t agree more: “We thought you were very sexy looking (applause). Don’t you think so? (to audience)”

Apparently, the other Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, is cousins with Pitt‘s partner, Angelina Jolie, twice removed.

Um, yeah. Just so you know! Watch the clip of Barack on The View here.

Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: Steve Fenn/ABC, WENN
Posted to: Angelina Jolie, Barack Obama, Brad Pitt, Hillary Clinton

JJ Links Around The Web

AKM-GSI
  • Johnny Depp dresses up as Jack Sparrow to visit children's hospital - TMZ
  • Shaq lip syncs Beyonce's "All Night" - Gossip Cop
  • Jennifer Lawrence apologizes for offending Hawaiians - Just Jared Jr
  • Bristol Palin is expecting baby number three - Radar
  • Check out the pic of Taylor Swift and Zayn Malik recording their new song - Lainey Gossip
  • An Inconvenient Truth sequel will open Sundance Festival- The Hollywood Reporter
  • quince

    first

  • roberto

    yay OBAMA!!!!!!!!!

  • Jill

    If you go back enough generations, practically everybody is related to everybody else.

  • lady t

    I have to admitt that I find Obama very sexy. He and Brad definitely have the common hot gene. Hehehe. Obama 2008

  • Thank God for a new thread

    Thanks Jared!

  • J.

    Angelina Jolie and Hilary Clinton are related?
    I refuse to believe it!

  • shy1980

    really?…it doesnt matter anyway..love brad & te bampzs family all the way…

  • shy1980

    yay…go bampzs…love hillary though not much on obama

  • mary

    Yeah, Angelina and Hillary have such similar legs. Ha! Hilary’s are like tree trunks and Angelina’s are like twigs.

  • lily

    Obama was great on the view. Elisabeth looked and acted professional, Sherri was okay, Joy was joyful, Barbara was rather ditzy and Whoopi was just plain ANNOYING. Also she was the only one who did not look professional wearing jeans and her father’s shirt. from the 80′s

    Anytime anybody else says something especially Sherri she always gotta screw her face up etc. I guess she playing her game to keep her job but bi-t-ch needs to go into retirement because i ain’t buying your sister act

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    Thank you Jared for the new thread. :D
    Much better.

  • naise

    mary @ 03/28/2008 at 12:41 pm

    it is better to have a thin legs than a woman 40 something showing her sagging boobs and shrinking vjajajay :lol:

  • Jina

    Well I hope Hillary goes on The View too, so it’s equal, and the target audience of The View is women afterall.

    The publicity is a bit stomach churning, as if past presidents have appeared on such chat shows to gain votes in recent decades, the populist vote is really sickening.

  • passing through

    Sheesh…this story/news is like 2 months old. Why was it re-issued? Possibly because nobody paid any attention to it the last time!

  • guli

    Happy TGIF BAMPZS Fans!!!

  • http://justjared.com (LOVE- J )
  • em

    I admire Brad and Angie from not being vocal as to who they are supporting for the Presidential nomination. Angie through her humanitarian work has learned the importance of collaboration between two parties to achieve a common goal. Both have had close encounters with the Clintons, I wonder if they are leaning towards Hilary, just a thought.

  • Frenchy

    Yeah right LOL!!!!

    That means Obama is related to Jesse James ROTFLMAO!!!!!!!!

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    Good morning to all the fans. :)

    This morning on the radio I heard that according to some poll (I’m not sure which because I wasn’t paying that much attention until I heard their names), Brad and Angelina are the #1 couple that world travelers would love to run into.

    Enjoy your day everyone. :)

  • WTF?

    How is Brad Pitt related to everyone? What’s going on with that? Every couple of months you have some moron doing geneology links linking Brad to flavor of the month. Who next? Brad is cousins with Britney Spears? Dam!

  • krung krung

    Brad and Barack, related? don’t like.

  • search

    Both their first name start with “B”. and that is how they are related.

  • I agree

    His mother and Brad share the same relative from like 1718.

  • oh Oh oh oBAMA AH AH AH

    OH HIS VOICE HIS VOICE !!!!!

    seriousely !!!!

    ALL AMERICAN VOTE VOTE VOTE OBAMA

    YOUNG PEOPLE HE’S THE CHANGE FOR YOU FUTURE !!!

  • http://yahoo Yes

    TGIF, bring it on!

  • I agree

    Don’t vote Obama because if you do John McCain will be the next President of the United States. Obama is as phony as they get.

  • llm

    Before I go to work, I have download the view re Brad Pitt and Barack Obama are related. Back tonight.

    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=kmJ-2it83Mk

  • anon

    Yikes! well they are both handsome so there really isn’t a problem.

    Hillary wishes she were related to Angelina. How is this possible?

    Hey PT

    I thought you might find this interesting. I bet you that you saw this on the scary board. Here’s your boyfirend’s girlfirend as she really is and not like what she pretends to be on the red carpet:

    Warning :may be a little graphic for work or just in gnereal if you are deeply religious or very young.
    .
    Sarah Larson:
    http://www.lastnightsparty.com/rehab2/slides/IMG_2941.html

  • Missouri Fan

    <GOOD FRIDAY MORNING/AFTERNOON BAMPZS FANS AROUND THE WORLD!!

    RED ROSES FOR YOU LADIES!! :smile:

    http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u72/chat_020/Roses-22.jpg

  • I agree

    Hillary wishes she were related to Angelina. How is this possible?
    —————————————————————————————-

    Because they share the same French relative

  • shiloh is prettier

    When are they going to bring up Angelina and Hilary?

  • http://justjared.com ©-!

    I like Obama.

  • Missouri Fan

    llm @ 03/28/2008 at 1:13 pm
    Before I go to work, I have download the view re Brad Pitt and Barack Obama are related. Back tonight.

    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=kmJ-2it83Mk

    *****************
    Thanks llm! Take care! :)

  • tyler

    Brad and Obama related ? NEVER !

    only wishful thinking

  • Missouri Fan

    MAC aka MARIA (Shorty in EMG)

    Sorry… I’m late.. Hugs & Kisses to YOU!!

    http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u72/chat_020/HappybelatedB-D.gif

  • Missouri Fan

    Dear MAC,

    Especially for YOU !!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWjXb645v64

    With Love,

    Char

  • jezebel

    Politicians will do anything to get votes.

  • I agree

    Brad and Obama related ? NEVER !

    only wishful thinking
    ——————————————————————–

    Hello. Obama’s mother was white. The New England Historic Genealogical Society did a family tree on him.
    Pitt was found to be a ninth cousin linked back to Edwin Hickman, who died in Virginia in 1769:

    ” Pitt was found to be a ninth cousin linked back to Edwin Hickman, who died in Virginia in 1769.”

    “Obama, whose mother was white and from Kansas, is also linked to British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill. It was previously reported that he is also a distant cousin of Vice President Dick Cheney.

    “Obama’s maternal ancestry includes the mid-Atlantic States and the South,” said Christopher Child, a genealogist with NEHGC that dates back to
    1845 and describes itself as the United States’ oldest and largest non-profit genealogical organization.

    Meanwhile Senator Clinton and Jolie are ninth cousins twice removed linked by Jean Cusson of St. Sulpice, Quebec, who died in 1718.”

  • alia

    hey bampzsville;
    I find it very strange that Barack and Brad are related…
    I find it even stranger that they are ninth cousins; as are Hillary and Angie…go figure!
    here’s the People link:
    http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20186399,00.html

  • guli

    Ohhh heck..I’m sorry I forgot to mentiopn that I am related to Eve and hubby is related to Adam…. :roll: Go figure :lol:

  • Lola

    They’re ninth cousins removed

  • alia
  • Lola

    Why do people think Obama and Brad aren’t related, because Obama is black? Obama is a bi-racial person. He’s related to Brad on his mother’s side. FFS his father was a black man from Kenya. Grow up people

  • http://yahoo Yes

    Missouri Fan @ 03/28/2008 at 1:17 pm <GOOD FRIDAY MORNING/AFTERNOON BAMPZS FANS AROUND THE WORLD!!

    RED ROSES FOR YOU LADIES!!

    http://i165.photobucket.com/albums/u72/chat_020/Roses-22.jpg

    _____________________
    Thank You! :D

  • http://justjared Felinelilly

    Hi alia. :) Thanks for the link. I guess they’re keeping it all in the family, lol.

    Hi guli. :)

  • alia
  • Missouri Fan

    I was told my aunt is Princess Diana !! :smile:

  • alia

    hello Felinelilly!! :)

    hello’s to Yes, guli, and M.F. also!! ((((waving))))

  • Missouri Fan

    Hello there alia!! waving back at you!! :smile:

  • llm

    Sorry guys, I am from Canada, don’t care about politics in America, but I got insulting comments, so I have removed my video. Peace.

    I am not able to respond to your post if someone addresses a post to me. I am on my way now.

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here