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Brad Pitt Clarifies Comments About Jennifer Aniston

Brad Pitt Clarifies Comments About Jennifer Aniston

Brad Pitt wants to set the record straight about recent comments believed to be aimed at ex-wife Jennifer Aniston.

The 47-year-old actor had told Parade in its cover story that he “wasn’t living an interesting life” during his marriage – a quote misinterpreted by some as meaning he thought Jennifer was uninteresting.

“It grieves me that this was interpreted this way. Jen is an incredibly giving, loving, and hilarious woman who remains my friend. It is an important relationship I value greatly,” Brad said in a statement.

“The point I was trying to make is not that Jen was dull, but that I was becoming dull to myself – and that, I am responsible for,” he added.

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  • Sheila

    I found nothing wrong with his comments. Why is he judged differently than other celebs when they talk about past splits?!! Is Jennifer so fragile and made a glass and everyone around her always afraid of how she will break?!! Or are her reps and connections that powerlful?!! I don’t get it. She has spokent about the split SEVERL times (this is his 1st time in SEVEN years), she said basically herself it did not work, she has said things about him that she could have retracted too (insensitive) about Angelina (uncool) and joked about their kids (poor taste), has her friends diss his family (Chelsea H) and yet she gets a free pass?

  • Whatevah

    Everyone knows that Aniston is dull, uninteresting person haha

  • This I Believe

    Parade article is from Brad; the clarification is from CAA.
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  • Sheila

    I found nothing wrong with his comments. Why is he judged differently than other celebs when they talk about past splits?!! Is Jennifer so fragile and made a glass and everyone around her always afraid of how she will break?!! Or are her reps and connections that powerlful?!! I don’t get it. She has spokent about the split SEVERL times (this is his 1st time in SEVEN years), she said basically herself it did not work, she has said things about him that she could have retracted too (insensitive) about Angelina (uncool) and joked about their kids (poor taste), has her friends diss his family (Chelsea H) and yet she gets a free pass

  • OK

    Still sounds bad.

  • oscar campaign

    Brad is blowing it

  • lilooo

    It’s OK Brad don’t worry no matter how you are going to put it TROLLS will bite but it’s been 6 years and we never saw you HAPPIER, FULLFILLED with respectful acts on screen!! Jolie-Pitt 4ever!!!

  • Josie

    Will this shut the trolls up now?

  • This I Believe

    Brad should have said this: “I couldn’t believe a married a woman who is now a sugar mommy”.

  • ms. O

    this is what happens when you let your BS get in the way, you hurt people feelings and you have to back track your comments.

    He should had kept his pretty mouth quiet…

  • eggs

    lulu @ 09/16/2011 at 10:26 am
    I was a bit disappointed on Brad’s retraction , after all those damage done by the Ho on his family in all this year, he shouldn’t retract!
    ————
    I don’t get the retraction either. My only guess is that he’s worried about the BO for Moneyball but I don’t think what he said in Parade will hurt it. I thought that it might actually help since it showed him coming into his own and not giving a damn. The retraction negates this since I see people getting turned off by it because:

    1. Correct me if I’m wrong but didn’t he say last year that he hasn’t spoken to Aniston for years?
    2. Angie never retracts or clarifies herself even in the middle of a media storm while trying to open a big movie. This is why she has the most loyal fans who will continue to follow her throughout her career. She may say some “controversial” stuff while promoting a movie but she never apologizes or clarifies herself to appease people. We know what to expect from her. If you don’t like or “get” her, you can support somebody else. She’s not going to do anything to make you change your mind.
    3. It’s just a bad PR move all-around. Another lesson he should have learned from Angie: If you made a controversial statement just let it be and let it die down. People will forget about it by the time the good reviews for the movie surface. Brad’s comments on his own comments just added another day of headlines for the triangle and not the movie.

  • oscar campaign

    @This I Believe: Why can’t Brad be his own man? he’s almost 50 and he still needs a publicist and Agent leash ? LMAO His agent was probably p’od yesterday and people are now hating on his clarification because it’s so phony. Brad thought he was the teflon don but boy was he wrong. bwhahahah better get one of the kids out on a photo-op to the movies.

  • anustin

    trollniston and huvane are HAPPY.hehehe

  • oscar campaign

    @ms. O: look at the photo in the first comment. do you really think he’s pretty? LOLOL

  • well

    The media always twists Brad and Angie’s words. Brad didn’t talk Aniston in Parade interview, he was talking about himself. The media always inserts their interpretation to make a breaking news.

  • dani

    I believe him. He has always said Jen was his friend. But why the controversy? Jen has never once apologized for her remarks about him that were critical and mean. What a double standard. She skates on her cruel and mean remarks and Brad gets criticized. Jen ought to stand up and apologize too, but we all know that won’t happen.

  • whole new crop of haters

    Congrats Brad

  • Ash

    Brad is SO self-absorbed, didn’t he hurt her enough? I’m sure Jen is over Brad and can careless what he says but his comments were uncalled for! If his life wasn’t interesting then HE should have made an effort to make it more interesting with his WIFE. Not run off with another woman! He says he is satisfied now, what will he do when Ang is no longer satisfying him? I hope she worries about that. Life is definitely interesting being with Angie, I’ll give him that, she is one strange person. I know they love running all over the world with their team of kids but how fair is that life to them? Do they stay in one place long enough for the kids to make friends and keep them, NO. Do the kids get to play on any team sports? No because they are never in one place long enough. How sad for those kids, they don’t get to establish roots in any one place. If Brad and Ang stayed in one place like a normal family I wonder how satisfied he would be? I think he is such a piece of $hit and Jen is so much better off without him in her life!

  • bee

    Why should anyone give a f*ck about his personal life ? Damn all theat should matter is his work, he needs to do like Jay & Beyonce & stay mum about all & not care about anyone else !

  • sosad

    um I love brad but the more he is speaking the more douc*y he sounds :/ To me it always speaks more about the person who has to publicly talk about personal matters than it does about the person they are speaking of….boo Brad.

  • Crow

    tastey

  • Passing Through

    # 791 African Girl @ 09/16/2011 at 8:43 am
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    Just because we were “blindsided” by this “retraction” does not mean AJ was too. Do people really think the JPs don’t talk to each other? Knowing the kind of person is, I can bet the house SHE encouraged the retraction. You know why? Because unlike some people she does not have a vindictive bone in her body, she’s not so far up her own behind, like someone whose name I won’t mention, she can’t empathize.
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    So please, enough with feeling or rather pretending to feel sorry for AJ, she does not need it because unlike us, she KNOWS the TRUE state of her relationship with BP and his relationship with JA!
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    +++++++++++++++++++++++
    .
    That’s a bingo, AG! Like I said last night – I wouldn’t be surprised if the two of them didn’t laugh their asses off about this. I would. Do I think the two of them are above my level of pettiness? Nope. I think it’s human nature to laugh at so a huge brouhaha being made out of a simple statement that he wasn’t living an interesting life so he went out and made the interesting life that he wanted. It’s also human nature to be amused that so many people you don’t know think they have a right to be offended by your statements about your own life or have the right to project themselves into your former spouse’s shoes and be angry about your comments. You’d either have to laugh or get mad and getting mad gives those people power over your life, so that’s not the answer. I hope Brad and Angie did get find this whole thing vastly amusing…for the whole 5 minutes they dealt with it.

  • Sue Denim

    I’m disappointed he retracted it. Now I know he’s lying. The original interview was honest and stated the truth. This backtracking is lame. Angelina would never backtrack but then she’s sure of herself and thinks before she speaks.
    As for Jennifer, I find it weird that people transfer their love of ‘Rachel’ from Friends onto her. Oh well I guess it’s apt since she’s just as materialistic, shallow, self absorbed and stupid as the character was.

  • Yo-Landi

    Ugh, will people get OVER this whole dated 2005 “triangle” thing already?!? FOR POPE’S SAKE, it’s 2011!!!!! SIX whole years have gone by. Soon seven years. Are they going to be talked about as the Hollywood triangle until their deaths?! Damn. Though at the time of the split, I was more of a Jennifer Aniston fan and I couldn’t believe Angelina was such a ho, I have moved on! Wow. Can you believe it? I swear. I have. Now will you ?? Yes, so let’s break it down. For the most part, I think Brad is THE ONLY one to be blamed for the entire situation. He wasn’t happy with his past marriage and he’s the one who went for Angelina and knocked her up even before the divorce was finalized. Aniston was the poor victim (yes she was, admit it!!! BUT now, the victim card has expired, let’s move on. You don’t need a decade to get over an ex) and Angelina was indeed a homewrecker BUT indirectly. Though she may have seduced him, he had to remember he was tied to someone else so…..yeah, all the blame’s on him for that PAST story. It’s HISTORY. Long gone. Forget it

  • I Agree Brad IS Dull

    jenjen

  • Dakota

    #7 and # 4

    I agree Sheila! Jen A has been mentioning the Jolie Pitts in articles for years and the comments have been negative. I fully support Brad Pitt and his honesty after staying quiet for 6 years.

  • Dasha

    I’m with you Brad!!!!!

  • spongebob ( :p)

    Papa Pitt has to publicly apologized because cry baby fugniston called him and asked why he has said all these (truth) about their relationship. This is just for publicity, but the real truth is….a person gets bored in a relationship because the other person whom he/she is with is trully boring to the max, all that person wants to do is sit with her dog, drink, smoke, sun bathing, etc….nothing really exciting to their relationship. She is just a boring person, that’s why she can’t keep a man. Papa Pitt is just being a gentleman by going public to depend this cry poor fugniston. The “Real” thing is already out, and we all “got” it. Mama Jolie is full of life, happy, exciting, loving relationship. Hooray for the Jolie-Pitt family.

  • Sue Denim

    I like them as a couple and it would be sad if they seperated especially because the kids would suffer but maaaaan Angelina can do better. I don’t care if some of you don’t like her, she can do better than this spineless, rambling hippy who still doesn’t know who he is or what he wants and is so simple.

    I don’t know why Angelina is still with him, he’s just as boring and shallow as his ex.

    Also people need to stop getting angry about this relationship like it happened to them. They all play the press and use this ‘love triangle’ for press. We should stop letting them do that.

  • teri

    Jen is dull and boring and that’s coming from me. Brad you go on with your fine self and beautiful Angelina.

  • S

    @well:

    Iagreee……anyone who likes, follows BradOitt, movies and stuff, knows the guy knew, saw, tht being a pretty boy is kind of stupid when you are 50 or pushing 50. Zac Effron is a pretty boy and he is a manchild, boy.

    Brad is an older man.
    BP ,it seems, goes to Hollywood to doHollywodd the Hollywood red carpet to make movies, hiscareer, his job, but the redcarpets, eating Boas’ Steakhouse, and The Ivy and Masteros for you pics is not what he is interested in doing,
    Angelina Jolie has come a long way from her crazy antics , and year in her 20′s, aside form her amazing acting talent, her job, she , yeah, did and said, somereal stpupid ,crazy things she won’t dare say, or do as a grown adult woman with BP and 6 kids and is on organizations for charitable things, etc.

    JenniferAnniston loves that kind of thing and that is fine.

    You like peaches and I like apples. we all like something and need something different.

  • Sam

    Well said Ash!! 100% true!!

  • itziar

    you’re still dull and boring, brad

  • oscar campaign

    Brad loses again. he managed to put his foot in his mouth and backfired hard. ahah! He reignited the Fuax Triangle and some (or one of the fans) thinks Angelina is perfectly ok with that.hahahah . What a complete tool shed.
    —————————-
    This whole thing makes it clear why Brad pitt is never on the receiving end of the hate from the media and why it’s only Angelina taking the punishment but his Pr team failed him this time. boo hoo sniffles.

  • teri

    Oh here we go again poor pathetic lonely Jen.

  • Linda hulsey

    I use to love Brad Pitt, but he is changed since hooking up with Angelina ! He has lost his looks and his sensitivity! He should talk about himself and leave Jennifer out of it! He certainly made choices and not very good ones! Would not go see a movie of his or Angelina ever! They deserve each other! Team Aniston all the way! She is one classy lady!

  • WBPfan

    OK, this gawker comment at the end of their “retraction” coverage made me LOL: “Brad is already walking back the Aniston couch potato thing, though: “The point I was trying to make is not that Jen was dull, but that I was becoming dull to myself—and that, I am responsible for.” Too bad. It’d be nice if whenever you find yourself in a couch potato funk, you could whisper the name “Angelina” three times in front of a mirror, and a superhero sex bomb would appear out of nowhere, and rescue you from your pathetic stoner life, and your pathetic stoner wife, and make you happy forever.”

  • Sera

    He’s only back pedaling bc he realized his box office will suffer from his a-hole tendencies. I agree with whomever commented he’s a douche bc he is acting like one. What’s the old addage…”if you dint have anything nice to say don’t say anything at all?!”

  • Sera

    He’s only back pedaling bc he realized his box office will suffer from his a-hole tendencies. I agree with whomever commented he’s a douche bc he is acting like one. What’s the old addage…”if you don’t have anything nice to say don’t say anything at all?!”

  • Rachel Greene

    THAT B1TCH is not me !!!

  • Orchid

    @Whatevah (#5)
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    I would add shallow and limited.

  • oscar campaign

    @Sue Denim: agreed. will Brad and his PR team manage to get his Oscar Campaign back on track? lol he should just fade away after this embarrassment.

  • backpedal

    pure enjoyment

  • Hanna Wajsfeld

    BP Sucks

  • beverlyhillls

    there are 3 sets of internet groups i cannot stand

    brangelina trolls
    extreme angelina jolie fans
    extreme brad pitt fans.

    some days extreme angelina fans are almost as bad as the brangelina hating trolls.

    cee/clinqua is actually sounding more like the asshley hating brad troll, i never thought i’d see that, all because of being an angelina ultra, just like ashleey claims to be, at least asshley has never hidden the fact she hates brad pitt to death, cee should admit she is an angelina only ultra AKA,,just as bad as a troll

    TRUE JOLIE AND PITT FANS NEED TO STAND UP, STICK TOGETHER, AND FOUCS ON WHAT NICE THINGS BRAD SAID BRAD SAID ABOUT ANGELINA, NOT GET SIDE TRACKED BY ANISTON

    —————-

    1 thing is for sure, brad is never going to talk about aniston again, good or bad, and if he does, he’ll just say aniston is nice, even though he is only saying that to stop drama.

    brad has seen that people won’t accept the truth of why he left aniston, so he’ll just go back to what the aniston loones want, it’s easier that way.

    it only matter what goes on between brad and angelina anyway, nothing brangelina trolls or ultra angelina fans can do anything about that.

    WHERE ARE THE TRUE JP FANS, NOT FAN OF ONE OR THE OTHER?

  • Ange

    Remember! He is promoting his movie. No matter what he says I do not believe this disgraceful, but “rich” actor. But I wish he and his matched partner will get married as soon as possible.
    .

  • lisa

    All I can say is it doesn’t surprise me. He clearly doesn’t care about anyone but himself!
    @Sheila #7…I don’t think Jen has ever made comments about Brad, Ang and kids that was Insensitive, uncool or in poor taste. I personally would never have been able to handle the whole situation as honorable as Jen did. Brad cheated on her with Angie, then ran off with her. Tell me how would you handle it if your man cheated on you?
    People need to put themselves in the other persons place…..how would I feel if the roles were reversed? How would I feel if someone did that to me? How I feel if someone said that about me? And how would I feel if the WHOLE WORLD knew?
    To say Brad is missing a sensitivity chip, is putting it VERY nicely!
    Not that Brad cares but I will NEVER give a penny to see anything he is in! What he did 7 years ago and what he has said recently, was totally wrong! He could have handled everything much different!

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