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Brad About You

Brad About You

Okay, one last thing about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, and then we can go about rushing to see Mr. & Mrs. Smith

Is it just me, or is Brad Pitt’s newfound devotion to Africa something many guys can relate to? I mean, Angelina Jolie is a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador. She’s all about aid in foreign nations. She has the adopted Cambodian son. Before her, Brad didn’t seem interested in much else besides taking unusual acting roles for a pretty face. So, what to make of his latest role, as third world tour guide? Well, c’mon, can you blame him? I mean, it’s like that time…

That time when you started dating that girl you were really into, and she was into R&B but you were just kind of a casual listener. And you were really into the girl, so you were like, “Okay, I’ll give Jodeci a try.” Because, quite frankly, the girl’s hot and you feel like the secret to her hotness may include the fact that she can appreciate a slow jam by the likes of Mariah Carey. So, you pick up a few Mariah Carey CDs, maybe a Whitney Houston one for good measure… and you try and get into it. Before long, you’re the one buying pairs of tickets to see a Boyz II Men concert. Sooner or later, you’re the one saying, “Maybe Michael Bolton’s not so bad,” or “R. Kelly was framed.” Next thing you know, you’re talking to Diane Sawyer about how everyone should sympathize with the plight of Bobby Brown.

Now, I’m not saying Brad Pitt doesn’t really care about the horrible crisis in Africa… I’m just saying it makes a lot more sense when you think harder about it.

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