November 30, 2001 - The Enquirer
reports Brad Pitt was motorcycling recently when he slowed for a ball rolling
into the street, then a child ran after it. Trying to avoid a tragedy,
Pitt swerved and ran into a curb, launching him off the bike but luckily
into bushes along the side of the street. Brad was unhurt and drove off.
30, 2001 - E! Online's Ted Casablanca reports Jennifer Aniston was spotted
getting her hair cut at Tova's Body telling a friend that she and hubby
Brad Pitt checked out the Britney Spears HBO special and added that Brad
thought Britney Spears wasn't lip-synching. This prompted Casablanca to
ask, "Those movie-stahs are so benevolent, are they not?"
November 30, 2001 - MSNBC's
Jeannette Walls reports Brad Pitt is attempting to back off his criticism
to Details magazine about former president Bill Clinton. Brad told AP,
"The last thing I want to do was participate in any kind of Clinton bashing."
As for the people at Details, they revealed he said even WORSE things than
the ones printed with a source saying, "I find it totally shocking that
Brad would now accuse Details of misrepresenting that he said, when in
fact, he actually said worse things."
November 30, 2001 - Foxnews.com's
Roger Friedman is one of the first to review the new all-star flick Ocean's
Eleven with Brad Pitt. Friedman had mixed reviews with the negative aspects
directed mostly at the writer. Read more.
November 30, 2001 - People
Magazine profile Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston after 16 months of marriage
and talk to Aniston's friend Kathy Najimy who said of the couple, "There's
no insecurity going on. They're themselves. They do the things you and
I do: go to restaurants, play games, go to work, go on trips. They really,
truly are in love with each other."
November 28, 2001 - Robert
Redford talked about his hate for fame and Hollywood which is nearly opposite
of Brad Pitt's fealings. Redford said of his Spy Game co-star, "Brad has
pressures now that didn't exist then. The pressures of stardom, the loss
of privacy - all the things I went through. I empathise. Some people wanted
fame all their lives and fall all over themselves gobbling it up. Brad
is struggling to maintain a balanced place. We talked a lot about having
to deal with these issues. You're forced into a kind of cynicism and paranoia.
Brad has his own integrity. He's finding his way, while still living in
the Hollywood community."
November 28, 2001 - Star
reports Brad Pitt shelved out double what a customer at a furniture store
had just paid for a table after wife Jennifer Aniston was heartbroken to
find the table sold when she simply wanted to have Brad look at it first.
Luckily, Brad got the buyer's number and the guy took a quick $9,000 profit.
November 27, 2001 - Brad
Pitt tells the Chicago Sun Times that he was a little misquoted when he
told Vanity Fair he was bored with himself. Pitt reveals, "That quote got
a bit out of hand. It came from a lighthearted conversation. My point was
that as of lately, yes, I'm bored watching myself. I need a new direction.
What I've been doing now is looking for something new."
November 25, 2001 - Brad
Pitt spoke with Britain's tabloid Mirror where he talked about the importance
of love saying, "Love is everything... On your deathbed you don't talk
about cars you drove, what you did; only loves or regrets for the loves
that you let go."
November 22, 2001 - Brad
Pitt did a Shameless Self Promotion skit on the Tonight Show Wednesday
night that is perhaps unheard of for a big star.. Pretty funny too.
November 22, 2001 - Conan
O'Brien joked during his Wednesday night monologue, "The other day, Brad
Pitt told a London newspaper that he's only been dumped by one woman, it
still bothers him. Pitt said he was shocked and hurt when things didn't
work out with him and Melissa Etheridge."
November 22, 2001 - The Seattle
Times gave a 3 star review for Spy Game. Moira Macdonald said, "[Pitt's]
fine throughout the film, but his scenes with Redford have an extra spark."
November 22, 2001 - Steven
Rea of the Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed Spy Game giving it 2 1/2 out
of 4 stars but didn't sound too impressed saying, "Fans of swooping helicopter
shots, alleys filled with backlit geysers of steam, and jump-cut editing
that makes MTV look like Ingmar Bergman will relish the intercontinental
intrigue and huggermugger that is 'Spy Game.' Me, I just want a moment
November 22, 2001 - Ocean's
Eleven stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Brad Pitt, Julia
Roberts and Don Cheadle will be going to Turkey to visit U.S. and coalition
November 21, 2001 - The New
York Daily News reports Brad Pitt is sharing more personal details ahead
of the Spy Game release today as he admits he was heartbroken after getting
dumped in 1989 by his fiancee, actress Jill Schoelen, who left him for
another man. "It was one of my worst moments. It may have affected the
way I've conducted some relationships since."
November 21, 2001 - The Star
reports the real reason behind Brad Pitt's seeking of therapy wasn't his
relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow but because of the icy relationship with
Jennifer Aniston and her mother which he was in the middle of. An insider
revealed, "He found he had become the shock absorber for all of Jennifer's
neuroses about her family and the wedding, and it became too much for him.
He felt confused and depressed." The insider added, "Brad's just a deepy
sensitive guy - and the pressure and stress of the wedding and Jennifer's
family problems really got him down."
November 21, 2001 - William
Arnold of the Seattle Post Intelligencer is giving Spy Game a B- rating
saying of the film, "While it never glamorizes the spy game and goes out
of its way to depict the CIA's assassinations and other sordid involvements
over the years as being near-criminal acts, it does a shrewd job of vindicating
its characters, and their necessity in an increasingly cruel world." Read
November 21, 2001 - Jeff
Strickler of the Star Tribune gives Spy Game 3 out of 4 stars saying of
the film's stars, "With their pretty-boy smiles, Redford and Pitt don't
fit the mold of the hardboiled super spy. But that's what makes their characters
November 21, 2001 - WireImage.com
has photos of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston at the premiere of Spy Game
in Westwood, California on Monday. Check out the huge 359 picture gallery
November 20, 2001 - The Chicago
Sun Times reports during filming of Ocean's Eleven, Brad Pitt never gambled
in the city of Las Vegas. Pitt says, "You lose the first $40 and that's
November 20, 2001 - If you
missed the Barbara Walters interview with Brad Pitt and the rest of the
Ocean's Eleven cast last Friday, there's a portion of the video on the
November 19, 2001 - The New
York Post's Cindy Adams reports Harrison Ford turned down the role Robert
Redford signed on for in Spy Game because "A) He already made one film
with Pitt and isn't wild about him. B) He's major enough to be a movie's
single male star."
November 19, 2001 - Yahoo!
has 2 vid caps of Brad Pitt's appearance on Friends that is scheduled to
be broadcast on Thanksgiving, November 22.
November 17, 2001 - US Weekly
reports Brad Pitt was spotted wearing a black beanie and getting out of
his black Range Rover to pick up coffee at a Beverly Hills Starbucks.
November 16, 2001 - The London
Independent talked to a skincare specialist who is claiming to have treated
Brad Pitt for his acne scars. Doctor Danne Montague-King revealed, "Brad
is a beautiful young man, he truly is, but he has acne scars and a few
other facial scars as well. As he gets older, and the skin loses its elasticity,
these will get worse. So we did one of our top-of-the-line treatments that
resurfaces the skin immediately and he came out very well." PItt's spokesperson
denies the claim.
November 15, 2001 - The New
York Post reports Brad Pitt is offering his thoughts on what should happen
with the former World Trade Center's space to Barbara Walters, "It's important
to America to get our symbol back. And maybe in that empty space . . .
we could build a sculpture of a bit of the [original] building."
November 13, 2001 - Brad
Pitt talks to Barbara Walters about married life on the ABC special Friday
admitting, "Really, what I've been most surprised about, I find it very
soothing. The everyday of it, I really value it, having this base and this
connection that you can then go out in the world and do whatever you want,
but you know you got this thing." Pitt also admits being married has made
him much more grounded.
November 12, 2001 - Julia
Roberts, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia and Don Cheadle
will appear on "The Barbara Walters Special" at 10 p.m. Friday on ABC.
They'll be promoting "Ocean's 11."
November 11, 2001 - US Weekly
reports Brad Pitt was spotted having brunch with a woman at Kate Mantilini
in Beverly Hills as the two discussed business.
November 10, 2001 - Brad
Pitt was on Entertainment Tonight Friday talking about Spy Game where he
talked about filming an action scene revealing, "There's one moment where
we come -- it's the Vietnam section, where the helicopter's landing, moving
in, you don't know exactly where it's gonna set down, and you're running
towards it, and you're yelling at it trying to got on, and my heart was
pumping a little bit. Yeah, it's good guy sfuff."
November 10, 2001 - TV Guide
talked to Jennifer Aniston as she and Brad Pitt were approached at a sushi
restaurant in Los Angeles recently and 3 smiling waiters. She said, "They
go, 'Congratulations! And they have this big ol' piece of chocolate cake
decorated beautifully. I said, 'What is this for?' They said, 'You're pregnant!'
I said, 'I'm not pregnant!' I literally had a sake and a cigarette in my
November 8, 2001 - Jay Leno
joked during his monologue Wednesday, "Jennifer Aniston said in an interview
recently she held off for nine months -- nine months before she had sex
with Brad Pitt. Do you believe that? Well, he's a good-looking guy, isn't
he? I mean, that's willpower. See, I don't think I could go nine months
without having sex with Brad Pitt, you know? I mean, he's that good-looking.
He's a good-looking guy. And speaking of Brad Pitt -- oh, he said in the
current issue of Vanity Fair that he knows he only has about -- this is
silly, but -- he says he only has about seven years left in the prime of
his career, then he's gonna have to maybe think about doing something else.
Well, do the math -- $20 million a movie, two movies a year, seven years.
That comes out to $280 million. He's not 40 yet. He's gonna have to make
November 7, 2001 - Brad Pitt
details his 1 1/2 year bout with therapy following the breakup with Gwyneth
Paltrow in the new issue of Vanity Fair. Brad says, "I came from a place
[Missouri] where you had to be crazy to go to a crazy doctor. We don't
talk about our feelings that way."
November 6, 2001 - IMDB reports
George Clooney played the role of pratical joker on Ocean's Eleven co-star
Brad Pitt by booby trapping doors with buckets of water. Pitt says it took
him two hours every day to make his hotel room after Clooney and co-star
Matt Damon's stunts.
November 4, 2001 - E! Online
has more details on Brad Pitt's guest appearance on Friends, which is set
to air November 22.
November 3, 2001 - US Weekly
reports Brad Pitt joined Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton at the special
screening of the Thornton starring The Man Who Wasn't There on October
23 at the Director's Guild of America Theatre Complex in Los Angeles. Jennifer
Aniston couldn't make it as she was rehearsing on the set of Friends.
November 3, 2001 - IMDB reports
Brad Pitt has filmed his guest spot on Friends already but the role won't
be romantic. Pitt will be cast as Ross' geeky high school friend and wear
a fat suit for a flashback sequence.
November 1, 2001 - Liz Smith
reveals Brad Pitt will be on Access Hollywood tonight to reveal he will
eventually appear on 'Friends' saying, "I got to, don't I?" adding, "I
haven't given it that much thought. I'll leave it to the experts."
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