May 27, 2002 - A New York
Post blind item from earlier this month asked, "Which famously happily
married couple may not be so happy? When on location, the leading man likes
to play with the female crew members while his TV star wife back in L.A.
is blissfully unaware."
23, 2002 - Brad Pitt has been revealed as a practicing Buddhist, as fellow
believer Siri Crane, who attended the KTD Monastery in Woodstock, New York,
with Brad, says the actor has kept his faith a secret as he feared fans
would "go nuts" if they found out.
May 20, 2002 - Sean 'P. Diddy'
Combs again talked about Brad Pitt playing him in film to the New York
Daily News. Puffy said, "He wouldn't have to wear blackface. He's such
an extraordinary actor, I think he could pull it off. He would just have
to get a deep tan. Put a scoop of butter on his behind and drop him off
in Saint-Tropez for a month."
May 19, 2002 - Puffy again
talked about which actor should play him in a movie saying, "Brad Pitt.
I like him. I think personality-wise, charisma-wise, he's the only person
that could figure me out. He seems complex, too. A great actor should be
able to play another race."
May 12, 2002 - Brad Pitt
placed #10 on a list of the most bankable stars in Hollywood, as part of
the Hollywood Reporter's annual Star Power survey. Pitt's star power index
was 92.98, while Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks tied on top of
the list with 100 ratings.
May 11, 2002 - Brad Pitt's
mother Jane Pitt was on the Late Show with David Letterman on Friday to
take part in a special Mother's Day Top 10. The top 10 was for the best
advise you've given your kid, and Jane, one of 9 celebrity mothers in the
studio (Dave's mom was at home in Indiana), said "Don't believe all the
hype you read about yourself, honey -- actually, you're a short, overweight
May 11, 2002 - Morgan Freeman
addressed talk that he had become impatient with Brad Pitt during filming
of 'Seven'. Freeman said, "I don't recall getting mad at Brad about that.
I'd never get in anybody's way of working. The thing I got tense about
was his being late on the set. I just said, 'That is not professional.'
He never did it again."
May 4, 2002 - Big Brother
3 in the UK has been inundated with people mimicking celebrities to try
and get on the show. The names Brad Pitt, Mel Brookes, Shane Ritchie and
Stephen Fry were all used on entry forms for this year's competition.
May 4, 2002 - The Enquirer
reports Brad Pitt has been bringing home a lot of elephant stuff for his
house. He has elephant salt and pepper shakers and stuff like that. Jennifer
Aniston put a stop to it when he brought home elephant wallpaper though.
May 1, 2002 - Popbitch.com
reports "A bearded, long-haired Brad Pitt was recently in one of the tabloids
after being spotted supping beer at a pub called The Kings Arms in Poland
Street, London. The article even included a quote from a barman claiming:
'He looked just like one of the regulars.' What the tabloids failed to
notice is that The Kings Arms is a popular gay bar where bikers and 'bears'
(hairy gay men) go to hook up. Surely Brad didn't know that."
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