George Clooney and Brad Pitt are very close. However, the former only learned about the latter’s divorce from Angelina Jolie when he was asked about it.
George Clooney and Brad Pitt have stared in various movies together. The Money Monster star has been present in the Ad Astra star’s life when he was still with Jennifer Aniston. They have been friends long before he married Angelina Jolie.
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George Clooney and Brad Pitt starred in Ocean’s Eleven in 2001. Due to the success of the movie, they appeared in two additional sequels.
They have been playing pranks on each other and have a long history of friendship. However, Clooney was shocked when asked about Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce.
It turned out that he was not aware of it. A CNN reporter asked Clooney about the divorce during a roundtable meeting with President Barack Obama, but Clooney did not hear the news prior, so he asked the reporter back, Time reported.
“What happened,” he asked?
The reporter explained that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were getting a divorce.
“I feel very sorry then,” Clooney said.
“That’s a sad story and unfortunate for a family. It’s an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that. This is the first I’ve heard of it.”
Clooney’s relationship with Jolie
There were claims that George Clooney is closer to Brad Pitt’s first wife, Jennifer Aniston, than Angelina Jolie. The three, Clooney, Aniston and Pitt were photographed in various events in the past.
According to Woman’s Day, Jolie ordered Clooney not to associate himself with the Friends alum. He reportedly agreed.
“It was a horrible situation for both of them because they have always gotten along famously and missed each other’s company. But they always hoped things could change and they’d get the chance to hang out again,” an unnamed source told Woman’s Day.
However, one should take the report with a grain of salt because there was no evidence supporting the claim.
Clooney wants Pitt to reunite with Aniston
Meanwhile, there are rumors that George Clooney wanted his close pal, Brad Pitt, to reunite with Jennifer Aniston.
Another outlet claimed that the Batman star even booked a villa for Pitt and Aniston in Rome. Clooney allegedly organized the reunion and booked it under his parents’ name to avoid prying eyes.
“George wants to see one of his best friends, Brad Pitt, happy again. And that means one thing: Jennifer Aniston,” a source said per Mirror.
However, the report was also unlikely true. Pitt and Aniston have already moved on from each other. Thus, there is no need for Clooney to set them up.
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