Brad Pitt Reveals Why He Avoid Using Social Media
Brad Pitt received the well-deserved fame with Thelma & Louise in 1991. Since then, Pitt skyrocketed his career by starring in numerous movies. Although the actor has become choosy with the projects in recent years.
While the actor is not signed up on any social media officially, he acknowledged that platforms such as Twitter would have been useful to him in the initial phase of his career. The 56-year-old actor portrayed an attractive hitchhiker in Thelma & Louise, which became a landmark in his career.
The actor garnered great monumental from this role and later worked on high-profile movies such as Legends of the Fall, Seven Years in Tibet, Interview with the Vampire, and 12 Monkeys. However, Pitt revealed that he found the spotlight difficult to handle.
In an interview with The New York Times, the actor said that during the 90s he was uncomfortable with all the attention and the unpleasant judgments. Pitt tried to isolate himself because of his personal life was all over the tabloids.
The actor became hermit as media highlighted his love affairs with esteemed celebrities such as Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow. The Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star emphasized that his life is not glittery as it looks from the surface.
No matter how much paparazzi love clicking Pitt, he doesn't seem a big fan of social media. However, the Golden Globe Award winner revealed that he could have done a lot after joining social media. The actor explained that there are misquotes or misconceptions that can be easily addressed.
“And if I’d have that in my younger days, I’d have used it. Because I felt quite used, and completely misunderstood, and misread, and not given the benefit of the doubt.” the actor added. Although the actor appreciated the power of social media, he doesn't consider it essential at this stage of his career.
Pitt further said that he is worried about the new actors trying their luck in the business. The Ad Astra star is empathetic for the newbies as they need to fulfill so many demands that are not even related to their craft.
The actor shared some harsh realities of the entertainment business and said that it will suck them, chew them, and eventually spit them out even before they grasp their feet. Pitt believes that new-comers have to face new challenges to ensure that they stay in the business for the long run.