10 Things You Didn’t Know About Brad Pitt!

  
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8. Self-Employed

On forms, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button star does not list his job as an actor. Instead, he lists his occupation as self-employed. “I learned that from Bruce Paltrow,” he told Esquire. “I always liked it. It’s a humble way to describe what we do.” If a stranger asks him what he does for a living on a plane, he usually responds with, “This and that” and “I’m a dad just like you.”

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7. Depressive Phase

According to the Oscar-nominated actor, he went through a depressive stage in the late ‘90s where he was wallowing in self-loathing and was soothing himself with marijuana. “I was hiding out from the celebrity thing; I was smoking way too much dope; I was sitting on the couch and just turning into a doughnut; and I really got irritated with myself,” he told The Hollywood Reporter. It took a trip to Morocco that showed him the depths of real human suffering to help get out of his depression and get him to stop smoking dope. “I just quit. I stopped grass then – I mean, pretty much – and decided to get off the couch,” he said.

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