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Brad Pitt: I've never been happier

Published 21/05/2013|15:27

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Brad Pitt has said being a family man has made him happiest

Brad Pitt has revealed how he's never been "happier", despite having just a few friends.

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The 49-year-old admitted in the new issue of Esquire being a devoted family man with partner Angelina Jolie and their six children has made him very contented .

"I have very few friends. I have a handful of close friends and I have my family and I haven't known life to be any happier," he said.

Brad appreciates their bustling household with the kids - 11-year-old Maddox, nine-year-old Pax, Zahara, eight, Shiloh, six, and four-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne.

"I always thought if I wanted to do a family, I wanted to do it big. I wanted there to be chaos in the house. There's constant chatter in our house, whether it's giggling, screaming, crying or banging," he admitted.

"I love it. I hate it when they're gone. Maybe it's nice to be in a hotel room for a day - 'Oh, nice, I can finally read a paper'. But then, by the next day, I miss that cacophony, all that life," he added.

Brad - who next stars in zombie action World War Z - admitted life could have turned out differently for him.

"For a long time I thought I did too much damage - drug damage," he said.

"I was a bit of a drifter. A guy who felt he grew up in something of a vacuum and wanted to see things, wanted to be inspired. I spent years f***ing off.

"But then I got burnt out and felt that I was wasting my opportunity. It was a conscious change. This was about a decade ago. It was an epiphany - a decision not to squander my opportunities. It was a feeling of get up. Because otherwise, what's the point?"

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