Saturday 24 August 2019

'Brad Pitt in his latest role as a fallopian tube' - actor mocked mercilessly on social media for offbeat GQ shoot

Brad Pitt on one of three GQ covers
Brad Pitt on one of three GQ covers

Alice Vincent

Brad Pitt has given his first interview since his shocking divorce from Angelina Jolie last September, in which he reveals that he has started therapy and cut back on excessive drinking and marijuana smoking.

The film star is confessional in the interview, which has been picked up widely across the internet for his brutally honest discussion of his loneliness and difficulties that followed his separation from Jolie and their six children.

He has also been photographed by Ryan McGinley, a photographer who is best known for his portraits of young, frequently nude, people in wide, open landscapes of spectacular beauty.

McGinley's shoot sees Pitt revel in sand dunes and caves, frequently pulling bizarre positions. Perhaps it was inevitable, but commentators online have taken the opportunity to recast the images – which also reflect the 53-year-old's recent weight loss – in a more comedic light:

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