Brad Pitt reaction about his affair with Alia Shawkat
Alia Shawkat has disclosed Brad Pitt’s reaction to rumours about their relationship, claiming he was unaware of it until she told him.
The actress, who became acquainted with Brad Pitt in 2019, stated that he replied to rumours of their romance by stating, “if you hang out with me, it happens.”
In an interview with the New Yorker, Alia revealed that Pitt was unaware of the rumours until she informed him.
‘[Brad] had no awareness of it at all. I was like, “You know everyone thinks we’re dating?” And he was, like, “I’m sorry. It happens. If you hang out with me, it happens.” He had no awareness of it at all.’
Alia went on to say that the article had reached her family, especially her grandma, who was overjoyed to see her in a magazine.
The Search Party actor went on to recount the entire event, stating, “The other day I was at my grandmother’s house, my father’s mother.” She’s been in this nation for almost thirty years and still only speaks a few words of English. A Muslim lady from Iraq. She’s sat there, engrossed in her Turkish soap opera. Next to her is an old gossip magazine with Brad’s photo and my face in a little circle on it.
‘And it says, “Brad’s New Girl!” And then on the inside it’s old Instagram photos of me and friends at dinner. It was like, “ALL ABOUT ALIA.”‘
Alia Shawkat, who is set to appear in the forthcoming series The Old Man, added she was ’embarrassed’ by the news but her grandmother just laughed.