Oscar winning actor, Brad Pitt in an interview with GQ has opened up about battling with depression, cigarettes smoking and more.
“I always felt very alone in my life,” Pitt said.
“Alone growing up as a kid, alone even out here [in Los Angeles], and it’s really not till recently that I have had a greater embrace of my friends and family.
“What’s that line, it was either Rilke or Einstein, believe it or not, but it was something about when you can walk with the paradox, when you carry real pain and real joy simultaneously, this is maturity, this is growth.”
The 58-year-old narrated the things that brought him joy – and how they didn’t come until more recently.
“Music fills me with so much joy,” he says. “I think joy’s been a newer discovery, later in life. I was always moving with the currents, drifting in a way, and onto the next. I think I spent years with a low-grade depression, and it’s not until coming to terms with that, trying to embrace all sides of self—the beauty and the ugly—that I’ve been able to catch those moments of joy.”
Brad Pitt said he is focused on making the next chapter of his life meaningful.
“I consider myself on my last leg,”
“This last semester or trimester. What is this section gonna be? And how do I wanna design that?” he said.
Pitt also disclosed how he improved his health life by quitting cigarettes smoking.
“I don’t have that ability to do just one or two a day,” he explains. “It’s not in my makeup. I’m all in. And I’m going to drive into the ground. I’ve lost my privileges.”
Brad Pitt is the ex-husband of movie icon, Angelina Jolie.
The ace actor admits feeling very lonely after their divorce in 2016.