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brad pitt he teased his impending retirement from Hollywood in a recent interview.
In an interview with GQ, Pitt, 58, hinted that he was in the last part of his career.
“I consider myself on the last leg,” Pitt said before adding, “in this last semester or quarter. What will this section be? And how do I want to design it?”
Pitt started acting at the age of 22 after leaving the University of Missouri just before graduating in journalism. The actor planned to pursue a career as an art director, but eventually got roles in “The Other World” and “Growing Pains” after attending acting classes.
Pitt went on to star in “Thelma & Louise,” “Moneyball,” and “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.”
Creating things is something Pitt has always enjoyed.
“I’m one of those creatures that speaks through art,” Pitt said. “I just want to always do it. If I don’t do it, I’m kind of dying.”
As the actor enters the final part of his career, Pitt remains embroiled in a battle for divorce from his estranged wife Angelina Jolie. Pitt and Jolie had been married two years before the actress filed for divorce In 2016, effectively ending their 12-year relationship.
The two became legally free in 2019.
Since his divorce, Pitt has made a handful of lifestyle changes – including sobriety.
“I had a really cool male group here that was really private and selective, so it was safe,” Pitt told GQ. “Because I’ve seen other people’s stuff filmed while it was spilled, and it’s just awful for me.”
Pitt also made the decision to quit smoking at the start of the coronavirus pandemic after realizing he couldn’t just cut back.
“I don’t have that ability to work just one or two a day,” he told the publication. “It’s not in my makeup. I’m in everything. And I’m going to crash into the ground. I’ve lost my privileges.”
Pitt’s latest project “Bullet Train” arrives in cinemas on August 5.