Rumors, begone. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are one of Hollywood’s most talked-about couples, but the pair have one thing in common that goes without saying: an unwavering love and respect for one another.
In a rare joint interview set to air Monday, Nov. 2, the couple, who secretly tied the knot in France in August 2014, sat down with NBC’s Tom Brokaw to open up about their life as a married couple.
Asked how he felt when Jolie, 40, had to undergo a surgery to remove her ovaries earlier this year, Pitt, 51, said he was behind the actress’ choice 100 percent.
“Whatever’s got to be done to keep the family together, and keep the family together as long as possible is gonna be done,” the Moneyball actor said. “This was her charge, no question. It’s a scary decision. There’s many things that can go wrong and go many different directions.”
Jolie opted to remove her ovaries two years after going public with her decision to get a preventive double mastectomy in 2013. But despite her own nervousness, she said she knew she could count on Pitt to keep her afloat.
“I knew through the surgeries that [Pitt] was on my side and that this wasn’t something where I was going to feel less of a woman, because my husband wasn’t going to let that happen,” she said.
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The Oscars are less than a week away and the entire list of presenters has been announced!
In years past, the Academy Awards producers have released the names of a few presenters each day leading up to the big night, but this year the star floodgates have been opened with all 47 names being unveiled.
The presenters for Sunday’s Oscars announced on Monday include:
Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey, Glenn Close, Bradley Cooper, Penelope Cruz, Benedict Cumberbatch, Viola Davis, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Sally Field, Harrison Ford, Jamie Foxx, Andrew Garfield, Jennifer Garner, Whoopi Goldberg, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Goldie Hawn, Chris Hemsworth, Kate Hudson, Samuel L. Jackson, Angelina Jolie, Michael B. Jordan, Anna Kendrick, Matthew McConaughey, Ewan McGregor, Bill Murray, Kim Novak, Tyler Perry, Brad Pitt, Sidney Poitier, Gabourey Sidibe, Will Smith, Kevin Spacey, Jason Sudeikis, Channing Tatum, Charlize Theron, John Travolta, Kerry Washington, Emma Watson and Naomi Watts.
NBC has confirmed a new primetime special event called “Going for Gold,” which will feature interviews with Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Lupita Nyong’o, Bryan Cranston, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Idris Elba, Justin Timberlake, Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and more.
This will kick off the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards, Matt Lauer will host a star-studded primetime special “Going for Gold,” featuring interviews with some of Hollywood’s brightest stars and 2014 Golden Globe nominees including Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt and the cast of 12 Years a Slave, Bryan Cranston, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Idris Elba, Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, Oscar Isaac and many more. “Going for Gold,” an NBC News production, airs Friday, January 10 at 8pm/7c.
Golden Globe nominees Bradley Cooper and film director David O. Russell sit down with Willie Geist to talk about their film, American Hustle. Cooper is nominated for Best Supporting Actor and Russell is nominated for Best Director. American Hustle is nominated for Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy.
The cast of 12 Years a Slave, including Brad Pitt, Best Actor nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor, Best Supporting Actor nominee Michael Fassbender, Best Supporting Actress nominee Lupita Nyong’o, Alfre Woodard and Best Director nominee Steve McQueen, sit down with Ann Curry to discuss the film. 12 Years a Slave was nominated for Best Motion Picture, Drama.