Chin up! Brad Pitt is turning to his other great love — acting and producing — to get past his heartbreaking divorce from Angelina Jolie. HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned how he’s letting work be the best form of therapy as he copes with the loss of his family.
“Brad has been throwing himself in his work to help keep his mind off his painful family situation. On top of getting love and support from his closest Hollywood pals, Brad has been reading scripts, and taking work meetings to help get his mind of his personal life problems,” a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. In addition to being one of the most in-demand actors in Hollywood who at 52 is still in his prime, he’s also a mega-successful film producer. Heck, the guy won an Oscar for his producing skills in 2014 with Twelve Years a Slave!
“When he is not meeting with lawyers about his divorce from Angelina, Brad has been focusing on film producing and his career which help keep his mind off the challenges he has with his family situation,” our insider adds. “As difficult as it is to do work for him right now, getting some positive stuff done is easier for him than sitting around worrying about Angie and the kids. He is really bummed right now and work has been keeping him occupied.”
While Brad’s private life is a mess right now, his career is hotter than ever. He’s starring in the highly anticipated WWII thriller Allied coming out in Nov. and it’s just been announced that he’ll be starring in and producing the sequel to his zombie megahit World War Z. He’s also working as an Executive Producer on Ryan Murphy‘s sure to be amazeballs limited series Feud and is in pre-production on a mini-series about Lewis and Clark! Man, this guy is on FIRE when it comes to work!
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