Alia Shawkat Shocked About Rumors That She’s Dating Brad Pitt

After attending an art exhibition together in 2019, rumors spread like wildfire about “Search Party” star Alia Shawkat and “Moneyball” star Brad Pitt dating. With Shawkat revealing in a recent interview with “The New Yorker” that the attention she received “came in hot and left as fast as it came in.”

This was soon after Pitt and his then-wife Angelina Jolie officially split. With the rumor leaving a mark on Shawkat, she said, “At the time, it was not fun at all. There’s something ironic about it.”

She goes on to explain, “It has nothing to do with Brad as a person–he’s a great f–king guy. But of course, the idea of me being romantically involved with an older white guy is what gets me to the most attention. Not a 20-year career. That’s what get’s me.”

Even her family kept up with the breaking news. “The other day I was at my grandmother’s house, my father’s mother. She’s been in this country for over 30 years and still barely speaks English,” Shawkat explained.

“She’s sitting there, watching her Turkish soap opera, and next to her is this old gossip magazine with Brad’s face, but my face is in a small circle. I looked at my grandmother, like, ‘Why do you have this?’ She’s like, ‘It’s you and this movie star! And it’s your face.’ I was embarrassed by it. I told her she had to throw it away, and she laughed.”

Turns out Pitt wasn’t nearly as affected by the news as Shawkat. She claims Brad “had no awareness of it at all which is so funny because he doesn’t read that s–t!”

“I was like, ‘You know everyone thinks we’re dating? And there’s this whole thing and I’m being followed.’ 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.”

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