Brad Pitt talks about how to come to terms with his "mistakes,quot;


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Brad Pitt He is discovering his soul.

The 55-year-old actor recently sat down with a veteran actor Anthony Hopkins for a discussion of Interview magazine, where the two open to each other about their difficulties with drinking, coming to terms with their past mistakes and the different kind of happiness that aging brings.

Pitt begins the long and personal exchange between the two by asking Hopkins if he believes in fate. "And I don't mean destiny or greatness," asks Pitt. "I just want to say that things are destined."

the Fight club The actor, who shares that he has come to believe in this in recent years, asks Hopkins to explain.

Hopkins explains: "My impression is that I sat on this great beast, whatever it is, life. At some point, I made the unconscious decision to sit on this beautiful and powerful thing. And I just go where it takes me. I think that's what happens to people like you and me. We don't even know why. Maybe it's a desire to escape from something. But what I think now is that we can't take credit or blame ourselves. "

In Pitt's response to this and throughout the interview, we not only learn about Hopkin's deepest thoughts but also get an honest insight into what Ad astra The actor has been fighting internally for the past few years.

"I am realizing, as a true act of forgiveness for myself for all the choices I have made that I am not proud of, that I value those false steps, because they led me to some wisdom, which led me to something more. You can't have one without the other, "says Pitt. "I see it as something for which I am now embracing myself at this time in my life. But I certainly do not feel I can take credit for any of that."

The two actors worked for the first time in the western epic of 1994. Legends of the Fall and then they returned to work together in the 1998 fantasy drama You know black Joe. With the story they both share, it's no surprise that Pitt is the perfect person to interview Hopkins.

After that response, Hopkins also mentioned Pitt's struggles with alcohol. "I read that you had problems with alcohol and all that," asks the 81-year-old actor.

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Pitt replies that he saw it as a "bad service,quot; to himself and an "escape." He also adds that "to some extent,quot; was necessary.

Hopkins also shares his own struggles with alcoholism, but adds that he is not an "evangelist about it." In short, the Silence of inocents The actor says that chapter in his life happened for a reason and he moved on.

"So you are accepting all your mistakes. You are saying:" Let us be our weaknesses, our shame. There is beauty in that. " Trojan The actor says.

These days, Pitt says he is seeing that we are living at a time when everyone is "critical and quick to treat people as disposable."

And he adds: "We have always given great importance to error. But the next move, what you do after the mistake, is what really defines a person. We are all going to make mistakes. But what is the next step? We, as a culture, do not seem to stay to see what the next step of that person is. And that is the part that I find much more stimulating and interesting. "

It can be assumed that the actor also referred to the mistakes he has made regarding his romantic relationships.

According to an interview published in the New York Times Earlier this year, Pitt spent a year and a half in Alcoholics Anonymous after his divorce from Angelina Joliein 2017. But since then, the actor remains committed to his sobriety.

In general, this last interview with Interview The magazine shows that Pitt is working to be the best version of himself.

"I am human," Pitt continues during his interview with Hopkins. "We are human, we want a purpose, we want a meaning in our lives. But to achieve that, the key is two things: staying creative and being with the people you love."

In addition, Pitt talked about feeling more comfortable with his vulnerability. the Hannibal the actor asked him if he cried often, to which Pitt replies: "I am famous for not being a preacher. Is that a term? I had not cried in 20 years, and now I am in this last stage." , much more moved, moved by my children, moved by friends, moved by the news. Just moved. I think it's a good sign. I don't know where it goes, but I think it's a good sign. "

To read the full interview, click here.

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