Menu
Entertainment

Brad Pitt is a gun advocate

Brad Pitt
Brad Pitt Bang Showbiz

BRAD Pitt "doesn't feel safe" without a gun.

The 'Killing Them Softly' actor is protective of his fiancee Angelina Jolie, and the children they raise - Maddox, 11, Pax, nine, Zahara, seven, Shiloh, six, and four-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne - and feels owning a weapon is "in his DNA" as an American.

>> More entertainment news

He told the Daily Mail's Live magazine: "America is a country founded on guns. It's in our DNA.

"It's very strange but I feel better having a gun. I really do. I don't feel safe, I don't feel the house is completely safe, if I don't have one hidden somewhere.

"That's my thinking, right or wrong."

Brad, 48, points out how he was exposed to guns from an early age but still turned out to be a responsible adult.

He added: "I got my first BB gun when I was in nursery school.

"I got my first shotgun by first grade [six years old], I had shot a handgun by third grade [eight] and I grew up in a pretty sane environment."

While Brad and Angelina have very busy acting schedules, filming in locations around the world, they always take their family with them, and make a point of always eating breakfast together, no matter how hard they are working.

Brad explained: "Right now, Mama [Angelina] is working but the day always starts with breakfast, all of us together.

"It's chaos and a joy. When they are young like this, it's special, and I'm very aware they'll be grown up before we know it. I see it already and I'm clinging on with my nails."

Topics:  brad pitt guns



Twenty junior doctors to gain experience in Warwick

STUDENT HUB: Warwick Hospital has provided opportunities for student placements for more than 20 years.

A plan has been released to lure doctors to regional areas

Not a very relieving sight...

FINED: A man was slapped with a fine after urinating on a kerb in Warwick.

Police discover man urinating on the kerb of a major Warwick road

CROWNED: Miss Rodeo Australia named in Warwick

WINNER: Miss Rodeo Australia 2018 Dakota Michaelis from Petersborough after being crowned by Miss Rodeo Australia 2017 Emma Deicke in Warwick on Saturday night.

Hometown girl bags two sashes in successful bid for title

Local Partners

Isla Fisher nostalgic about her time on Home and Away

HOLLYWOOD star Isla Fisher has previously said she didn’t love her time on Home and Away but it appears she still has big love for two of her co-stars.

What's on the small screen this week

Georgie Gardner will join Karl Stefanovic as co-host of the Today show on Monday.

GEORGIE Gardner returns to Today and Ten celebrates Australia Day.

Tom Petty died of ‘accidental overdose’

Tom Petty performs onstage in 2016.

Autopsy reveals the cause of Tom Petty's death

Oprah Winfrey’s major moments

In this Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, Oprah Winfrey listens in the East Room of the White House in Washington, during a ceremony where President Barack Obama awarded Presidential Medals of Freedom.

Here are the biggest moments from Oprah’s unbelievable career.

First look: surprise Dundee reboot

Danny McBride stars as Mick Dundee’s son in the reboot.

A reboot of iconic Aussie film Crocodile Dundee has been revealed

Cooroy is where the Wild Things roam for body art festival

WILD THINGS: The Australian Body Art festival launched its 2018 theme of Wild Things. Artist Carleen Adorn works on Lisa Bingley.

Wild Things is the theme of the 2018 Australian Body Art Festival