Twitter is just not a fan of Brad Pitt’s GQ journal cowl

The web is flipping out over the newest cowl of GQ Journal, that includes Brad Pitt — or at the least a determine that considerably resembles him.

On Wednesday, GQ launched its profile of the veteran film star, who seems to be floating in a darkish pool of flowers on the duvet, his face frozen in a clean stare. The actor spoke with the publication to advertise his forthcoming motion movie “Bullet Prepare,” which opens in August.

Social media reactions to the duvet picture weren’t sort, to place it frivolously. Some in contrast the actor’s pale visage to that of a corpse. A couple of individual described the expertise of encountering the picture on their Twitter timeline as a “soar scare.” One other likened the picture to a “wax determine.”

General, folks appeared to be of the opinion that GQ achieved a surprising feat by managing to make Pitt — somebody who is legendary for wanting good — look something however.

“Very upsetting that GQ killed Brad Pitt and displayed his corpse on their cowl,” tweeted Scott Russell, music editor at Paste Journal.

“Whoever picked that cowl for brad pitt’s GQ subject is getting fireddddd,” wrote @nicholasdante_.

“Everybody asking who did the physique on that Brad Pitt GQ cowl,” tweeted @SoloChills.

On Instagram, photographer Elizaveta Porodina, who shot the duvet, mentioned it was “a extremely surreal feeling to see a face that you’ve got identified so properly all through your entire life, mirrored within the photos of your personal making.

“It’s an much more surreal feeling to have Brad Pitt collaborating in your imaginative and prescient, going full in on any problem with attraction and humour, understanding the photographs to the core so rapidly — and including one thing of his personal, one thing particular — that will additional enrich the story.”

In his sprawling interview with the style journal, Pitt discusses every thing from his manufacturing firm and movie profession to his desires and COVID-19 pandemic hobbies. One significantly wild excerpt from the dialog includes a French winery on the middle of a authorized battle between Pitt and his ex-wife Angelina Jolie.

Earlier this yr, Pitt filed a lawsuit accusing Jolie of illegally promoting to a Russian vodka billionaire her shares within the property the place the previous superstar couple wed in 2014. However that’s not all: The Oscar winner informed GQ that somebody tricked him a number of years again into believing that thousands and thousands of {dollars}’ price of gold was buried someplace on the property.

“I obtained obsessed,” Pitt mentioned. “For a yr, this was all I might take into consideration, simply the joy of all of it. … Possibly it has one thing to do with the place I grew up, as a result of within the Ozark Mountains there have been at all times tales of hidden caches of gold.”

After failing to seek out any buried treasure, Pitt admitted the search was “fairly silly in the long run,” however “thrilling” nonetheless.

“Lots of people speaking about how f— up Brad Pitt seems in that GQ cowl however my fav half is within the article when he says a conman satisfied him to spend a yr digging up his French mansion trying to find thousands and thousands of {dollars} in gold taken from the Levant in the course of the Crusades,” tweeted @aniceburrito.

In fact, Pitt additionally talked about his newest appearing venture, “Bullet Prepare,” directed by his former stunt double, David Leitch. Among the many supporting solid of the transportation thriller are Sandra Bullock, Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Zazie Beetz, Karen Fukuhara, Michael Shannon, Brian Tyree Henry and Dangerous Bunny.

Even with a star-studded new film coming quickly to theaters, Pitt informed GQ he’s on the “final leg” of his appearing profession.

“This [is the] final semester or trimester,” he mentioned. “What is that this part gonna be? And the way do I wanna design that?”

See extra reactions to Pitt’s GQ takeover under.

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