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Brad Pitt Won’t Work With Arch-Rival Tom Cruise as He’s Hyper-Aggressive, Pitt Just Wants to Chill: “He’s North Pole. I’m South”

Brad Pitt Won't Work With Arch-Rival Tom Cruise as He's Hyper-Aggressive, Pitt Just Wants to Chill: "He's North Pole. I'm South"

Tom Cruise is one of the leading actors in the Hollywood industry who has enticed many with his personality. However, not everyone has positive opinions about him. His rivalry with Brad Pitt is not a secret in the entertainment industry as the duo has often been in close competition with each other.

Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise.
Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise.

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The duo is still dominating the industry with their own screen presence who starred together in Interview with the Vampire film. While the film garnered a positive response from the critics, the duo’s relationship in real life became cold since then.

Brad Pitt Would Never Want to Work With Tom Cruise!

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Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt in Interview with the Vampire

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Brad Pitt‘s arch-rivalry with Tom Cruise stemmed from their 1994 film, Interview with the Vampire which made things quite awkward between the duo. There were several reasons behind the duo giving each other the cold shoulder. The former mentioned at the time that their personalities were completely different from each other which further strained their relationship.

“You gotta understand, Tom and I are… we walk in different directions,” he shared. “[Tom bugged me.] There came a point during filming when I started resenting him. He’s North Pole, I’m South.”

He continued to share that he was annoyed with the latter’s hyper-aggressive actions.

“He’s always coming at you with a handshake, where I may bump into you, I may not, you know.”

He further mentioned that the duo was having some competition while filming the film.

“There was this underlying competition that got in the way of any real conversation…”

While he praised the actor for his acting skills, he would not want to work with him. They have continued to showcase their tension on various occasions including a time when Cruise got annoyed when he learned that Pitt got a Golden Globe nomination.

Tom Cruise Was Frustrated for The Golden Globe Snub

Tom Cruise in a still from Top Gun: Maverick
Tom Cruise in a still from Top Gun: Maverick

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The 60-year-old actor was highly praised for his role in the 2022 hit film, Top Gun: Maverick. While he had high hopes regarding his performance, he got annoyed when Brad Pitt earned a Golden Globe nomination for his role in Babylon while the former wasn’t.

An insider shared,

“Tom expected to walk away with the award for best actor, so you can imagine his reaction when he wasn’t even on the list — he totally blew a fuse!”

However, many believed that his Golden Globe snub is the result of his previous actions as he had returned his three Golden Globe trophies for Born on the Fourth of JulyJerry Maguire, and Magnolia. Whatsoever the reason, their relationship has continued to stay strained until now.

Source: The Things

Written by Priya Sharma

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