Brad Pitt Heartbreak: Angelina Jolie's Ex Being 'Hated' Due To Prosopagnosia? Bullet Train Actor's Alleged Brain Disorder Will Be 'Harder To Deal' As He Ages

share to other networks share to twitter share to facebook

Brad Pitt has been locked in a messy court battle ever since Angelina Jolie filed for divorce in September 2016. However, the Mr. & Mrs. Smith stars, who had quite the journey from co-stars, to parents, to spouses and, eventually, to exes, were reportedly not always at odds.

In 2017, Us Weekly confirmed that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are on speaking terms again after their shocking split. The magazine, at the time, reported that the Hollywood couple is now in a place where they can put anger or pain aside to focus on their children.

ALSO READ: Kate Middleton Shock: Prince William And Wife Survived 'Royal Curse' Despite Endless Divorce Rumors? Duchess Reportedly Left 'Upset', In Tears Because Meghan Markle Did Not Compromise

Now, a new report claims “face-blind” Brad Pitt could not recognize his friends and family following his stunning claim that he is battling a bizarre brain disorder. Keep on reading to know more details.

Advertisement

Brad Pitt Believes He Is Suffering From ‘Face Blindness’ Disorder

National Enquirer, in its upcoming July 25, 2022 issue, reported that Brad Pitt’s alleged rare condition is preventing him from recognizing his own friends and family. The former husband of Angelina Jolie previously admitted he has been struggling with what he believes to be the rare neurological disorder prosopagnosia, which is also known as face blindness.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: George Clooney Shock: Amal Alamuddin 'Seething With Jealousy', 'Totally Fed Up' Of Husband And Julia Roberts' Cozy Ways? Ocean's Eleven Star Reaches New Milestone With U2 & Amy Grant

Dr. Nilay Shah told the entertainment news outlet:

“It’s a condition affecting the part of the brain that helps us recognize people’s faces. It can be acquired from a stroke or when a part of the brain dies. Sufferers suddenly can’t place their own parents, spouses or even their children without help.”

While Brad Pitt admitted that he had not been clinically diagnosed to be suffering from prosopagnosia, the Ad Astra actor is still convinced he has the condition and fears it causes people to find him rude or aloof.

ALSO READ: Princess Charlene Shock: Royal's 'Frail' Health And 'Troubled' Marriage On The Mend? Former Olympian Reportedly Expressed Love For Prince Albert By Doing This

The ex-lover of Angelina Jolie said:

Advertisement
“So many people hate me because they think I’m disrespecting them. You get this thing, like, ‘You’re being egotistical. You’re being conceited!’ But it’s a mystery to me, man.”

Brad Pitt insisted he is going to have a detailed medical exam. Dr. Nilay Shah shared that the often misunderstood can only be detected through extensive testing, noting:

“It’s not like you do an MRI, and you see the spot missing on the brain.”

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Ben Affleck Heartbreak: Jennifer Lopez, Batman Star's Kids And Staff Can't Get Along? Ana de Armas Described Romance With Jennifer Garner's Ex As 'Horrible'

An unnamed source told the magazine that Brad Pitt uses a series of tricks and techniques to hide his symptoms. It added:

“When he is at public events, Brad has an assistant to cue about everyone in the room, or on a set, to jostle his memory. Brad has other tricks, like asking people to introduce themselves, repeating their names and using small talk to buy more time for his memory to kick in.”

While the New Jersey-based neurologist applauds the efforts of Brad Pitt, Dr. Nilay Shah said the condition is not likely to improve and will be harder to deal with as he ages.

Advertisement

ALSO READ: Carrie Underwood Shock: American Idol Alum 'Desperate' To Keep Marriage From Dying Of Neglect? Mike Fisher Reportedly Refused To Join Wife On Her Tour

The doctor, who has not treated Angelina Jolie’s ex-husband, furthered:

“It gets more difficult as you get older. You are not as good in terms of recognizing someone using those techniques because your brain is slowing down.”

The National Institute of Health, per National Enquirer, advises people with the said condition to focus on a person’s voice, clothing or mannerisms rather than facial features to recognize them.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Mayim Bialik Heartbreak: Big Bang Theory Star Brought In 'Terrible Ratings' Prompting Jeopardy! Producers To Bring Back Ken Jennings? TV Host Shared Shocking Truth About Parenting

Brad Pitt has yet to comment on Dr. Nilay Shah’s statements about his reportedly rare neurological condition.

Brad Pitt Reportedly Got Support From Ex-Wife Jennifer Aniston Ahead Of Bullet Train Premiere

Advertisement

Meanwhile, Jennifer Aniston allegedly subtly showered her support for Brad Pitt while the actor is busy promoting his imminent new movie called Bullet Train. The FRIENDS actress reportedly hit “like” on a snap that featured the stellar cast of the action-thriller posted by Aaron Taylor Johnson on Instagram.

ALSO READ: Angelina Jolie Shock: The Weeknd's Alleged Girlfriend Suffering From Kyphosis & Osteoporosis? Eternals Actress' Ongoing 'War' With Brad Pitt Reportedly Adds To Her Stress

The said photo showed Brad Pitt together with his co-stars in Bullet Train, including Brian Tyree, Henry Joey King and Aaron Taylor Johnson. The group is currently in Paris for their promotional tour.

To recall, Jennifer Aniston revealed on The Howard Stern Show last year that she and Brad Pitt share a strong bond and have remained friends even after their divorce. The former lovers reunited for a virtual table read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and the We’re the Millers actress said the get-together was far from awkward.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Amber Heard Shock: Elon Musk's Ex Facing 'Cash Crisis As Career Sinks' After Court Battle With Johnny Depp? Aquaman Actress Reportedly Asking Help From Rich And Powerful Friends

Recounting her moment with Brad Pitt on the show, Jennifer Aniston said:

"It was absolutely fun. You know, Brad and I are buddies. Like, we're friends, and we speak. There's no oddness at all, except for everyone that probably watched it and was wanting there to be.”
Advertisement

For starters, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston started dating in 1998 and tied the knot two years later in 2000. However, things did not go their way that they called it quits in 2005, after almost seven years of romance.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Amber Heard Shock: Elon Musk's Ex Facing 'Cash Crisis As Career Sinks' After Court Battle With Johnny Depp? Aquaman Actress Reportedly Asking Help From Rich And Powerful Friends

Stay tuned to EpicStream for the latest news and updates about Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston!