Back in the 90s Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow’s relationship had been the talk of the town. Fans seemed to love watching both of them express their love for each other. Although they never got past their engagement, a lot of interesting events happened while they were in a relationship. And one time, the Fight Club actor even showed his care for Paltrow by standing up to Harvey Weinstein. According to the Iron Man star, she was grateful to Pitt for using his star power to protect her while she was vulnerable. As for their split, Paltrow once put the blame partially on her young age. However, there are other factors in the play as well. Nevertheless, the two remained friendly even after the end of their relationship.
Brad Pitt Once Stood Up For Gwyneth Paltrow Against S*x Offender Harvey Weinstein
At the time when Brad Pitt was in a relationship with Gwyneth Paltrow, and they expressed their admiration for one another openly. Although many things were kept private by the pair, they still managed to become one of the most talked-about couples in the 90s. And from the start, they constantly showed each other support and care. Especially Pitt who did not ever hesitate to admire the Emma actor any chance he got. He even gave a shout-out to Paltrow in one of his Golden Globes award speeches calling her “my angel”.
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The Fight Club actor showed his love once again by confronting Harvey Weinstein who allegedly made a pass at the Shallow Hal star. She gave an account of the event while appearing on the Howard Stern radio show. Paltrow recalled that Pitt had stood up for her using his star power against Weinstein saying,
“He said, ‘If you ever make her feel uncomfortable again, I’ll kill you”
The former film producer is a convicted s*x offender. Many women came out with s*xual harassment allegations against him. And back in the 90s, Paltrow signed to two films with the Weinstein. Similarly like many other women, she was also not spared from his inappropriate advances.
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A Brief Look at The Former Couple’s Relationship
Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow met on the sets of the flick Seven in 1994. And they soon started dating each other. According to Pitt, he fell in love with the Iron Man star from the first time they saw each other. He revealed this to Rolling Stone at the time saying, “I knew immediately, I’ll tell you that much.”
And as for Paltrow, although it was not exactly like the Inglorious Bastards star’s experience, she quickly warmed up to him. According to the Los Angeles Times, she opened up about developing a crush on Pitt gradually but being oblivious to his attraction to her. Following their dating life, the pair got engaged in 1996. Reportedly, the Fight Club actor had popped the question in Argentina while working on his movie Seven Years in Tibet. Unfortunately, their engagement never turned into marriage. And around a year later the two separated. But since then the two have been on friendly terms with each other as shared by Paltrow in 2020.
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