Alia Shawkat Says She's 'Not Dating' Brad Pitt: 'We're Just Friends'

Carla Harmon
June 30, 2020

The dating rumors had begun, prompted by photos of her and Pitt in Los Angeles. "She's so different! Why are they hanging out?' You get too close to the prom king, and all of a sudden, everyone's like, 'Well, who is this b--h?'" Shawkat added.

Rumors about her and Pitt even prompted some of the friends of the "Arrested Development" star to ask about their relationship. We are just friends "she wanted to make pretty strict".

"We're not dating. We're just friends", she told Vulture in an interview.

E! News reported just that back in November, after a source shared, "They've spent time together and have similar interests, but that's the extent of it".

The actress and Pitt, 55, were also seen together at Mike Birbiglia's solo show, a Thundercat concert, Kanye West's Nabuchadnezzar opera show, In-N-Out, and one of the gallery's shows.

Alia Shawkat in the film "Animals". I just felt overwhelmed. "It's that feeling of being naked in school, like, 'Oh my God, everyone's looking at me, '" Shawkat said.

So the star who is in rumors for dating Brad Pitt, Alia Shawkat, has finally opened up about everything.

Sources told PEOPLE at the time that Pitt and Shawkat's relationship didn't go beyond friendship. But, that didn't keep fans from speculating that a romance was in the works.

Despite working as an actress since age 9, Shawkat referred to the amount of attention she received while spending time with Pitt as "uncontrollable".

The source explained that Pitt "loves the art world", and he simply enjoys surrounding himself with "good friends". Everything is very organic and easy.

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