Brad Pitt Wins First Oscar As An Actor, Blasts GOP In Acceptance Speech

Brad Pitt finally won an Oscar for acting and it’s long overdue. I’m not a person who does a lot of screentime, so I don’t obsess much over celebrities. However, even I know that Brad is ridiculously talented. So, kudos to Mr. Pitt!

In an interview before the ceremony on Sunday evening, Variety asked Pitt if someone helps him do his speeches. Brad responded that he is “historically bad about speeches.”

He added that he figured if he would be doing speeches anyhow, he may as well have some fun with them. Which for Brad Pitt, of course, means doing something to make a point (and maybe a difference).

“They told me I only have 45 seconds up here, which is 45 seconds more than the Senate gave John Bolton this week,” he said. “I’m thinking maybe Quentin [Tarantino] does a movie about it — in the end, the adults do the right thing.”

Watch below.

He was referring to the Senate vote to reject motions to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of Pres. Donald Trump. Former National Security Adviser John Bolton would have been a key witness.

Pitt won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his part in the movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

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Brad Pitt previously won an Academy Award for his role as a producer in 12 Years a Slave.

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Pitt also won the supporting actor award for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood at the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Tiffany Willis Clark is a fifth-generation Texan and the founder and editor-in-chief of Liberal America and AmReading.com. An unapologetic member of the Christian Left, she had a long and successful career actively working with at-risk youth, people struggling with poverty and unemployment, and disadvantaged and oppressed populations. She’s passionate about their struggles. In 2011, she made the decision to pursue her dreams and become a full-time writer. Connect with her on LinkedIn, follow her on Twitter, and like her Facebook page.