Gravity actor speaks out about fellow stars

George Clooney has criticised Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe during an upfront chat about his fellow Hollywood stars.

But silver fox George, 52, only has good things to say about close pal and Ocean’s Eleven co-star Brad Pitt, 49, who he praises for managing to distance himself from the constant speculation about his personal life.

‘For a long time now, Brad has been the biggest movie star in the world,’ the Gravity star tells Esquire Magazine.

‘He’s bigger than me, bigger than DiCaprio. And I really admire how he deals with that. It’s not easy for him.

‘But he tries to be the most honest version of Brad Pitt that he can be. And he also remains unavailable. He’s still a giant movie star because you can’t get to him.

‘That doesn’t mean that I don’t think of him as incredibly talented and smart and all those things. But you also can’t get to him.’

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