Brad Pitt: Donald Trump poses a 'threat' to some 'serious issues'
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Brad Pitt took aim at President TrumpDonald John TrumpSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' MORE in a recent interview, in which he said the leader poses a “threat” to some “serious issues.”

During a recent interview with Journal du Dimanche, a weekly newspaper published in France, the actor was pressed about his thoughts on Trump threatening to put tariffs on imported French wines earlier this year in response to a French law that targeted tech giants like Google.


“I do not know,” Pitt, who owns a vineyard in France, told the newspaper, according to People. He added that although he didn’t “know enough” to speak on the matter, he remains confident that the wine business will still be in good shape in either case.

“I think we will always drink rosé in the United States,” he said, before sharing his concern about the president. 

“Unfortunately, it’s almost anecdotal. Trump represents a much bigger threat on such more serious issues,” he continued.

The interview is one of the few times in the past several years that Pitt has spoken out about his political views.

Ahead of the presidential election in 2016, Pitt spoke briefly about Trump while discussing Brexit in an interview in New York Times' T Magazine.

“Man, I never thought that would happen. Same way I can’t bring myself to think that Trump will be in charge. In the simplest terms, what brings us together is good, and what separates us is bad. We have this great line in ‘The Big Short,’” he said then. 

“When things are going wrong and we can’t find the reason for it, we just start creating enemies,” he continued then, adding: “Coming from Oklahoma, southern Missouri, which leans more toward a Trump voice, I try to understand it.”