Brad Pitt: Jennifer Aniston Isn't Dull, But I Was

Celebrity News Sep. 16, 2011 AT 8:15AM
Brad Pitt: Jennifer Aniston Isn't Dull, But I Was Credit: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com

Maybe Brad's not so bad after all.

During a recent interview with Parade, Brad Pitt revealed he had trouble "trying to pretend" his marriage to Jennifer Aniston was "something it wasn't."

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But the Moneyball actor, 47, tells Us Weekly in a statement that he didn't mean to dis his ex, whom he left for Angelina Jolie in 2005.

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"It grieves me that this was interpreted this way. Jen is an incredibly giving, loving, and hilarious woman who remains my friend," Pitt tells Us. "It is an important relationship I value greatly. The point I was trying to make is not that Jen was dull, but that I was becoming dull to myself -- and that, I am responsible for."

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During the Parade interview, the actor also raved about Jolie, 36, the mother of his six children. "One of the greatest, smartest things I ever did was give my kids Angie as their mom. She is such a great mom," Pitt gushed. "Oh, man, I'm so happy to have her."

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