'I consider myself on my last leg'

Break out the tissues, ladies.

Brad Pitt teased in a candid new interview that he is nearing retirement after more than 30 years in the entertainment industry.

“I consider myself on my last leg,” the actor, 58, said in his August 2022 GQ cover story. “This last semester or trimester. What is this section gonna be? And how do I wanna design that?”

Pitt, who began acting at the age of 22, has starred in iconic movies such as “Fight Club,” “Moneyball,” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and the “Ocean’s Eleven” series.

“I’m one of those creatures that speaks through art,” he continued. “I just want to always make. If I’m not making, I’m dying in some way.”

While the Oscar winner has not given up on work just yet, he has quit something else: cigarettes.

Brad Pitt for GQ
While the actor said he’s on his last “trimester” of his career, he also noted he’s “dying” if he’s not creating something.
Elizaveta Porodina/GQ

Pitt told the magazine that he decided to stop smoking during the COVID-19 pandemic because he is “at that age when nothing good comes from it.”

“I think joy’s been a newer discovery, later in life,” he shared. “I was always moving with the currents, drifting in a way, and onto the next. I think I spent years with a low-grade depression, and it’s not until coming to terms with that, trying to embrace all sides of self—the beauty and the ugly — that I’ve been able to catch those moments of joy.”

Brad Pitt speaking at the 2021 Oscars.
Pitt said he’s been finding joy “later in life.”
A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images

The “Departed” producer currently resides in a home in Hollywood Hills, Calif., that he bought in 1994 in the midst of his rise to stardom.

While he told GQ that he has been “pretty much hiding out” in the once “run-down and dilapidated” fixer-upper, Pitt will soon emerge again to promote his latest film, “Bullet Train,” which hits theaters Aug. 5.

Brad Pitt holding his Oscar in 2020.
The “Fight Club” star admitted to “hiding out” in his Hollywood Hills, Calif., home lately.

The “Thelma & Louise” star is still in the midst of a tumultuous court battle with his ex-wife Angelina Jolie.

The “Maleficent” actress, 47, filed for divorce in September 2016 after two years of marriage and 12 years together. They were declared legally single in April 2019 but continue to hash out issues including custody of their children.

You May Also Like

Eagles top 49ers 31-7 in NFC Championship to secure Super Bowl bid

Jalen Hurts had one of Philadelphia’s four rushing touchdowns and the Eagles…

Bengals’ Joseph Ossai shows accountability for costly penalty

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There’s always the other side. Most people never…

Yankees hope to take YES direct-to-consumer by Opening Day

Go beyond the box score with the Bombers Sign up for Inside…

Can a drugstore be your only doctor?

(NerdWallet) – You walk into a local chain drugstore to buy shampoo…

Zachary Levi sparks anti-vaxxer rumors with tweets critical of coronavirus vaccine maker Pfizer

The actor Zachary Levi left fans wondering if he was opposed to…

Jill Biden Brings the Cringe at the Eagles Game, but I've Got Other Questions

As I type this, the Eagles are playing the 49ers in the…

Congress to take over prayer breakfast from private religious group that has overseen it for decades

The National Prayer Breakfast, one of the most visible and long-standing events…

Star Wars fans dressed in character take to the streets of New Orleans to honor sci-fi movie 

The force was strong with thousands of ‘Star Wars’ fans who gathered…

40 years later, Tylenol murder investigators order new DNA tests on key evidence

Still looking for new clues, Tylenol murder investigators order new DNA tests…

Lisa Hochstein’s rumored BF, Jody Glidden, gushes over her

Lisa Hochstein and her rumored boyfriend, Jody Glidden, appear to be heating…

Prince Andrew’s bid for return to public life after Jeffrey Epstein scandal is ‘wishful thinking’

Prince Andrew’s attempts to restore his reputation with an eye on returning to…

A tiny radioactive capsule is missing in Australia; mining giant Rio Tinto apologizes

Authorities were undertaking the daunting task of locating and securing the tiny…