Brad Pitt Sounds Off on Donald Trump…

While GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump expatiates on “taking our country back,” Brad Pitt is still trying to figure out where it went.

The actor-producer — who stars in the upcoming World War II drama, Allied, out Nov. 23 — recently sat for a T Magazine feature and opened up about Trump and his supporters to the award-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings, Marlon James.

“What does he even mean, take our country back?” Pitt asks in the interview, published Wednesday. “Would someone please explain that to me? Where’d it go?”

The question, of course, is rhetorical.

But even as Pitt personally struggles to wrap his head around Trump’s platform, he says he understands how the business mogul has amassed such a staunch following. “We have this great line in The Big Short,” Pitt says, leaning on the critically hailed film about the global financial crisis of 2008, which he co-produced. “‘When things are going wrong and we can’t find the reason for it, we just start creating enemies.'”

Pitt goes on to say that many Americans are just “trying to make the rent, get the kids fed, they’re tired when they get home and they want to forget about everything. And so suddenly when this voice comes in — and it doesn’t have to be a voice of substance — saying he’s fed up with all of this, that’s the part that hooks into the DNA.”

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