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Brad Pitt opened up about drinking problems and life lessons learned in a wide-ranging interview with Anthony Hopkins.

The 55 year old Pitt spoke with the 81 year old actor for Interview Magazine, where he spoke openly about his issues with alcohol and forgiveness.

When Hopkins said he read that he, 'had a struggle with booze and all that,' Pitt said that he viewed drinking as an, 'escape.'

Opening up: Brad Pitt opened up about drinking problems and life lessons learned in a wide-ranging interview with Anthony Hopkins

Opening up: Brad Pitt opened up about drinking problems and life lessons learned in a wide-ranging interview with Anthony Hopkins

'Well, I just saw it as a disservice to myself, as an escape,' Pitt said of his drinking issues in the past.

Hopkins, who worked with Pitt on Legends of the Fall and Meet Joe Black, added that the drinking was 'necessary, with Pitt adding, 'To some degree, yes.'

Pitt added that he remembers Hopkins opening up about his issues with alcohol when they made Meet Joe Black, adding that Hopkins is, 'embracing all your mistakes,' adding, 'there's in that.' 

Disservice: 'Well, I just saw it as a disservice to myself, as an escape,' Pitt said of his drinking issues in the past

Disservice: 'Well, I just saw it as a disservice to myself, as an escape,' Pitt said of his drinking issues in the past

Pitt added that, 'I’m seeing that these days. I think we’re living in a time where we’re extremely judgmental and quick to treat people as disposable.'

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