Brad Pitt says Quentin Tarantino is the only guy he knows 'who needs cocaine to ...

Once Upon a Time in star Brad Pitt uttered something outrageous about Quentin Tarantino while honoring the director at the 84th New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Tuesday.

Slate senior editor Sam Adams

that the 56-year-old actor called the 56-year-old filmmaker 'the only guy I know who needs cocaine to stop talking.'

Joke or not, the Oklahoma-born heartthrob certainly raised eyebrows while presenting Quentin with the best screenplay trophy onstage TAO Downtown in Manhattan.  

Say what? Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star Brad Pitt (pictured) uttered something outrageous about Quentin Tarantino while honoring the director at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Tuesday

Say what? Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star Brad Pitt uttered something outrageous about Quentin Tarantino (pictured) while honoring the director at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Tuesday

Say what? Once Upon a Time in star Brad Pitt (L) uttered something outrageous about Quentin Tarantino (R) while honoring the director at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards on Tuesday

Live-tweeting: Slate senior editor Sam Adams claimed that the 56-year-old actor called the 56-year-old filmmaker 'the only guy I know who needs cocaine to stop talking'

Live-tweeting: Slate senior editor Sam Adams claimed that the 56-year-old actor called the 56-year-old filmmaker 'the only guy I know who needs cocaine to stop talking'

Tarantino spoke about the revisionist fairytale, which marks his biggest hit to date - amassing $372.4M at the global box office as well as an 85% Rotten Tomatoes rating.

Brad memorably portrayed war veteran and stunt double Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time in , which also featured Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino, and Margot Robbie.

For the ceremony, Pitt looked sophisticated in a long grey double-breasted blazer over a black top, grey pants, and matching dress shoes.

The Oscar-winning producer sported white stubble on his face and swept his light locks back for the film festivities.  

Non-televised: Joke or not, the Oklahoma-born heartthrob certainly raised eyebrows while presenting Quentin with the best screenplay trophy onstage TAO Downtown in Manhattan

Non-televised: Joke or not, the Oklahoma-born heartthrob certainly raised eyebrows while presenting Quentin with the best screenplay trophy onstage TAO Downtown in Manhattan

On top: Tarantino spoke about the revisionist fairytale, which marks his biggest hit to date - amassing $372.4M at the global box office as well as an 85% Rotten Tomatoes rating

On top: Tarantino spoke about the revisionist fairytale, which marks his biggest hit to date - amassing $372.4M at the global box office as well as an 85% Rotten Tomatoes rating

Action! Brad memorably portrayed war veteran and stunt double Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, which also featured Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Pacino, and Margot Robbie

Action! Brad memorably portrayed war veteran and stunt double Cliff Booth in Once Upon a Time

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