Brad Pitt snubbed Sky Sports activities’ Martin Brundle on the presenter’s notorious paddock walks in the course of the US Grand Prix Sunday.
The Hollywood star has been in attendance in Austin, Texas this week for the Components One motion as he plans making a movie concerning the sport.
Nonetheless, he was slammed by F1 followers after he skirted out of an interview with the famed former race automobile driver turned pundit.
Brad Pitt snubbed Sky Sports activities Martin Brundle on the presenter’s notorious paddock walks
Brundle is understood for his grid walks the place he tries to nab massive names in attendance for interviews however Pitt gave him the chilly shoulder.
Pitt is reportedly set to star as a washed-up driver turned group proprietor who returns to the cockpit in an upcoming movie primarily based on the game.
Brundle tried to ask Pitt about his blockbuster film within the works however the film star swiftly shut him down.
Pitt claimed it was high secret as he began to show his again on Bundle and proceed strolling.
Brundle tried to ask Pitt about his blockbuster film however the star saved on strolling
Brundle then continued so as to add that he had seen Pitt round fairly a bit all through the week and requested if he had loved his time on the Grand Prix, to which the A-Lister merely responded, ‘Thanks, man’ and continued strolling away.
The Sky Sports activities pundit then joked: ‘Clearly they’re generally known as Pitt stops, if they do not need you to speak to Brad Pitt.’
Pitt was simply one of many many celebrities who turned up for the occasion in Texas as Ed Sheeran, Serena Williams, Shaquille O’Neal and Apple CEO Tim Prepare dinner had been all trackside for the F1 race, to look at Max Verstappen pip Lewis Hamilton to the race title.
It was a whole sell-out to the general public, too, with a file 440,000 followers heading for the Austin circuit throughout all the race weekend, as F1 fever continues to rise stateside.
Pitt has been at the USA Grand Prix all weekend, attending Friday apply, Saturday qualifying and the Sunday race
Ed Sheeran (proper) poses with Sergio Perez and Pink Bull chief Christian Horner (left) within the paddock earlier than the Grand Prix race
Recent from her tennis retirement on the US Open, Serena Williams was a particular visitor at the USA Grand Prix
Basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal pays a go to to the Williams storage forward of the US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas
Legendary Oscar-nominated actor Pitt was current throughout all the weekend, and was pictured within the Mercedes storage on Sunday, the place he greeted his good good friend Hamilton alongside Apple CEO Prepare dinner.
On Thursday evening, Hamilton joined Pitt on the poshest steakhouse within the state capital, as Components One’s high brass hatched their subsequent main display blockbuster, which Hamilton will act as co-producer and advisor for.
It’s hoped it can construct on Netflix’s Drive to Survive sequence, which has drawn in a brand new viewers who now perceive that what occurs on observe is simply a fraction of what this sport is about.
Nonetheless, followers slammed Pitt for planning to star within the movie with out realizing who ‘the voice of the game is’.
US movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer (left), actor Pitt and movie director Joseph Kosinski (proper) forward of the race in Austin
Pitt waves to the group in Texas, however he appeared in no temper to talk to Sky Sports activities’ Martin Brundle on the grid
Lewis Hamilton hugs Brad Pitt (heart) because the 12 Years A Slave actor and Apple CEO Tim Prepare dinner (proper) wait to satisfy him
Brad Pitt making a film about F1 however not realizing who the voice of the game Martin Brundle is
One F1 fan posted on Twitter: ‘Brad Pitt, you are doing a film on F1 and do not know who Martin Brundle is? It is *the* grid stroll. Cease and speak to him.’
One other added: ‘I hate when superstar bodyguards attempt to get Martin Brundle away. Lad your on the F1 in case you don’t need to be interviewed don’t come on the grid…’
‘Bro brad Pitt didn’t need to do Martin brundle like that like bruh,’ one other social media consumer wrote.
Followers slammed the Hollywood star for making an F1-inspired film with out realizing Brundle
Anther slammed the actor saying: ‘Brad Pitt simply went down in my guide! So disrespectful. When Martin Brundle approaches you within the grid, you cease and chat.’
One fan claimed Pitt wanted to indicate extra respect to Brundle as they mentioned: ‘While you’re at a Components 1 Grand Prix you’re a visitor of Martin Brundle. Respect the person. Brad Pitt was fully out of contact ignoring Martin and having his guys pull him again. Final time it occurred with different American celebrities on the Miami GP.’
One other added: ‘Brad Pitt was so impolite to Martin Brundle – what a b*****d. Who does he suppose he’s? Clearly not secure palms for an F1 film BradPitt #F1 #Formula1 #USGP #USGrandPrix’