ALIA Shawkat is an American actress and artist, known for her roles as Hannah Rayburn in State of Grace and Maeby Funke in the Fox/Netflix television sitcom Arrested Development.
Rumors have been circulating that Shawkat, 31, and Oscar award winner, Brad Pitt, 56, have sprung up an intimate relationship after being spotted together on several occasions over the past few months.
Who is Alia Shawkat and what has she been in?
Shawkat is an American actress and artist born in Riverside, California. She grew up in Palm Springs.
The 31-year-old old actress has appeared in several television shows including State of Grace, Arrested Development, The Final Girls and up to most recently she plays Dory Sief in the TBS comedy series Search Party.
Are Shawkat and Brad Pitt dating?
It was rumored that Pitt and Shawkit were reportedly “hanging out” despite lock down rules during quarantine.
An insider told US Weekly, “They’re hanging out plenty.”
“They’re only about 10 minutes away from each other, so Alia will bike or walk to Brad’s place whenever they have time to chill. It’s all very organic and easy.”
The Once Upon A Time actor and Arrested Development actress have been spotted together on numerous occasions since last September – from going to concerts to having dinner.
Shawkat addressed the rumors to Vulture, in a new interview published on Friday, “We’re not dating, we’re just friends,” said the 31-year-old.
“I just felt overwhelmed. It’s that feeling of being naked in school, like, ‘Oh my God, everyone’s looking at me,” she added.
According to the interview with Vulture, Shawkat explained that she first met Pitt a few years ago through Spike Jonze, whom she’s known since she was nine.
“We just became friends, and Brad introduced me to his group of friends, and it grew from there,” said Shawkat.
When did Brad Pitt get divorced from Angelina Jolie?
In 2016, Angelina Jolie announced that she filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. The couple had six children together.
In a recent interview with British Vogue, Jolie admitted that she separated from Pitt “For the wellbeing of my family.”
“Some have taken advantage of my silence, and the children see lies about themselves in the media, but I remind them that they know their own truth and their own minds,” added the actress.
“In fact, they are six very brave, very strong young people.”
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