The recent flack aimed at the mother of Brad Pitt has garnered support from his future father-in-law. According to The Huffington Post,
Publicity hungry Oscar winner Jon Voight has come forward in support of the letter Jane Pitt sent to the editorial staff of the Springfield News in Missouri. In the letter, Mrs. Pitt denounced President Barack Obama, and made her disdain for gay rights and abortion rights very clear.
“Any Christian who does not vote or writes in a name is casting a vote for Romney’s opponent, Barack Hussein Obama — a man who sat in Jeremiah Wright’s church for years, did not hold a public ceremony to mark the National Day of Prayer, and is a liberal who supports the killing of unborn babies and same-sex marriage.”
In an attempt to remain relevant, the father of Brad Pitt’s intended, Angelina Jolie, offered his support of Mrs. Pitt’s opinions by offering the comment “Good for her” to the FOX News online column PopTarts. However, Voight’s opinions have been countered by death threats again Mrs. Pitt from a growing number of individuals. Comments from some of the users of social media site Twitter posted messages such as “Brad Pitt’s mom die,” “Brad Pitt’s mom wrote an anti-gay pro-Romney editorial. Kill the B—-,” “F— you, brad pitt’s mom, the gay community made your kid a star, you whacko.”
Pitt and Jolie have not offered a response to Mrs’ Pitt’s letter publicly. Pitt’s brother Doug did break his silence and offered support for his mother, and acknowledges that discord in families is not uncommon; even with celebrities.
“Moms and dads and kids agree to disagree all over the world, so why would our family be any different?” Doug told “Today” host Matt Lauer during his recent appearance on NBC’s morning program “Today.” “There can be healthy discussion when people disagree with you, and I think there should be. The bad thing is when it turns into venom and negativity and we don’t have that in our family.”
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