They say there are two things in life that are certain: death and taxes. But, you might as well add jury duty to this list. Everyone, big and small, rich and poor and even famous has to perform their civic duty. Well, everyone but Brad Pitt.
The Daily Mail is reporting that last week the a-lister dutifully showed up to a Los Angeles Criminal Court but after a few hourswas deemed too distracting to serve as a juror.
Too distracting whatever do you mean? Anyone could totally spend hours and hours a day locked in a room with Brad Pitt and still be able to pay full attention to the case and the witnesses and the people ....the Brad Pitt ..... Ok so maybe the courts made the right decision.
The living legend was actually kind of bummed, though. "Brad was hoping he might get picked to serve on a short case. But the problem was, he would actually be required to serve for as long as it took for the case to be decided," an insider told The Daily Mail.
Turns out it was all for the best. The actor ended up having to serve in a different way, as
a pinch hitter for his wife Angelina Jolie at the premiere of her new film 'Unbroken'. Jolie unfortunately couldn't attend the premiere due to be down with the chicken pox. Universal released a video of Jolie to YouTube explaining her absence. In the video Jolie was sad to say she would be "home itching" rather than at the premiere.
Pitt walked the red carpet with sons Maddox and Pax and daughter Shiloh. The whole family looked amazing in perfectly tailored suits.
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