Is Brad Pitt dating an MIT professor?
That is the question that is raised on the Internet after a page of Six in the New York Post reported that the attractive actor has been spending time with Neri Oxman, an Israeli-American architect who is a professor of arts and sciences the media at the MIT Media Lab.
According to the Post, the two met through an MIT architecture project. No further details were provided in the report on when the project was carried out or on what was specifically focused.
However, Pitt has a housing construction organization for people in need called Make It Right, and the organization has partnered with professionals associated with MIT before. And in November 2017, a Reddit user said that Pitt had been seen at the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge.
"Brad and Neri take the cake because they share the same passion for architecture, design and art," said one source at the Send.
However, this might not be a romance, yet no, anyway. The source said the relationship between the two is "best described as a professional friendship."
"Their friendship has not turned into romance … since both are cautious," the source told the Post. However, the source also said that Pitt "is very interested in spending more time with Neri, she is fascinating".
A representative of Pitt who phoned refused to comment. A bounce message from Oxman said he currently travels with limited access to email.
Pitt, 54, separated from his wife, Angelina Jolie, since 2016. The two are currently finalizing their divorce. Before Jolie, Pitt married actress Jennifer Aniston.
Oxman herself is famous in her field. According to his MIT staff page, his work is included in permanent exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Boston Science Museum and the Smithsonian Institution, among others. He has won several design awards and has appeared on the covers of several magazines, including Fast Company and Wired UK. He studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem before obtaining a Ph.D. in design computation from MIT.
In addition to her many achievements, Oxman was also named in Globe Magazine's most elegant list in 2012.
"Opening my closet is a way of meditation "she later told Christopher Muther, of the Globe. "I choose what I feel is right for the day, it's usually only a matter of seconds before I leave the house."
If Pitt and Oxman become an item, they would become Hollywood's last pairing where half has roots in Massachusetts: Amy Schumer recently married Martha's Vineyard. Clerk Chris Fischer and Gwyneth Paltrow were engaged. recently with the native of Newton, Brad Falchuk.