Brad Pitt is known for his left-wing political views and vehement support of gay marriage — a stance that is apparently not shared by his mother. The actor’s mum, Jane Pitt, who lives in Springfield, Missouri, recently wrote a letter to the Springfield News-Leader declaring her support for Mitt Romney and disapproval of same-sex marriage:
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.
Jane Pitt’s letter was a response to another opinion piece by Sparta resident Richard Stoecker, which argued that Christians should not vote for Romney, because “traditional Christians believe in gender equality,” while Mormons do not.
Stoecker contended that Christian voters should put concerns about gender equality and Christian faith over those of abortion and gay rights.
The fierce anti-gay and pro-life remarks are at odds with the views of her celebrity son, who once said that he would not marry long-time partner Angelina Jolie until gays and lesbians had the right to marry as well.
The timing is also interesting.
Just a few months ago, Brad told The Hollywood Reporter that he supported Obama in the upcoming election, while adding some kinds words for his mother, “She’s very, very loving —very open, genuine, and it’s hilarious because she always gets painted in the tabloids as a she-devil. There’s not an ounce of malice in her. She wants everyone to be happy.”
Well, almost everybody.
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