Pitt, 48, made his debut Monday in new ads for Chanel No. 5. Dressed casually, hair long and mood thoughtfully seductive, the actor appears in a black-and-white video spot that is a philosophical ode to love and longing.
“It’s not a journey, every journey ends and we go on,” Pitt recites in the 30-second ad for Chanel’s signature fragrance. “Wherever I go, there you are,” he adds quietly, looking directly into the camera in a sensual slow burn.
In promoting Chanel fragrances, Pitt, a father of six, becomes the company’s first-ever male spokesman, and joins a glamorous cast of beauties including Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve and Nicole Kidman. Pitt’s commercial airs globally Monday; print ads combining the star’s portrait and the perfume’s signature bottle debuted on Chanel’s website Sunday evening. Tell us: What do you think of Pitt’s sexy spot? Do you like the idea of a man advertising a women’s fragrance?
–Andrea Billups, reporting by Peter Mikelbank