Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt Celebrated Barack Obama Victory In Chicago 12/4/08
Brad Pitt and his partner Angelina Jolie were so keen to see Barack
Obama win the recent U.S. presidential election they flew to his
Chicago, Illinois base to watch the votes roll in.
Although both Pitt and Jolie - who spent most of this year (08) in
Europe - refused to join other celebrities by publicly endorsing the
Democrat candidate during the election campaign, they made sure they
were on hand to celebrate on 4 November (08) when the result was
The Hollywood couple even attended the Illinois Senator's victory rally
in the city centre, but made sure they kept a low profile.
Pitt tells U.S. talkshow host Larry King, "I think overnight we
redefined what America is about. I couldn't be any happier or more
hopeful for America.
"We were in Chicago in Grand Park. It was an incredible experience - we
ended up walking home that night, as all the main boulevards were
closed. And just the jubilation in the street was something
extraordinary to see."