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Brad And Angelina Wed, Decided Not To Wait On Marriage Equality After All

In a 2006 interview, Pitt stated, “Angie and I will consider tying the knot when everyone else in the country who wants to be married is legally able.” Same-sex marriage is currently illegal in 31 states.

1. This weekend, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie tied the knot in France with a small, private ceremony.

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2. In a 2006 Esquire interview, Pitt stated, “Angie and I will consider tying the knot when everyone else in the country who wants to be married is legally able.”

Luke Macgregor / Reuters

3. In 2011, Pitt appeared on Ellen and declared he wouldn’t get married to his lady “until everyone in this country had the right to get married.”

Lucas Jackson / Reuters

4. Pitt told The Hollywood Reporter in 2012, “We made this declaration some time ago that we weren’t going to do it till everyone can. But I don’t think we’ll be able to hold out. It means so much to my kids, and they ask a lot.”

6. Currently, same-sex couples can legally marry in only 19 states, plus D.C..

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Sarah Karlan is the associate LGBT editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Sarah Karlan at sarah.karlan@buzzfeed.com.
 
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