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Brad Pitt Speaks of Death Penalty Over Gulf Oil Spill

Brad Pitt used harsh words for those responsible for the oil spill that devastated the Gulf Coast for more than four months, PopCrunch.com reports.
The Oscar-nominated actor says he was against the death penalty before the crisis but he is now “willing to look at it again” after bearing witness to the destruction of his adopted hometown due to the spill.
The actor made the controversial comment during an appearance in the new Spike Lee documentary “If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise.”
While discussing his “Make It Right” initiative of building 150 affordable homes in New Orleans Lower Ninth Ward that was hit by 2005 catastrophe, Pitt was asked about those responsible for the BP oil spill, which has affected the region. The father of six children replied then: “I was never for the death penalty before. I am willing to look at it again.”
Lee’s film “If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise” is the sequel to his 2006 film about Hurricane Katrina, “When the Levees Broke.” The film will include the BP oil spill story. It premieres Monday night on HBO.

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