Brad Pitt Turns Down $5 Million Dollar Appearance Gig

November 19, 2009 By:
Brad Pitt Turns Down $5 Million Dollar Appearance Gig

When you're as famous and rich as Brad Pitt, you can afford to turn down public appearances. But Brad recently turned down $5 million dollars, yes million, in order to go trick or treating with his kids.

Brad was offered $5 million dollar to attend the Grand Prix Ball Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on October 31, but failed to show up because he was out with Angelina Jolie and their six kids in Los Angeles.

A source told Life and Style magazine: “He’s spending more time with the family and doing less of these appearances, even though it’s a huge sum of cash.”

A spokesperson for the event - which featured performances from Beyonce, Aerosmith and Timbaland, and raised money for clean water charity Fresh2o - admitted Brad had been expected to attend and was unsure why he didn't.

James Magee, a rep for Global Event Management, said: “We were told he would be attending as the guest of the Tourism Development and Investment Company. But he was a no-show, and nobody seemed to know why.”

Sure, $5 million is a lot, but there's something to be said about a dad that would turn down that much money just to spend some quality time with his kids. Just makes us love Brad even more!