Brad Pitt Considering Death Penalty for BP

Brad Pitt Considering Death Penalty for BP-photo

Actor Brad Pitt says that he would consider the death penalty in dealing with the BP executives responsible for the massive gulf oil spill.

In Spike Lee's new documentary, If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise, Brad sat down for an on-camera interview with the famed film director. When asked about how to deal with BP and their response to the oil spill, Brad had some harsh words:

I was never for the death penalty before. I am willing to look at it again.

Spike's documentary looks at Louisiana five years after Hurricane Katrina. The BP oil spill occurred while Spike was already filming in Louisiana and the events following the spill are featured heavily in the new film. Watch the trailer below.

Following Katrina, Brad launched Make It Right, a charity focused on creating 150 affordable and sustainable homes in the Lower Ninth Ward for those displaced by the 2005 hurricane. Brad and his partner Angelina Jolie have been heavily involved with New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. In addition to Brad's charity, the two bought a home in New Orleans.

What do you think of Brad's response to BP? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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  • Liv
    Liv

    He is just a douche. Why does he even speak? We know who controls the household, and it's not this wimp. The longer he is with Angie, the uglier he gets.

  • Marcella312001
    Marcella312001

    BP and The Government both took to long to act, BP was given options and ways of stopping the spill early on and could have prevented a lot of the trouble we are having today but the Government refused to allow them to clean it up or handle it the way it should have been early on.

  • simplydiffer
    simplydiffer

    When did we convict anyone for a crime on this spill Brad? Pitt wants us to execute executives for accidents....guess that will mean lots of job opportunities in every industry. Brad should stick to acting...well actually hes not that good at that either....he is pretty tho. I must give him due credit for helping New Orleans....bravo we need more of that. what i think brad means, is BP handled it very poorly. they took to long to act and focused more on the cheapest way to fix the problem not the best way. i can see where he's coming from, and i do think BP should be punished for their actions

  • xx3texas
    xx3texas

    When did we convict anyone for a crime on this spill Brad? Pitt wants us to execute executives for accidents....guess that will mean lots of job opportunities in every industry. Brad should stick to acting...well actually hes not that good at that either....he is pretty tho. I must give him due credit for helping New Orleans....bravo we need more of that.

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