Brad Pitt’s Brother Doug Scores Gig Hawking Virgin MobileBy: Josh Wolford - July 3, 2012
It must be tough to be Doug Pitt. I mean, your brother is one of the biggest movie stars of all time, and not just because of his (admittedly impressive) looks. He’s a legitimate, well-respected actor who’s also an international sex symbol. That makes him one of the most powerful men in Hollywood.
Plus there’s that whole thing about getting to sleep next to Angelina Jolie. Also rather enviable.
Apparently, Virgin Mobile Australia is miffed by this injustice. Why should one Pitt brother have it all? They’ve teamed up with Doug Pitt to give him the chance to experience some of the fame and fortune that has fallen on his brother Brad. Here’s the first spot for their “Fair Go, Bro” campaign:
“This is Doug Pitt, the second most famous Pitt in his family. Unlike his brother, Doug’s not a super star, he’s never been featured on the front page and never made big bucks from a celebrity endorsement. Virgin Mobile believe in a fair go for all, and want your help to make things a little fairer in the Pitt family”
Virgin Mobile’s slogan is that “it’s amazing how a bit of fairness can make you feel like a star.” They’ve already set up a site offering “celebrity deals at celebrity brother prices.”
I don’t know if Doug has the star power of his brother. I wonder if Geena Davis is available to help launch his career?