Brad Pitt is perhaps most famous for being one of the hunkiest men alive, synonymous with “sex symbol” for decades. Even now, at 55 years old, the "Troy" and "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" star is still turning heads wherever he goes — but a lot of times for other reasons, such as his divorce and battle with alcohol.

RELATED:Brad Pitt Is Casually Dating Now That He's a Single Dad

Now, after attending an all-male Alcoholics Anonymous group for a year and a half, Pitt is ready to buckle down and get honest about why he needed help, and how the guys in the therapy circle helped him to deal with his personal demons.

Speaking to The New York Times, Pitt discussed not just his upcoming role in Ad Astra, but he also made it clear that having religiously attending AA had been a positive force for change in his life.

More in category

People Who Are Inspiring Me Right Now People Who Are Inspiring Me Right Now
September 21, 2019Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life
How we live together: the separated couple who share a home How we live together: the separated couple who share a home
September 21, 2019The Guardian
Blind date: ‘We hadn’t finished the main course before he asked for my number’ Blind date: ‘We hadn’t finished the main course before he asked for my number’
September 20, 2019The Guardian
Here's What It Takes to Make It as a Male Porn Star Here's What It Takes to Make It as a Male Porn Star
September 12, 2019AskMen
My life in sex: ‘My partner’s lover visits our place once or twice a week’ My life in sex: ‘My partner’s lover visits our place once or twice a week’
September 20, 2019The Guardian
Google Maps Out a Plan to Fight Alcohol and Drug Addiction Google Maps Out a Plan to Fight Alcohol and Drug Addiction
September 17, 2019AskMen
What Happened When I Agreed To Go On A Date With A Man Decades Younger Than Me What Happened When I Agreed To Go On A Date With A Man Decades Younger Than Me
September 20, 2019HuffPost
Experts Reveal the Dos and Don'ts of a Killer Resume Experts Reveal the Dos and Don'ts of a Killer Resume
September 17, 2019AskMen
8 Kinky Things Women Secretly Want in Bed
September 18, 2019AskMen
Trending: Anthony Bourdain’s Personal Items Are Going to Auction Trending: Anthony Bourdain’s Personal Items Are Going to Auction
September 18, 2019AskMen
Watch Snob Uncovers Why Erotic Complications Are So Unstimulating Watch Snob Uncovers Why Erotic Complications Are So Unstimulating
September 18, 2019AskMen
Here’s How to Tell Your Partner You’ve Fallen Out of Love Here’s How to Tell Your Partner You’ve Fallen Out of Love
September 18, 2019AskMen
Male Biological Clocks Are Ticking Too Male Biological Clocks Are Ticking Too
September 17, 2019AskMen
It’s Time to Quit Trash-Talking Handjobs It’s Time to Quit Trash-Talking Handjobs
September 17, 2019AskMen
Tinder Launches an End-of-the-World Adventure Video Series Tinder Launches an End-of-the-World Adventure Video Series
September 17, 2019AskMen
'It's a violation': the war on (unwanted) dick pics has begun 'It's a violation': the war on (unwanted) dick pics has begun
September 18, 2019The Guardian
He Wants to Have Sex With You, Just not a Relationship He Wants to Have Sex With You, Just not a Relationship
September 18, 2019Relationships Reality
Blue Moon Now Offers Coffee Flavored Beer Blue Moon Now Offers Coffee Flavored Beer
September 16, 2019AskMen
Nike Wins Emmy for Controversial Colin Kaepernick Ad Nike Wins Emmy for Controversial Colin Kaepernick Ad
September 16, 2019AskMen
If being married is so ‘great’, why do people cheat so often? If being married is so ‘great’, why do people cheat so often?
September 18, 2019I Heart Intelligence
The Growing Popularity of Living Apart Together in Relationships The Growing Popularity of Living Apart Together in Relationships
August 07, 2019AskMen