Matt Damon Says Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are Like Prisoners

Wonderwall, Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 12:30pm (PDT)
  • Matt Damon may be an Oscar winner, but that doesn't mean he wants to be in the spotlight all the time like his friends Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

    RELATED: Are Brad and Angie getting hitched?

    According to, in a recent interview with a German television station Matt Damon said, "I have friends who are like prisoners. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, for instance. They can't just go someplace. If they go for a walk, it turns into an international incident."

    Damon went on to say, "I'm really lucky, because I have the best of both worlds. I do the work that I love and need, but don't need paramilitary troops to protect me when I walk out my front door."

    RELATED: Which celebs have aged the best?

    Damon credited his wife and four daughters for changing the direction of his life when he was a part of the young Hollywood crowd. Instead, Damon is happy to lead a quiet life that the paparazzi don't hound. "As long as we don't show up in typical tourist spots, we can walk the streets without being noticed," he said. "New Yorkers are very cool, they don't flip out if they see me."

    RELATED: Brad and more real life celeb heroes

Show Comments
When using Facebook Connect your image and name may display on Wonderwall. All Privacy Settings are controlled by Facebook
Like us on Facebook?
Mystery Child
Thanks for subscribing!