At Newsweek's annual Oscar roundtable this week, nominees were asked if they ever Google themselves. Best Actor nom Brad Pitt responded, "Dear God. No. Never. First of all, I don't really know how to operate a computer." Does anyone?
Former technophobe Jessica Alba once claimed, "I don't have a MySpace thingy." Luckily for her fans, Alba has since conquered her fear by creating a profile on the MySpacebook Interweb Doo-dad Whatchamacallit.
When asked to describe his tech savviness, Willis once said: "I know how to turn the computer on. I know where the disc goes, in that little slot. I can't always get it out, but I know where it should go." (That's also what she said).
"I don't own a cell phone because…the old way always worked for me," Vince Vaughn says to TRL host Damien Fahey. "You call me, I call you back, like a gentleman." A gentleman with a rotary phone, we guess.
During a Q&A at the 2008 Santa Barbara Film Festival, Angelina Jolie told the audience, "I don't really know how to turn on a computer." Her many male fans, on the other hand – very computer savvy.
Orlando Bloom once told Jimmy Kimmel, regarding computers and email, "I just never wanted to buy into it." We think that's pretty solid financial advice – sell all your "E-mail" stock ASAP!
Tom Cruise said to the Daily Star, "I have no iPhone, no mobile, no email address, no watch, no jewelry, no wallet. I simply want to be with my children and make movies." Someone should tell him he can still do all that stuff and also have a wallet.
Sci-Fi star Keanu Reeves tells Parade, "I don't own a computer and I don't email. I just hope people won't totally lose the ability to write letters because it's a good way to communicate." So Neo's secret to ruling The Matrix is THERE IS NO MATRIX!
In a NY Times Magazine interview, Jennifer Aniston admits, "I'm really computer illiterate. When I see people on their BlackBerrys, working them like some girls work a hair dryer, I'm just stunned." Wait, just what kind of hair dryer is she using?