Brad Pitt Thinks He Has Face Blindness. "Nobody believes me!"

Megastar Brad Pitt says that he suffers from "face blindness" (Prosopagnosia)
a neurological disorder that makes one unable to recognize faces.

The star from Fight Club was not officially diagnosed with such a condition but he says that he struggles to recognize and remember faces.

In an interview with GQ, Brad Pitt reportedly said that he feels ashamed of this condition and that he wishes to meet people who can relate to it.

"Nobody believes me!" the Fight Club star told GQ. When the interviewer revealed that their spouse suffers from the same condition, Pitt marveled, "I wanna meet another."

Brad Pitt also said he wants to remember the people he meets and fears that his struggle has given people the impression that he is a withdrawn person.

The "face-blindness" made Brad Pitt fear that people consider him to be "remote and aloof, inaccessible, self-absorbed," no matter how hard he tries to remember names and faces.

The situation is not new to him. Brad Pitt has struggled with this disorder for many years. In 2013, he told Esquire that his inability to recognize people’s faces had become so severe that he often wanted to isolate himself. "That’s why I stay home," he said.

"So many people hate me because they think I’m disrespecting them," Brad Pitt claimed at the time.

Causes Of "Face blindness"

Prosopagnosia can be caused by several things such as strokes, traumatic brain injuries, or other neurodegenerative diseases.

Face blindness often affects people from birth and is usually a problem a person has for most or all of their life. Sometimes is so severe that affected people cannot recognize family members, partners, or friends.

They may cope by using alternative strategies to recognize people, such as remembering the way they walk or their hairstyle, voice, or clothing.

A person with prosopagnosia may avoid social interaction and develop a social anxiety disorder, an overwhelming fear of social situations.

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