It appears as if celebrities aren’t resistant to hoaxes both after Brad Pitt admitted he turned “obsessed” with discovering buried treasure below his property in Provence, France.

In an interview with GQ, the actor revealed he was approached by a person who claimed there was thousands and thousands of {dollars} in gold buried below the Chateau Miraval. Pitt and ex-wife Angelina Jolie purchased the property in 2012.

“I acquired obsessed,” Pitt mentioned. “Like for a yr, this was all I may take into consideration, simply the thrill of all of it.

“Maybe it has one thing to do with the place I grew up, as a result of within the Ozark Mountains there have been at all times tales of hidden caches of gold.”

Although a crew searched the property for a yr, no treasure was ever discovered. Pitt later realized the person who informed him the story was “in search of cash for some form of radar firm, an funding alternative”.

“[It was]fairly silly in the long run,” he added. “It was simply the hunt that was thrilling.”

What the Chateau Miraval appears like

The chateau is situated within the south of France and covers 500 hectares. Some of the property, which incorporates 35 rooms and a recording studio, dates again to the seventeenth century.

The mansion had been a trip residence for Pitt and Jolie following their marriage ceremony on the property on August 23, 2014.

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