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Pitt found his Christian upbringing stifling

Brad Pitt has admitted that the way he was brought up amid Christian strictures indeed turned out to be a ‘stifling experience’ for him. The father of 6 said that his childhoood...

entertainment Updated: May 17, 2011 14:58 IST

Brad Pitt has admitted that the way he was brought up amid Christian strictures indeed turned out to be a ‘stifling experience’ for him.



The 47-year-old actor - who raises adopted children Maddox, 9, Pax, 7, and six-year-old Zahara, as well as biological kids Shiloh, 4, and two-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne, with Angelina Jolie - admitted he has ‘issues’ with the religious way he was brought up as a child.



"I got brought up being told things were God's way, and when things didn't work out it was called God's plan,”

Contactmusic

quoted him as telling

People.com

.



"I've got my issues with it. Don't get me started. I found it very stifling," he said.



Brad Pitt

However, Brad - who plays a father bringing up his family in 1950s Texas in new movie

The Tree of Life

- explained he is keen for his children to see their own upbringing in a positive light.