Speaking with the publication, Brad revealed: "I had taken things as far as I could take it, so I removed my drinking privileges."
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Speaking of his time in the twelve-step program, Brad explained of the experience: "You had all these men sitting around being open and honest in a way I have never heard.
"It was this safe space where there was little judgement, and therefore little judgement of yourself."
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the after party for the opening night gala premiere of "By the Sea", 2015.
Angelina Jolie, 44, filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, 55, in Septemeber 2016 following a dramatic incident on a private jet which alleged saw the Fight Club actor engage in an ugly altercation while intoxicated with son, Maddox.
In the interview, Brad admitted to previous abuse of marijuana when he was a rising star in the '90s.
"In the 90s, all that attention really threw me.
"I really became a bit of a hermit and just bonged myself into oblivion."
Brad Pitt at the 'True Romance' premiere, 1993.
Brad Pitt married his Mr and Mrs Smith co-star in 2014 after 12 years together. Hollywood's former golden couple share six children together, Maddox, 18, Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 13, and 11-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne.
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