Brad Pitt’s rare health condition

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Brad Pitt has recently revealed he has a rare health condition which stops him from recognising other people's faces.

The film star believes he is living with prosopagnosia, although he has not been diagnosed by a medical professional.

Pitt, 58, said he finds it difficult to remember new people at social events such as award ceremonies and parties.

In an interview with GQ the Bullet Train actor said he felt “ashamed” of having the condition because it makes him look "remote, aloof, inaccessible, self-absorbed" to others.

He went on to tell author Ottessa Moshfegh, whose husband also has the condition, "Nobody believes me! I wanna meet another."

Pitt brought up the subject in a 2013 interview with Esquire saying people thought he was being inconsiderate and rude.

He said:  "Every now and then, someone will give me context, and I’ll say, ‘Thank you for helping me.’ But I piss more people off.

"You get this thing, like, ‘You’re being egotistical. You’re being conceited.’ But it’s a mystery to me, man.

 "I can’t grasp a face, and yet I come from such a design/aesthetic point of view. I am going to get it tested."

Bullet Train is on nationwide release at cinemas across the UK now.