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Brad Pitt's Part in Angelina Jolie's 'Salt' Scrapped Because of Kids

July 14, 2010 (8:21 am) GMT
Jolie reveals that her partner was wanted for a cameo role in her film but he rejected the offer because he had to babysit their six kids.
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

rejected a cameo role opposite partner in her new spy thriller "" because he had to babysit the couple's six kids. The actress was campaigning for Pitt to perform a motorcycle stunt for a short scene in the action film, marking the first time the couple would have shared the big screen since 2005's "".

But the complicated stunt work would have required too much time to film - so Pitt happily agreed to stay at home with the tots.

Jolie tells USA Today, "He was almost going to be the motorcycle guy that I knocked down and then he'd call me a bad name. But he was with the kids that day, and we couldn't work it out."

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