June 23, 2022 | 11:19am

Brad Pitt was duped into trying to find buried treasure in his personal yard.

The “As soon as Upon a Time in … Hollywood” star revealed in his GQ magazine August 2022 cover story {that a} man as soon as satisfied him that one of many earlier homeowners of his French chateau stole thousands and thousands of {dollars}’ value of gold in the course of the medieval occasions and buried it within the property.

“I acquired obsessed,” Pitt, 58, confessed. “Like for a 12 months, this was all I might take into consideration, simply the joy of all of it.”

The Oklahoma native steered maybe his upbringing performed an element in his enthusiasm.

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

Nevertheless, after a 12 months of looking, Pitt discovered no treasure and found that the person who instructed him about it was looking for funding in some type of a radar firm.

The “Moneyball” star known as the expertise “fairly silly in the long run,” however concluded, “It was simply the hunt that was thrilling.”

An aerial shot of Brad Pitt's French estate.
Pitt purchased the property with ex Angelina Jolie in 2008 for $28.4 million.
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Pitt’s French property, nevertheless, has introduced him success: its winery is among the world’s high producers of rosé wine, which has was a multimillion-dollar enterprise.

However Château Miraval has additionally introduced the “Fury” star some aggravation lately.

Pitt sued his ex-wife Angelina Jolie in February after she bought her stake of the property, which the “Troy” star claims the “Maleficent” star did “illegally.”

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie posing together at an event.
Pitt and Jolie acquired married on the property in 2014.
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“Jolie consummated the purported sale with out Pitt’s information, denying Pitt the consent proper she owed him and the correct of first refusal her enterprise entity owed his,” the lawsuit alleged.

“She bought her curiosity with the information and intention that [Russian businessman Yuri] Shefler and his associates would search to regulate the enterprise to which Pitt had devoted himself and to undermine Pitt’s funding in Miraval.”

Earlier this month, Pitt demanded a trial by jury for the continued case.