The United States vs. Billie Holiday’s Andra Day has become a rising Hollywood star after her Golden Globe and Oscar nominations. While on her rise, the singer-actress became entangled in dating rumors with Oscar winner Brad Pitt. An alleged meeting between the two gained legs and became a big deal. After months of rumors, Day finally responded to the rumors she’s dating Brad Pitt.
The Pitt rumors were proof that Andra Day is on Hollywood’s radar. Unfortunately, the Oscar nominee became the latest woman pulled into Brad Pitt’s much-rumored post-marriage love life. So, the singer finally spoke her peace on the romance rumors. Day said about her rumored romance with the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star:
Oh my gosh, child, especially because we’ve never met. So I was like, ‘Oh, alright.’ My sister actually hit me up after, she was like, ‘You met Brad Pitt?’ I said, ‘I guess so. I guess we did.’
After the initial Day-Pitt rumors swirled around, it’s nice to finally have Andra Day respond to the rumor. Given all the drama associated with the actor and his ex-wife Angelina Jolie, it's probably all for the best. She might not want her name dragged into that high-profile drama this early in her Hollywood career. But on the plus side, it’s a sign Day’s Hollywood career is taking off by being attached to someone like Brad Pitt. Day wasn’t done removing herself from the equation.
The Oscar nominee took even further steps to distance herself from the Brad Pitt dating rumors. Andra Day told Entertainment Tonight that she and the Oscar winner had never even met each other. She quipped that “somebody was bored that day” about the press blowing up the outrageous rumor. Day did go on to praise Pitt for his acting skills and longstanding Hollywood career. At least, the Oscar nominee was able to compliment Pitt despite never meeting him.
Pleasantries aside, the Andra Day rumors are just the latest highlight in the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie divorce drama. Pitt and Jolie are still going back and forth about custody despite a recent court ruling favoring Pitt. Outside of the custody battle, the two stars still haven’t dealt with their combined assets. But the divorce drama hasn’t stopped the press from attaching Pitt to everyone from model Nicole Poturalski to ex-wife Jennifer Aniston. So hopefully, the Pitt rumors will do more good than harm to the singer’s budding Hollywood career.
The Brad Pitt rumors signaled Andra Day’s breakthrough into mainstream culture. Something tells me this won’t be the last time Day is rumored or attached to a huge Hollywood figure. If you want to see more of Day’s riveting performance, stream The United states vs. Billie Holiday on Hulu.