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Brad Pitt & Spike Lee

We're Cousins!!!

3/6/2014 6:50 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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This might be the coolest family connection ever -- Brad Pitt and Spike Lee ARE COUSINS ... 12th cousins sure ... BUT STILL!!!

The people over at Geni.com (a genealogy website) just made the bizarre connection -- you can see in the diagram how Brad and Spike are connected 12 generations ago. Basically, Brad's great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather was the brother of Spike's great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother.

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Simple.

Funny, the above photo of Brad and Spike was taken at the Governors Ball in L.A. earlier this week -- and they had no idea they're family.

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Waka Waka Waka    

Spike Lee related to a white man.. Hahaha that's funny.. BOOYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

146 days ago
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andre`    

I would love to be Brad Pitt cousin and more right now.

146 days ago
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Kobe_No_Means_No    

Brad Pitt will kill himself if he wakes up one morning and sees Spike Lee in the mirror.

146 days ago
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the artist formerly known as hand turkey    

Hate to break it to you, but most everybody US are 17th cousins or less, Brad and Spike are probably your cousins too.

146 days ago
5.

Ace    

New Movie: 12 Generations Not A Slave

146 days ago
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TheTruthIs    

*BREAKING NEWS!* Opening in June, 2014: “Spike & Brad's Smoke Pitt.”

146 days ago
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Sheldon Siegel    

Wouldn't this mean that at some point, one of Brad Pitts' ancestors owned and/or raped one of Spike Lee' ancestors?

146 days ago
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James R. - Los Angeles    

Lee is a racist, Brad . Distance yourself from that angry idiot.

146 days ago
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cluesarethere    

Spike the fame whore?

146 days ago
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damienevil    

spike dont like the white folks

146 days ago
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theresa thomas    

They only share one thing, ...low IQ!!

145 days ago
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theresa thomas    

Who gives a damn! Theonly thingtey have in common are low IQS. I wonder is Shorty Spikes will continue to say he hates white men??!!

145 days ago
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Jeems    

Why in the hell would Brad Pitt tell anybody he has any connection to that little hasbeen. Spike Lee has never made a profit with any of his films. Ever. look it up

145 days ago
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ProudMexicanAmericanWoman    

Kool

145 days ago
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veighey    

That's great lol

145 days ago
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