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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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