Brad Pitt says he spent a year searching for buried treasure on his French estate because someone lied to him about it

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  • Brad Pitt was told buried treasure was on his estate.

  • He searched for a year only to learn it was all a scam.

  • The person who told him about the gold was just trying to have him invest in a radar company.

Brad Pitt opened up to GQ for it’s August cover story about the quest to unearth buried treasure on the thousand-acre estate in Provence, France, that he bought with ex-wife Angelina Jolie in 2008.

On the site where he produces the hugely successful wine…