Brad Pitt always wanted a big family

Brad Pitt says he has always wanted a big family.

The actor, who raises six children with Angelina Jolie, knew that he would have lots of kids when he was younger.

“I know it seems extreme from the outside, but I’ve always kind of operated this way. When I know, I know, and why mess around?” he said.

“I had a friend who had a big family when I was a kid. I just loved the chaos around the breakfast table and the fighting and the ribbing, and the mom making pancakes for everyone or the dad making pancakes. And I just decided then if I was ever going to do it — this left some indelible mark on me — if I was ever going to do it, that’s the way I was going to do it.”