It’s not enough that Brad Pitt is incredibly handsome. He also has to remind us of what a good person he can be.
Yesterday, the actor visited the Western India town of Lonavala, where he helped former President Jimmy Carter, his wife Rosalynn and other Habitat for Humanity volunteers build two new houses.
Pitt, who has been in Pune, India, with Angelina Jolie filming A Mighty Heart, arrived around noon.
During his visit, which lasted until sundown, Pitt chatted with the Carters and helped lay cement blocks.
“He was perfectly relaxed and didn’t mind being photographed at all,” local reporter Pranjal Bhujan told People magazine. “He did everything — he mixed the cement, carried it to the house, laid it on the bricks and then placed the bricks on the wall that was being built.”
And all lazy Oprah Winfrey can do it hand out charitable gift cards. Sheesh.
Pitt also spoke with Aziz and Sadhiya Sheikh, who will own one of the houses he worked on — although Sadhiya Sheikh later told reporters she had never heard of the actor.
But her husband, a taxi driver was familiar with all the recent coverage of Brangelina in Pune.
“I know he is the famous American actor,” Aziz said. “I was excited and honored that he and Mr. Carter were helping to build my house.”
Pitt and Carter also helped out on a house for rickshaw driver Dev Aggarwal and his wife, who is seven months pregnant.
“I didn’t know who Pitt was, but to have a famous man visiting your house is an auspicious sign with a baby on the way. It means good things are going to come,” Aggarwal told reporters.
These people probably haven’t heard of Brooke Hogan, either. Gosh, they’re lucky.