Other drivers asked about Pitt's appearance in the drivers' briefing were much more positive after meeting the Hollywood icon.
"I think it's one of those when you see a worldwide superstar for the first time, it's quite surreal," George Russell said.
"And then it's only when you get to be with those individuals whether it was Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt or Roger Federer, whoever we've been fortunate enough to meet, you recognise they're just normal human beings.
"He was joking around and having a good time and just kind of one of the boys really. So excited to see what the movie does."
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