Brad's Boar-ing Problem


Jul. 31 2008, Published 3:00 p.m. ET

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If you move to rural France, there's a whole load of new problems that you just never had to face in Hollywood — like keeping the local boar-hunters happy!

When Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie brought 1-month-old twins Knox and Vivienne home to picturesque Chateau Miraval on July 19, they joined some of the estate’s other ccupants — scores of wild boars.

These raucous beasts roam the 1,000-acre property munching on precious grapes — a

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big no-no for the wine-loving French!

So the boar population is traditionally controlled by an annual hunt, but locals feared that with the level of security surrounding the Jolie-Pitts, it would be called off this summer.

But diplomatic Brad, 44, reached out to the local hunters, sources tell OK!, and proved himself a good neighbor by meeting with the head of the local boar-hunting association to discover how he could help.

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“Brad is committed to protecting the vineyards,” says the mayor of nearby Correns, Michael Latz, who is very optimistic” that everything will work out.

“As long as his family’s privacy is secure, there should be no problem.”

After charming the local dignitaries, Brad needs a new title: Chairman of the Boar-ed!


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