Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Were the Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie of the 1960s and ’70s

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt – who put Brangelina together through their relationship – boasted the alcohol romance story. From forbidden love to marriage, children, and divorce, their story is similar to that of the “Battling Burtons -” Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, who married and separated… twice. Let’s start from the beginning.

Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie
Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton Taylor Express / Stringer and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Jean Baptiste Lacroix / Contributor

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s’ Mgr. and ‘Mrs Smith’ the story is similar to Elizabeth Taylor and ‘Cleopatra’ by Tim Burton story

Pitt and Jolie met on the set of Mr and Mrs Smith – when Brad Pitt was married Friends star Jennifer Aniston. Paparazzi blocked Pitt after seeing his chemistry on screen with Jolie; many thought the on-screen movement mimicked the off-screen one. It was a matter of forbidden love.

Similarly, Taylor and Burton were married when they fell in love on a set Cleopatra. Burton was married to actress and theater director Sybil Williams, while Taylor was married to singer and actor Eddie Fisher. Taylor and Burton both parted ways to follow their hearts.

Scandal surrounded Burton and Taylor as it did Pitt and Jolie. Before Burton and Taylor allowed their relationship to become commonplace, press releases were used to dispel the rumors of romance (i.e. facts) getting drunk. The couple also aimed to mock the public interest with their chemistry as a way out – a tool Pitt has used before when it comes to dealing with paparazzi.

Brangelina and the Battling Burtons ended their relationship shortly after appearing in films that properly portrayed troubled couples.

While their two romances began as passionate matters, they ended in divorce. Taylor and Burton were obsessed with drugs, alcohol, and issues. Pitt and Jolie kept the details of their divorce a little more private, but apparently missed the spark.

Close to their relationship, Burton and Taylor appeared in a film titled Separation of his, Separation of Hers. The film came after the dissolution of an 18-year-old marriage as seen through the eyes of husband and wife. The film premiered in 1973 – a year before Burton and Taylor’s first divorce. They were remarried from 1975 to 1976.

In 2015, Pitt and Jolie appeared By the sea, written and directed by Jolie about a troubled couple who befriend youngsters and villagers while visiting a French resort. Many jumped to the conclusion that Jolie was drawing on the struggle inherent in her own marriage when she was writing about your couple’s struggles. Jolie filed for divorce in 2016.

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