Paula David – Fourth Estate Cooperative Reporter
New York, NY, United States (4E) – Hollywood hunk Brad Pitt has been confirmed Tuesday as the new face of Chanel No. 5.
Pitt, according to E! News, will be shooting the ad this week in London, where the Pitt-Jolie family has recently acquired a home.
Chanel No. 5, which was first released as a gift to loyal Chanel customers, was launched in 1921 by French couturier Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel together with French chemist-perfumer Ernest Beaux.
The gorgeous father of six is reported make history as the first man to model for the legendary scent. Through the years, it has been represented by notable female stars including Marilyn Monroe, Catherine Deneuve, Nicole Kidman and Audrey Tautou.
Pitt’s ad, which is rumored to have him seven figures richer, will be released later this year.