A source confirmed to the outlet that the two met through a MIT architecture project (Pitt himself is into architecture and founded the Make It Right Foundation, which focuses on building affordable homes for people in need) and are just friends for now.
“Brad and Neri instantly hit it off because they share the same passion for architecture, design and art," the source told the outlet.
, Haddish revealed to Jimmy Fallon that she was in an elevator with the actress Elizabeth Perkins, Perkins' husband, and Brad Pitt.
Haddish told Perkins that she one day wanted to find a guy who looked at her the way her husband did.
But, I also wasn’t, like, in a huge hurry to debunk it!
According to “Brad had Ella in mind from the get-go.
"Her team conducts research at the intersection of computational design, digital fabrication, materials science and synthetic biology, and applies that knowledge to design across disciplines and scales—from the micro scale to the building scale," MIT's site says.
"Oxman’s goal is to enhance the relationship between built, natural, and biological environments by employing design principles inspired and engineered by Nature, and implementing them in the invention of novel design technologies.
A source told Page Six, “Brad and Neri instantly hit it off because they share the same passion for architecture, design and art.
This is best described as a professional friendship.” The source reiterated, “Their friendship has not turned into romance…