Melissa Etheridge Almost Asked Brad Pitt to Be Her Sperm Donor, But Chose David Crosby Instead

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Prior to choosing David Crosby as the sperm donor for her two children, Melissa Etheridge says she briefly considered asking Brad Pitt for his A-list jizz—but ultimately decided not to because she and her then-partner Julie Cypher wanted a donor who wouldn’t insist on co-parenting.


“Well actually, because [Brad Pitt] was such a good friend of mine and we did consider it and yet, I looked and I saw how badly we wanted children and I thought, ‘I don’t want to share this with someone who really, badly wants children because my children don’t need another parent—they have two,’” she told Australia’s Studio 10. “Of course now my teenagers are like, ‘I could have had Brad Pitt as my dad!’ My son said, ‘I could’ve been amazingly handsome!’”

“It’s one of the reasons why David Crosby and his wife are so perfect—because they already had children,” she continued. “They were looking to do this as a gift. And my children are lovely and gorgeous anyway.”

That’s genuinely interesting and all, but what does she mean by [Brad Pitt] WAS such a good friend of mine”?

Melissa, I’m listening...

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These two scamps!

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Maaaaaaybe.... because Etheridge publicly criticized Angelina’s decision to get a double mastectomy?