Jolie and Pitt arrived separately at the June 7 Mr. and Mrs. Smith premiere in L.A. Asked at the afterparty how she was doing, she said, "It's a little crazy."
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Outside the Casa del Mar and Shutters hotels in Santa Monica on June 6, the scene resembled a presidential visit crossed with an episode of Paparazzi Gone Wild!: clamoring photographers and a massive security detail – including 12 guards and two armed police officers – patrolling the grounds. Inside, though, the mood was playful, as Mr. and Mrs. Smith stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt promoted their new action-romance. When one reporter – who, like all the attending journalists, was required to sign a "loyalty oath" vowing not to ask personal questions – inquired about the stars' onscreen chemistry, Pitt replied, "Between me and [Smith costar] Vince [Vaughn]? It was palpable. I mean, we knew immediately when we looked into each other's eyes . . . "