Actor Brad Pitt had fans baffled after requiring the help of cane to walk the red carpet at the 23rd International Palm Springs film festival, but the talented actor quickly clarified the situation after talking to reporters. Turns out Brad injured his ACL protecting one of his six children, GossipCop reports.

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Brad explained, "I was carrying my daughter [Vivienne] down the hill and I slipped. It was either her or me." Luckily, his 3-year-old daughter didn't even get a scratch on her. Brad's longtime partner Angelina Jolie told reporters, "Vivie's okay. She was absolutely fine."

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Angie then went on to talk about her own battle wounds from being a parent, saying, "I think all parents get injured in the line of fire. When Maddox was young, I fell and hurt my elbow. It's a pretty common occurrence." As for Brad's cane, Angie says, "I like the cane."

What about you? Do you like Brad Pitt with a cane?

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