Talking to Harper's Bazaar, the actress criticised systemic anti-black racism which she said affects her daughter Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt.
"I've gotten press, but not like that", she added.
Rumors about her and Pitt even prompted some of the friends of the "Arrested Development" star to ask about their relationship. Pics from the event sparked dating rumors, but Shawkat has made it clear that she and Pitt are "just friends".
She opened up about her relationship with the "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" star during an interview with Vulture on Friday.
Noticed a few times, on the arm of Brad Pitt, Alia Shawkat was seen as the new bride of the tall and blonde. "It's that feeling of being naked in school, like, 'Oh my God, everyone's looking at me, '" Shawkat said. "Brad and I are just friends", he explained later, weaving the plot of a plot that, however, did not fully convince the fans of the couple. But, that didn't keep fans from speculating that a romance was in the works.
Earlier, Brad Pitt is linked with many celebrities before Shawkat, earlier sources said he was dating Dr. Neri Oxman and then American-Sikh spiritual guru Sat Hari Khalsa.
Another said that Pitt boasts numerous friends who share his interest in art. The source also called what the pair had as "very organic and easy".