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It’s long been known that Christina Applegate went to the MTV Movie Awards with Brad Pitt in 1989 but left mid-date, ditching him for another man.

On Sunday’s Watch What Happens Live, host Andy Cohen tried to get to the bottom of the 26-year-old mystery. After all, who ditches Brad Pitt, once the universal standard for male beauty? And for whom?

Well, during a round of Plead the Fifth, Applegate remembered that she wasn’t Cohen’s prisoner and refused to directly answer the question even after declining to answer which of her male costars was the most well-endowed.

However, she did answer five sub-questions: The man wasn’t an actor, though he was well-known to the public. Applegate and the mystery man never ended up dating, and though she did see Pitt again, they never went on another date.

So, there you have it: Applegate’s lips remain sealed. And by refusing to answer two questions on Plead the Fifth, doesn’t it feel like she broke some sort of warlock curse? It seemed like she snapped herself out of a spell simply by remembering her own capacity for free will. The kind of free will that had her ditching Pitt on a date in the first place. Time really is a flat circle.

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