It was a nice thought.
But according to people close to the situation, Angelina Jolie did not buy a private island in upstate New York for Brad Pitt's 50th birthday.
"We have no idea how this rumor got started," one person said. "The property is still on the market."
Reports have been swirling around the Internet—from the Daily News, Daily Mirror and others—that Jolie bought Petra, a heart-shaped private island on Lake Mahopac in upstate New York, for a 50th birthday present.