Julius Caesar

What does "Et tu, Brute?" mean? How do these words relate to the theme of friendship in the play?

Act 3. Scene 1.

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This is the latin phrase for “Even you, Brutus?” Caesar is shocked that he is being conspired against, especially by his best friend Brutus. This is the ultimate betrayal. Brutus puts, what he considers, the good of the people over his friendship and love for Caesar.