Bye Bye Brangelina: Angelina Jolie Files for Divorce from Brad Pitt


Posted on: September 20th, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Brangelina is no more.  ABC News has confirmed Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt.  The couple has been together since 2004, and married in August of 2014.

In her petition, filed Monday, Jolie asks for physical custody of her and Brad’s six children — Pax, Maddox, Shiloh, Zahara, Knox and Vivienne — and has requested that Pitt get visitation and joint legal custody, but not joint physical custody. 

Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne are the couple’s biological children; the others are adopted.

“Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for dissolution of the marriage,” Jolie’s lawyer says in a statement. “This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting at this time, and asks that the family be given their privacy during this difficult time.”

Jolie and Pitt first met on the set of the movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith.  At the time, Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston, and Jolie was divorced from actor Billy Bob Thornton.  She was previously been married to Sherlock star Jonny Lee Miller from 1996 to 1997. 

While Jolie denies she and Pitt had an affair during the filming of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, she admits they did fall in love during that time.  In 2005, Pitt and Aniston divorced, but Pitt and Jolie didn’t officially go public as a couple until January of 2006, when Jolie announced she and Pitt were expecting a child.  After seven years together, they became engaged in 2012.

The couple is well known for their philanthropic and humanitarian activities.  Jolie additionally made headlines when she spoke openly about undergoing an preventative double mastectomy in 2013, at the age of 37.

In addition to appearing in Mr. and Mrs. Smith together, the two also co-starred in the 2015 film By the Sea, which Jolie wrote and directed, about a couple attempting to repair their troubled marriage.

TMZ, which first reported the news, claims there’s no third party involved in the split.  TMZ quotes sources as saying Jolie is tired of Pitt’s alleged pot and alcohol habits, and she believes he has an “anger problem” that’s dangerous for the kids.

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Bye Bye Brangelina: Angelina Jolie Files for Divorce from Brad Pitt


Posted on: September 20th, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — Brangelina is no more.  ABC News has confirmed Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt.  The couple has been together since 2004, and married in August of 2014.

In her petition, filed Monday, Jolie asks for physical custody of her and Brad’s six children — Pax, Maddox, Shiloh, Zahara, Knox and Vivienne — and has requested that Pitt get visitation and joint legal custody, but not joint physical custody. 

Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne are the couple’s biological children; the others are adopted.

“Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for dissolution of the marriage,” Jolie’s lawyer says in a statement. “This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting at this time, and asks that the family be given their privacy during this difficult time.”

Jolie and Pitt first met on the set of the movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith.  At the time, Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston, and Jolie was divorced from actor Billy Bob Thornton.  She was previously been married to Sherlock star Jonny Lee Miller from 1996 to 1997. 

While Jolie denies she and Pitt had an affair during the filming of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, she admits they did fall in love during that time.  In 2005, Pitt and Aniston divorced, but Pitt and Jolie didn’t officially go public as a couple until January of 2006, when Jolie announced she and Pitt were expecting a child.  After seven years together, they became engaged in 2012.

The couple is well known for their philanthropic and humanitarian activities.  Jolie additionally made headlines when she spoke openly about undergoing an preventative double mastectomy in 2013, at the age of 37.

In addition to appearing in Mr. and Mrs. Smith together, the two also co-starred in the 2015 film By the Sea, which Jolie wrote and directed, about a couple attempting to repair their troubled marriage.

TMZ, which first reported the news, claims there’s no third party involved in the split.  TMZ quotes sources as saying Jolie is tired of Pitt’s alleged pot and alcohol habits, and she believes he has an “anger problem” that’s dangerous for the kids.

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