Angelina Jolie Files For Divorce From Brad Pitt


Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt according to celebrity gossip site TMZ.

The couple has been together since 2004 after starring in Mr. and Mrs. Smith but got married in 2014.

The actress filed papers on Monday citing irreconcilable differences. She listed the date of separation as 15 September, 2016.

She is asking the court for full physical custody of their six children only granting Brad visitation and legal custody.

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Angelina is represented by ”Disso Queen” Laura Wasser who recently handled Johnny Depp’s divorce from Amber Heard.

The tomb raider star will not be asking for spousal support from her estranged husband.

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A source close to the couple said Angelina, 41, made the decision because of her husband’s parenting methods which extremely upset her.

TMZ has however reported that the reason was because she was fed up with Brad’s consumption of weed and alcohol. An alleged display of anger which she considered dangerous for the children prompted her decision as well.

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The couple have not been seen together since they were photographed promoting their film ‘By The Sea’. Ironically, the film was about an unhappily married couple.

This will be the third divorce for Jolie who was previously married to Johnny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton.

Brad Pitt was also previously married to actress Jennifer Aniston. It ended in 2005 as a direct result of his relationship with Angelina Jolie.

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Brad, 52, proposed to Angelina in 2012 after being together for so many years. Brad Pitt revealed that there was increased pressure from their kids to tie knot which sparked the proposal.