Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt divorce! Yes, the Hollywood power couple are now no more after reports confirmed that the two have officially filed for divorce.
TMZ was first to report the story this morning, noting sources connected to the couple have confirmed the rumored split. According to the documents, Jolie listed September 15, 2016 as the separation date. The actress/ director is not asking for spousal support and asks that she be given physical custody of their six kids, while Pitt be afforded visitation rights.
Sources of the site revealed that the true reason behind the Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt divorce is the actor’s weed and alcohol problem. “An anger problem” with Pitt was also cited as another issue that led to the divorce.
Jolie’s lawyer, Attorney Robert Offer, seems to have confirmed the allegations. In a statement released on Tuesday, the rep revealed that the decision was for “the health of the family.”
“This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time,” Offer said, notes the Guardian.
The divorce was filed under reasons of irreconcilable differences.
Angelina, Brad Love Story
Brangelina, as shippers call them, seemed like the perfect couple. Two overly good looking, super talented human beings who support each other, and raise six children together — it was too good to be true. And maybe it is. But in 2004, it almost seemed to be love at first film.
The two met at the set of Mr & Mrs Smith where the two co-starred. At that time, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston were still married. However, months later on January 2005, the couple announced their split and filed for divorce. By April that year, Pitt and Jolie were already publicly dating and even adopted a son, Maddox, from Kenya.
In 2006, the Jolie gave birth to their first child together, Shiloh. Two years later, twins Vivienne and Knox were born.
The couple announced their engagement in 2012, and by 2014 the two were married.
Just last year, Angie and Brad starred in a film directed by the actress herself. By The Sea was a flop, but it saw the couple together in the big screen again after 11 years.
During the filming, Angelina even talked about her marriage with Brad. Notably, she did give hints that her relationship was not smooth sailing. Almost confirming that an Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt divorce was about to happen.
“Brad and I have our issues, but if the characters were even remotely close to our problems we couldn’t have made the film,” the actress told Telegraph.
“To be clear: we have fights and problems like any other couple. We have days when we drive each other absolutely mad and want space, but the problems in the movie aren’t our specific problems.”
Fast forward to a year later and the problems seem to have reflected in real life. Now, Angelina Jolie Brad Pitt divorce is the headline.