Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have filed for divorce after just 2 years of marriage.As per TMZ, the US showbusiness website, it was Angelina Jolie who filed the papers. In the papers, she cited the reason as “irreconcilable differences”. This was considered to be a rumor for some time. However, a legal representative for the actress confirmed that she has indeed filed for divorce.
In a statement released by attorney Robert Offer, he said “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”
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been together since 2005 and came to be known as Bragelina. The couple got married in 2014 and have six children: Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, and twins Knox and Vivienne.
As per TMZ, Jolie has requested physical custody of the children. The official date for the proceedings to begin for the divorce, if there were any was September 15, 2016. People close to the couple said that there was no third party involved. The main reason for the divorce is parenting issues between the two of them. This will be the second divorce for Pitt and third for Jolie.
Jolie is being represented divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, who helped in her divorce from Billy Bob Thornton and is representing Johnny Depp in his divorce from Amber Heard.
In an interview with the Telegraph last year, Jolie had said she and Brad will “stick together whatever comes”, However, she did go on to admit that “Brad and I have our issues. 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.”
Jolie and Pitt have been one of the most scrutinised celebrity couples of recent years. The major reason for this scrutiny was that Brad Pitt had left his wife, Jennifer Aniston during the filming of Mr and Mrs Smith to go with Angelina Jolie.
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