Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt seem to have come to an agreement in the matter of the custody of their six children. Reportedly, all of the children (Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10 and twins Knox and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, 8) will stay with their famous mother. They reached this agreement about a week ago and revealed it in an official statement released by a representative for Angelina Jolie. The agreement also states that Brad Pitt will be allowed to visit his children for “therapeutic reasons”. For the moment, all the children are living with their mother in a mansion located in Malibu.
An official statement
The aforementioned statement reads that professionals in childcare issues have encouraged the two parents to take this decision. They reportedly did this in order to ensure the children’s well-being. Also, for the situation to be in their best interest. Until now, details of the agreement have not been revealed. The statement asked for intimacy and for people to be sensitive regarding their delicate situation. Moreover, the representative wrote that everyone should understand that both parents love their children enormously and would to everything to protect them.
The “Brangelina” myth and their divorce
After she filed for divorce back in September, Angelina Jolie asked for the sole custody of their children. Last Friday, Brad Pitt requested the same thing, but he wished a joint custody. Brad Pitt has also been subject of an investigation which involved one of their children, Maddox. The actor supposedly physically and verbally abused the boy on a private jet, while all the family was present.
Even if an anonymous person called the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services to report his behavior, close sources have told the media that it is all fake and invented. Brad Pitt has reportedly been very careful with the language and he did not lay a hand on his son.
Some other reports were saying that the cause of the divorce was an affair which Brad Pitt has with his “Allied” co-star, Marion Cotillard. Close sources quickly dismissed the rumor, along with the French actress herself. She even declared her love for her husband and revealed that she is expecting their second child. Brad Pitt is going now through his second divorce, being previously married to the actress Jennifer Aniston. For Angelina Jolie, this is the third divorce after those from Billy Bob Thornton and Jonny Lee Miller.
Brad Pitt has seen his kids twice
According to reports and witnesses, Brad Pitt visited his kids twice. One time shortly after the announcement of the divorce, and the second time more recently. His son Maddox was present only the second time.
A few days after the news broke out that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce, the actor released an official statement. In this, he expressed his sadness and wished for the well-being of the children during this difficult time. He also assured everyone that he would do everything in his power to make the kids feel safe and loved.
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