Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to divorce

Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from husband for 2 years Brad Pitt, the actress’s lawyer has confirmed. The couple have been together since 2004 but only married in August 2014. According to US entertainment website TMZ, Angelina Jolie cited “irreconcilable differences” in the divorce papers and listed the date of separation of 15 September.

Their wedding photos were first released to People magazine, and Jolie wore a dress with illustration drawing done by her 6 kids.

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image source: People Magazine

It is said that Jolie is asking for physical custody of the couple’s six children and is asking the judge to give Pitt visitation rights.

The couple have six children together – Maddox, Pax, Zahara, who are adopted, and biological children Shiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne. Pitt, 52, and Jolie, 41, married privately in the French hamlet of Correns in Provence in 2014.

In a statement released, Brad Pitt said his focus is now on the “well-being of our kids.”

“I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids,” he said in the statement. “I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.”

 

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