Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt as power couple splits

Angelina Jolie – the most famous and gorgeous actress  of Hollywood has filed a petition for divorce from her husband Brad Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences. As per the court documents, the pair separated on 15th September, two years and one month after they married in August 2014.


Actress Jolie is demanding physical custody of their six children and asking the court to grant Pitt visitation.

She is also asking to keep jewelry and other personal effects as well as any earnings from after the date of their separation and other separate assets to be determined later.

In a statement to CNN, Brad Pitt said that I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.

An attorney for Jolie – Robert offer told CNN in a statement on Tuesday that this decision was made for the family’s health. She will not be commenting at this time and asks that during this difficult time, the family be given their privacy.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in 2014, their relationship became speculation in 2004, when they co-starred in “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” At that time, Pitt was married to actress Jennifer Aniston.


In the month of January 2005, Pitt and Aniston announced that they were splitting and Aniston filed for divorce a few months later.

The photos surfaced of Pitt, Jolie and her adopted son Maddox in Kenya in the month of April 2005.

Later, Jolie adopted daughter Zahara from Ethiopia and she announced in early 2006 that she and Pitt were expecting a baby. Shortly thereafter, Pitt was granted the right to legally adopt Maddox and Zahara.angelina-with-zahara

Their daughter Shiloh was born in May 2006 and son Pax was adopted from Vietnam in March 2007. Jolie gave birth to twins Vivienne and Knox in July 2008.

The couple announced their engagement in 2012.

They were married in a small, private ceremony in a chapel at Château Miraval in the village of Correns in year 2014.

Hollywood Actress Angelina Jolie is a United Nations special envoy for refugee issues, a critical topic at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York this week.