Brad and Angelina Jolie Pitt Split: A Look at the Shocking Divorce

Angelina Jolie Pitt filed for divorce on Monday, citing irreconcilable differences, and did not seek spousal support.
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The Hollywood power couple and a surprise split. ABC's Mac gotten in on the impending divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt. It's used divorce. Talking about. Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad everybody saw this couple would go the distance. Leaving everyone totally son Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie going their separate ways after twelve years together. Jolie finally divorce papers Monday. Citing irreconcilable differences a far cry from what he was saying about bread six years ago and then classroom. Six children if we weren't happy to ensure that. They are apparently sure no more. Hollywood power couples surprising news even catching close friend George Clooney off guard during this unit nature you. I didn't know that my. The us. That's a sad story were. Our program for Jolie's famous father Jon Voight with bits it's sad times sure but kids. The end of the narrow boarded mr. and mrs. Smith co stars they're fairy tale noble. The stores can have an opinion. Hacking into stories won't change. In this eleven page court document obtained by ABC news Jolie citing. Irreconcilable. Differences as the reason for displayed she doesn't ask for child or spousal support. But does ask for physical custody of the couple's six children with soon to be ex only allowed. Visitation rights her attorney telling ABC news this decision was made for the health of the family that's. Fact that her filing includes the request for sole physical custody. Is absolutely eyebrow raising from where a lot of legal experts say. Those are fighting words. The actor releasing this statement in the latest issue of People Magazine saying I am very saddened by this but what matters most now. If the well being of arcades. Brad quite honestly is heartbroken and devastated. He's concerned first and foremost. Is with his children who who truly mean everything to him for. So when you review the speculation now swirling that the edge may have been hastened. Because it's chemistry with French actors burial with two yard on the set of their upcoming film allied may not have been all acting. Where you can. Deranged student. But tonight Cotillard slamming the rumors on ins to Graham saying quote many years ago and that the man of my life father of our son. And of the BB we are expecting. He is my love my best friend. The only one denying the I do very much wish that Angelina and Brad. Both of whom I deeply respect. Point peace in this very tumultuous moment now questions looming over what's next for the couple's six children. All of this a departure from that perfect couples that many came to know and loan. And that. It began as many Hollywood romances do on sixth Jolie and Pitt. Fort falling in love while filming history mrs. He only hit. Hit at the gun was still married to Jennifer Aniston. I watched as that perfect Aniston hit the average fell apart. Aniston telling Vanity Fair in 2005 that Pitt made some choices that had been tremendously. Insensitive. This. Late is unfortunately. Four. The many people involved. In the outside world just another chapter in aid fascinating soap opera. A soap opera that begin with Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt. They cast Angelina at some sort of a home where her before she was transformed into. A saint but like with all soap opera that's an exaggeration. Fans forced to choose semites it denying that Jolie had anything to do with these to Boortz. Eventually naturally break reprimand and not everyone says she's a home wrecker. It's consumers putting the tabloids behind him Greg Julian a seemingly galloped off into the sunset. Relentlessly trailed by paparazzi. Paid eventually adopting Jolie's children before expanding their family. He's better make an eggs and bacon and I am I tried but I think everybody prefer his dad's eggs and making some aggression and shape and somebody getting their main somebody put that down and stop screaming and no you have to Wear that jacket I can't find the pink one please just go out the door and he knows them. But it's we still I think Larry looks at country managed to have a great laugh you know we we. We do it together and we find fun in it. The couple finally tying the knot two years ago in eight memorable family affair at their chateau in France Jolie legally changing her name. To Joseph wheat pit. It it was an amazing day and I think there's there's there's. Doesn't have security that comes with the. I'm a strong believer is added that what keeps a great relationship is to have the same. Your ethics of the same the way you approach the world is the same not ten just your love of art but your sense of what is right and wrong and your sense of the commitment your children need from you. Could figure. Bailey didn't slow down Hollywood's busiest couple the two story in 82 film together a pension project oh Jolene which she wrote. And directed called by this seat yeah. The couple's on the rocks marriage. Perhaps foreshadowing a case of life imitating a. Their lives no intricate down from home life and business sports reporting the couple was made more than. House eight billion dollars combined. Together they own the wine company the reviled and this dates around the globe. No they were married in California so California is a community property state. And so by and large things are split down the middle they have a lot of homes have a lot of money. There is a lot to be anybody's married in the long term relationship does this is that. You cannot just keeps things in and you can't play it safe. It seems in Hollywood no marriage is safe. Some joke it's Jennifer Aniston who's getting the last last few days mocking New York Post cover. Seems to say at all and soon of course not publicly commenting but her loyal friend Chelsea handler poking fun. Brad Pitt Angelina always said they wouldn't get married until everyone to get married and I always said I wouldn't get married and so they got divorced. So I'm officially accepting proposals are. A sea change in Hollywood no doubt and for this couple in less than happy ending. For Nightline I'm Matt got me in Los Angeles.

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