After much speculation, the subjects of an anonymous 2016 lawsuit in which the plaintiff alleges she was assaulted by her “then-husband” on a private plane have been revealed as Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.
According to a Puck report, several years ago Jolie told an FBI agent that Pitt had “physically and verbally assaulted” her while they were on a plane. According to the agent’s notes at the time, Pitt allegedly took Jolie to the back of the plane, grabbed her by the shoulders and yelled things like, “You’re fucking this family.” Jolie alleged that another physical altercation took place on the same flight, which left her with injuries, including an elbow. He also said that Pitt had been drinking at the time, and that he had poured beer on him. Pitt’s team has denied all allegations.
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The special agent then met with the Assistant US Attorney and concluded that they would not pursue criminal charges, leading Jolie to file an anonymous Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the FBI to obtain documents related to the federal investigation against Pitt. done According to Politico, Jolie was allowed to file the case against the FBI anonymously, an “interesting decision” that drew attention in Washington, DC.
According to Jolie’s complaint, which was amended in August, “Ms. Requesting information withheld for doe [several] In an effort to ensure that her children receive appropriate…care and…counseling to address the harm…the information withheld by the DOJ and the FBI includes evidence of the harm. Ms. Doe’s continued denial of that information … herself a victim of assault — has, and continues to, impede her efforts to obtain the continued care and medical attention she needs for her children, and children in family law. More damage has been done. system.”
In 2016, Pitt was reportedly under investigation by both the FBI and the Los Angeles Department of Child and Family Services for child abuse after an incident occurred on his family’s private plane. Pitt allegedly became physical with his son Maddox, after the then 15-year-old intervened in a fight between Pitt and Jolie.
Pitt’s team denied that he harmed his son, releasing the following statement to PEOPLE: “He is adamant that it did not rise to the level of physical abuse, that no one was physically harmed. did not arrive She did not hit her child in the face in any way. He did not; He is adamant about it. He put his hands on her, yes, because the conflict was getting out of hand. “
Shortly after the incident, the celebrity couple divorced, and Pitt stopped drinking in public. Pitt has not been charged.
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