According to a report at The New York Post, Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from her husband of two years, Brad Pitt. It is alleged that Ms Jolie hired a private detective to uncover whether Mr Pitt was carrying on an affair with his cast mate Marion Cotillard while they shot the World War II film, Allied. Ms Jolie & Mr Pitt had been together since 2005 and married in 2014.
A source has reported that Ms Cotillard is still very much committed to her relationship with her partner of 9 years, director Guillaume Canet, and has denied any such affair with Mr Pitt. According to some French media, Ms Cotillard may be pregnant with the couple’s second child.
Mr Pitt has given a statement:
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.
Sources have sited hard partying and Hollywood lifestyle has also drove the couple apart. The NY Post also site that Mr Pitt’s relationship with Ms Joile’s father, Jon Voight was a closer bond than what she shared with her actor father. The Chateau Miraval, which the couple own has been put on the market some months ago, according to locals. It is reported that neither party is requesting spousal support and that Ms Joile is requesting physical custody of their 6 children.
Ms Jolie has given this statement:
This decision was made for the health of the family,” the actress’ attorney said. “She will not be commenting at this time, and asks that the family be given their privacy during this difficult time.
Ms Jolie has dedicated herself to humanitarian work since 2001.
The couple acted together in the film By The Sea in 2015 for the second time, a film about a troubled couple, Ms Jolie’s 4th directorial effort.