While the legal battle over the ex-couple’s French winery is underway, new details emerge about the episode of the trip on a private plane in 2016. “It grabbed me by the head and shook me,” Jolie said of the way. of the ex-husband who allegedly grabbed one of their children by the neck, nearly suffocating him, and slapped another. Then he would “pour beer on her and red wine on the children”
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Angelina Jolie accused ex-husband Brad Pitt of assaulting her and their children during a trip on a private plane in 2016. The episode of violence had already come out but in the document filed in court by the Hollywood star’s lawyers, and first reported by the New York Times, there are more details on the assault. “He grabbed me by the head and shook me,” Jolie said of her ex-husband who would then grab one of their children by the neck, almost choking him, and slap another one on a trip from California to France. with their six children. After attacking her and her two boys he allegedly “poured beer on her and red wine on the children.” A few days after this trip Jolie filed for divorce. The FBI, which has jurisdiction over the flights, investigated but refused to bring criminal charges.
The legal battle
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In a cross-complaint as part of an ongoing legal battle over the former couple’s once co-owned French winery, the actor filed papers in Los Angeles. The 47-year-old’s lawyers say negotiations to sell Jolie’s stake in Chateau Miraval to Pitt failed over her request to sign “a confidentiality agreement that would have contractually forbidden her from speaking out of court about Pitt’s physical and emotional condition. The document describes Pitt’s physical and verbal outburst in September 2016 when the couple and their six children flew from France to California. An FBI-drafted report on the case, obtained by multiple media outlets this summer, claims that one agent provided the US Attorney’s Office with “copies of a probable cause statement relating to this incident.” The report also stated that Jolie was “at odds over whether or not to support the allegations” relating to Pitt’s conduct on the flight.
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The court filing details Jolie’s account of the incident, which she says began when Pitt accused her of being “too deferential” to their children and yelled at her in the bathroom. “Pitt grabbed Jolie by her head and shook her, then grabbed her by her shoulders and shook her again before pushing her against the bathroom wall,” the filing says. “Pitt then punched the ceiling of the plane numerous times, prompting Jolie to leave the bathroom.” “, her lawyers wrote.” But when Pitt filed this lawsuit trying to reassert control over Jolie’s financial life and force her to rejoin her ex-husband as a frozen business partner, Pitt forced Jolie to publicly defend herself over these. problems for the first time “.
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Pitt sued Jolie in February, claiming she violated her “contractual expectations” when she sold her stake in their winery in France. According to his lawsuit, Jolie “pursued and then consummated the alleged sale in secret, purposely keeping Pitt in the dark and knowingly violating Pitt’s contractual rights,” which he said included an understanding that neither of them would sell their own. share without the consent of the other. In September, Jolie’s former company, now owned by the Stoli Group, sued Pitt and challenged his claim that the sale constituted a “hostile takeover.” Jolie’s separate counter-suit claims there was no mutual understanding. as described by Pitt and who actually rejected the idea of a plan in case the couple split. Both parties, who bought Chateau Miraval in 2008, shared different accounts of how the negotiations for the sale. Pitt says Jolie walked out of talks after a judge in their lengthy custody dispute ruled against her, prompting her to sell to the Stoli Group. Jolie says Pitt withdrew after refusing to accept her. non-denigration clause.