Brad Pitt fires back after Angelina's sensational attack in court
Actor and producer Brad Pitt clapped back at ex-wife Angelina Jolie's reportedly "bogus" claims about child support and his involvement as a father.
Jolie claimed in divorce documents that Pitt didn't provide "meaningful child support" since they parted ways two years ago, even though he forked our more than $9 million, TMZ reported.
Lance Spiegel, Pitt's lawyer, filed documents as proof for the $8 million home he purchased for Jolie and their six children.
The "Ocean's 8" actor also dished out more than $1.3 million in child support since then. Follow our Twitter account, @amomama_usa.
Brad Pitt Says He Gave Angelina Jolie $9 Million Since Split https://t.co/bIHvIptsAr— TMZ (@TMZ) August 9, 2018
The court documents were obtained by CNN. Spiegel referred to Jolie's statements as a "thinly-veiled effort" to get sympathy from the media.
The couple met in 2005 and were together for nine years before tying the knot in 2016. They parted ways to years later.
Pitt and Jolie share six children. Shilo, Knox, and Marcheline are their biological children, and Pitt adopted Maddox, Pax, and Zahara in 2006.
Jolie adopted Maddox in 2002 in Cambodia, Pax in 2007 in Vietnam and Zahara in 2005 in Ethiopia.
Pitt has a busy year ahead, and fans can look forward to his upcoming film appearances. "Ad Astra" is currently in post-production and will be released next year.
"Once Upon A Time in Hollywood" is also in post-production, and it was announced that he would star in the "World War Z" sequel as well.
He is currently producing "The King." "Backseat," "If Beale Street Could Talk" and "Beautiful Boy" will be released later this year.
After Angelina Jolie claimed Brad Pitt hadn't paid "meaningful" formal child support since their split, the actor's attorneys fired back in a filing of their own. https://t.co/Ypl78eWYoB pic.twitter.com/6u5mcn18qe— ABC News (@ABC) August 9, 2018
Jolie is filming "Maleficent 2" at the moment, and "The One And Only Ivan" is in post-production. A release date hasn't been announced yet.
Their son Maddox has shown an interest in the industry and acted as executive producer in the Jolie-directed "First They Killed My Father."
He also had a minor role as a zombie in Pitt's "World War Z" back in 2013.