Jolie-Pitt Split: Why Angelina Filed for Divorce From Brad


A source close to Angelina Jolie says her shocking decision to divorce Brad Pitt has actually been coming for some time. Jolie released a statement on September 20 revealing that she has filed papers to dissolve her two-year union with Pitt “for the health of the4 family.”

“This is a very difficult period for the family… But she knows it was the right thing,” the source says.

Pitt and Jolie began dating in 2005, while Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston. The pair secretly wed in 2014, with their six children participating in the ceremony. Jolie has also filed for sole physical custody, with visitation rights for Pitt.

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