Director and cast member Angelina Jolie and her husband and co-star Brad Pitt pose at the premiere of their movie titled “By the Sea” during the opening night of AFI FEST 2015 in Hollywood, California, Nov. 5, 2015.
The almost perfect couples Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are ending their marriage, according to Jolie’s lawyer.
“This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time,” attorney Robert Offer said in a statement obtained by Reuters.
TMZ reports Angelina Jolie cited irreconcilable differences in her filing. She is reportedly asking for full physical custody of the couple’s six children, but joint legal custody.
The website reports she is not asking for spousal support, and that Angelina Jolie lists the date of separation as Sept. 15, 2016. Sources claim the split was prompted by disagreements over Pitt’s parenting style.
The couple first got together 11 years ago and tied the knot in August 2014. After their love was germed up by their movie “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” in which they played a stalled married couple unaware that they were both secret agents.
The couple’s most recent film together, “By the Sea,” was directed by Jolie and featured a couple struggling to keep their marriage together.
As recently as last November, Pitt had talked about the longevity of their union.
“Certainly the attrition rate of Hollywood couples looms large,” he told the Telegraph while promoting their film. “I’m surprised how much our history Angie’s and mine means to me. That we have this story together. That we know each other. That we watch each other getting older, through amazing moments, joys, pains.”…