Brad, 52, released a statement shortly after the news broke admitting he is “very saddened” by the end of his relationship.
There was widespread speculation at the time that their relationship began onset and that Pitt divorced actress Jennifer Aniston so he could be with Jolie. “She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time”, Robert Offer, the attorney stated.
“I didn’t know that, I feel very sorry”, he responded.
The actress cited irreconcilable differences and is seeking custody of their six kids, Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 8.
Brad is only said to have found out about the divorce on Monday, but spoke to Angelina about their split in the days leading up to the papers being lodged. FILE – In this November 5, 2015 file photo, Angelina Jolie, left, and Brad Pitt arrive at the 2015 AFI Fest opening night premiere of “By The Sea” in Los Angeles. Her paranoia grew even further when she saw him fresh out of the shower wrapped in just a towel, getting some juice while the nanny was also in the kitchen with a huge smile on her face, ‘ they added. All six children took part and Jolie wore an Atelier Versace white dress featuring colorful designs drawn by her children. She said she made the decision in part to reassure her children that she would not die young from cancer, as her own mother Marcheline Bertrand did at age 56 in 2007.
Angelina Jolie “fired her children’s nanny” because she was spotted “flirting” around her now estranged husband Brad Pitt and it made her “uncomfortable”.
Jolie’s legal filing lists the date of their separation as September 15.
Although Brad and Jennifer share a warm acquaintance now, she only hopes for the best for both of them as she told the Hollywood Reporter past year.
Though together for 12 years, Pitt and Jolie only Wednesday in August 2014.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt were married when he filmed Mr Mrs Smith alongside Angelina Jolie, and this was rumoured to have played a part in their split.