We still can’t believe this is actually happening…
Angelina Jolie has released a statement via her manager and lawyer following the news that she’s filed for divorce from Brad Pitt.
“Angelina will always do what’s in the best interest to protect her children. She appreciates everyone’s understanding of their need for privacy at this time,” her manager Geyer Kosinski explained.
“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,” her attorney Robert Offer explained in another statement.
Protecting the children? The health of the family?! This seems like a carefully worded way of saying Brad is a bad dad!
Sources tell TMZ the actor’s penchant for weed and booze pushed his wife to the breaking point, but we’re not sure we’re buying that. She knew the World War Z star loved pot since the minute she met him! Although, perhaps he slid back into old habits, because he has previously discussed how he quit the drug when he became a father.
“I quit smoking [marijuana]. That [having kids] was the only thing that got me to quit. That was it. Done,” he confessed during an interview. His crumbling relationship could have driven him to pick up the reefer again!
UPDATE: Brad Pitt has released his own statement.
“I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time,” he said.