Hollywood famous Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, After 12 years together and two years of marriage.Jolie’s longtime manager Geyer Kosinski saying, “Angelina will always do what’s in the best interest of taking care of her family. She appreciates everyone’s understanding of their need for privacy at this time.”
The news that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are to divorce is sad news for a family that has been through a great deal in the public eye. But it’s more than that: Given Pitt and Jolie’s professions—and their decisions to play out their romance at least in part in the public eye—it’s also worth taking note of as the passing of a media era. The couple, who came together in 2005, span a decade’s worth of living in public, and their mutual fame, which multiplied upon itself in a way that seemed infinite, was of a variety we probably won’t see again. They were the last A-listers who could generate scandal simply by living their lives.
Angelina filed for divorce on Monday, two years after the couple married, and now Brad is said to be concerned for the welfare of the children amid the media frenzy that has now ensued.
Sources close to the World War Z actor claimed that he blasted Angelina, who “unleashed hell” with the shock move, TMZ reports.
He is also said to be livid over claims that their split was allegedly because substance abuse and anger issues.
The 52-year-old allegedly visited his lawyer to discuss how to move forward in Los Angeles hours after Angelina met with her legal team.
“Brad only found out about the divorce decision yesterday,” a source said.
The insider allegedly that the Jolie-Pitts had been planning to fly to London this weekend but their family trip was cancelled on Monday. The same day Angelina filed for divorce.