Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt divorced: The divorce of ex-Brangelina never ends. While they have been officially single since 2019 on divorce papers, there was still a legal battle. That which concerns the custody of children. And while Angelina Jolie wanted sole custody, Brad Pitt finally won the case with shared custody. While the actor would be delighted, his former wife would have appealed.
Joint custody of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s children was decided by the judge
New controversial divorce for Brad Pitt! After his divorce from Jennifer Aniston, while he had fallen in love with Angelina Jolie , it is now the divorce of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt that is talking about. The ex Brangelina who had met on the set of the movie Mr. and Mrs Smithwere entitled to a new court ruling on May 26, 2021. As announced by TMZ, The Sun and Yahoo Entertainment, custody of the children has finally been decided by the judge. And it will be joint custody of their children (Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, twins Vivienne and Knox and Maddox). Finally, this decision mainly concerns the 5 minor children, but not Maddox, who will be 20 years old.
Judge John Ouderkirk took months to make his decision. To choose between the sole custody that Angelina Jolie wanted and the joint custody that Brad Pitt wanted, he received detailed testimonials from people who had spent time with the children, but also testimonials from therapists and childcare professionals. . “This trial lasted several months and there was a ton of witnesses, experts, therapists and others who were with the children and around them, and the decision was based on that” was indeed a source told Page Six.
Brad Pitt would be “overjoyed” , Angelina Jolie would be angry
Brad Pitt, who had very badly lived his divorce and had appeared very emaciated, “is ecstatic” according to TMZ sources. “Brad was just trying to spend more time with his kids – and it’s clear Angie did everything possible to avoid that,” a source assured Page Six.
Angelina Jolie who hoped for sole custody of their children had accused Brad Pitt of domestic violence. And the actress then made a request that the judge John Ouderkirk, in charge of the divorce, be challenged. Why ? Because he has professional ties with Anne C. Kiley, one of Brad Pitt’s lawyers.
Angelina Jolie appealed
Faced with this decision, Angelina Jolie would have already appealed. “Judge Ouderkirk deprived Ms. Jolie of a fair trial, by wrongly excluding evidence relating to the health, safety and well-being of children, evidence essential to her argument,” explains the document. reportedly filed, and obtained by The Associated Press. The judge “refused to hear the opinion of minors as to their experiences, their needs or their wishes as to their fate in matters of custody” it is also specified.
Brangelina had been in a relationship since 2005, they were married in 2014 before separating in 2016. Their divorce was pronounced in 2019.
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