Pitt hits back at Jolie over child support court claim

Pitt hits back at Jolie over child support court claim

Jolie's lawyer filed papers in Los Angeles Superior Court saying the actress wanted a judgment "returning the parties to single status during the calendar year 2018." The document also said that Pitt had "paid no meaningful child support since separation" and said that although informal arrangements had been made with him, payments "had not been regularly sustained".

Jolie filed for divorce in September 2016, ending two years of marriage and a 10-year romance that had made the pair one of Hollywood's most glamorous couples. They have six children for whom she is seeking primary custody.

Mindy Nyby, a spokeswoman for the actress, said the court filing was intended "to provide closure to the marriage in a way that clears a path towards the next stage of their lives and allows her and Brad to recommit as devoted co-parents to their children".

But Pitt says he has given Jolie $1.3m (e1.1m) and lent her another $8m since their separation. The declaration in a court filing is meant to counter Ms Jolie's earlier assertion.

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Source: Independent