After seeing how vindictive Angelina Jolie was to him throughout their custody struggle, Brad Pitt is now extra relieved than ever that he and the actress are divorcing. We’ve acquired the small print on why he’s ‘assured’ together with his determination.
It was Angelina Jolie who filed for divorce from Brad Pitt approach again in Sept. of 2016. However after a bitter two-year custody struggle over their six children the place her authorized group tried to maintain Brad away from his kids, the 54-year-old actor looks like divorcing Angie is for the very best. “Brad feels that Angelina and her divorce techniques proceed to be hypocritical, vindictive, vengeful and controlling. The lengthy, arduous means of separating their lives and the custody struggle over their kids has solely strengthened Brad’s resolve. He feels extra assured than ever that divorcing Angelina has been the precise factor to do for him,” a supply near the star tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
Issues acquired so dangerous in June that the personal choose of their custody struggle admonished Angelina, 43, for inflicting potential hurt to their children by making an attempt to restrict their entry to their dad. He informed her she risked dropping main custody of Pax, 15, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 12 and 10-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne. Eldest son Maddox, 17, was deemed sufficiently old to make his personal choices about his relationship with Brad. In court docket docs the choose informed Angie that “not having a relationship with their father is dangerous to them,” including that “it’s important that every of them have a wholesome and robust relationship with their father and mom.”
“If the minor kids stay closed all the way down to their father and relying on the circumstances surrounding this situation, it could end in a discount of the time they spend with [Jolie] and should outcome within the Court docket ordering main bodily custody to [Pitt],” the paperwork continued. Brad ended up getting extra time with the kids and the previous couple lastly got here to a brief custody settlement on Dec. four to keep away from what may have been an unsightly trial.
“Whereas he was heartbroken over the lack of Angelina for some time, seeing the uglier facet of Angelina throughout this divorce battle has given Brad some peace and affirmation. He is aware of in his coronary heart that he’s doing the precise factor and what’s finest for his household. He’s trying ahead to extra peaceable days forward, when the divorce is finalized and life post-Angie,” our insider provides. Whereas the custody settlement is out of the way in which for now, the exes nonetheless have to financially divide up their property and resolve on any spousal help earlier than Brad and Angelina might be legally divorced.