Angelina Jolie wants divorce finalized by end of 2018

Irene MckinneyAug 08, 2018

It comes amid rumours Angelina's divorce with Brad Pitt is turning sour, with the star's lawyer having to deny she was leaving the case.

So, she wants the judge to issue a retroactive formal order of child support against Pitt to force him to pay up.

"Jolie's attorney Samantha Bley DeJean said in the file: "[Pitt] has a duty to pay child support.

A source close to Pitt told CNN, "It is sad that someone would deliberately misrepresent the situation, especially after Brad has continued to fulfill his commitments".

Jolie, who underwent a double mastectomy and got her ovaries removed in 2013 to prevent an aggressive form of cancer that killed her mother, grandmother and aunt, also told Vanity Fair that she had developed Bell's palsy.

Sources close to Pitt told Page Six that Jolie made the court filing as part of a smear campaign to tarnish her estranged husband's reputation after he chose to re-start the formal divorce process.

The former couple - who have children Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 12, and nine-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox together - split in 2016, but are still at loggerheads in court over their divorce filing, with Angelina now alleging her former partner has paid "no meaningful child support" since their split nearly two years ago.

Jolie filed for divorce in September 2016, ending two years or marriage and a 10-year romance that had made the pair one of Hollywood's most glamorous and powerful couples.

In California, child support is decided between the parents, so it's unclear what "meaningful" means in the context of two ridiculously wealthy celebrities - especially when your kids are so kitted out in designer brands that an average outfit costs the same as a university degree.

The estranged couple has not yet finalized their divorce, and reportedly put the process on hold as they worked out a shared custody agreement. A source familiar with the matter told ET at the time that it seems someone misinterpreted facts about the Oscar winner's divorce case with Pitt, and that new experts had been brought on, signifying a "new phase" of the divorce proceedings.

In 2006, Pitt adopted Jolie's children, Maddox and Zahara, both of whom were adopted by Jolie prior to their marriage.

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