Angelina Jolie has been involved in messy legal disputes with Brad Pitt since their 2016 divorce. Angelina filed for divorce from Brad in 2016 and the couple are currently involved in custody battles over their six children, as well as the French winery that they purchased as a couple. This was also the location for their wedding.
Brangelina purchased Chateau Miraval in South France in 2008, and it has been at the center of their ongoing legal battle. Pitt and Jolie bought the estate in 2008. They also started selling their roses in 2013, under the guidance and support of the Perrin winemaking families. Brad’s company sued Jolie after she sold her share in the winery. The winery lawsuit is closely linked to Pitt’s complicated divorce from Jolie.
Divorce of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
Brad Pitt filed for divorce in 2016 from Angelina Jolie. His team claimed that the couple had previously agreed to not sell their Miraval shares without the other’s consent. At the time of her divorce from Pitt, the actress maintained that she made the decision for her family’s well-being and requested physical custody for all six children. TMZ reported that Jolie split with Pitt because of his anger issues.
Brad Pitt sues Angelina Jolie over winery shares
Angelina Jolie, who owned a 50% share in Miraval, reportedly sold her shares last summer. Tenute del Mondo, which is a subsidiary Stoli Group, purchased the shares. Pitt claimed that Pitt did not approve of the sale of his shares as he had previously agreed to during their divorce. Brad filed a lawsuit against Jolie earlier this year. He claimed that Jolie sold Miraval shares to her and “sought” to inflict injury on him by trading with someone else. The Bullet Train star wants Jolie’s sale declared illegal. She is also seeking damages.
Angelina’s company sues Pitt for USD 250 million
Page Six reported that Jolie’s ex-company filed a lawsuit against Pitt in September 2022 for USD 250 million. It claimed Pitt tried to “seize control of” the French winery to retaliate for his “divorce” and custody proceedings. Sources close to Brad dismissed Brad’s claims that he tried to control the winery.
What happened to Angelina Jolie’s private plane and Brad Pitt in 2016?
An FBI report in August 2022 revealed shocking details about the 2016 private plane ride. Angelina filed for divorce within three days. Entertainment Weekly reported that Jolie identified herself as AJ and her full name. She also accused Pitt (whose name has been redacted) for physical assault aboard a plane during the family’s return to California. Jolie was allegedly led by the actor to the back of a plane where he grabbed her shoulders and head while shouting, “You’re f g up that family!” According to the report, Jolie also accused Brad of drinking on Jolie.
Angelina’s claim that Brad “choked” one of their children
Angelina made new allegations against Pitt regarding physical abuse in a case filing. CNN reported that the incident occurred on September 14, 2016. According to the document, Pitt choked one child and hit another in the face during their flight. The document also states that Pitt choked one of the children and struck another in the face during the flight. Many were also said to have been crying. Angelina says she sold her Miraval estate shares to obtain “financial independence from Pitt” following the traumatizing plane accident. Brad’s team denied the allegations and claimed they were false.
Jolie and Pitt, who were Hollywood’s most famous couples for 12 years and had been in a relationship for 10 years before they got married in 2014. The couple were legally separated in 2019. However, their divorce case is still pending. Custody and financial issues remain unresolved as well as the ongoing dispute over the French winery.