Inside Jolie’s Allegations Against Pitt on Flight Fight That Ended Marriage

Details of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s allegedly violent confrontation aboard a non-public jet flight in 2016 have been specified by copies of FBI investigative paperwork obtained by Newsweek.

Pitt and Jolie introduced their separation in September 2016, two years after marrying in August 2014. Jolie filed for divorce, citing “irreconcilable differences,” and the pair have since been locked in a custody battle over their six youngsters.

While it had lengthy been speculated {that a} confrontation on a airplane flying from France to Los Angeles led to the demise of Pitt and Jolie’s marriage, a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by a “Jane Doe” earlier in 2022 sought the discharge of the FBI paperwork detailing the string of allegations from the flight in query.

It was reported by Puck News that Jolie was the “Jane Doe” who had filed the lawsuit in opposition to the Justice Department, searching for a extra thorough probe of presidency information associated to the investigation.

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie flight allegations unveiled
Brad Pitt is pictured, left, on August 01, 2022 in Los Angeles. Angelina Jolie is pictured, proper, on October 27, 2021 in London. Jolie’s allegations to the FBI about Pitt’s habits throughout a non-public jet flight again in 2016 have been unveiled.
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Details of Jolie’s interview with FBI officers embrace allegations that Pitt yelled at her on the long-haul flight on September 14, 2016, “grabbed her by her head,” shook her and “pushed her into the bathroom wall.”

Jolie additionally alleged to the FBI that Pitt appeared “like he was going to attack” one of many couple’s youngsters after they known as him a “p***k,” prompting her to position her then-husband “in a choke hold” from behind in a bid to restrain him.

In her assertion, Jolie alleged that Pitt was intoxicated and argumentative, allegedly leaving their youngsters, all of whom had been minors on the time, frightened. Jolie alleged that their youngsters had been reluctant to make use of the restroom for worry of drawing consideration from Pitt, who she stated had consumed a number of alcoholic drinks.

Pitt was additionally accused by Jolie of pouring beer on her “and the blanket she was under,” when she was mendacity on a mattress. In all, Jolie alleged that Pitt triggered $25,000 price of injury to the airplane by spilling crimson wine across the plane.

Through components of the flight, Jolie instructed FBI officers that she was “frozen, scared and didn’t know what to do” in response to Pitt, who she accused of yelling at her: “You broke up your family.”

Stating that she “felt like a hostage” on the flight, she stated within the paperwork that she instructed her youngsters to collect their baggage collectively rapidly as soon as the airplane landed and wait by the door, explaining that she needed to take the youngsters to a resort to sleep for 12 hours as they’d not rested adequately.

“You’re not taking my f****** kids,” she claimed Pitt instructed her as they tried to deplane, allegedly main to a different heated confrontation. Jolie estimated that Pitt stored them from disembarking for greater than 20 minutes.

Jolie said that she had sustained accidents to her again and elbow in addition to a “rug-burn type wound” on her hand because of the alleged altercations, whereas Pitt had a “scratch” that she instructed FBI brokers “could have been from her.”

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their children
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and their six youngsters Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne are pictured arriving at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo on November 8, 2011. Details of Jolie and Pitt’s allegedly violent confrontation aboard a non-public flight in 2016 have been specified by copies of FBI investigative paperwork obtained by Newsweek.
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Following pages of allegations, it was revealed within the paperwork that Pitt had been subsequently cleared of any wrongdoing.

An announcement within the FBI paperwork reads: “This author provided both [Assistant United States Attorneys] copies of a probable cause statement related to this incident. After reviewing the document, representative of the United States Attorney’s Office discussed the merits of this investigation with the case agent.

“It was agreed by all events that prison prices on this case wouldn’t be pursued on account of a number of components.”

The FBI also said in a statement at the time that no charges were filed on the matter.

“In response to allegations made following a flight throughout the particular plane jurisdiction of the United States which landed in Los Angeles carrying Mr. Brad Pitt and his youngsters, the F.B.I. has performed a evaluation of the circumstances and won’t pursue additional investigation. No prices have been filed on this matter,” read the statement.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt before divorce
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are pictured collectively in Hollywood, California on November 5, 2015. Their break up was introduced in September 2016.
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A supply near Pitt instructed Newsweek that every one events “have had this information for nearly six years and [it] was used in previous legal proceedings. There is nothing new here and [it] serves no purpose other than being a media stunt meant to inflict pain.”

Newsweek has reached out to representatives of Jolie and Pitt for remark.

The erstwhile energy couple’s break up was publicly introduced days after the flight, with Jolie submitting for divorce on September 20, 2015. Their date of separation was listed as September 15, 2016, at some point after the flight, per People.

Pitt has spoken about quitting alcohol and marijuana, telling GQ in 2017: “For me every misstep has been a step toward epiphany, understanding, some kind of joy. Yeah, the avoidance of pain is a real mistake. It’s the real missing out on life.”

Jolie and Pitt’s eldest youngsters are Maddox, 21, and Pax 18. They even have 4 minors, Zahara, 17, Shiloh, 16, and 14-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox.

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