According to a source, Brad Pitt only found out about Angelina's desire for divorce a day before she went public...
The showbiz world went into mourning yesterday with the sad news that Brangelina is over.
After 12 years together and two years married, the Mr and Mrs couple, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, are now getting divorced as Angelina cited ‘irreconcilable differences’.
With Twitter turning into a frenzy of Jennifer Aniston memes and everyone wondering what on earth happened to the much-loved couple, it’s now been revealed that Brad could have been as shocked as the rest of us.
According to US Weekly, the 52-year-old World War Z actor, was told that Angelina was divorcing him just a day before she filed the legal papers. A source told them: “Brad only found out about the divorce decision yesterday.”
The legal documents filed by Angelina on Monday show the Hollywood pair seemingly split on September 15 and the source continued: “The final divorce decision was only made one week ago,
“An incident took place and prompted [Angelina] to act and file.”
Before adding: “She still says Brad is the love of her life, and the decision has weighed heavy on her heart.
“Her priority now is the children.”
The insider alleged that the couple were planning to fly to London this weekend but their family trip was cancelled on Monday when Angelina filed the papers.
Brad’s rep has spoken out about the shocking break-up and in a statement issued to People, he explained: “I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids.
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“I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.”
In the wake of the split, Angelina’s rep also issued a statement to Us on Tuesday regarding her decision to break it off with her husband, which read: “Angelina Jolie-Pitt has filed for dissolution of the marriage,
“This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting at this time and asks that the family be given their privacy during this difficult time.”
According to court documents obtained by the publication, Angelina has requested custody of the couple’s six children.
We’re sure the rumour mill is going to keep on spinning about the reasons behind the heartbreaking split, but we just hope Brad, Angelina and their children are doing okay.
By Naomi Bartram