Finally, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are ending their one-year old marriage, announcing that they are parting ways.
As per actress Angelina Jolie’s lawyer, the , 41-year-old Jolie has decided to end their two-year old marriage.
The BBC reported that Jolie has approached the court for “dissolution of marriage” on Monday, saying “decision was made for the health of the family”.
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt after 12 yearshttps://t.co/1kDWBceott say it ain’t so!!!
— Josie Gibson (@Josiestweet) September 20, 2016
“She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time,” Offer was quoted as saying to BBC in an official statement issued for press.
The celebrity duo has been seen together from 2004 but they tied the knot in 2014. They have six children, including two adopted kids.
It was Pitt’s second marriage, and Jolie’s third after marrying Billy Bob Thornton and Jonny Lee Miller.
The celebrity stars got married in a private ceremony in a chapel held at at Château Miraval, away from the rush of paparazzi. Next year, Angelina Jolie again became the most talked about actress of Hollywood, when she decided to go for an operation to remove ovaries and fallopian tubes. She said later it was a precaution against cancer.
She talked about her life with Brad and her health problems in an exclusive interview, while promoting “By the Sea,” her last film with her husband. It is said the reason for the divorce has been stated as “irreconcilable differences”.
They became friends in the movie Mr & Mrs Smith, in which they played roles of a couple who work as contract killers.
Jolie, shot to fame in Hollywood for her spectacular roles in The Bone Collector and Girl, Interrupted and emerged an action diva after the success of Lara Croft movies and Salt.
Jolie, also became a UN special envoy in 2012. She is the daughter of yesteryear’s star Jon Voight. Pitt has acted in films like Fury, Alexander etc.