Say it ain’t so. Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after two years of marriage, her attorney confirmed to the Associated Press. While the news shocked the world, multiple sources told Us Weekly that the A-list couple have been fighting for quite a while. Find out what went wrong in the video above, and detailed below.
A source told Us that Pitt, 52, and Jolie, 41, clashed over parenting styles for their six children, Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10 and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8. “They came so close to this before,” the insider told Us, adding that they butted heads over how to raise their kids, among other issues. “They fought a lot over the years and disagreed about many things.”
Although Brangelina tried to stick it out, eventually the couple reached a breaking point. “She did try to make it work, but her kids come first and she couldn’t let them see mommy and daddy like this,” the source told Us. “The fighting got worse and they disagreed a lot about parenting and a lot of things.”
A second source shared other points of contention between the two, who have been together since 2004 and married since 2014. “They also fight over their schedules and politics still,” the source said. “They have a lot of very heated political fights.” Relive Jolie and Pitt’s romance in the video below.
The By the Sea actress filed documents on Monday, September 19, citing irreconcilable differences, TMZ reports. She is reportedly requesting physical custody of their kids, and she will be represented by famous Hollywood divorce attorney Laura Wasser. However, she asked that Pitt get joint legal custody and she is not seeking spousal support, according to TMZ.
Jolie’s attorney, Robert Offer, told the AP that Jolie filed for the dissolution of their marriage “for the health of the family.”