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Jolie, Pitt Strike Custody Deal

She gets custody, he gets visitation, everyone gets therapy

(Newser) - For those losing sleep about the Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt breakup, TMZ reports that the estranged couple has reached a deal regarding custody of the Brangelina tribe. The deal was offered up via the LA County Department of Children and Family Services, and was a take-it-or-duke-it-out-in-court offer that the couple opted... More »

Angelina Jolie Hires Real-Life Scandal Fixer in Divorce Mess

As she and Brad Pitt work on settlement negotiations

(Newser) - Well, things are obviously serious: Angelina Jolie has hired crisis manager Judy Smith—the inspiration for "fixer" Olivia Pope on Scandal—to "handle" (get it, Scandal fans?) her divorce from Brad Pitt. "[Judy] is typically a calming non-combative influence," a source tells E! . "Certainly seems... More »

Here's What Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Fought About

Sources say they had wildly different parenting styles

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie supposedly had a crazy fight about their kids while aboard a plane right before Jolie filed for divorce, citing " the health of the family " as her reason. Now, sources are going into more detail about the parenting problems that supposedly caused the split.... More »

Brad Pitt Cancels Appearance to 'Focus on Family Situation'

He won't be at his new movie's premiere

(Newser) - Every paparazzi photographer in this arm of the galaxy suddenly has Wednesday evening free: Brad Pitt has decided against attending the US premiere of new movie, Voyage of Time, a Terrence Malick-directed IMAX documentary feature that he narrated, People reports. It has been a week since it emerged that Angelina... More »

In 2,476 Words, Buzzfeed Dissects Angelina's Calculated Move

Jolie is the ultimate architect of our own impression of her

(Newser) - It's not wholly unexpected that the demise of Brangelina would spur a longform piece, and Anne Helen Petersen provides it at Buzzfeed . In 2,476 words, Petersen takes us on the familiar journey of how the couple came to be and then not be, but does it through the... More »

FBI 'Gathering Facts' About Pitt's Allegedly Drunken Flight

Source denies actor hit son on plane

(Newser) - The Brangelina divorce saga has reached a stage where there really might be a need to make a federal case out of it. Sources tell TMZ that the reason the LAPD isn't investigating Brad Pitt's alleged abusive behavior on the family's private plane last week is that... More »

After TMZ Report, LAPD Says It's Not Investigating Pitt

Sources allege the actor got physical with one of his kids

(Newser) - Of all the post-Brangelina split stories to make headlines, this is a particularly incendiary one: TMZ reported early Thursday that Angelina Jolie separated from Brad Pitt the day after an allegedly drunken and abusive tirade after a plane flight the family took. Sources tell People that an allegedly inebriated Pitt... More »

Marion Cotillard Speaks Out, Once, About Brad Pitt Rumors

She reveals she's pregnant with 2nd child

(Newser) - Marion Cotillard has gracefully addressed rumors that she played a role in the Brangelina split —and signaled that she plans to stay as far away as possible from the tabloid feeding frenzy. "This is going to be my first and only reaction to the whirlwind news that broke... More »

It's a 'Wax Divorce' for Brangelina

Madame Tussauds splits their figures

(Newser) - Still hoping the Brangelina divorce is a cruel joke? Madame Tussauds has some news that might be hard to take . The wax museum officially split the ex-couple's wax figures on Wednesday, reports E! Once placed side by side, they "are now featured at a respectful distance from each... More »

Brad, Angie, Angie's Dad All Weigh In on Brangelina Divorce

Release the statements!

(Newser) - The statements are coming out. Here's what Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Angelina Jolie's father, Jon Voight, have to say about the impending Brangelina divorce :
  • "I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids," Pitt said in a
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UK Tab Must Pay for False Brangelina Split Story

Couple triumphs over News of the World

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have won a settlement from the News of the World after taking the British tabloid to court for publishing "false and intrusive allegations" that they were breaking up, E! reports . The paper reported the pair had met with a divorce lawyer in LA. The... More »

Angelina Jolie Buys Brad Pitt $18K Tree

Nothing says 'I love you' (or at least 'I won't dump you') like an olive tree

(Newser) - Brad Pitt had best produce something a little nicer than an "I Choo-Choo-Choose You" card tomorrow, if the British tabloids are to be believed. Partner Angelina Jolie has extended the Inglourious Basterds star no ordinary olive branch—the Sun reports it's a 200-year-old olive tree that she scored for... More »

Brad and Angie Sue Over Split Story

Couple takes British tabloid to court over 'false' and 'intrusive' allegations

(Newser) - Now they're mad: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie said through their lawyer today that they're not splitting up, and they're suing the British tabloid News of the World for starting the avalanche of rumors that they are. "We can confirm unequivocally ... that the allegations published by the News of ... More »

Brad, Angie Together at Super Bowl

Pitt, Jolie bring son Maddox to cheer for the New Orleans Saints

(Newser) - Who cares who won the Super Bowl—Brad and Angelina were there! The power couple, again defying rumors of the demise of their relationship, were spotted looking very much together in a private box, along with son Maddox, TMZ reports. The Jolie-Pitts were cheering for the triumphant New Orleans Saints.... More »

Brad, Angie 'Giggly' at Award Show

And Pitt has finally reined in that facial hair

(Newser) - The Hurt Locker's Kathryn Bigelow walked away with the award that predicts the Oscar for best director last night, but of course the real news is that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were in attendance at the Directors Guild of America Awards—and looking rather amorous and "giggly,"... More »

Brad's a Slacker, Angie's a...

But others say Pitt is the one who's fed up, calling Angelina Jolie a 'bitch'

(Newser) - We get it, we get it: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are still together—but for how long? Sources give Us all sorts of juicy quotes about the uber-couple, claiming “Angie felt like Brad wasn’t pulling his weight,” leaving her stuck caring for all six kids. Another,... More »

Brad Pitt's 'Bachelor Pad' Just an Addition

Plus, Jon Voight calls rumors of split with Angelina Jolie 'nonsense'

(Newser) - Who better to speak on the subject of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie than Angie’s sometimes-estranged father, Jon Voight? He calls the rumors of a Brangelina split “nonsense,” the Sydney Morning Herald reports. “It’s all made-up stuff,” he scoffs. But what about that bachelor... More »

Brangelina Did Meet With Lawyers—to Sign Living Will

The real story behind Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie's lawyer meeting

(Newser) - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie certainly did meet lawyers and sign legal documents recently, but those documents had nothing to do with a split: The couple signed a living will. Angelina just wanted to make sure that “if, God forbid, anything happens to her, Brad has complete control” rather... More »

Brad Pitt Buys $1.1M Bachelor Pad

He'll use Hollywood Hills home to sort out Angelina Jolie breakup

(Newser) - The latest development in the gossip universe’s breathless coverage of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s rumored split: Brad bought himself a $1.1 million bachelor pad. This according to the Daily Mail , which even has pictures of the two-bedroom, two-bath place (it comes complete with, literally, a man... More »

Brad's Brother: Leave Angie!

Brad's family no fan of Angelina Jolie, but sources split on rumors

(Newser) - As rumors of a Brangelina break-up threaten to overtake even the Tiger Woods drama, everyone is weighing in—and Brad Pitt’s family is firmly on Team Jen. Sources tell the Sun Pitt’s brother Doug has been urging Brad to end the non-marriage, which has been “loveless” for... More »

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