Jolie said that Pitt made additional unsatisfying comments to her and their children. Brad Pitt screamed in the bathroom of the plane. At one point, Brad Pitt grabs her, grabs her by the head, and slams her against the bathroom wall.
A report in The New York Times has revealed that Angelina Jolie has filed a counter-suit against her ex-husband Brad Pitt in the ongoing battle over the Chateau Miraval winery. A complaint filed in Los Angeles on Tuesday alleges Pitt’s abusive behavior toward Jolie and her children during a private plane trip in 2016. After that incident, Jolie filed for divorce.
The incident mentioned occurred while traveling from France to California. where their six children were present. Those aged 14 – 21. During the filing, Jolie said that Pitt made additional unsatisfying comments to her and their children. They screamed in the bathroom of the plane. At one point, Brad Pitt grabs her, grabs her by the head, and slams her against the bathroom wall. When one of their children comes to Jolie’s defense during the incident, Pitt becomes angry with her and interrupts her. Jolie also claims Pitt choked and punched her children in the face during the incident. At one point in the incident, Pitt poured alcohol on Jolie and the children.
The Times reported that Pitt’s behavior toward Jolie and her children detailed the alleged abusive behavior on a flight in September 2016.
However, The New York Times report also stated that the FBI declined to investigate the allegations against Pitt where the allegations would have amounted to a federal felony charge. The FBI said it would not investigate further. They refused to press charges of child abuse against Pitt. A lawyer for Pitt told The Associated Press that the story was a lie and fabricated to harm the family.
This is a counter-suit to Pitt and his wife’s legal action over ownership of the French winery. Brad Pitt filed the suit earlier this month. The lawsuit alleges breach of contract against Jolie. Jolie is said to have sold part of the business to Steel Group’s wine division, Tento del Mando, which was not part of the deal.
The cross-complaint continues.