By Damilola Faustino
Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie has accused her soon-to-be ex-husband, Brad Pitt, of failing to fulfil his fatherly duties by not paying adequate child support for the couple’s six children.
This is coming off the heels of her divorce lawyer, Laura Wasser seeking to back out of her case due to the extremely hostile relationship between the couple which is getting uglier.
Lawyers of the Jolie in a court filing in Los Angeles Superior Court allegedly stated that Pitt has not paid any meaningful child support for Eighteen months during the couple’s divorce proceedings.
“Pitt has a duty to pay child support. As of present, Pitt has paid no meaningful child support since separation,” wrote Angelina Jolie’s new lawyer, Samantha Bley DeJean.
Replying, Brad Pitt said that the claims by his estranged wife Angelina Jolie that he has failed to support their children.
In a court filing, the star’s legal team said he had paid more than $1.3m in costs and loaned $8m to Jolie to help her buy a house.
In the documents, Pitt’s lawyers also said Jolie’s claims regarding child support were a “thinly-veiled effort to manipulate media coverage.”
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