They seemed like the perfect pair, adopting children from around the world and even sharing the same screen from time to time, but Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt seem to be calling it quits.
The couple, named Brangelina by their fans and the press, have been married for more than two years. TMZ reported earlier today that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce, hoping to end her marriage from Hollywood leading man Brad Pitt.
According to reports, Jolie citing the ever popular ‘irreconcilable differences’ in the paperwork. It was also reported that Jolie is seeking physical custody of the children, this is unique, and not the same as joint custody. If this carries out, Pitt would receive visitation rights. The official separation date in the paperwork is listed as September 15, 2016.
The divorce may come as a surprise to fans of Jolie and Pitt, the duo did date for more than a decade before getting married in 2014. The two met while filming “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.” At the time Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston, the duo were soon divorced. Jolie and Pitt recently shared the spotlight in the film ‘By the Sea,’ which did moderately well, though fell short of the studio’s expectations.
The couple have six children, three adopted.