Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt are officially divorced, still have to work out the settlement


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On Friday, we heard the very strange “exclusive” from The Sun about how Angelina Jolie totally wants to get back with Brad Pitt and that’s why she’s been so difficult with their divorce talks. Except that just hours later, Brad and Angelina’s divorce became partially done. They still have to negotiate the settlement (assets and final custody, I suppose), but they are officially divorced now. So much for the Villainess Jolie plotting to find her way back into Brad’s Trousers of Doom. So much for Angelina being “difficult” and “slow-walking” the divorce, I guess.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are an estranged married couple no more and can now officially declare themselves exes. According to court records obtained by The Blast, the artists formerly known as Brangelina filed a judgment Friday in their divorce that restored their single status.

As we reported, Pitt and Jolie decided to negotiate for a bifurcated judgment, which basically ends the marriage, but allows them to keep working on a final settlement agreement for assets and custody. Sources close to the stars tell us they felt it was important to “get on with their lives” and needed to emotionally break away from the other.

We’re told the rush to single status wasn’t over any new relationships, but both Pitt and Jolie felt strongly about the move. Now they must continue to negotiate the end of the divorce, which will likely take several months of dividing up millions of dollars in assets and hammering out a permanent custody order for their six children. Most importantly though … Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are back on the market!

[From The Blast]

Personally, I don’t think Brad cared about whether or not he was technically single/divorced – he wanted to have a serious girlfriend to flaunt before now, it just didn’t work out that way. Neri Oxman fled their arrangement and ended up married to another man. Charlize Theron shut that sh-t down in a hurry. Only Jennifer Aniston played along for any length of time, and even then she seemed to finally understand that she could do better.

I know that it’s inevitable for the speculation about Angelina’s love life to happen, and I’ll be here for it. I hope she does move on with someone great. I don’t see her dating another actor (perhaps banging another actor, but not dating, per se). If she does get in another relationship, I think she would go for someone political or someone involved in international aid, something like that. But truly, I don’t even believe she really cares about her romantic life right now.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

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  1. minx says:

    Trousers of Doom, dying.
    They certainly were a dazzling couple, but now that I know what a pr*ck he is, so much for that.

    • cee says:

      You speak the truth grasshopper. But I am still cracking up over Trousers of Doom. I think Angie is going to take a breather and recoup some lost time and focus on her kids, her work and her career. I do not see her wanting anything more from Brad than what the kids deserve . Angie at least prior to Brad was always frugal about her money and her charity work. I think Brad was sloppy about his finances which is why it has taken him so long to file with the court. But I wish the best for Angie. Her career is smokin’ hot, her kids look happy and healthy and she is focusing on great things with her humanitarian work. A tv program for kids, a book in conjunction with amnesty int., new movies, and Maddox heading off to college. A lot on her plate no time for Trousers of Doom and his drama.

  2. C-Shell says:

    Pitt’s leaky sieve of a team reeeally blew the timing of that silly story about Pining Angelina, didn’t they? 🤣 Actually substantiates the fact that Angelina was the one “fast”-tracking the bifurcation. Caught Brad and his bros off guard. The way she’s danced circles around him, backwards and in high heels, has been awesome.

    • Hmmm says:

      I think she surprised him with how fast she filed the default judgement or FL107. If you look at the filings it’s pretty clear she pushed for this.

      It’s funny how if he had filed all the paperwork she did the spin in the tabloids would be much different but because she obviously wanted out they are acting like both agreed. Not so sure about that.

      Some of the filings are not sealed but oddly enough the tabloids haven’t revealed anything about them. 🤣

  3. Mia4s says:

    How is The Sun still in business? Seriously, how?! They can’t even be plausible in their nonsense and their stories get discounted within hours! Have to admit, judging you a bit Great Britain.

    • LadyT says:

      There was an entire thread of posters who believed it on Friday, knowing it was an article from The Sun.

      • Cherie says:

        We do tend to throw out the source as long as the content is suitably shady toward the less than popular. Us Magazine suddenly got credible recently as well.

    • LondonLozza says:

      Morning Mia4 s!

      Well there’s a large city in the North of the UK (LIverpool) where you can’t even buy that rag, nobody. After the Hillsborough disaster at a football game in the 1980s and people (men, women and children) were crushed to death due to overcrowding at the game. Due to the atrocious, and I mean truly atrocious, and despicable reporting by that rag, there’s been a widespread boycott ever since.

      Most newspapers in the UK run at a massive loss – the literal only exception being the Daily Fail – so it’s a miracle any of them are still going. Sadly the rag appeals to the lowest common denominators … most of us take anything that comes out of there with a large dose of salt.

      • Mia4s says:

        I was just googling and realized that it was the Sun that ran those Hillsborough stories (I recalled something about a boycott). Beyond disgusting. That “reporting” was a million times worse than silly celebrity gossip. Considering the UK has no shortage of trash media I’m mystified that anyone in the UK still buys or in any way supports the Sun.

      • LondonLozza says:

        Oh their reporting was just so disgusting of Hillsborough and Calvin McKenzie (the then editor) wouldn’t’ get the steam from my wee if he was on fire he’s that loathsome … I am amazed that people still buy into the rubbish they are selling. A few times i’ve come across it and flicked through it’s just the most mysogynistic, lying piece of garbage. It’s down there with the Fail.

  4. Lili says:

    I don’t know why but that makes me sad

    • Carol says:

      @lili. Me too. I really liked B&A as a couple and I thought they’d last. I don’t believe most of the gossip that’s posted on either of these two (I don’t buy the Angelina is a pure angel and Brad is pure evil narrative) but obviously they no longer want to be together. Oh well.

  5. Ray says:

    Good for ANGIE … i want her with Keanu Reeves next 🤣

  6. Maya says:

    Brad submitted his response almost 1 year after Angelina filed for bifurcation.

    Angelina ain’t the one who was stalling and who desperately wanted to show the world he was “fighting for his children”.

    Angelina was done as soon as Brad hurt the children. She was completely done last year after his vicious smear campaign.

    • Sash says:

      Exactly! Actions speak much louder than words!

    • Adorable says:

      👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

    • Lisa says:

      Well Brad has more money. So it takes longer for his financials. And it took Angelina over 2 years to submit her’s after she filed for divorce. So his timeline is not so bad if you think about it.

      • Gunnar says:

        Brad has more money? And? Jeff Bezos has more money than Brad, billions more, but it didn’t take him seven months to detail his finances did it? Also they were only married for two years not twenty plus, it shouldn’t have taken him as long as it has to submit preliminary documents. With regards to AJ, taking “two years” is neither here nor there. The custody issue has held up this divorce so there was cleary no rush/point in discussing other matters (it’s also Wasser’s MO not to submit anything until everything is settled). Once the divorce actually progressed to the stage of formally discussing/sorting finances, she didn’t waste any time. Meanwhile he who made a big deal of mentioning that he asked to bifurcate first took seven months to submit preliminary documents for a two year marriage. Make of that what you wish.

      • Maya says:

        Lol is that the new excuse Brad supporters are using?

        Angelina filed for divorce and followed the best course for her children to go through therapy and see their father under supervision.

        Once Brad started his vicious smear campaign early last year and peaked with the leaking of the custody agreement where his people conveniently leaked certain sections to make it look like Angelina practised parental alienation, Angelina had enough and immediately failed for bifurcation and submitted all her details.

        If the world’s richest man aka Bezos could submit his financials within few months then so can Brad who is not worth even 5% of what Bezos wealth.

        I am very happy Angelina is free from Brad officially now and can continue enjoy her life with her children, family, friends, career and humanitarian work.

      • KidV says:

        You can’t compare Jeff Bezo’s divorce to the Jolie-Pitt’s. Bezo and his wife weren’t wealthy when they married. All of the money made during that marriage was community property. Those aren’t hard financials to figure out. All she had to do was decide what she wanted to take, I also wouldn’t be surprised if a divorce hadn’t been in the works for awhile since Jeff was such the player.

    • Nothingelse says:

      Hi Maya, you still here and posting but not in Disneyland? LOL Did your fellows here know, that you said in JJ you had a job at Disney? Why were you hiding at JJ? Because the sane poster called you a liar? That’s funny and now you are from MayaUK back to good old Maya.

    • Yvette says:

      I’m pretty sure, in fact I’m certain, that Brad is the one who first mentioned wanting, and perhaps was also the first to file, for bifurcation. It’s nice to see that people posting here have finally accepted the fact that there is no permanent custody agreement in place.

      With the divorce finally final, I wish them both peace and happiness. :)

      • Gunnar says:

        He didn’t file first, she notified the court and then he made a big deal out of mentioning that he wanted to bifurcate/file first (all in a blatant PR attempt to look like the one who had truly moved on). Also there is really no such thing as a permanent custody arrangement, as it can be amended at any time via agreement or court order. All we know however, is that there has been a judgement issued on child custody with the details under seal.

      • Gross says:

        From what I’ve seen, it says petitioner (that’s her) filed default meaning it was done without his agreement. Googling shows that default is when you try to reach the other party for response and they don’t. So she filed, he didn’t respond, she moved on with it anyway to reclaim her single status.

      • Felicia says:

        @GROSS: I imagine that if the other party is also on board for the bifurcation, there isn’t really any need to respond. Not much point generating the extra legal fees to respond positively when not responding has exactly the same effect.

      • Gross says:

        @felicia it’s not about imagining whether the documents are needed or not, it’s about facts. The filing said default. There are two options for that particular filing; default or uncontested. Uncontested meaning neither party objects. It was not uncontested. And about spending less on legal fees, there is still a legal process. You can’t skip out on it to spend less, if it’s not done properly it’ll cost more to fix later.

      • Felicia says:

        @GROSS:
        Actually, there are 3 options.
        1. Default without agreement
        2. Default with agreement
        3. Uncontested

        Both numbers 2 and 3 require them to have come to a written agreement on assets, support etc, which we know isn’t the case. Therefore, the only possible choice in their case is number 1. Default without agreement. From the form itself, that can come about if: a) the respondant didn’t reply. Or b) The default of the respondant was entered or requested and … (blah blah).

      • OriginalCarol says:

        Jolie filed a declaration of default, FL-170. This means Pitt’d failed to respond to her divorce petition and summons for the bifurcation within 30 days limit thus she’s allowed to enter a default request to ask the court for a judgment of divorce without his input.

        One might ask why he failed to do so? Was he too busy in preparing for his 2-minutes plea speech for the remodeling of the old LA museum? Could it be that he’s the one that desperately wanted to get back with her? Or that he’s not yet ready to be legally single until he has a girlfriend lined up to keep up with the appearance of his golden boy image? Take your pick but no matter what, she’s definitely not waiting on him to get this divorce over and done with.

        Btw, the tabloids are in his pocket for sure in failing to report the reason that Jolie’s filed for a default divorce, lmao. Dude was swearing up and down that he wanted to bifurcate the divorce first but he was the one that failed to make appropriate responses to her petitions in a timely manner thus giving her an uncontested divorce by default. Game set match, Ms Jolie.

  7. Adorable says:

    Can someone educate me cause I’m confused.Whats the point of asking for single status,when the final custody arrangements & financial detail need to be sorted out?Why not “celebrate”when everything has been sorted out?dumb q,but I’m curious.

    • LadyT says:

      Maybe in their case just the psychological relief to be officially out of the marriage and exes?

    • Greta says:

      @adorable. Custody was bifurcated last year and a judgment rendered on that. So custody is settled as much as custody can ever be really settled until children of divorced parents are 18 & the nature of this situation. And that seems to have been the biggest obstacle & where the focus was. Money is always huge in divorces and they’ll have a lot to untangle, but clearly just restoring their single status was the next big step in moving on to the next chapter and being legally free. Angelina made that clear when she said she wanted to be legally single before the end of last year and they missed that deadline. While their lawyers work on splitting what’s bound to be a complicated estate, so it makes sense to me.

      I’d rather this whole divorce be 100% done, but legal freedom makes complete sense here. I think it’s just the thought of no longer being legally tied to the other that’s liberating, even if there are still financial issues to be worked out. I’m very happy for Angelina, and I’m sure it’s a relief even if its not ideal to have 2/3 of this case figured out. I hope the rest of it follows very soon.

  8. Talie says:

    It really is the end of an era. These two powered the early celeb gossip blogs and the end of the weekly magazine. I can remember getting all the tea on them from Lainey and Perez when they were first starting and actually reported new facts. I guess it makes sense they were never going to consciously uncouple – they were always too much, more Burton/Taylor.

  9. Esmerelda says:

    What an odd tone to strike – “they’re back on the market!” – like we were all sitting at home just waiting for the right moment to send that text asking Angie out for dinner!
    I think they’re mostly played out as heartthrobs – I’m more curious about the fate of the Chateaux, honestly, what about the wine? – but I’m holding out some little hope for Jolie to publicly hook up with a classy lady (helping bisexual representation)

    • Lady D says:

      I think it’s going to be another 15-20 years before either of them lose their heartthrob status, easily.

    • otaku fairy... says:

      She would be raked over the coals by today’s misogynistic Gaytkeepers if she were to do that. Unless the woman’s image and past were ultra vanilla and she wasn’t in the entertainment industry in any capacity. Even then though, you’d still get some of the usual bigoted responses because of who Angelina is.

  10. Jk says:

    Good for Brad

    • JadedBrit says:

      @JK Eh??

    • Michelle says:

      @JK so you’re supportive of a man who traumatised his kids so much they needed therapy & tried to destroy the mother of his children’s reputation in the press? Is the bar set so low that you support a man like this?

    • Nothingelse says:

      YES ! I’m very happy for him. :-)

      • Hmmm says:

        I’m thrilled for Angie and her babies. seeing as he has really nothing to do with her kids anymore they really are free of him. Hallelujah!! Amen!

      • Gross says:

        @nothingelse I seriously hope that his type isn’t what you look for in men.

      • Carmen says:

        @Hmmm:
        I wonder how often he is actually seeing the kids? His team was laughably vague about the custody ruling; they said he got less than 50%. That could mean anywhere from 1% to 49%. I’m betting he sees them maybe a few days a month and that’s it. And honestly, I think he’s satisfied with that. He liked the image of being Hollywood’s Number One Dad but actually putting in the time and the work required was something else again.

  11. Lena says:

    It makes sense to do this when both have taken this long to settle assets and children. You can’t have people chained together forever after all. But I don’t think being single legally will make much difference. And the Sun will continue to be the Sun. They make up stories people want to believe which is just gossip after all. True stuff is news.

  12. Lila says:

    Thank you for posting all those old pictures. Angelina is so pretty it’s unreal. As fun as it was talking about Jen Garner’s skincare routine, I’d kill to know Angie’s. She’s doing something right, clearly.

    • CuriousCole says:

      I second that! Angelina is ridiculously beautiful, and they were such a stunning couple.

  13. Hmmm says:

    She filed a default. Or default judgement. So he might not have been responding to anything she had filed. This was her way to push her way out of this never ending divorce. Of course the tabloids will say the opposite because they are in brads pocket but he probably wasn’t expecting her to file it so fast which is why he had that lame ass sun article.

    I think Angelina is already dating someone which is partly why she wanted the single status so bad. She said it herself- she does not like being single and why should she be if she doesn’t have to be. I don’t think he’s famous. Some of deadbeats fans think she’ll be single forever … fat chance.

    Hopefully the children’s stepfather will treat them better than their daddy dearest did.

  14. Michelle says:

    Pitt really showed by his actions what a horrible POS he really is!!! He even has weinstein’s former publicist on his payroll, which explains the onslaught of media attacks from his camp.

  15. Sorella says:

    Sad, end of an era for sure. They really tried to sell us for 10 years the Brangelina perfection. I’m meh about BOTH of them now. They BOTH ended up being a disapointment, BOTH of them were all flashy, smoke and mirrors about their perfect love, kids, family life (BOTH bragged about it and its “perfection” until it all exploded overnight it seemed). Before the plane incident, they were still all lovey and into each other. Turns out they BOTH tried to sell the public a myth on red carpets, interviews and family pictures for 10 years. BOTH alikely not what they seem behind closed doors together or apart (I loved Angelina, but she has never had a rep for being easy, ever). So today, I think they are BOTH people with issues and neither one of them is the ultimate Hollywood prize anymore (Angelina is still beautiful and he is still a nice looking man in his 50s, but let’s face it, both are no spring chickens and are the age of the next generation’s parents). Whoever gets with EITHER of them will end up with drama eventually, they BOTH must have thrived on it as they did spend 10 years together (yet “sold us” on “we are perfection” for over 10 years!!). Today they are just BOTH middle-age people with 1/2 dozen kids between them and now an ex to deal (Stars! Just like us), but with them, tabloid fodder comes with all that, BOTH not their prime anymore. MEH to both of them. I was a huge fan of BOTH, now I find them BOTH fake.

    • hrh says:

      I don’t think they owe you anything

    • Maya says:

      How lovely that you totally ignore the fact that Brad was/is an alcoholic abuser and once he started to turn against the children, that’s when Angelina said stop and got the hell out of there with her children.

      She is a lioness who only cared about her children and their welfare and not about the sexist media or other people.

      • Hmmmm says:

        But both are bad maya. This chick must be from JJ because his fans on that site are constantly trying to make it seem like Angelina did something so bad by divorcing him as fast as possible after the plane incident. They do not care that Maddox was harmed and that the kids needed 2 + years of trauma therapy.

        They are mad at angelina for choosing her kids over their precious brangelina.

        Angelina looked anorexic and depressed throughout that relationship. She sounded like a stepford wife in most interviews. Nothing like her previous pre -daddy dearest interviews her fans liked so much.

      • Miss M says:

        Their children, Maya. THEIR children!

      • Carmen says:

        @Hmmmm:
        The people on that site lived and breathed Brangelina 24/7/365. It was like that duo was their sole reason for existing.

        They would never forgive anyone who smashed their fantasy of the fairytale romance. If Brad had been the one to leave, they would have turned on him as viciously as they turned on Angie.

        To add insult to their fancied injury, Angie has the unmitigated gall to look happy and content. I say good for her. She deserves all the happiness she can find.

    • minx says:

      How exactly did Angelina end of being a disappointment? Seems like she had his mess dumped into her lap and she tried to make the best of it.

  16. Jumpingthesnark says:

    Well, that’s one way to lose 200 lb of useless weight…… i wish Angelina all the best, I’m imagining her skipping around her Nalibu house!

  17. Oliviajoy1995 says:

    I don’t like either of them. I think they deserve each other.

    • lucy2 says:

      I don’t particularly care for either, but he’s an alcoholic and at some point was abusive. No one deserves that.
      For the sake of the kids, I hope they are all in a better place with each other now though, and get the rest of the stuff finalized and done.

  18. ad says:

    New beginnings for both of them, they were both ambitious they did not prioritised their relationship, they put so much effort on their projectss but didn’t on their relationship, had no quality time for each other or as a family. I hope they will both reflect & learn from this experience. People change as they evolve. Apart from whatever caused their divorce I am sure they had many happy memories together to remember.