Brad Pitt has been cleared of child abuse allegations, this verdict was issued by the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Wednesday. According to TMZ.com, it is really good news for the actor who is fighting now for the joint custody with Angelina Jolie.
The investigation into child abuse was opened after claim of Mrs Jolie-Pitt, the actress and mother of six alleged her husband Brad Pitt on misconduct and aggressive behaviour, the victim of such violence was, reportedly, Maddox, 15.
Brad Pitt offered to the police full co-operation in an investigation, now the Hollywood star is cleared, this gives him a big advantage in the custody case. The new twist in the custody battle between Hollywood hit-makers Brad Pitt (51, ‘Allied’) and Angelina Jolie (41, ‘By the Sea’) has puzzled Jolie’s lawyer team. Probably, they were sure that incident on jet will spot Pitt’s reputation for good.
Brad Pitt’s advantage in the custody battle
Brad Pitt has been cleared of child abuse by DCFS, so mid-September incident on the board of Jolie-Pitt private jet is over. Alas, it has dramatic consequences for the whole family; the most powerful Hollywood couple are divorcing and fighting for kids’ custody. Angelina wants the sole custody, Brad offered a compromise—let the judge award joint physical and legal custody to both parents.
Brad Pitt got an advantage in this custody case after the closing the investigation into child abuse. Meanwhile, Pitt allowed visiting his six children under the supervision of a therapist. It’s not yet known whether something is going to change. Brad and Angie have six kids—Maddox (15), Pax (12), Zahara (11), Shiloh (10), and twins Vivienne and Knox (8). All of them are living now with their mother.
Brad Pitt’s first appearance after divorce drama
Brad Pitt has appeared in public eye for the first time since the start of their divorce. After weeks of hiding, the 51-year-old actor is back. He wasn’t alone, Julia Roberts was with Brad, and both attend a private screening of the movie ‘Moonlight’, which was produced by Pitt’s production company ‘Plan B’.
Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts
Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts weren’t the only celebs in a screening of ‘Moonlight,’ the actor Trevante Rhodes and director Barry Jenkins took part in the photo call. A 51-year-old Brad Pitt looked altered, more thin and pale. Both Pitt and Roberts talked to the audience about the movie, after this session Mr Pitt also attend the fan event of his new work ‘Allied’.
Brad’s appearance at the ‘Voyage of Time’ premiere in September and his participation in the promo-tour of ‘Allied’ was cancelled due to the complex family situation and investigations by the DCFS, which was closed on Wednesday, at last.