Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt and though she is staying mum at this point – Pitt has broken his silence on the situation.
Jolie filed the divorce papers yesterday after two years of marriage, and according to the filing, the couple separated just 5 days ago on September 15th! Irreconcilable differences was cited for their split.
Jolie asked for physical custody of the couple’s shared six children, and asked for Pitt to be granted visitation. She did not request child or spousal support.
According to Jolie’s attorney, the decision to file for divorce was made for the health of the family, and that she will not be commenting on the situation at this time.
And though Jolie is staying mum at this point – Brad Pitt decided to release a statement.
He said “I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.”
The couple was last spotted together in mid-July, just ahead of their second wedding anniversary. According to People.com, a source close to the couple said “The divorce is a complete shock. They have definitely spent more time apart this year, but it’s still a shock. They just celebrated their wedding anniversary together.”
I’ll keep you posted on any details!