The 41-year-old star, who cited irreconcilable differences, decided to end their marriage amid claims that she was unhappy with the way Brad had been parenting their six children.
“This decision was made for the health of the family,” Angelina’s attorney Robert Offer said in a statement.
While Brad, 52, spoke out to say his focus is now on the “well-being” of their brood.
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“I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids,” he said. “I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.”
While Angelina’s lawyer Robert Offer said: “This decision was made for the health of the family.
“She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time.”
After news of their divorce broke, gossip sites in the US began to speculate that Brad’s friendship with his Allied co-star Marion Cotillard had put extra strain on his marriage.
According to Page Six, Angelina had hired a private eye to watch her husband. “He’s in the throes of a midlife crisis, and Angie is fed up,” a source told the website.