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Brad Pitt now under investigation after reports of child abuse surfaced

23 September 2016 Entertainment News

Fourth Estate Staff

Los Angeles, CA, United States (4E) – Brad Pitt's and Angelina Jolie's divorce might have been caused by how the actor treats their children after it was disclosed he is allegedly now under investigation after an incident inside a plane.

Pitt is being investigated after he was accused of verbal and physical abuse against his children. The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services spokesman Armand Montiel commented on the matter saying that they cannot confirm nor deny the reported investigation but a source close to the actor said that he is taking the matter seriously and is cooperating.

The source shared, "The claims are greatly exaggerated or fabricated. But he’ll always do whatever is best for his kids. Despite being on the receiving end of an onslaught of allegations, he remains focused on doing whatever is best for the children.”

According to reports, the incident took place on a private jet when the family was in flight from France last Wednesday. The divorce documents said that Pitt and Jolie have separated the following day after the alleged incident.

Pitt reportedly became verbally abusive to one of their kids and got physical while the family was on their private plane. Jolie, Pitt, and some of their children were at the jet during that time. They have a total of six children, 15-year-old Maddox, 12-year-old Zahara , 10-year-old Shiloh, and the eight-year-old twins, Vivienne and Knox.

It was unclear who of the children were with the couple during the flight and details about how he became verbally abusive and how he got physical have not been provided. However, reports are claiming that Pitt got wasted on the plane and went wild. These claims have not been confirmed yet.

According to another source, Pitt does not want their divorce to become negative as he respects Jolie so much as a mother to their children. He was also reportedly committed to making it work and he was open to counseling.

Jolie cited irreconcilable differences as the reason for the divorce. She asked for sole physical custody over the kids and asked Pitt to be granted visitation rights.