Angelina Jolie accuses Brad Pitt of hanging one of her children

Angelina Jolie detailed alleged assaults by her ex-husband Brad Pitt, in the context of a legal dispute over a property they both owned in France, according to court documents cited by the US press yesterday, Tuesday.

The 47-year-old star claimed in the document filed in court in Los Angeles that Pitt assaulted her and their children on a private flight in September 2016, when the Hollywood actors were dating.

“Pitt grabbed Jolie by the head and shook her, then grabbed her shoulders and shook her again, throwing it later on the bathroom wall, ”says the text according to the specialized publication Variety.

“Pitt it hit the roof of the plane multiple times, forcing Jolie out of the bathroom. When one of the children verbally defended Jolie, Pitt lunged at his own son and Jolie grabbed him from behind her to stop him, ”adds the court account.

“To get Jolie off him, Pitt threw himself backwards against the seats, injuring Jolie in the back and elbow,” he details.

“Pitt choked one of the boys and punched the other in the face. Some of the children asked him to stop. They were very scared. Several were crying.”

The actor, who has accumulated decades of success in Hollywood He was investigated by federal authorities, the document continues, but no charges were filed. Their representatives have not responded so far to requests from AFP about the case.

Jolie began proceedings to divorce Pitt that same year, shortly after the alleged incident.

Parents of six children – three biological and three adopted -, Pitt and Jolie faced a bitter fight for their custody, which is now prolonged for material reasons.

The new revelations that resound in the US press since yesterday, are part of a counterclaim by Jolie in the midst of a legal dispute over a vineyard in France that belonged to the couple.

Jolie sold her stake in Chateau Miraval a year ago to Tenute del Mondo, a subsidiary of Russian billionaire Yuri Shefler’s Grupo Stoli drinks conglomerate.

Pitt sued in February saying “Jolie was seeking to inflict harm on her” with the sale, describing Shefler as “an outsider with poisonous associations and intentions.”

The document consigned then affirms that Shefler “maintains personal and professional relationships with people from Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.” Yuri Shefler, whose Stoli Group is based in Latvia, has been critical of Putin.

Pitt also stated that the couple had reached an agreement not to sell their part without the consent of the other, however Jolie denies the version, and argues in the new documents that Pitt made the purchase of her part conditional on her signing a sale agreement. confidentiality that would “prohibit him from talking about the physical and emotional abuse” allegedly caused by the actor.

A source following the case told AFP that Jolie had decided to sell her share of the property because neither she nor her children “had been able to return” to Chateau Miraval, and that the actress made several offers to her ex-husband before closing the deal with Shefler.

According to the source, Pitt’s lawsuit “is part of a false narrative” and “the truth has not yet come to light.”