After the news of the Angelina Jolie-Brad Pitt divorce broke, the Internet at large was quick to come up with their own speculations, “source” information and of course, Jennifer Aniston memes. Part of the gossip had been about Brad having cheated on Angie with his forthcoming movie co-star, Oscar winner Marion Cotillard. The claims that Jolie hired a private investigator and caught her wandering partner red-handed. Of course, this came as no surprise, considering that the whole cheating this was eerily similar to the way a then-married Brad Pitt cheated on Jennifer Aniston with his Mr. & Mrs. Smith co-star, Angelina Jolie. But, Marion released an official statement through her Instagram account, refuting the report and also sharing that she is pregnant!
This is going to be my first and only reaction to the whirlwind news that broke 24 hours ago and that I was swept up into. I am not used to commenting on things like this nor taking them seriously but as this situation is spiraling and affecting people I love, I have to speak up. Firstly, many years ago, I met the man of my life, father of our son and of the baby we are expecting. He is my love, my best friend, the only one that I need. Secondly to those who have indicated that I am devastated, I am very well thank you. This crafted conversation isn't distressing. And to all the media and the haters who are quick to pass judgment, I sincerely wish you a swift recovery. Finally, I do very much wish that Angelina and Brad, both whom I deeply respect, will find peace in this very tumultuous moment. With all my love Marion Ceci sera la première et seule réaction que j'aurai concernant la déferlante inouïe qui à commencé il y a de ça 24 heures et à laquelle je suis mêlée malgré moi. Je n'ai pas pour habitude de commenter ni de prendre au sérieux le tas d'absurdités déversées à mon sujet mais la situation prenant une telle tournure et affectant des gens que j'aime, je me dois de m'exprimer. Pour commencer, j'ai rencontré il y a quelques années l'homme de ma vie , le père de notre fils et du bébé que nous attendons aujourd'hui. Il est mon amour, mon meilleur ami et le seul homme dont j'ai besoin. Ensuite, à ceux qui me prétendent dévastée, je vais très bien merci. Ce genre d'inventions aberrantes ne m'affecte en aucun cas. Et pour finir, à la "presse", à tous les haters, trolls et consorts qui ont le jugement si rapide je vous souhaite sincèrement… un prompt rétablissement. Ceci dit et un peu plus sérieusement, je souhaite à Angelina et Brad, deux personnes pour qui j'ai un profond respect, de trouver la paix dans ce moment tumultueux. Avec tout mon amour. Marion
TMZ also reported that Angelina was in fact fed up of Brad’s continued abuse of alcohol and marijuana, which he had earlier promised to give up in exchange for caring for their ever-growing brood of children. And now, a new report has emerged that he was actually verbally and even physically abused one of their children on a private jet. The incident apparently happened in front of Jolie and she decided to end the relationship legally a day after the incident, that is, September 15. It makes sense, considering her official statement read: “This decision was made for the health of the family.” Pitt’s statement that came a day later stated something very similar: “I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids.” His camp is also saying that he feels victimized that he is being painted as the bad guy openly in the media, and that he has had nothing but love for his family and being abusive would be the last thing on his mind.
Everyone seems to be taking their divorce very seriously. In fact, Madame Tussaud’s London has even separated their wax statues, put Robert Pattinson between them and issued their own statement through Instagram.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s closest friend, George Clooney, who has known the couple for decades now, was clearly blind-sided when he was confronted by a reporter who asked him about what he thought of the pair splitting up. It seems that he hadn’t yet read the tabloids, neither had he heard about it from the star couple themselves.
And in more distasteful news, Jennifer Aniston herself has kept mum about the ongoing incident, but her best friend, self-professed comedienne, Chelsea Handler had some choice words for the divorce proceedings: “There were rumours that part of the problem was that Brad was allegedly drinking and smoking too much weed. I wonder why he would need to self medicate. Maybe because he could have been spending the last 12 years at Lake Como hanging out with George Clooney and Matt Damon instead of being stuck in a house with 85 kids speaking 15 different languages. Oh yeah, because he married a f*cking lunatic, that’s why”. Ah, Chelsea, always the class act!