Angelina Jolie called Brad Pitt’s lawsuit against her “frivolous, malicious and part of a problematic pattern.”

The former couple have been embroiled in a dispute after the ‘Maleficent’ actress sold a stake in her Chateau Miraval wine business to Tenute del Mondo, a subsidiary of Stoli Group, prompting her ex-husband to take action. legal after stating that he had an agreement, that neither party would sell without the consent of the other.

Now the 47-year-old actress, whose former company is countersuing Pitt, refuting the version of events, has insisted she doesn’t need the star’s approval to make the sale.

In newly filed documents obtained by, Brad’s claims are called “frivolous, malicious and part of a problematic pattern.”

The docs add:

‘Pitt’s allegations that he and Ms Jolie had a secret, unwritten and implied contract on a right of consent to the sale of their property interests is directly contrary to written record and, among other legal flaws, violates the law. the Statute of Frauds and public order’.

The ongoing dispute made headlines in October when Angelina Jolie claimed in legal documents that her ex-husband had choked one of their children and punched another in the face, during a flight from France to California in September 2016.

Lawyers acting on behalf of the actress, who has 21-year-old Maddox; Pax, 18 years old; Zahara, 17 years old; Shiloh, 16, and twins Viviene and Knox, 14, with her ex-spouse, have sued for negotiations to sell her ex-husband’s part of the wine business, this after a confidentiality agreement that prohibited Jolie from speaking outside of court about Pitt’s alleged physical and emotional abuse of her and her children.

The filing continues an alleged outburst by Pitt when the family was flying from France to California in September 2016, which allegedly began when the ‘Moneyball’ star accused his then-wife of being too different with the kids before yelling at her in the bedroom. bathroom.

Brad Pitt allegedly lunged at one of his children when they came to defend their mother, causing her to grab him from behind.

The documents continued:

‘To get Jolie off his back, Pitt threw himself backwards against the plane seats, injuring Jolie’s back and elbow. The children entered Angelina Jolie, Brad Pittrunning and all bravely tried to protect each other. Before he could finish, Pitt strangled one of the children and punched another in the face. Some of the kids begged Pitt to stop.’

‘At one point, he spilled beer on Jolie; in another, she spilled beer and red wine on the children,’ the documents say.

In September 2016, the ‘Fight Club’ actor was investigated by the FBI for this incident, but they ultimately declined to press criminal charges.

However, in the new countersuit, Angelina’s legal team insisted that the officer investigating the allegations had “probable cause to charge Pitt with a federal crime for his conduct that day.”

Brad Pitt’s attorney said he will continue to answer in court when it comes to the allegations.

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