Angelina Jolie He was identified as a plaintiff in an anonymous lawsuit filed against the FBI over an agency investigation. Brad Pitt.
according to pack, unbroken The 47-year-old director filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit in March, demanding records related to the 2016 plane crash that led to Jolie’s divorce. once upon a time in hollywood Actor, 58. Plaintiffs had previously requested that the case remain sealed, but court documents were released earlier this month when an amended complaint was filed.
Court documents obtained every week“Jane Doe” has withheld “for … years” to ensure that her children receive the “care” and “counseling” they need to “cope with the harm they have suffered”. I have asked for the information I received,” he claimed.
The complaint also describes the requester as a “victim of assault,” and the FBI “has hindered and will continue to hinder her efforts to obtain the continued care and medical care her children need.” and has caused even more harm to children.” in the family law system; ”(we I contacted Pitt and Jolie representatives. )
an insider told wehowever, Recruitment The actress already has the information requested in the lawsuit. “All parties had this information for years that had been used in previous legal proceedings,” the source claimed. I will not stand.”
In September 2016, the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services investigated Pitt for child abuse following an alleged incident during a flight on the family’s private jet.an insider told we When the Oscar winner was “drunk and fighting with Angie,” the eldest son of the pair, Maddox, then 15, stepped in to protect his mother.
Since the incident occurred on an international flight from France to California, the investigation was referred to the FBI. Two months later, the LA DCFS cleared Pitt of child abuse charges. Meanwhile, the FBI closed its investigation without filing charges.
“In response to allegations made following the flight that landed in Los Angeles with Brad Pitt and his children within U.S. Special Aviation Jurisdiction, the FBI has conducted an investigation into the circumstances and is seeking further investigation. It will not be pursued,” the agency said in a statement at the time. “No charges have been filed in this matter.”
The new complaint alleges that Jane Doe was “not informed of the closure of the FBI investigation prior to its public announcement,” nor was she informed of the reasons why the FBI closed the case. As a result, it is believed that Maleficent The actress and Maddox, now 21, filed a FOIA request for documents related to the investigation and received a response in 2021, although the documents were “extensively” redacted.
“[Jolie] Her children don’t have a clear picture of how the FBI handled the matter, nor do they understand why it was suddenly shut down without prior notice.
The complaint also challenges the widely-reported claim that the FBI “acquitted Mr. Doe” during the investigation. The documents claimed that the FBI agent in charge of the investigation actually “prepared a probable cause statement” and presented it to the Assistant U.S. Attorney and the head of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in LA.
When the response to the initial FOIA request was received, it did not contain a probable cause description. As part of her new complaint, the California native asks to see her statement.
“Years of consistent denial of access to records” have “harmed children in the family law system,” the complaint added. “The record [Jolie] We are asking the FBI to publish in unredacted or substantially unredacted format in compliance with FOIA, to obtain medical care and care for her child, and to protect her child in the family law system. efforts, and should be made available to her without further delay.”
According to a report of the incident obtained by we, the U.S. Attorney’s Office reviewed the statement of probable cause but decided not to proceed with the charges. I talked to people,” the report said. “All parties agreed that criminal charges would not be pursued in this case due to several factors.”
After the incident on the plane, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt, citing irreconcilable differences.The pair tied the knot in August 2014 after spending more than a decade together. In addition, former spouses include Pax, 18, Zahara, 17, Shiloh, 16, and twins Knox and Vivian, 14.
The UN envoy and the Oklahoma native were still finalizing the details of their separation but were declared legally single in April 2019.