The new lawsuit, filed by an anonymous Jane Doe, alleges that the investigative bureau denied the plaintiff access to records related to an investigation that the ‘then husband… physically and verbally assaulted’ her and their children while They were traveling in a private plane. many years ago.’
In 2016, shortly after Jolie filed for divorce, it was revealed that Pitt was under investigation by the FBI and Los Angeles social services amid reports that he became ‘verbally and physically abusive to his children’ on a private plane. who was traveling from France to the United States
Investigators cleared Pitt, 58, of the abuse allegations, saying he had not committed child abuse when he got into a fight with Jolie-Pitt, then 15, on board the plane. There has now been speculation that Jolie may be the woman he is suing, although a source close to her and Pitt said TMZ they received the full FBI report during their divorce.
The suit alleges that Jane Doe has made numerous requests for a copy of the department’s investigative file in hopes of “better understanding the FBI’s investigation and obtaining information necessary for her children to receive medical care and trauma counseling.”
Prominent attorney Amanda Kramer, who represents the plaintiff, said politician his client filed the lawsuit anonymously to “preserve the family’s privacy.” Representatives for Jolie, 46, did not immediately respond to DailyMail.com’s request for comment.
In 2016, shortly after Jolie filed for divorce, it was revealed that Pitt was under investigation by the FBI and Los Angeles social services amid reports that he was “verbally and physically abusive to his children” on a private plane. The boy involved in the alleged altercation was said to be Maddox Jolie-Pitt, who appears with her parents in 2013.
Angelina Jolie (pictured March 2022) has sparked speculation that she is suing the FBI over its response to an altercation between her ex-husband, Brad Pitt, and their eldest son, Maddox.
The filing alleges that the woman’s children have “experienced lasting physical and mental trauma” after being “verbally and physically” assaulted by her then-husband while flying on a private plane.
The plaintiff alleges that the FBI launched an investigation into the incident and “without notice” to her or her children, “publicly announced that it was closing the investigation of the incident without taking further action.”
The woman filed multiple FOIA requests with the office, hoping to better understand why they chose not to take action against her husband, according to the filing.
He has accused the agency of not only failing to provide him with requested documents, but also claims that the FBI’s responses to his requests are ‘legally insufficient’.
The woman, who does not appear to have filed a formal lawsuit yet, had requested that she be allowed to pursue the case under a pseudonym and have it sealed. Chief US District Court Judge Beryl Howell reportedly approved the request this week.
The new lawsuit, filed by an anonymous Jane Doe, alleges that the investigative bureau denied the plaintiff access to records related to an investigation that the ‘then husband… physically and verbally assaulted’ her and their children while They were traveling in a private plane. many years ago’
“Our position is that victims and survivors should be able to access federal agency records of the crimes they experienced or reported, as is common at the state level, so they can advocate for help and trauma care and legal protection for their victims.” children and for themselves. Kramer told the news outlet after refusing to reveal the plaintiff’s identity.
‘Our client has been searching for such records for years and has been obstructed and has had to resort to legal action to receive these much needed records. Legislative remedies are necessary.’
Speculation arose that Jolie could be Jane Doe due to the similarities between the presentation and the accusations the actress had previously made against Pitt.
However, a source related to the former couple said TMZ Tuesday that both Pitt and Jolie received a copy of the FBI report following the initial investigation of the plane incident.
The source also claimed that the information in the report was submitted during the couple’s divorce case.
The FBI did not respond to DailyMail.com’s query about the lawsuit.
Angelina Jolie appears with her children (from left to right) Maddox, Vivienne, Knox, Shiloh and Zahara in October 2021
In September 2016, the actress alleged that Pitt and his son, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, had an argument on the family plane.
Witnesses at the time alleged that the confrontation between the Hollywood star and his teenage son escalated to the point that Pitt hit the boy, “intentionally or inadvertently.”
Bystanders claimed that Pitt then drove around the tarmac in a fuel truck, but returned to the plane soon after and the group departed for Los Angeles.
Shortly after the alleged incident, an anonymous source filed a complaint with the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, alleging that Pitt had shown physical and verbal abuse.
Social workers interviewed Pitt, Jolie, their children and witnesses on the plane before determining there were no cases to answer and closing the investigation.
Days after the alleged plane crash, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt and asked for full custody of their children.
After DCFS cleared him of the abuse allegations, Pitt formally responded to his ex’s request by declaring his intention to seek joint custody of their offspring.
In 2021, amid the couple’s divorce and custody battle, a source close to the family said Jolie had ‘mmade similar allegations in the past that were investigated by the authorities and not substantiated.’
The source called the allegation of abuse on the private plane his “last sad and desperate attempt to present a false narrative at any cost.”
The powerhouse stars met on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2005 and after dating for a decade, tied the knot in September 2014. Pitt and Jolie appear together in a scene from the hit film.
The couple’s divorce was finalized in 2019. Maddox Jolie-Pitt reportedly testified against her father during the couple’s contentious divorce and custody battle, offering a “not very flattering” take on the actor. Jolie-Pitt appears in a photo with his mother in 2019
the stars of power They met on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith in 2005 and after dating for a decade, married in September 2014.
They have six children together: Maddox, 20, Pax, 18, Zahara, 17, Shiloh, 15, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 13.
Jolie adopted Maddox in 2002, then Zahara in 2005, a year after meeting Pitt while filming Mr. and Mrs. Smith. He was married to Jennifer Aniston at the time.
They then adopted Pax together in 2007 and went on to have biological children, Shiloh, Knox and Vivienne. Pitt adopted all the children before marrying in 2014.
Jolie filed for divorce in 2016, sparking a lengthy legal battle.
Maddox Jolie-Pitt, then 19 years old, testified against his father during the couple’s contentious divorce and custody battle, offering a “not very flattering” take on the actor.
A source also revealed during the proceedings that Jolie-Pitt wanted to legally remove ‘Pitt’ from her name, something her mother ‘does not support’.