Brad Pitt Wants Joint Custody With Angelina Jolie

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Last we heard in the ongoing Pitt-Jolie divorce fracas, Angelina Jolie received full custody of her six children with Brad Pitt during a temporary divorce deal, with Pitt getting limited visitation rights. It seemed that the estranged couple were working things out in private, but now Pitt wants joint custody of the kids rather than ceding full custody to his ex.

The catalyst for Jolie’s divorce petition was a fight between Pitt and Maddox Jolie-Pitt during a flight on the couple’s private jet, and because the altercation occurred mid-flight, the FBI got involved in the investigation and questioned Angelina Jolie extensively. On the ground, the Los Angeles Department of Child and Family Services reportedly began its own investigation into the child-abuse allegations against Pitt.

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