Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie divorces her husband of two years, Brad Pitt.
According to a court document obtained by ABC News, the star actress and human rights activist, Jolie has filed for divorce.
In the document, Angelina Jolie filed for physical custody of the couple’s six children and cited irreconcilable differences.
Angelina Jolie’s lawyer, Robert Offer speaking to ABC news said:
“This decision was made for the health of the family.
“She will not be commenting at this time, and asks that the family be given their privacy during this difficult time.”
The Hollywood power couple secretly married in 2014 at their Chateau Miraval in France.
The ceremony featured their children: Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh and twins Vivienne and Knox.
Angelina Jolie Divorces Husband Brad Pitt
The couple have been together since 2004 after meeting on the set of the film Mr. and Mrs. Smith.
Brad Pitt divorced his former wife, Jennifer Aniston, in 2005.
Pitt, 52, proposed to Jolie, 41, in 2012, revealing that it was increased pressure from their children that sparked the proposal.
He had said:
“We’re getting a lot of pressure from the kids.
“We didn’t realize how much it meant to them and then, in getting engaged, how much it also means to us.”
Angelina Jolie was previously married to actors Billy Bob Thornton and Jonny Lee Miller.
Ms. Jolie and Mr. Pitt are one of Hollywood’s most famous couples.
The two recently collaborated on the 2015 film By The Sea.
Meanwhile, Jolie’s father, 77-year-old actor Jon Voight has expressed his sadness and concern over the divorce.
Jolie’s father in an interview on Tuesday said:
“It’s very sad.
“Something very serious must have happened for Angie to make a decision like this.
“I don’t know what it is. Say a little prayer.”
“I am concerned for Angie and the children and hopefully I will be seeing them very soon.”