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Angelina Jolie Releases Statement After Brad Pitt is Cleared of Abuse Allegations

Angelina Jolie Releases Statement After Brad Pitt is Cleared of Abuse Allegations

Angelina Jolie has released a statement following Brad Pitt being cleared of child abuse allegations.

A rep for the 41-year-old actress explained that she feels relieved that the investigation has concluded and her children can heal.

Angelina said from the beginning that she felt she had to take action for the health of the family and is relieved that after their 8-week involvement, the DCFS is now satisfied the safeguards are put in place that will allow the children to heal,” her rep explained to TMZ.

The rep also confirmed that there is an agreement in place that gives Angelina primary custody with monitored visitation for Brad.

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  • shoes4life

    Angie I think you jumped too fast, what you may wanted to be warning may have did more harm than good. I hope that you and Brad are in therapy together and can heal your marriage and move on as a family. That’s if Brad is willing after such a gut punch.

  • shoes4life

    Angie I think you jumped too fast, what you may wanted to be warning may have did more harm than good. I hope that you and Brad are in therapy together and can heal your marriage and move on as a family. That’s if Brad is willing after such a gut punch.

  • yolly

    I hope, they reconcile for the sake of the family and I am sure the love between them are still there. God bless them.

  • Lo Mo

    I really like her, but all these happenings come off as if for divorcing she was just waiting /needing a very good reason by Brad to make the first step – and the first step turned out to be a kick in the / his groin….

    ….shaming your kids’ dad is never good in the long term…

  • sandra

    And so it ends. Hope the best for all of them. Peace and sucess.

  • Lylian

    Aww Sandra. No guarantee yet that it ends for certain. After all, Dump won even when the polls showed HRC had an 85% chance of winning. Even with HRC won the POPULAR VOTE!

    So … this is good news. Clearly there was an incident. May be Angie has had some counselling herself and can see that whatever Brad did, it wasn’t abuse. May be she may gain some insight into herself and her reactions. May be she may understand that she over reacted due to her own family situations. Aside from it all being positive for Brad to be cleared, it may also be a positive turning point for the family including Angie.

  • Lylian

    Yes. I agree.

    Well, if Brad loves Angie as much as he says he does, then he will have to find a way to forgive her. People all have blindspots. Traumas which make us over sensitive to stuff. May be Angie over reacted. who knows.

    One thing is certain, Brad’s weight loss is dramatic. He has suffered these last few weeks. The pain need not destroy. It can simply purify.

  • loff

    FEAR of loosing a child or a child being taken away can over take any emotion and her reaction was out of FEAR for their children and what authorities might do to Brad , have you ever thought about it that way.If the shoes was on the other foot Brad would have done the same.

  • loff

    I hope Brad does see why she had taken drastic actions, yes it might not sit well withhim at first but with cool head I think despite addmitting it or not he deep down knows why she did it. The only thing is I hope he doesn’t take it as negative and actually see teh reality of her actions not personal attack.

  • gennline

    It was about their children.
    She had to put the safety and welfare of their children first as per her statement.
    When children see a parent lose control it can be very frightening,especially if they are supposed to be a ‘goofy dad’ as Brad has described himself.
    Also the children are being brought up to look out for and support each other.
    So you hurt one(unintentional I’m sure) you hurt them all.

  • bap

    Angelina has the truth on her side that why he signed the paperwork giving her temporary sole custody with supervised visitation

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  • Cezar

    It´s unbelievable what people are now saying about Angelina. Just like some gossip-rags, they want to see a fight, they need this battle to go on to sell more BS, people love to see blood in others face. They don´t accepted that Angelina is happy too, that Brad will not be accused of “child-Abuse”. It´s obvious that she don´t want the love of is life and the father of is child to be prosecuted of something so disturbing and serious.
    Angelina always give the idea that she was asking for a full custody and visitation for Brad, until he resolved the alcohol and anger problems.
    She have said many times that Brad is a wonderful father but we know that when we mix a good person with alcohol,…. he changed to bad. it´s in the books.
    so don´t see why they want to make Angelina the bad one. It was because the idiotic and shameless behavior of Brad in that plane that the family was subject to all this child-agency investigation.
    what makes me mad and upset is that Brad is too coward and let the bullies attacked Angelina without one word in her defense. Even when he said something about the plane incident he never said “i´m sorry”. he keep quiet and silent seeing Angelina accused of all the bad things happening to him and to their kids. very sad to see a man like Brad so selfish and shameless.
    In the end the true will come out and Angelina acts in defense of their loved kids is the more important for her.
    Angelina will have my admiration and support even more now. she deserve all the love….

  • Lylian


  • bap

    My respect for her is greater than ever.

  • Love the JoliePitts

    Bringing this post from JuJu over from the other thread so fans on here can see Angelina did not “jump too Fast.” She had no choice.

    Once DCFS becomes “involved” in a case they run things, and unless you do as they tell you, you stand to lose your children. This is what Angelina was trying to prevent by following their instructions.

    Below see how easily DCFS can step in and the havoc they can create. Unbelievable.


    juju • 4 hours ago

    I’ve been searching in these last few days i’m going to share a few links just so people can see how easily dfcs can step in, how long they can stay n the caos they can create

    My husband and I have 2 kids and recently a neighbor called CPS on us because she heard us arguing (we left a window open). We are good parents and our kids are our top priority. We live in a nice neighborhood in a nice home. I keep our home clean, food stocked, and our kids clean and well dressed in addition to providing love and teaching my kids everything I can possibly teach them before they are old enough for school. We are just going through a tough financial time right now and things have been very stressful on our relationship. We both love each other and want nothing but the best for our kids.

    So we got a call from CPS and they said they were stopping by. I was a little terrified, well because it was CPS, but I knew that our kids are well taken care of and thought they would just come in, see everything was ok, and then it would all be done. Boy was I wrong!

    At first it seemed ok, the man that showed up was surprisingly pleasant and easy to talk to. We explained the situation and he looked around the house and said everything looked fine and it was obvious that the kids were well kept and taken care of. about a week later we got a letter that stated the findings of their investigation were “unfounded.” This meaning they found nothing on us. Again we thought this was the end of it.

    A few days later I get a call from a different CPS person stating that they were our new case worker and that basically she would be in our hair for 6 months! Not only that she has come over repeatedly on unexpected visits and has given me a whole list of things she wants my husband and I to do (i.e classes and an anger management evaluation.)

    She then proceeded to tell us that we are giving our kids brain damage by arguing in front of them! She also had me sign a waiver to release the info that I speak to my counselor about. I didn’t feel comfortable signing this and when I hesitated she told me that if I didn’t that she would take our kids out of our home. So I signed it. She also made me sign a paper with a list of things to do called a Voluntary Service Plan.

    I spoke with a lawyer today and he told me that everything they ask me to do is voluntary and to not sign anything. I had already signed this paper but I’m wondering if because it says “voluntary” if I have to do what it says still because I signed it. I’ve done a lot of research online and read that CPS uses any information obtained from this service plan (through the evaluations and such) to use against you. I’m scared and I do not want to lose my kids! Does anyone know anything about this Voluntary Service Plan and if I signed it am I required to do what it says? Please help! Thanks.

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  • Love the JoliePitts

    Please see the above post I brought over from JuJu.
    Angelina did not “jump too fast.” Once DCFS comes into your life you are bound to follow their instructions. I find that a horrible situation for any family to be thrown into.
    Look at the damage they have done to this family.

  • Love the JoliePitts

    Please see the above post from JuJu that I brought over. It gives a little insight into what can happen to a family when the DCFS steps in and how they take over your life and family.
    What a horrible experience for the family.
    Parents lose complete control.
    So whoever called the DCSF and it was not Angelina….they put the entire family in jeopardy of being torn apart.

  • shoes4life

    I am talking about her filing for divorce. Using it to possibly get him to make a change.

  • Cheyenne

    Brad has done that before when he broke up with Aniston. The media absolutely savaged Angelina, made her out to be the other woman from hell; they put Aniston down as a pathetic weak woman who couldn’t hold on to any man, and meanwhile Brad got off Scott free and made no effort to protect either woman from all the nasty gossip. I lost a good deal of respect for him at that point because I thought he should have at least told the tabloids to leave Jennifer alone, and he should have told them that it was his decision to leave Jennifer and that none of it was Angelina’s fault, it was all on him. Instead of which, he simply sat back and let Angie take the heat. I thought he should have manned up and been much more protective of Angelina then he was at that time.