Brad Pitt has given his statement on divorce from Angelina Jolie
Today, the news broke that Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are divorcing.
News reached the media today that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have filed for divorce due to irreconcilable differences.
The couple have been together since 2004 and only married in August 2014.
TMZ have reported that Angelina filed legal documents on Monday and is asking for physical custody of their six children. She's requesting that Brad be given visitation rights but that he cannot be granted joint physical custody.
Later on today, on CNBC, Angelina's attorney Robert Offer gave a statement about the split saying;
"This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time."
Brad spoke of his sorrow at the split but asked the press to think of his children.
"I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids...
"I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time."
Brad and Angelina share six children together, Vivienne, Knox, Zahara, Maddox, Shiloh and Pax.