us actor brad pitt has rebutted claims made through the use of his estranged wife angelina jolie that he has did now not help their kids.
in a court submitting on wednesday, the star’s prison crew stated he had paid extra than $1.3m (£1m) in fees and loaned $8m to jolie to assist her buy a residence.
on tuesday, jolie’s felony expert stated pitt had paid “no vast child support” given that she filed for divorce in 2016.
the couple have been collectively seeing that 2005 however handiest married in 2014.
within the files, pitt’s lawyers additionally said jolie’s claims concerning baby useful resource had been a “thinly-veiled effort to manipulate media coverage.”
there has been no immediate reaction from jolie’s representatives.
“[Pitt] has a statutory responsibility to pay infant manual. as of gift, [he] has paid no sizeable infant guide on account that separation,” her lawyer stated inside the filing on tuesday.
“for the reason that the informal arrangements across the charge of the youngsters’s prices have not been often sustained… for over a year and a half of of, [Jolie] intends to file… for the mounted order of a retroactive infant useful resource order,” the files stated.
jolie stated “irreconcilable differences” while she filed to cease the wedding, and the pair have become embroiled in a sour infant custody dispute in the months following the assertion.
pitt became investigated for viable toddler abuse after dropping his mood in the front of a number of the kids, however modified into later cleared of the allegations.
the couple have been called “brangelina” through enthusiasts and met at the set of the 2005 movie mr and mrs smith.
the wedding changed into pitt’s 2d, having previously wed buddies famous person jennifer aniston, and jolie’s zero.33 after actors billy bob thornton and jonny lee miller.