After news broke this morning that Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after two years of marriage―and about 12 years together―Jolie's camp is issuing its first official statement.
"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," attorney Robert Offer said in the statement, according to CNBC.
The couple―who just celebrated their second anniversary together with a "low-key" date night in Los Angeles last month―share six children together: Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Knox, and Vivienne. Jolie is petitioning for physical custody of the kids.
In a profile back in 2014, Jolie shared this about her evolving relationship with Pitt:
Asked what has changed about her relationship with Pitt now that they're eight years in, she pauses. "It's funny, it's one of those questions I haven't asked myself—I'm discovering that as I sit here," she says, laughing. "How do I feel? Brad would probably be very curious to hear this." She pauses for a second. "We're…family," she says. For a woman who thought she'd never have a family of her own, then blew up with the kind of fame that can become an isolation chamber, that's saying a lot. "You get together and you're two individuals and you feel inspired by each other, you challenge each other, you complement each other, drive each other beautifully crazy. After all these years, we have history—and when you have history with somebody, you're friends in such a very real, deep way that there's such a comfort, and an ease, and a deep love that comes from having been through quite a lot together."
While there are a lot of rumors as to what caused the breakup, the only concrete thing we know right now is: Everything is terrible all the time.
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