Brad Pitt Releases a Statement About His Divorce from Angelina Jolie

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Brad Pitt Releases a Statement About His Divorce from Angelina Jolie
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Following the news that Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt are getting a divorce (opens in new tab), Brad has issued a statement via People (opens in new tab):

"I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the wellbeing of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time."

The statement follows Angelina's own (opens in new tab), via her lawyer, and echoes her own sentiments: "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.

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