Hollywood super stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have finally reached an agreement over the custody of their children, according to a lawyer in the case.
Samantha Bley DeJean, Angelina’s attorney has revealed that a custody arrangement was agreed two weeks ago, and has been signed by both parties and the judge.
The statement reads, “The agreement, which is based on the recommendations of the child custody evaluator, eliminates the need for a trial. The filing and details of the agreement are confidential to protect the best interests of the children”.
The couple celebrity couple separated in September 2016 after two years of marriage, Jolie filed for divorce citing the reason as “irreconcilable differences”.
The former couple, known as “Brangelina” by fans, met on the set of the film Mr & Mrs Smith in 2004 and were together for 10 years before getting married.
The marriage was Brad Pitt’s second, he was previously married to ‘Friends’ star Jennifer Aniston. And it was Jolie’s third after relationships with actors Billy Bob Thornton and Jonny Lee Miller.
The announcement made by Jolie about the split embroiled in a bitter child custody battle. The custody fight also included Pitt being investigated for possible child abuse after losing his temper in front of some of the children, for which he was later cleared of the allegations.