It's only been a few months since Angelina Jolie filed for divorce, but her soon-to-be ex-hubby Brad Pitt is already moving on! Radar Online reports that Jolie had a running list of women Pitt was forbidden to see, and now he's ready to start mingling. Who was on Jolie's black list?
"Taylor Schilling, Lady Gaga and even openly gay Sarah Paulson were all on Angie's blacklist for Brad," an inside source told the outlet.
Paulson was alleged high on Jolie's list. Not only was the actress repeatedly rude to Paulson, but she also worked with Pitt on 12 Years a Slave, which only made the situation worse. With Pitt now free from all of Jolie's restrictions, Yahoo reports that he's ready to make up for lost time.
"He's ramping up his new social circle and actively pursuing all of the above and more for work and social opportunities," the insider revealed. "He's ready to finally have some fun!"
Jolie filed the divorce papers back in September. The pair have been locked in an ugly custody battle ever since that included claims of child abuse against the World War Z star. Pitt has since been cleared of all the child abuse allegations and is currently pursuing joint custody.
According to Us Magazine, Pitt hopes that he and Jolie will reach some kind of visitation agreement before Christmas. If not, the actor might be forced to spend the holiday alone while the kids enjoy their time with Jolie.
"Brad hopes to see the kids for Christmas at some point," an insider shared. "But when hasn't been determined."
Pitt already missed out on seeing his kids over Thanksgiving. Instead, the actor left the country while the kids spent the holiday with Jolie in Los Angeles. The couple shares six children together - Maddox (15), Pax (13), Zahara (11), Shiloh (10), and twins Knox and Vivienne (8).
In the original divorce papers, Jolie requested full physical custody of all the kids. At the time, Brad Pitt faced reports that he physically abused Maddox during a trip on a private plane. The rumors led to an official investigation by the FBI and the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. Both entities have since cleared Pitt of all the charges.
In light of the abuse claims, Pitt agreed to a temporary visitation schedule that featured individual and group therapy sessions. Pitt has allegedly complied with all the restrictions but has only been able to visit his children on a handful of occasions.
Attorneys on both sides have exchanged hostile emails. Pitt's lawyers want more time with the children and revealed that the actor has become "sad and frustrated" with the custody battle. He also wants to extend the amount of time he sees the kids by an extra hour, with more time allotted during holidays.
Jolie's team of lawyers wants the actor to comply with the original agreement. In one email, Jolie's attorney claimed that Pitt had no "regard for what the children's therapists feel is in their best interests." In the end, they believe that allowing Pitt unsupervised visits will open the door for "costly, ugly, protracted and public court battles."
Despite the warnings, Pitt has filed for joint custody and looks prepared to do whatever it takes to see it done. Given how the divorce has played out so far, things are likely going to get worse before they get better. Fans can only hope that Pitt and Jolie reach some kind of agreement before Christmas that allows Pitt to see his kids over the holidays.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have not addressed the rumors surrounding their intense custody battle.
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