Brad Pitt slams Angelina Jolie in new legal motion
December 25, 2016 03:36 PM NPT
In the latest salvo in Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie‘s bitter divorce proceedings, the actor has accused Jolie of releasing sensitive details of their custody agreement to the media through public court filings.
Pitt filed a memorandum to his request to have divorce documents pertaining to custody sealed on Dec. 21, outlining specific reasons why information about their ongoing custody battle over their six children should remain private.
In the documents obtained by PEOPLE, Pitt slams Jolie for, he says, compromising their children’s privacy.
Jolie “appears to be determined to ignore even agreed upon standards relating to the children’s best interest,” state the documents.
Pitt claims Jolie “exposed the children by making public the names of their therapists and other mental health professionals.”
He asserts that Jolie has “no self-regulating mechanism” to prevent sensitive information from being released to the public. As evidence, he points to the re-release and filing of documents that contain private information. “Although she had already made them public, she did it again.”
Pitt’s legal team also drafted a proposed order, which the actor would like the judge to approve.
Jolie’s team now has the opportunity to respond to the request before a judge makes a decision.
This filing comes just weeks after Pitt’s request for an emergency hearing to have all documents sealed had been denied.
Laura Wasser, Jolie’s attorney, previously said the actress does not oppose sealing documents to prevent details from becoming public, but that Pitt’s team didn’t consult with them before the emergency hearing, which is why she opposed it at the time.