Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s 2016 aircraft incident: FBI report reveals new particulars

Within the closely redacted report, which was launched to each events because of a freedom of data of act request, the actress informed brokers that whereas touring again to California with Pitt and their six youngsters following a two-week trip, her then husband had been ingesting when he informed her to accompany him to the again of the aircraft after he had a​ tense interplay with one in all their youngsters.

Pitt’s identify is redacted within the report, nevertheless it refers to her husband a number of instances and he was married to Jolie on the time of the alleged incident.

As soon as there, she mentioned, they had been in a restroom which had a privateness door that didn’t enable their youngsters to see them as she alleged Pitt “grabbed her by her head,” “grabbed her by the shoulders,” shook her, pushed her into the lavatory wall and was yelling varied issues at her, together with “‘You’re f**king up this family,'” based on the report.

“In response to allegations made following a flight within the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States which landed in Los Angeles carrying Mr. Brad Pitt and his children, the FBI has conducted a review of the circumstances and will not pursue further investigation. No charges have been filed in this matter,” FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller mentioned in a press release to CNN on the time.

CNN has reached out to representatives for each Pitt and Jolie for remark.

“All parties have had this information for nearly six years and was used in previous legal proceedings. There is nothing new here and serves no purpose other than being a media stunt meant to inflict pain,” a supply near Pitt mentioned of the report coming to gentle now.

In line with the FBI report, Jolie informed investigators that two of their youngsters (whose names will not be evident within the redacted report, however had been famous to be minors on the time) “were outside the door crying and asked ‘Are you ok Mommy?'”

Pitt allegedly yelled in response, “‘No, mommy’s not ok. She’s ruining this family. She’s crazy,'” the report states.

In line with Jolie, that prompted one in all their youngsters to reply “‘It’s not her, it’s you, you p***k,'” which she mentioned enraged Pitt and she or he alleged that she noticed him run towards one of many youngsters “like he was going to attack,” at which level she mentioned she acquired Pitt right into a choke maintain that he tried to interrupt by throwing himself again, pushing her into the chairs behind them, it says within the report.

Jolie alleged within the report that she suffered accidents to her again and elbow because of this and shared a photograph of the harm to her elbow with the FBI.

Black and white photocopies of the images are included within the report, in addition to handwritten pages offered by Jolie, purportedly from her youngsters, containing descriptions of the alleged incident. The handwritten pages are considerably redacted.

Jolie additionally mentioned within the report that Pitt continued to drink throughout the two-legged journey, later pouring beer on her. After they arrived in Los Angeles, the pair had a bodily altercation and she or he mentioned Pitt prevented her and the kids from leaving the aircraft for 20 minutes.

Along with her again and elbow, the report states Jolie mentioned she additionally suffered “a rug burn type wound” on her left hand. A photograph of the wound is included within the redacted report. She was requested a few reported scratch on Pitt, which Jolie mentioned within the report may have been brought on by her although she believed she had him extra in a choke maintain.

In line with the report, after reviewing a possible trigger assertion associated to the incident, a consultant from the US Lawyer’s Workplace “discussed the merits of this investigation with the [FBI] case agent.”

“It was agreed by all parties that criminal charges in this case would not be pursued due to several factors,” the report reads.

CNN has reached out to the US Lawyer’s Workplace for remark.

When reached by CNN by way of e-mail, a spokesperson for the FBI responded, “No charges were filed in connection with this matter and it would be inappropriate to comment further.”

Jolie filed for divorce quickly after the incident and whereas a dissolution of their marriage was granted in 2019, their authorized battle over property and custody of their minor youngsters has continued over time with a California appeals courtroom ruling final yr {that a} retired choose who had been employed to arbitrate the custody dispute ought to be disqualified due to a potential battle of curiosity.
In 2020, Jolie informed Vogue India she break up with Pitt for the sake of her youngsters.
“I separated for the well being of my family,” she mentioned. “It was the right decision. I continue to focus on their healing.”
Pitt informed GQ in 2017 he had give up ingesting after having been “boozing” an excessive amount of that previous yr.
In a June 2022 interview with British GQ, he talked about discovering extra peace lately.

“I always felt very alone in my life,” he informed the publication “alone growing up as a kid, alone even out here, and it’s really not till recently that I have had a greater embrace of my friends and family.”