Brangelina divorce

Brad Pitt opens up about his family being 'ripped apart'

In his first extensive interview since the power couple's highly-publicized divorce, Pitt told GQ Style he will not let things get ugly in court over the couple's six children.

"I just refuse," he said. "And fortunately my partner in this agrees. It's just very, very jarring for the kids, to suddenly have their family ripped apart."

The stars shocked fans in September 2016 when Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt after two years of marriage and more than ten years as a couple.

Brangelina:'spiritually binding' tattoos before split

The actress and her estranged husband are rumoured to have got the tattoos in Cambodia in February 2016 just a few months before they separated.

They were done using an ancient Thai handheld method.

But these aren't just any tattoos, the intricate designs done by ex-monk Ajarn Noo Kanpai are said to spiritually bind the pair as husband and wife.

Angelina Jolie opens up about family after split with Brad Pitt

The actress spoke with the BBC about her new movie, "First They Killed My Father," which she directed and produced.

The Netflix original film tells the story of the Cambodian genocide through the eyes of a child.

It's a project that is near and dear to Jolie's heart. She adopted her first child, son Maddox, from Cambodia after visiting and falling in love with the country 17 years ago, Jolie said.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie release first joint statement

The estranged couple has agreed to seal all court documents pertaining to their divorce in order to protect their six children.

"The parties and their counsel have signed agreements to preserve the privacy rights of their children and family by keeping all court documents confidential and engaging a private judge to make any necessary legal decisions and to facilitate the expeditious resolution of any remaining issues. The parents are committed to act as a united front to effectuate recovery and reunification," the couple said in a statement obtained by CNN.

Brad Pitt on Angelina Jolie in new court documents: 'She has no self-regulating mechanism'

In the documents obtained by CNN, Pitt alleges that his estranged wife is "determined to ignore even agreed upon standards relating to the children's best interest."

Pitt asserts Jolie has "no self-regulating mechanism" when it comes to preventing sensitive information from going public -- citing the names of therapists working with the family that were made public in Jolie's previous court filings.

Brad Pitt's first post-split 'interview'

The star has been mostly MIA since his announced split from wife Angelina Jolie in September.

On Tuesday he made an appearance in Los Angeles at a screening for the film "Moonlight" and Wednesday attended an event for his new film, "Allied."

Pitt signed autographs and posed for pictures with fans as he walked the red carpet.

A Facebook Live of the event on the movie's Facebook page featured a brief interview with Pitt as he made his way down the carpet.

"It's really sweet, everyone's been very kind out here," Pitt said. "It's nice to have the support."

Brad Pitt cleared of wrongdoing after child abuse investigation

A source familiar with the situation told CNN on Wednesday that Pitt has been cleared by the Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) in its investigation of an alleged incident of abuse involving Pitt and one of his children.

The accusation stemmed from an incident on a private plane in September -- occurring one day before Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt after two years of marriage.

'Scandal'-ous Judy Smith in Brangelina spotlight

There are reports Angelina Jolie's team is consulting with famous crisis management expert Judy Smith as the actress wades through her divorce drama with Brad Pitt.

But don't expect confirmation of that from Smith.

She's the woman who is the inspiration for the Olivia Pope character on the hit ABC series "Scandal." And Smith is known for being beyond discreet when it comes to her clients.

Smith is also extremely private about her own personal life, but here is some of what we do know about her:

She's the "ultimate fixer"

New details emerge on Brad Pitt and Maddox Jolie-Pitt's "verbal argument" aboard private plane

E! News has learned new details about the private plane incident that resulted in Brad Pittbeing questioned by the Department of Children and Family Services in Los Angeles.

Brad Pitt spoke with LAPD over family incident

A source with knowledge of the situation said Thursday: "[Brad] is taking this very seriously and he's cooperated. He has always worked hard to be a good father and wants to do whatever is best for his family."

"LAPD is not handling any report of allegations of child abuse for Mr. Brad Pitt," LAPD Officer Jenny Houser told CNN.

A spokesman for LA County Children and Family Services, Armand Montiel, added that "DCFS is not allowed to confirm or deny any subject of allegations."