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Breaking News: Angelina Jolie Files For Divorce From Brad Pitt

It’s a sad day in Hollywood today with actress Angelina Jole filing for divorce from her husband of two years and partner of 12 years Brad Pitt.

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Ange and Brad have been together for over 12 years and have 6 children together (Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne and Knox). There has been talk for some time that all was not rosy in camp Brangelina but here at The Healthy Mummy were very sad to read it is officially over. Particularly so given there are young children involved.

Angelina has filed for sole physical custody of their 6 children, with Brad to have visitation rights.
Brad made a statement to CNN on Tuesday (US time):
“I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the wellbeing of our kids, I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.”
With Angelina’s manager Geyer Kosinski releasing a similar statement to E! News.
“Angelina will always do what’s in the best interest to protect her children, she appreciates everyone’s understanding of their need for privacy at this time.”
Any relationship break up is hard but it is particularly devastating when children are involved.  If you’re facing a similar situation, check out our article on 5 things parenting experts recommend when handling a separation or divorce when you have kids.
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