Brad Pitt claims Angelina Jolie offered her winery “with vengeance” amid custody battle

(CNN) Brad Pitt is just not backing down from his authorized battle in opposition to ex-wife Angelina Jolie. This time, the feud is over a French winery they as soon as owned collectively.

In new authorized paperwork filed by Pitt’s attorneys Thursday and obtained by CNN, the actress known as Jolie’s sale of her stake in 2021 “retaliation” following a “contradictory custody ruling” (relating to the youngsters).

The paperwork acknowledged that “his choice to finish negotiations with Pitt was intentional and justified.” “As it would seem at trial, Jolie’s actions have been illegal, willfully inflicting nice hurt to Pitt and unfairly enriching herself.”

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in 2015.

CNN has contacted Jolie’s consultant for remark.

Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt in 2016. Their divorce was declared authorized in 2019, however the joint custody settlement for his or her two minor kids has but to be finalized.

Jolie offered her stake in Miraval in October 2021 to Tenute del Mondo, a subsidiary of the Stoli Group, which is managed by Russian oligarch Yuri Sheffler.

Pitt first sued over that sale in 2022, calling it “illegal” as a result of, he stated, they each agreed once they bought Château Miraval that neither would promote with out the opposite’s consent.

Jolie countersued, claiming no such deal ever existed and that she offered her share of the generosity in an effort to realize “monetary independence” from Pitt and “get some type of peace to finish this deeply traumatic and painful chapter in her life and the lives of their different ‘kids’”. .

The previous couple purchased the farm and winery within the south of France in 2008.