Luke and Laura. Scarlett and Rhett. Some couples shine so lightly, the public assumes they are somehow condemned to be together. Such was the case with Angelina and Brad. Now, the beautiful pairing seems to be condemned, and people are wondering if Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are finalizing their divorce.
The complicated history of Brangelina
When Brad met with Angelina in 2003, he was married with cheerful Friends star, Jennifer Aniston. Angelina recently submitted, but has not yet divorced Slate Blade star, Billy Bob Thornton. Despite speculation in the press that Brad and Angelina started an intimate affair during the shooting of Mr. and Mrs. Smith, both denied it.
Calling Brad "a huge surprise," Angelina explained to People magazine in 2006, she and her co-star found themselves in a strange friendship that "suddenly happened". Jolie said the attraction was real, but she was pleased that she was a single mother, and the actors did not seriously think about romantic involvement until the film ended in 2004.
When Magazine Magazine invented the term "Brangelina" in 2005, it was not the first time a two-portrait portfolios to designate a powerful pair in the entertainment industry. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz made a portrait of their names when they co-founded Desilly Production in 1950. A few decades ago, the silent film stars, Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks, glossed over the names and called their Hollywood palace, "Picfair."
Assistant state communications communications officer at Cal State Fullerton, Vanessa Diaz, told the Atlantic that the concept of Brangelina would continue long after a high-profile divorce ended. The professor also explained that the term Brangelina is now often used as an adjective for marking extravagance, sexuality, beauty and romantic adventure.
How long did Brad and Angelina get married?
Brad and Angelina seemed inseparable before the Jennifer Aniston divorce ink was dried up. According to El, Aniston submitted the basis for irreconcilable differences in March 2005, after more than four years of marriage to Pete. A month later, Brad and Angelina's tabloid photos along with her son Maddox in Kenya confirmed the rumors that the stars of Mr. and Mrs. Smith were really a couple.
Angie and Brad played a house and expanded their family for nearly a decade before finally bridging the gap in France in August 2014. Former lovers were together for 12 years before calling for him to retire in September 2016. Two years later, the lucky couple took him to the courtrooms and on the pages of the newspapers, and they still did not divorce completely.
Today, Angelina is staying in a courtyard of 11 million square meters, which was previously owned by legendary Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille. Shortly after relocating, Jolie told Vanity Fair that she had not received the property for her history and prestige. She received it because she needed a single isolated place with many rooms where she, children and Rottweiler, named Dusty, could fall after spending nearly a year in renting homes and "living out of coffers".
Who submitted and why
According to The Cut, Angelina filed for divorce shortly after a private jet rode with Brad and her eldest child, Madox Jolie-Pit. None of the parties involved showed precise details, but sources close to the couple say that worried Pit was involved in a physical crisis with the adopted teenager while on a small plane. At this point, the two sides blame the other, mixing the media with allegations of mental cruelty and infidelity.
Why is Angelina and Brad's divorce so long lasting?
As with many high-profile divorces, money is a major factor. Together with financial considerations, Brad and Angelina have yet to settle the detention arrangements. Everyone blames others for shooting in the public, and Engi has changed the lawyer at least once during the extended proceedings.
Shortly after the announcement of their upcoming plot, the couple told People magazine that they were separated for family health and demanded privacy during a difficult time.