After 2 years of marriage, Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt. Court records acquired by ET show that 41-year-old Jolie separated from her husband, 52, on Sept. 15, 2016, and also that the actress is asking for physical custody of their 6 children -- Maddox, Shiloh, Pax, Zahara, and twins Vivienne and Knox.
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This certainly doesn"t bode well for love (or our plainly cursed list of fave celeb couples), and also it brings up many reflection on the time the 2 -- who basically appeared like a unit at this suggest -- invested together, from their movie-collection meeting, to their lengthy overdue matrimony, to their shocking split.
Here are some vital moments in Brangelina"s romance.
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May 2004: Meeting on Mr. & Mrs Smith
Pitt met Jolie on the set of the action-comedy film, while the actor was still married to Jennifer Aniston.
Naturally, this soon created the majority of conflict, as their apparent onscreen chemisattempt led many type of to speculate that this is wbelow things started to go wrong for Pitt and also his Friends star wife.
While denying any infidelity, the Ocean"s Eleven star did later admit in a 2008 Rolling Stone interwatch that this is his favorite film of Jolie"s, adding, "Since I fell in love."
Jolie additionally reveacaused Vogue in 2006 that the film was plainly the start of something serious.
"It took until, really, the finish of the shoot for us, I think, to realize that it might suppose somepoint even more than we"d previously enabled ourselves to believe," she said at the time. "And both understanding that the reality of that was a huge thing, something that was going to take the majority of serious consideration."
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January 2005: Jennifer Aniston & Brad Pitt Separate
The couple released a joint statement announcing their separation: “We would certainly favor to announce that after seven years together we have actually chose to formally separate. For those that follow these sorts of points, we would certainly favor to define that our separation is not the outcome of any speculation reported by the tabloid media. This decision is the result of much thoughtful consideration. We happily remain committed and caring friends through good love and also admiration for one one more."
March 2005: Jennifer Aniston Files for Divorce
This Hollytimber A-list power couple officially referred to as it quits after five years of marital relationship, establishing off a media frenzy that has actually arguably ongoing to today. Aniston cited “irreconcilable differences.”
April 2005: Brad and Angelina Spotted Together
Jolie and Pitt were photographed together on vacation in Kenya with Maddox, that was 3-years-old at the time.
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June 7, 2005: The Mr. & Mrs. Smith Premiere
The couple avoided posing together on the red carpet at the Mr. & Mrs. Smith premiere. They did, but, regulate to steal a smile and also quick minute with each various other.
July 2005: Welcome, Zahara!
Jolie welcomed 6-month-old Zahara right into her household. And yes, Pitt was tright here by her side during the fostering process.
October 2005: Pitt’s Divorce Finalized
And via that, Aniston and also Pitt were officially over.
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January 2006: They Make It Official With a Baby
It wasn"t till Jan. 11, 2006 that Brangelina was official --Jolie revealed she was pregnant with Pitt"s kid. Pitt likewise officially adopted Zahara and Maddox, via Jolie including Pitt to their surname.
May 27, 2006: Hi, Shiloh!
The couple invited their daughter, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, in Swakopmund, Namibia
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March 2007: Hey There, Pax!Pitt and also Jolie would certainly adopt aget, son Pax Thien, in Vietnam.
July 12, 2008: Twin Time!
Jolie provided birth to the couple"s twins, Knox Leon and also Vivienne Marcheline, in Nice, France.
April 2012: They"re Engaged
After seven years together, Pitt lastly made a decision to ask Jolie for her hand in marital relationship.
Pitt also aided architecture his wife-to-be"s ring, and a rep for the actor told ET, "Their kids are exceptionally happy."
May 2013: Jolie"s Double Mastectomy
Jolie revealed in a New York Times op-ed her decision to undergo a precautionary double mastectomy, after being told by physicians she had actually a "faulty gene" that made her even more prone to breastern and also ovarian cancer.
Her decision to go public through the procedure was widely lauded for bringing awareness to the problem, and also the 2 opened up up about the surgical procedure in a joint 2013 intersee on Today.
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"I kbrand-new with the surgeries that he was on my side and that this wasn"t somepoint wright here I was going to feel much less of a woman," Jolie shelp. "Since my husband wasn"t going to let that take place."
"Whatever"s got to be done to store the family members together, and also store the family members together as long as possible is going to be done," said Pitt, including that his wife had actually taken the lead. "This was her charge, no question. It"s a scary decision. There"s many things that have the right to go wrong and also go many various directions."
Aug. 23, 2014: The Secret Wedding
Ala lot of a decade after starting their family members, Brangelina ultimately took that walk down the aisle, in an enigma ceremony in France, via the bride"s gorgeous Atelier Versace wedding gown being showcased on the cover of People.
On Nov. 14 of that year, Jolie opened up about married life in an interwatch with Vanity Fair, admitting, "It does feel various."
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"It feels nice to be husband and wife," the newlywed added, noting that their kids actually had actually a hand also in their vows.
"They did not intend us never before to fight, yet they made us promise to always say, "Sorry," if we do," she defined. "So they shelp, "Do you?," and also we said, "We do!""
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November 5, 2015: Last Red Carpet
Jolie and also Pitt looked happy and stunning as they attended the AFI Fest premiere of their film, By the Sea, which Jolie likewise directed.
July 2016: Vivienne and also Knox"s Birthday
The proud parental fees treated their twins to a birthday breakrapid at The Griddle Café in West Hollyhardwood, California, where an eyewitness told ET, "They were just eating and having actually an excellent time."
August 23, 2016: Low-Key Anniversary
Brangelina spent their second wedding anniversary at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, a source shown to ET.
This was the last time the pair was watched together before the divorce revelation.
September 20, 2016: It’s Over
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Jolie filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences, through the day of separation noted as Sept. 15, according to court documents derived by ET.
"I am exceptionally saddened by this, but what matters the majority of now is the wellness of our kids," Pitt told People in a statement on Tuesday. "I kindly ask the press to provide them the area they deserve in the time of this complex time."
ET got to out to reps for both actors.
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A source told ET that the sad break-up had been "a long time coming."
Anvarious other source sassist to ET that Pitt has actually been "carecost-free in current months," including that on a current expedition, "he was going out to lunch, walking approximately. It’s nearly prefer he didn’t care about anything. He wasn’t your classical, uptight A-list celebrity walking about via a large entourage."
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"It have to have been pretty serious for this to take place," Jolie"s father, Jon Voight, told ET after news damaged on Tuesday of the separation. "I don’t know much yet, yet plan on speaking to her and the youngsters incredibly quickly."
Keep checking earlier for updays on the former couple"s separation.
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