Pitt's return volley comes in the wake of the pillow-lipped vixen's court claim in Los Angeles.
"This happened because Brad became fed up and said he wanted to start the formal process of divorce again and filed papers to do that", a pal told the New York Post. News, "The aim of Angelina's routine court filing is to promote closure to the marriage in a way that clears a path toward the next stage of their lives and allows her and Brad to recommit as devoted co-parents to their children". See more on the pair's divorce in the video below. The duo married in 2014 after being together since 2003.
"Respondent has previously loaned Petitioner $8.0 million (USD) to assist her in purchasing her current residence and has paid over $1.3 million (USD) in bills for the benefit of Petitioner and the minor children", the court papers stated, according to Entertainment Tonight. They say her gripe over child support is bogus and she knows it.
Pitt's lawyer, Lance Spiegel, filed a court brief in the Superior Court of the State of California on Wednesday in which he addressed claims that he's not paid "meaningful child support".
Friends of Pitt have been rallying to his defense, denying he is not helping to provide for the six kids he shares with Jolie - Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 12, and 10-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's divorce and custody battle is bringing up a lot of frustrations, especially for Brad, who fears his ex-wife's actions may be doing more bad than good for their six children.
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To Pitt - who chose to star in Quentin Tarantino's latest film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, partly because it was being filmed in LA - this was a betrayal. Now, a source tells ET that Jolie "just wants the marriage to be over". News. "He feels that Los Angeles is their home base and this is where it is best for them to be".
A source went on to claim to UsWeekly that Jolie, who is now filming Maleficent 2 in London, had been forced to return to work making movies in order to cover the costs associated with raising her children.