Brad Pitt’s attorney denies involvement in cash-swindling rip-off
Brad Pitt’s attorney has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas lady out of cash with talk of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood star, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to bear five appearances at charity occasions she used to be organising to help his Assassinate It Gorgeous Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut right via the web match planning, which started in 2018, she and the person she believed used to be Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in conserving with court docket papers got by the Unusual York Post.
Then all as soon as more, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the closing minute on every occasion – and by no scheme returned the looks price.
She filed suit within the Texas Jap District Court docket earlier this year, however on Wednesday, attorneys for Pitt insisted he had by no scheme been in contact with Christina, arguing it used to be the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Assassinate It Gorgeous Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives talked about in their motion for dismissal.
“Rather, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears to be like (Christina’s) communications about any settlement bear been interestingly with one or extra folk unlawfully posing as – however no longer in anyway affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) have admissions, the communications she now alleges to bear had with Mr. Pitt… bear been undoubtedly between Plaintiff and one or extra folk posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘mistaken Brad Pitts’ and no longer in anyway affiliated with the Assassinate It Gorgeous Foundation.”
No topic the denial from Pitt’s team, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and look justice.
“We bear got been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing attend on media,” she suggested the Unusual York Post.
“This lawsuit is essential for the nation so I could proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Assassinate it Gorgeous Foundation. I undoubtedly bear 113 pages of organised discovery to enhance the prices and allegations. I could possibly well possibly no longer demand this lawsuit to leave without bother.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).