Brad Pitt’s attorney denies involvement in cash-swindling scam
Brad Pitt’s attorney has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas lady out of cash with discuss of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood indispensable person, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to kind five appearances at charity events she used to be organising to advantage his Build It True Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut for the duration of the web match planning, which began in 2018, she and the person she believed used to be Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in response to court papers bought by the Unique York Post.
However, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the closing minute on each and each occasion – and never returned the look fee.
She filed swimsuit within the Texas Jap District Court docket earlier this year, but on Wednesday, attorneys for Pitt insisted he had never been in touch with Christina, arguing it used to be the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Build It True Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives talked about of their movement for dismissal.
“Barely, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears (Christina’s) communications about any settlement had been interestingly with loads of participants unlawfully posing as – but not in any methodology affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) possess admissions, the communications she now alleges to possess had with Mr. Pitt… had been in fact between Plaintiff and loads of participants posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘inaccurate Brad Pitts’ and not in any methodology affiliated with the Build It True Foundation.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s group, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and gaze justice.
“We possess been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing support on media,” she informed the Unique York Post.
“This lawsuit is well-known for the country so I will proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Build it True Foundation. I possess 113 pages of organised discovery to enhance the costs and allegations. I’d not request this lawsuit to recede with out complications.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).