Brad Pitt’s attorney denies involvement in money-swindling rip-off
Brad Pitt’s attorney has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas girl out of money with talk of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood smartly-known individual, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to compose 5 appearances at charity events she became once organising to attend his Compose It Correct Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so finish right via the collect occasion planning, which started in 2018, she and the person she believed became once Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in accordance with courtroom papers bought by the Recent York Post.
Nonetheless, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the closing minute on every occasion – and by no formula returned the appearance price.
She filed suit in the Texas Jap District Court docket earlier this year, but on Wednesday, attorneys for Pitt insisted he had by no formula been in contact with Christina, arguing it became once the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Compose It Correct Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged of their motion for dismissal.
“Rather, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it looks (Christina’s) communications about any agreement had been interestingly with one or extra other folk unlawfully posing as – but now not in any intention affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) catch admissions, the communications she now alleges to catch had with Mr. Pitt… had been in actuality between Plaintiff and one or extra other folk posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘false Brad Pitts’ and never in any intention affiliated with the Compose It Correct Foundation.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s group, Christina is planning to continue combating the case and look for justice.
“We now were litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing attend on media,” she immediate the Recent York Post.
“This lawsuit is serious for the country so I will continue to fight Brad Pitt and Compose it Correct Foundation. I catch 113 pages of organised discovery to red meat up the expenses and allegations. I’d now not question this lawsuit to flow away simply.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).