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 lady out of cash with discuss of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood wide name, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to extinguish 5 appearances at charity events she used to be organising to be taught his Make It Real Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut all the device by device of the rating match planning, which began in 2018, she and the person she believed used to be Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in accordance with court papers received by the New York Post.
Nonetheless, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the last minute whenever – and by no manner returned the look fee.
She filed suit in the Texas Eastern District Court earlier this one year, nonetheless on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had by no manner been eager with Christina, arguing it used to be the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Make It Real Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged of their motion for dismissal.
“Somewhat, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears to be like (Christina’s) communications about any agreement had been it sounds as if with one or more folk unlawfully posing as – nonetheless now not in any manner affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) hang admissions, the communications she now alleges to have had with Mr. Pitt… had been in point of fact between Plaintiff and one or more folk posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘false Brad Pitts’ and never in any manner affiliated with the Make It Real Foundation.”
No matter the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and stare justice.
“We had been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing support on media,” she advised the New York Post.
“This lawsuit is necessary for the nation so I will proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Make it Real Foundation. I in point of fact have 113 pages of organised discovery to toughen the costs and allegations. I’d now not seek recordsdata from this lawsuit to head away with out issues.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).