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 talk of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood neatly-known person, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to fabricate 5 appearances at charity occasions she became organising to study his Indulge in It Apt Basis housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so discontinuance throughout the gain match planning, which began in 2018, she and the person she believed became Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, constant with courtroom papers acquired by the Novel York Submit.
On the opposite hand, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the final minute on every occasion – and by no formula returned the appears to be like to be like charge.
She filed swimsuit in the Texas Eastern District Court earlier this year, nonetheless on Wednesday, attorneys for Pitt insisted he had by no formula been in contact with Christina, arguing it became the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Indulge in It Apt Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged in their motion for dismissal.
“Moderately, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears to be like (Christina’s) communications about any settlement had been apparently with one or extra folk unlawfully posing as – nonetheless no longer in any formula affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) private admissions, the communications she now alleges to possess had with Mr. Pitt… had been if reality be told between Plaintiff and one or extra folk posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘flawed Brad Pitts’ and never in any formula affiliated with the Indulge in It Apt Basis.”
No matter the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to continue battling the case and search justice.
“We possess been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing back on media,” she suggested the Novel York Submit.
“This lawsuit is needed for the country so I will continue to combat Brad Pitt and Indulge in it Apt Basis. I even possess 113 pages of organised discovery to toughen the bills and allegations. I would no longer search records from this lawsuit to leave with out considerations.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).