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 money with converse 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 originate 5 appearances at charity occasions she turned into organising to merit his Make It Pleasing Basis housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so finish at some stage within the get event planning, which started in 2018, she and the particular person she believed turned into Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, essentially based on court papers obtained by the Current York Post.
However, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the the relaxation minute on each and every event – and in no draw returned the appears to be like fee.
She filed swimsuit within the Texas Jap District Court docket earlier this 12 months, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had in no draw been keen with Christina, arguing it turned into the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Make It Pleasing Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives stated in their movement for dismissal.
“Rather, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears to be like (Christina’s) communications about any agreement were apparently with one or more folks unlawfully posing as – but no longer in any diagram affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) beget admissions, the communications she now alleges to beget had with Mr. Pitt… were actually between Plaintiff and one or more folks posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘faux Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any diagram affiliated with the Make It Pleasing Basis.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s team, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and to find justice.
“Now we had been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing aid on media,” she quick the Current York Post.
“This lawsuit is serious for the country so I’ll proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Make it Pleasing Basis. I beget 113 pages of organised discovery to enhance the expenses and allegations. I’d no longer seek records from this lawsuit to walk away simply.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).