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 cash with discuss of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood huge title, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to manufacture five appearances at charity occasions she modified into organising to again his Function It Accurate Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so close right via the online occasion planning, which began in 2018, she and the actual person she believed modified into Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in line with court papers bought by the New York Post.
However, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the last minute on every occasion – and on no account returned the appearance rate.
She filed suit within the Texas Eastern District Court earlier this one year, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had on no account been eager with Christina, arguing it modified into the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Function It Accurate Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged of their motion for dismissal.
“Relatively, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it looks (Christina’s) communications about any agreement were it looks with loads of different folks unlawfully posing as – but no longer in any skill affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) beget admissions, the communications she now alleges to salvage had with Mr. Pitt… were basically between Plaintiff and loads of different folks posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘faux Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any skill affiliated with the Function It Accurate Foundation.”
No topic the denial from Pitt’s staff, Christina is planning to continue fighting the case and detect justice.
“We’ve got been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing abet on media,” she told the New York Post.
“This lawsuit is serious for the country so I will continue to battle Brad Pitt and Function it Accurate Foundation. I salvage 113 pages of organised discovery to reinforce the prices and allegations. I would no longer request this lawsuit to hurry away without anxiousness.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).