Brad Pitt’s attorney denies involvement in money-swindling scam
Brad Pitt’s attorney has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas girl out of cash with talk of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood essential particular person, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to gain 5 appearances at charity occasions she was organising to lend a hand his Get It Correct Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut throughout the net occasion planning, which started in 2018, she and the particular person she believed was Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in step with court papers bought by the Sleek York Post.
On the other hand, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the last minute on each and every occasion – and never returned the seems price.
She filed suit within the Texas Japanese District Courtroom earlier this three hundred and sixty five days, but on Wednesday, attorneys for Pitt insisted he had never been in contact with Christina, arguing it was the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Get It Correct Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives stated of their circulate for dismissal.
“Rather, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it seems (Christina’s) communications about any agreement had been it seems with a entire lot of americans unlawfully posing as – but no longer in any contrivance affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) gain admissions, the communications she now alleges to gain had with Mr. Pitt… had been basically between Plaintiff and a entire lot of americans posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘unfounded Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any contrivance affiliated with the Get It Correct Foundation.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s team, Christina is planning to continue combating the case and look justice.
“We now had been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing lend a hand on media,” she suggested the Sleek York Post.
“This lawsuit is necessary for the country so I’m going to continue to fight Brad Pitt and Get it Correct Foundation. I even gain 113 pages of organised discovery to toughen the charges and allegations. I would no longer inquire this lawsuit to head away with out problems.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).