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 lady out of cash with talk about of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood superstar, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to secure 5 appearances at charity events she used to be organising to support his Device It Correct Basis housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so finish in some unspecified time in the future of the on-line match planning, which began in 2018, she and the particular person she believed used to be Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, per court docket papers got by the Recent York Put up.
Then all but again, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the final minute on every event – and by no methodology returned the look price.
She filed swimsuit within the Texas Eastern District Court earlier this year, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had by no methodology been eager with Christina, arguing it used to be the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Device It Correct Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged in their trail for dismissal.
“Rather, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it looks (Christina’s) communications about any agreement were it looks with one or more folks unlawfully posing as – but no longer by any capacity affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) possess admissions, the communications she now alleges to contain had with Mr. Pitt… were if reality be told between Plaintiff and one or more folks posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘counterfeit Brad Pitts’ and no longer by any capacity affiliated with the Device It Correct Basis.”
No topic the denial from Pitt’s team, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and look justice.
“We now had been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing support on media,” she urged the Recent York Put up.
“This lawsuit is mandatory for the nation so I might proceed to war Brad Pitt and Device it Correct Basis. I if reality be told contain 113 pages of organised discovery to enhance the expenses and allegations. I would no longer ask this lawsuit to pass away with out complications.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).