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 money with utter of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood huge name, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to construct 5 appearances at charity events she became once organising to learn his Originate It Correct Basis housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut at some level of the online match planning, which started in 2018, she and the particular person she believed became once Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in line with court papers purchased by the New York Put up.
On the different hand, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the wonderful minute on every event – and never returned the appears to be like to be like price.
She filed suit within the Texas Jap District Court docket earlier this year, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had never been in contact with Christina, arguing it became once the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Originate It Correct Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged in their circulation for dismissal.
“Reasonably, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears (Christina’s) communications about any agreement had been curiously with a couple of americans unlawfully posing as – but now not in any manner affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) safe admissions, the communications she now alleges to safe had with Mr. Pitt… had been the truth is between Plaintiff and a couple of americans posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘false Brad Pitts’ and now not in any manner affiliated with the Originate It Correct Basis.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s staff, Christina is planning to continue battling the case and uncover about justice.
“Now we had been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing abet on media,” she instructed the New York Put up.
“This lawsuit is serious for the country so I will continue to fight Brad Pitt and Originate it Correct Basis. I safe 113 pages of organised discovery to enhance the costs and allegations. I wouldn’t query this lawsuit to transfer away without misfortune.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).