Brad Pitt’s authorized legit denies involvement in cash-swindling rip-off
Brad Pitt’s authorized legit has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas girl out of money with talk of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood vital person, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to stamp 5 appearances at charity events she turned into organising to lend a hand his Opt up It Factual Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut all around the on-line tournament planning, which began in 2018, she and the person she believed turned into Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in step with court papers received by the Unique York Put up.
However, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the last minute on each and each occasion – and never returned the appearance price.
She filed suit in the Texas Jap District Court docket earlier this yr, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had never been alive to with Christina, arguing it turned into the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Opt up It Factual Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives said in their movement for dismissal.
“Moderately, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears to be like (Christina’s) communications about any settlement were it appears to be like with a lot of people unlawfully posing as – but now no longer in any appreciate affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) maintain admissions, the communications she now alleges to contain had with Mr. Pitt… were truly between Plaintiff and a lot of people posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘pretend Brad Pitts’ and now no longer in any appreciate affiliated with the Opt up It Factual Foundation.”
No topic the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and scrutinize justice.
“Now we were litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing lend a hand on media,” she suggested the Unique York Put up.
“This lawsuit is necessary for the country so I might proceed to battle Brad Pitt and Opt up it Factual Foundation. I truly contain 113 pages of organised discovery to make stronger the charges and allegations. I wouldn’t count on this lawsuit to recede without problems.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).