Brad Pitt’s criminal genuine denies involvement in cash-swindling scam
Brad Pitt’s criminal genuine has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas lady out of money with talk of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to compose 5 appearances at charity events she turned into as soon as organising to revenue his Obtain It Proper Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so cessation at some stage in the come by tournament planning, which began in 2018, she and the particular person she believed turned into as soon as Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in step with court docket papers got by the Contemporary York Post.
Nonetheless, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the final minute every time – and in no diagram returned the look rate.
She filed dawdle well with in the Texas Eastern District Court earlier this year, nonetheless on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had in no diagram been in contact with Christina, arguing it turned into as soon as the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Obtain It Proper Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives stated in their circulation for dismissal.
“Relatively, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it looks (Christina’s) communications about any agreement have been it sounds as if with one or extra individuals unlawfully posing as – nonetheless no longer in any skill affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) have admissions, the communications she now alleges to have had with Mr. Pitt… have been no doubt between Plaintiff and one or extra individuals posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘inaccurate Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any skill affiliated with the Obtain It Proper Foundation.”
Whatever the denial from Pitt’s team, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and look justice.
“We have been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing abet on media,” she steered the Contemporary York Post.
“This lawsuit is mandatory for the nation so I will proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Obtain it Proper Foundation. I have 113 pages of organised discovery to crimson meat up the prices and allegations. I would no longer query this lawsuit to leave simply.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).