Brad Pitt’s felony real denies involvement in cash-swindling rip-off
Brad Pitt’s felony real has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas girl out of cash with focus on 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 make 5 appearances at charity events she became organising to attend his Invent It Resplendent Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so close throughout the internet event planning, which began in 2018, she and the particular person she believed became Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, per courtroom papers bought by the Unique York Post.
Nonetheless, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the final minute on every occasion – and never returned the appears price.
She filed suit within the Texas Japanese District Court docket earlier this yr, nevertheless on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had never been in contact with Christina, arguing it became the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Invent It Resplendent Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged in their motion for dismissal.
“Quite, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears (Christina’s) communications about any settlement were it appears that with one or extra folks unlawfully posing as – nevertheless no longer in any manner affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) include admissions, the communications she now alleges to maintain had with Mr. Pitt… were if truth be told between Plaintiff and one or extra folks posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘pretend Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any manner affiliated with the Invent It Resplendent Foundation.”
Whatever the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to continue combating the case and be conscious justice.
“We’ve been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing lend a hand on media,” she suggested the Unique York Post.
“This lawsuit is required for the nation so I will continue to fight Brad Pitt and Invent it Resplendent Foundation. I if truth be told maintain 113 pages of organised discovery to toughen the charges and allegations. I’d no longer inquire this lawsuit to leave without advise.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).