Brad Pitt’s lawyer denies involvement in cash-swindling rip-off
Brad Pitt’s lawyer has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas lady out of cash with discuss of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood massive name, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to invent 5 appearances at charity events she become as soon as organising to motivate his Construct It Staunch Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so close in some unspecified time in the future of the score event planning, which started in 2018, she and the person she believed become as soon as Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in accordance to court papers obtained by the New York Submit.
Alternatively, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the closing minute on each and each event – and never returned the looks fee.
She filed swimsuit within the Texas Japanese District Court earlier this 300 and sixty five days, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had never been in contact with Christina, arguing it become as soon as the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Construct It Staunch Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives talked about in their scuttle for dismissal.
“Fairly, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it looks (Christina’s) communications about any settlement had been curiously with diverse people unlawfully posing as – but no longer in any formulation affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) private admissions, the communications she now alleges to possess had with Mr. Pitt… had been essentially between Plaintiff and diverse people posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘incorrect Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any formulation affiliated with the Construct It Staunch Foundation.”
No topic the denial from Pitt’s body of workers, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and look justice.
“We had been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing again on media,” she instructed the New York Submit.
“This lawsuit is extreme for the country so I’ll proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Construct it Staunch Foundation. I essentially possess 113 pages of organised discovery to toughen the charges and allegations. I’d no longer are waiting for this lawsuit to lag away without ache.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).