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 money with discuss of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood superstar, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to create five appearances at charity events she became once organising to be taught his Build It Correct Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut correct thru the earn match planning, which started in 2018, she and the person she believed became once Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in step with court papers obtained by the Contemporary York Post.
However, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled on the closing minute on each occasion – and in no scheme returned the look fee.
She filed swimsuit in the Texas Jap District Courtroom earlier this three hundred and sixty five days, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had in no scheme been in contact with Christina, arguing it became once the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Build It Correct Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives talked about of their motion for dismissal.
“Barely, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it looks (Christina’s) communications about any agreement were it seems that with one or extra americans unlawfully posing as – but no longer in any system affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) possess admissions, the communications she now alleges to catch had with Mr. Pitt… were indubitably between Plaintiff and one or extra americans posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘faux Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any system affiliated with the Build It Correct Foundation.”
In spite of the denial from Pitt’s team, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and gaze justice.
“Now we were litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing aid on media,” she suggested the Contemporary York Post.
“This lawsuit is a truly mighty for the nation so I may proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Build it Correct Foundation. I catch 113 pages of organised discovery to make stronger the costs and allegations. I would no longer seek info from this lawsuit to hasten away with out problems.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).