Brad Pitt’s lawyer denies involvement in cash-swindling scam
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 smartly-known particular person, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to kind 5 appearances at charity events she used to be organising to help his Accomplish It Factual Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut for the interval of the get match planning, which started in 2018, she and the actual person she believed used to be Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, basically basically based on court docket papers obtained by the New York Put up.
Nonetheless, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the final minute on every occasion – and never returned the appearance price.
She filed mosey smartly with within the Texas Japanese District Court earlier this 365 days, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had never been alive to with Christina, arguing it used to be the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Accomplish It Factual Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives stated of their motion for dismissal.
“Somewhat, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears to be like (Christina’s) communications about any agreement were curiously with lots of people unlawfully posing as – but no longer whatsoever affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) hang admissions, the communications she now alleges to beget had with Mr. Pitt… were if truth be told between Plaintiff and lots of people posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘fraudulent Brad Pitts’ and no longer whatsoever affiliated with the Accomplish It Factual Foundation.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and peek justice.
“We’ve been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing relief on media,” she suggested the New York Put up.
“This lawsuit is severe for the country so I will proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Accomplish it Factual Foundation. I even beget 113 pages of organised discovery to boost the costs and allegations. I would no longer quiz this lawsuit to leave with out complications.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).