Brad Pitt’s lawyer denies involvement in money-swindling rip-off
Brad Pitt’s lawyer has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas woman out of cash with discuss of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood megastar, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to kind five appearances at charity events she used to be organising to earnings his Impact It Faithful Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut throughout the on-line occasion planning, which started in 2018, she and the person she believed used to be Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, primarily based fully mostly on court papers got by the Novel York Put up.
On the different hand, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the closing minute on every occasion – and never returned the appearance rate.
She filed suit in the Texas Eastern District Court earlier this year, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had never been appealing with Christina, arguing it used to be the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Impact It Faithful Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives stated in their traipse for dismissal.
“Reasonably, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears (Christina’s) communications about any settlement were interestingly with just a few other folks unlawfully posing as – but not in any scheme affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) personal admissions, the communications she now alleges to have had with Mr. Pitt… were in truth between Plaintiff and just a few other folks posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘false Brad Pitts’ and not in any scheme affiliated with the Impact It Faithful Foundation.”
No topic the denial from Pitt’s team, Christina is planning to continue scuffling with the case and undercover agent justice.
“Now we were litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing lend a hand on media,” she instructed the Novel York Put up.
“This lawsuit is important for the country so I may continue to fight Brad Pitt and Impact it Faithful Foundation. I have 113 pages of organised discovery to enhance the prices and allegations. I would not question this lawsuit to scurry away easily.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).