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 girl out of money 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 manufacture five appearances at charity events she modified into once organising to serve his Produce It Appropriate Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut for the length of the catch event planning, which began in 2018, she and the actual person she believed modified into once Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, per court papers obtained by the Contemporary York Put up.
On the opposite hand, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the final minute on every event – and by no manner returned the look rate.
She filed swimsuit within the Texas Eastern District Court docket earlier this year, but on Wednesday, lawyers for Pitt insisted he had by no manner been enthusiastic with Christina, arguing it modified into once the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Produce It Appropriate Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an agreement with Plaintiff,” his representatives said in their motion for dismissal.
“Moderately, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it looks (Christina’s) communications about any agreement have been it looks with one or extra participants unlawfully posing as – but now no longer in any ability affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) bask in admissions, the communications she now alleges to have had with Mr. Pitt… have been if truth be told between Plaintiff and one or extra participants posing as, in Plaintiff’s words, ‘untrue Brad Pitts’ and now no longer in any ability affiliated with the Produce It Appropriate Foundation.”
No matter the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to continue stopping the case and stare justice.
“Now we have been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing abet on media,” she told the Contemporary York Put up.
“This lawsuit is important for the nation so I may continue to fight Brad Pitt and Produce it Appropriate Foundation. I if truth be told have 113 pages of organised discovery to spice up the costs and allegations. I would now no longer place a question to this lawsuit to head away with out problems.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).