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 lady out of money with talk of marriage.
Kelli Christina is suing the As soon as Upon a Time in Hollywood star, claiming she paid $40,000 (£31,000) for the actor to manufacture 5 appearances at charity events she modified into once organising to motivate his Develop It Precise Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut all the method thru the net match planning, which started in 2018, she and the person she believed modified into once Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in step with court docket papers received by the Original York Post.
On the artificial hand, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the supreme minute on every event – and by no manner returned the seems rate.
She filed suit within the Texas Jap District Court docket earlier this year, but on Wednesday, attorneys for Pitt insisted he had by no manner been interested with Christina, arguing it modified into once the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Develop It Precise Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives mentioned in their movement for dismissal.
“Reasonably, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it seems (Christina’s) communications about any settlement had been it seems with quite a bit of alternative folks unlawfully posing as – but no longer in any manner affiliated with – defendants online.
“By (Christina’s) have admissions, the communications she now alleges to have had with Mr. Pitt… had been surely between Plaintiff and quite a bit of alternative folks posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘spurious Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any manner affiliated with the Develop It Precise Foundation.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to proceed combating the case and look justice.
“Now we had been litigating since March 2020 and I’m pushing motivate on media,” she educated the Original York Post.
“This lawsuit is necessary for the nation so I could proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Develop it Precise Foundation. I even have 113 pages of organised discovery to boost the charges and allegations. I’d no longer ask this lawsuit to recede with out misfortune.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).