Brad Pitt’s lawyer denies involvement in money-swindling scam
Brad Pitt’s lawyer has distanced the Oscar winner from allegations suggesting he scammed a Texas girl out of cash with focus on 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 originate five appearances at charity events she changed into organising to advantage his Construct It Animated Foundation housing charity.
The healthcare boss alleges the pair grew so shut one day of the get match planning, which began in 2018, she and the person she believed changed into Pitt had even had “discussions of marriage”, in line with court papers got by the Original York Put up.
Nonetheless, she alleges ‘Pitt’ cancelled at the last minute on every event – and by no plot returned the look charge.
She filed swimsuit within the Texas Japanese District Court earlier this year, however on Wednesday, legal professionals for Pitt insisted he had by no plot been in contact with Christina, arguing it changed into the work of cyber scammers.
“Neither the Construct It Animated Entities nor Mr. Pitt entered into an settlement with Plaintiff,” his representatives acknowledged of their circulate for dismissal.
“Pretty, as (Christina) herself has acknowledged, it appears (Christina’s) communications about any settlement were it sounds as if with plenty of people unlawfully posing as – however no longer in any manner affiliated with – defendants on-line.
“By (Christina’s) dangle admissions, the communications she now alleges to have had with Mr. Pitt… were essentially between Plaintiff and plenty of people posing as, in Plaintiff’s phrases, ‘false Brad Pitts’ and no longer in any manner affiliated with the Construct It Animated Foundation.”
Despite the denial from Pitt’s crew, Christina is planning to proceed struggling with the case and learn about justice.
“We have got been litigating since March 2020 and I am pushing help on media,” she told the Original York Put up.
“This lawsuit is principal for the nation so I will proceed to fight Brad Pitt and Construct it Animated Foundation. I essentially have 113 pages of organised discovery to enhance the costs and allegations. I’d no longer question this lawsuit to circulate away with out scrape.”
Christina is suing Pitt for $100,000 (£78,000).