Schillings has announced this week that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are pursuing legal action against News of the World. The couple claim that the newspaper printed untrue stories about them splitting up. Lets look back at significant moments in the couple’s relationship.
2004– The pair met whilst filming “Mr and Mrs Smith”, however, Brad was still married to Jennifer Aniston.
2005– Brad’s split with Jennifer left fans devastated and they accused Angelina for the break up. In April Brad and Angelina were papped together with Angelina’s son, Maddox, on a secluded beach in Kenya which started the media’s obsession about a new Hollywood romance.
July: Although still not in an ‘official’ relationship, Brad accompanies Angelina to Ethiopia where she adopted six-month- old Zahara.
2006– In January Jolie announces that she is pregnant with Brad’s baby which is also the first public announcement that the couple are in a relationship. Brad adopts her two children in this month and in May Jolie gives birth to a daughter, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt.
2007– March: Jolie adopts three-year-old Pax Thien from a Vietnamise orphanage.
2008– May: Rumours throughout the media that the couple had a private wedding in New Orleans. Angelina gave birth to twin girls named Isla Marcheline and Amelie Jane
2009- Newspapers and magazines were yet again predicting a star studded wedding for the couple this year! According to Closer magazine Brangelina are rumoured to be adopting another child- this time from India.
2010– January: News of the world claimed that the couple were to split after they were seen meeting with a divorce lawyer.
February- Brangelina to sue News International who publish News of the World for going against PCC’s code of conduct with regards to privacy and publishing a ‘misleading statement or distortion’.