AP Source: Brad Pitt Cleared in Child Services Investigation | NBC Chicago

AP Source: Brad Pitt Cleared in Child Services Investigation

Custody of the actors' six children has been the primary issue in the Pitt-Jolie divorce.

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    FilmMagic
    File - Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend the premiere of "By the Sea" at the 2015 AFI Fest at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres on Nov. 5, 2015, in Hollywood, California.

    An investigation into whether Brad Pitt was abusive toward his son on a private flight in September says the case has been closed with no finding of abuse by the actor, a source familiar with the inquiry said Wednesday.

    The source, who was not authorized to speak publicly, told The Associated Press that the investigation was closed within the past few days.

    'Tonight Show': Jiminy Glick Interviews Donald Trump

    [NATL] 'Tonight Show': Jiminy Glick Interviews Donald Trump on His First 100 Days

    Donald Trump sits down with legendary Hollywood host Jiminy Glick (Martin Short) to talk about his first 100 days as president.

    (Published 4 hours ago)

    Multiples sources have said the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services had been looking into allegations Pitt was abusive toward his 15-year-old son on the flight in mid-September. Pitt's wife, Angelina Jolie Pitt, filed for divorce days after the incident, and her attorney said it was "for the health of the family."

    A department spokesman said the agency could not confirm it investigated Pitt.

    Custody of the actors' six children has been the primary issue in their divorce. Jolie Pitt is seeking sole custody of the children, while Pitt is seeking joint custody.

    Pitt has had visitation with his children under terms agreed upon by the former couple. Jolie Pitt's representatives said Monday that an agreement on custody had been reached, although a final agreement will be part of the couple's divorce judgment when it is entered.

    Kurt Russell Talks About 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Role

    [NATL] Kurt Russell Talks About Joining Marvel Universe With 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

    Actor Kurt Russell talks to NBC about joining the Marvel universe with his role as Star-Lord's father in "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2."

    (Published Friday, April 28, 2017)

    California law favors joint custody, although details about custody arrangements are rarely made public in celebrity divorce cases.

    A representative for Jolie said the actress is relieved that the inquiry is over and that the custody arrangements in place will allow the children to heal.

    A representative for Pitt declined comment.

    Pitt and Jolie were married for two years and together for 12 years after becoming close while filming 2005's "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." 

    Highlights of 2017's Billboard Latin Music Awards

    [MI-NATL] NBC 6 Recaps 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards

    NBC 6's Roxanne Vargas has all the sights and sounds from Thursday night's event - including an interview with international star Jennifer Lopez you will only see on NBC 6.

    (Published Friday, April 28, 2017)