Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt Divorce Update

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reached an agreement to handle their divorce in a private forum which they announced in a joint statement.  The statement which is the first joint comment from the actors on their divorce since Jolie filed to end their marriage in September said that they will keep future details of their divorce confidential by using a private judge.

“The parties and their counsel have signed agreements to preserve the privacy rights of their children and family by keeping all court documents confidential and engaging a private judge to make any necessary legal decisions and to facilitate the expeditious resolution of any remaining issues,” their statement read.

“The parents are committed to act as a united front to effectuate recovery and reunification.”

The couple have been fighting publicly over custody of their six children — Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10 and twins Vivienne and Knox, 8 — since then.

-Devashree Goenka