Brad Pitt just won a huge victory in his child custody war with Angelina Jolie, and she lost in a very big way … TMZ has confirmed.
A judge just made a tentative ruling in the case, awarding Brad and Angelina 50/50 joint legal and physical custody of their 5 minor children. Maddox is 19 and not subject to the ruling.
Angelina had been gunning for sole custody and at the time only wanted Brad to have supervised visitation, but the judge felt her arguments that Brad was not a suitable parent lacked credibility … this after numerous witnesses — including shrinks — testified in the trial.
A source connected to Brad tells TMZ, “he’s over the moon.”
The ruling is “tentative,” but typically tentative rulings are just a formality before they become final. The NY Post first reported the ruling.
Angelina filed for divorce in 2016 … this after Brad allegedly got into a physical confrontation on a private jet with one of their kids. At a point, he was estranged from all the kids and ultimately got supervised visitation. This turnaround is a big legal victory for Pitt.