“This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its privacy at this time,” attorney Robert Offer said in the statement.
Hollywood entertainment website TMZ reported that Jolie had filed for full physical custody of all six of their children. TMZ, citing a legal filing, said Jolie “was extremely upset” by Pitt’s parenting methods.
The couple were married in 2014 after 10 years together.
TMZ reported Jolie cited their separation date as September 15th.