Brad Pitt’s troubled relationship with son Maddox as teen speaks out

Maddox and Brad Pitt
Brad and Maddox have had a strained relationship

Earlier this week Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s son Maddox spoke out about his relationship with his dad, in a uncommon perception into the household dynamic.

For years the pair have been tormented by rumours of estrangement and strained relationship, with Maddox not shedding an excessive amount of mild on their father-son bond.

His relationship with mom Ange – who adopted him in 2002 – has at all times been one in all closeness, with the Maleficent star lately admitting to ‘ugly crying’ whereas dropping the 18-year-old off at college in South Korea lately.

In 2006, Brad filed paperwork to make the lad his son alongside Maddox, however the two didn’t seem to share the identical bond as Maddox with Ange.

Maddox replied of being requested whether or not Brad would go to him: ‘I don’t learn about that [or] what’s taking place.’

He additionally remained coy when requested if his relationship with his dad is over, stating: ‘Well, whatever happens, happens.’



After famously falling out in 2016, Us Weekly alleged in August that Maddox, 18, ‘doesn’t actually see himself as Brad’s son’.

Brad Pitt and Maddox
The final time the pair had been photographed collectively in March 2016 (Picture: WENN.com)

After Brad’s reps declined to remark on the time when approached by Metro.co.uk, stating they don’t touch upon the actor’s private life. But now Maddox has considerably addressed the reported feud when requested by paparazzi this week.

Since Brad, 55, and Angelina, 44, introduced their separation in 2016 after 11 years collectively, studies have mounted that tensions between Maddox and his well-known father have heightened.

The pair haven’t been photographed collectively since March 2016, when Brad took his youngsters to a workshop to make a plate for Ange.

Things had been maybe by no means so unhealthy as when Brad was investigated in connection with allegations which stemmed again to an alleged altercation on a airplane.

The police and social companies in Los Angeles are stated to have beforehand investigated allegations that the Moneyball star, 52, bought drunk on a flight with Angelina Jolie and his youngsters and ‘went wild’.

According to TMZ, Pitt is alleged to have began ‘screaming and getting physical’ with his youngsters.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Angelina Jolie, Maddox Jolie-Pitt and Brad Pitt arrives at the The Board Of Governors Of The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences' Governor Awards at Dolby Theatre on November 16, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
With Angelina in 2013 (Picture: Steve Granitz)

It was extensively alleged on the time ‘shortly after the plane took off, Brad and Angelina began arguing and Maddox jumped up to verbally defend his mom’. The web site claimed ‘Brad then lunged at the boy and Angelina jumped in between them to block her husband. Brad connected in some fashion with his son’.



According to People on the time, Brad didn’t damage his son.

‘He is emphatic that it did not reach the level of physical abuse, that no one was physically harmed. He did not hit his child in the face in any way,’ an insider claimed.

‘He did not do that; he is emphatic about that. He put his hands on him, yes, because the confrontation was spiralling out of control.’

Not lengthy after, the Los Angeles Police Department has confirmed to Brad was not being investigated, nevertheless it was stated to be the catalyst for Brad and Angelina’s cut up.

Brad Pitt
Brad and Ange share six youngsters (Picture: WireImage)

Following which, Brad started Alcoholics Anonymous and stated it was ‘freeing’ to speak about his personal private points. The star was a member of AA for 18 months.

After the pair cut up, Brad and Ange went toe-to-toe in a nasty custody battle.

While Angelina, who was in London filming the sequel to Maleficent, had main custody of their youngsters, she was reportedly ordered by a decide in June final 12 months to permit Brad extra entry.

According to courtroom paperwork obtained by the DailyMail.com, the Superior Court of Los Angeles has decided that ‘not having a relationship with their father would be harmful’ to the six youngsters (additionally they share Pax, 15, Zahara, 14, Shiloh, 13, and 11-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox).

Brangelina labored via a summer time schedule over the cellphone with their youngsters and two psychologists, with eldest baby Maddox apparently allowed to decide on how a lot time he spends with both guardian as a result of his age.


In April this 12 months, sources claimed Brad ‘seems happy to focus on himself and his kids’.

‘There is definitely less drama,’ the insider claimed.

A supply beforehand stated: ‘Both parents are focused on what’s greatest for the children.’

Still, earlier this 12 months, when it emerged Maddox was heading to Yonsei University in South Korea, Us Weekly reported Brad discovered of his son’s plans ‘moments before the news leaked to the media’.

It got here after allegations Maddox ‘refused’ to attend Brad’s home with his youthful siblings to open presents at Christmas.

However, it was claimed it was merely a case of kids spending ‘less time than they used to with the younger kids and the family’.

Another of these insiders has claimed Brad was hopeful’ their points can be resolved, telling the publication: ‘Brad’s hopeful that as his son will get older, they’ll turn out to be shut once more.’

Time will inform, we suppose.

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