Pitt's lawyer, Lance Spiegel, filed a court brief in the Superior Court of the State of California on Wednesday in which he addressed claims that he's not paid "meaningful child support".
"Respondent has previously loaned Petitioner $8.0 million to assist her in purchasing her current residence and has paid over $1.3 million in bills for the benefit of Petitioner and the minor children", the documents read.
It was previously reported that Jolie's lawyer Laura Wasser quit the case due to Jolie wanting vengeance, making her hard to work with. Pitt's attorney also calls Jolie's filing a "thinly-veiled effort to manipulate media coverage". Brad's lawyers point to Angelina's legal docs that were filed earlier this week, in which she asks the judge to grant the divorce quickly so she can be a single woman again. leaving child support and other issues for a later date. "As of present, [Pitt] has paid no meaningful child support since separation", Jolie's attorney, Samantha Bley DeJean, wrote in Tuesday's filing. As a result, the process does not seem to be taking big steps forward.
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The docs accuse Angelina of filing papers with the court that are "calculated to increase the conflict".
But a source also claimed to ET that the court filing is in retaliation over Jolie being ordered by a judge in June to help fix her children's relationship with 54-year-old Pitt.
Pitt and Jolie have three sons and three daughters, ages 17 and under. They say her gripe over child support is bogus and she knows it.