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Brad Pitt Speaks Out on Split with Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt Speaks Out on Split with Angelina Jolie

Actor Brad Pitt has released a statement about his impending divorce from Angelina Jolie.

He told People magazine, "I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the well-being of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time.”

After news broke of the divorce filing, Angelina’s manager Geyer Kosinski also put emphasis on the kids, telling E! News, "Angelina will always do what's in the best interest to protect her children. She appreciates everyone's understanding of their need for privacy at this time.”

On Monday, Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt after two years of marriage. In the court documents, Jolie is asking for physical custody of their six kids, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne, and Knox.

A source close to the two shared with the publication, "The divorce is a complete shock. They have definitely spent more time apart this year, but it's still a shock. They just celebrated their wedding anniversary together."

Over the years, Brad and Angelina have spoken candidly to "Extra" about their relationship. Watch some of their most memorable interviews below!

TMZ was the first to break the news.