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Angelina Jolie sells stake in $164M French estate amid Brad Pitt divorce

October 6, 2021 | 11: 19am

Angelina Jolie has sold off her allotment of the $164 million French estate she co-owns with ex-husband Brad Pitt.

Because the couple’s custody battle rages on, the Wall Road Journal reported Tuesday that she’s offloaded her stake in their Chateau Miraval winery in Correns, France.

The actress reportedly sold the shares to wine neighborhood Tenute del Mondo, a faction of the Stoli Neighborhood, which also owns Masseto and Ornellaia. The price became once no longer disclosed.

The walk comes after she and Pitt came to an settlement on the division of their property. The exes agreed to lift a “traditional non everlasting restraining describe” on their property, opening the door for Jolie to sell her half of the 1,000-acre (1.5-square-mile) French estate.

The sale comes as a victory following the lawsuit filed in opposition to the “Maleficent” star, 46, which claimed she became once allegedly looking for to cut Pitt out of the chance to rob her half.

Angelina Jolie
The walk came amid her divorce from Pitt.
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Primarily essentially based totally on the court papers, Miraval is owned by Quimicum, an organization in which Pitt before all the things held a 60 percent allotment thru his company Mondo Bongo, while Jolie held 40 percent thru her company Nouvel.

But three years forward of they broke up in 2016, Pitt transferred 10 percent of the estate from Mondo Bongo to Jolie’s Nouvel, making them equal shareholders. Sources told Page Six that Pitt and Jolie also agreed to set up a demand to 1 one more for permission in the event that they ever wanted to sell their shares.

The suit had claimed that Jolie tried to slyly sell her shares without giving Pitt the final observe of first refusal.

With Jolie’s sale of her shares, it’s obvious they had been ready to work thru her alleged “devious” actions.

Chateau Miraval
Jolie and Pitt co-owned the French estate.
Stephane Lenhof / Splash News

Jolie filed for divorce in September 2016, requesting predominant custody of five of their six formative years: Pax, now 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 15, and twins Vivienne and Knox, 13. Son Maddox, 20, is legally regarded as an grownup.

On the replace hand, Pitt became once awarded joint custody in June, although Jolie continues to fight the ruling.

She claimed that three of their formative years wanted to testify in opposition to Pitt nonetheless had been blocked by Resolve John Ouderkirk. A month later, Jolie’s attorneys argued that Ouderkirk must be booted from the case as Pitt’s attorneys did not account for old dealings he had with the “Combat Club” actor’s attorneys.

Ouderkirk, who declined to disqualify himself from their divorce when Jolie asked him to in a 2020 court submitting, has a long history with the family and even married Pitt and Jolie in 2014.

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