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Brad Pitt spending Thanksgiving apart from Angelina Jolie and the kids

The actor won’t be reuniting with his family for the US holiday, according to reports.
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie shattered the world's perception of true love when they announced their split after 12 years together.

Brad Pitt will not be spending the Thanksgiving holiday with his children.

The actor, who is currently in an on-going legal battle for custody of his six kids with wife Angelina Jolie, is believed to have seen the children only a handful of times since Angelina filed for divorce on September 19.

Now, a source tells Us, he will not be spending the US holiday with his family.

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“Angelina did not invite Brad to spend Thanksgiving with their kids,” the insider revealed.

Earlier this week, it was reported that the Allied star had been cleared by the FBI of charges that he became physical with 15-year-old son Maddox while on board the family’s private jet in September.

The Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has also cleared Brad of child abuse allegations in its own investigation.

Brad and Angelina have agreed to a temporary arrangement which sees the children living with Angelina, with Brad granted supervised visitation.

While their investigation was carried out, Brad and Angelina had agreed to a temporary plan which saw the kids living with Angelina while Brad had supervised visitation. As per the DCFS recommendation, Brad and Angelina also agreed to attend individual counselling as well as family counselling sessions with their children.

However, a source tells People that Brad has been “very unhappy with the arrangement”.

“He loves his kids and wants to spend more time with them.”

The couple’s legal battle for custody of their six children continues. Photo: Getty

In happier times, Brad had opened up about playing a big part in the family’s Thanksgiving celebrations – especially when it comes to the holiday cooking.

“Yeah, I’ll get in there, I”ll mess it up a little bit,” he joked to Extra.

“We got Thanksgiving, man, I’m all over that turkey.”

Angelina filed for divorce from Brad on September 19, after two years of marriage. She listed their date of separation as September 15 – one day after the alleged incident on the family’s private plane is believed to have taken place.

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