Brangelina Divorce: Brad Pitt Vacations In Turks And Caicos For Thanksgiving
Brad Pitt enjoyed a tropical vacation during Thanksgiving weekend amidst his ongoing divorce battle with Angelina Jolie.
The 52-year-old actor spent the holidays in Turks and Caicos. He stayed at the Amanyara Villas, a private luxury resort, along with a close male friend. His weekend tropical getaway meant that he did not spend Thanksgiving with Jolie and their six children this year.
An insider told PEOPLE that Pitt had a "restful and relaxing" stay at the villa with a pal, while the Jolie-Pitt children - Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8 - were with their mother having a "nice" albeit quiet "family" dinner.
"The children did not request to be with Brad on Thanksgiving," a friend of Pitt told Us Weekly, countering that Jolie made the decision not to invite their father over Thanksgiving dinner. "Angie could have had him there if she wanted," the friend said.
Meanwhile, it was reported that Pitt and Jolie had agreed to a two-day truce, where the latter invited the former to have dinner with the family during Thanksgiving. However, a source said that the report was "completely false." The source affirmed, "[Angelina] never called... [that's a] total lie," according to Entertainment Tonight Online.
Another source confirmed that the report was false, as well as the report about Jolie refusing to allow Pitt to see the children on Thanksgiving. "They were never planning to see Brad on Thanksgiving per the schedule created by the children and the family therapist," the other source said.
The news of the former couple's Thanksgiving weekend comes after Pitt was cleared by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from the child abuse allegations thrown against him, adding that they will no longer investigate the Sept. 14 plane incident and no other charges will be filed.