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Brad Pitt sued by woman victim of online fraud

ByMicheal Johnson

Oct 9, 2020

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A woman who is suing the Hollywood star for allegedly ‘promising to marry her’ and stealing $ 40,000 from her.

Brad Pitt has denied contacting a woman who is suing the Hollywood star for allegedly ‘promising to marry her’ before fleeing with $ 40,000 in an apparent scam linked to his foundation in 2018.

The star insisted that she does not know Kelli Christina, who is suing Pitt for $ 100,000, after claiming that the Oscar winner contacted her to help him raise money for his Make It Right Foundation, which aimed to help rebuild 150 homes in the Lower 9th district of New Orleans.

Christina claims in court documents cited by the Daily Mail, filed in the Eastern District Court of Texas, that their working relationship over the foundation turned into a personal relationship, and the couple had “arguments about marriage.”

The legal documents say: “Shortly after Brad Pitt approached the plaintiff regarding the charitable cause, in addition to the business relationship, a personal relationship began to develop between Kelli Christina and Brad Pitt to the point that there were discussions about the marriage between the two … “

She also claimed that she sent the actor $ 40,000 for Pitt to make five appearances at performances she arranged for her nonprofit organization, claiming that he avoided showing up last minute, promising he would ‘next time’.

The lawsuit reads: “Brad Pitt’s appearance at the events was key to the events, the donations that the attendees would make and was part of the settlement between Plaintiff and Defendants.”

However, according to a source, it has been alleged that Christina was simply the victim of an online scam.

They said: “This is a sad case of someone who was the victim of an internet celebrity scam that had nothing to do with the actual celebrity. Hopefully others can learn from this unfortunate situation. “

In legal documents filed in a motion to dismiss the case, Pitt, who is also going through divorce proceedings with his ex-wife Angelina Jolie, denied having had any communication with the executive director of health care, Christina, and stated that he never asked. no payment, nor did he authorize any other person to do so.