Angelina Jolie will not cooperate with law enforcement if there’s a move to file child abuse charges against Brad Pitt, TMZ has learned.
TMZ’s Angelina sources say she’s adamant … Brad should not face criminal charges for getting physical with 15-year-old Maddox on their private jet, that she’ll go “radio silent” if authorities make a move to build a case against her estranged husband.
Angelina was forthright with the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services, telling social workers Brad struck Maddox (in the face).
Other sources say Brad did not strike his son in the face, but instead lunged at himand Angelina got in the way, causing Brad to inadvertently make contact with the boy’s shoulders.
Angelina, TMZ reported has a singular focus, which is protecting her kids, not punishing Brad.
DCFS does have the authority to recommend custody restrictions to the dependency court, although it’s looking more and more like it will not reach that stage. Furthermore, given there were no injuries to Maddox and conflicting accounts of what happened, prosecution is also unlikely.