In Touch has exclusively learned that after spending part of Thanksgiving weekend in Turks & Caicos, Brad Pitt returned home on Saturday to spend time with his kids — only to have Angelina Jolie cancel their visit at the very last minute.
"Brad came back from Turks & Caicos on Saturday because Angie's team had assured him that he would see the kids,” a source said.
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“He got back late Saturday afternoon and called to arrange the drop-off. He was told there would be no visit because Angie had changed her mind," the source continued. "Brad was very angry and disappointed. [He] wanted to have a belated gathering at his house on the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend."
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The bitter custody battle, which is headed to family court, threatens to ruin the rest of the kids’ — Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8 — holiday season. “Angie is still fighting Brad for sole custody,” the insider continued. “and it’s going to get even more brutal.”
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The couple met on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2003 while Brad was still married to Jennifer Aniston. Although they tried to keep their attraction under wraps, their love blossomed.
"I think a few months in I realized, 'God, I can't wait to get to work,' " she told Vogue in 2006. "Anything we had to do with each other, we just found a lot of joy in it together and a lot of real teamwork. We just became kind of a pair."
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