Brad Pitt Reportedly Reconnected with His Estranged Son Maddox

by Jeremy Spirogis
Brad Pitt and Maddox Jolie-Pitt

Brad Pitt and his oldest son, Maddox, have been on the outs for years now. After having an alleged heated confrontation in 2016, they reportedly fell out and stopped talking to one another. But it appears like their relationship could possibly be on the mend.

Recent studies declare that Pitt and Maddox have been in communication and even met up earlier in February.

Brad Pitt and Maddox Jolie-Pitt
(L-R) Brad Pitt and Maddox Jolie-Pitt |Steve Granitz/WireImage; J. Merritt/WireImage

A fast recap of Brad Pitt’s alleged combat with Maddox

The rumored incident went down on a non-public airplane in September 2016. The two had been flying from France to Los Angeles with their household when Pitt allegedly began arguing with Angelina Jolie.

When Maddox reportedly stepped in to “verbally defend” his mom, a drunken Pitt allegedly lunged at him and made some kind of contact together with his son, per TMZ.

The incident led to a baby abuse investigation (from which Pitt was finally cleared) and to Pitt and Jolie’s divorce. Pitt’s relationship with Maddox additionally deteriorated and grew strained.

Angelina Jolie and two of her six children: Zahara and Maddox Jolie-PittAngelina Jolie and two of her six children: Zahara and Maddox Jolie-Pitt
Angelina Jolie and two of her and Pitt’s six kids: Zahara and Maddox Jolie-Pitt | Christopher Jue/Getty Images for Disney

Brad Pitt began engaged on himself

The household drama served as a kind of get up name for Pitt, as he informed GQ in May 2017 that he gave up alcohol and tried remedy.

Speaking about his previous and current mindset, Pitt mentioned:

“I can’t remember a day since I got out of college when I wasn’t boozing or had a spliff, or something. Something,” he mentioned. “And you realize that a lot of it is, um — cigarettes, you know, pacifiers. And I’m running from feelings. I’m really, really happy to be done with all of that.”

“I mean, I stopped everything except boozing when I started my family. But even this last year, you know — things I wasn’t dealing with. I was boozing too much,” Pitt continued. “It’s just become a problem. And I’m really happy it’s been half a year now, which is bittersweet, but I’ve got my feelings in my fingertips again.”

Brad Pitt at an award showBrad Pitt at an award show
Brad Pitt at an award present | Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Maddox would later transfer to South Korea to attend school on the prestigious Yonsei University. He talked to reporters about his relationship together with his father shortly after he moved in 2019 and recommended that it hadn’t improved. But he didn’t appear against a attainable reconciliation, saying, “Well, whatever happens, happens.”

Reports say Brad Pitt lately reconnected with Maddox

Sources informed The Sun that Pitt allegedly met with Maddox over the weekend of Jan. 31 when the 18-year-old returned to California from school. This is claimed to be the explanation Pitt didn’t attend the BAFTAs on Sunday, Feb. 2, the place he received an award for his efficiency in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. (It was beforehand reported that he skipped the occasion resulting from unknown “family obligations.”)

“Maddox gave Brad the chance to talk and he dropped ­everything,” an insider informed The Sun. The supply added: “Being a father is the most important thing in [Brad’s] life and he would do anything to repair their relationship.”

The particulars of the rumored assembly are restricted, on the time of this writing. But we hope one thing good got here out of it.

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