Angelina Jolie Accuses Brad Pitt of Not Paying Child Support

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Shortly before Jolie's attorney filed the two-page brief in L.A. Tuesday, a source told E!

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce is not getting any easier.

Since then, the two have been engaged in an ongoing custody battle for their six children - Maddox, 16, Pax, 14, Zahara, 13, Shiloh, 12, and 10-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox ― as their seemingly never-ending and often combative divorce proceedings continue.

Angelina Jolie has accused Brad Pitt of not paying any "meaningful" child support for a year and a half, it's been reported.

According to a new report by TMZ, Angelina Jolie is asking a judge to grant her a divorce from Brad Pitt, prior to the judge even deciding on their child custody agreement.

Jolie, 42, filed for divorce in September 2016, citing irreconcilable differences. They have six children for whom she is seeking primary custody.

Jolie, who underwent a double mastectomy and got her ovaries removed in 2013 to prevent an aggressive form of cancer that killed her mother, grandmother and aunt, also told Vanity Fair that she had developed Bell's palsy.

Sources close to Pitt told Page Six that Jolie made the court filing as part of a smear campaign to tarnish her estranged husband's reputation after he chose to re-start the formal divorce process. "As of present, [Pitt] has paid no meaningful child support since separation", Jolie's attorney, Samantha Bley DeJean, wrote in the documents, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court and obtained by NBC News on August 7. Jolie's team didn't define what constituted as a "meaningful" child-support payment.

The brood is now living in London with Jolie as she films Maleficent 2, while Pitt has spent his court-ordered time with the kids in London and Los Angeles, where he is shooting Quentin Tarantino's new movie, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Pitt was later provided with cell phone numbers for each child, in order to text and call them without Jolie's supervision.

ET Canada has reached out to Pitt's rep for further comments.

The "Moneyball" actor said in an interview previous year that he had quit drinking, was undergoing therapy and that he and Jolie had chose to abandon "vitriolic hatred" and work together to sort out their issues.