CLAIM: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Fighting Over Adoption

Truth rating: 0

By Daniel Gates

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are fighting over children, according to Star magazine. The twist to this week’s rumor, though, is that Pitt is supposedly the one “pushing hard to adopt again, but Angie says no way!”

Pitt is said to want a “baby sister for Zahara,” a so-called “close pal” tells the tabloid, and he’s “targeted Ethiopia again” and is rushing to add another kid to the family. But Jolie is allegedly putting the kibosh on it.

“Angie thinks adding child No. 7 to their rainbow family would upset the balance right now,” Star‘s source explains. The magazine claims Pitt is “forging ahead with his family planning, hoping Angelina will change her mind.”

Please allow Gossip Cop to translate this tabloid drivel. Star has absolutely nothing to report on the couple, so the mag concocted a phony conflict between Pitt and Jolie over adopting another child from Ethiopia, because fake fights sell.

If the stars ever do adopt a seventh child, the tabloid can claim Pitt “won” the made-up battle. If they don’t adopt, it’ll just be fuel for more fabricated claims about how Jolie is obstructing Pitt’s “family planning.”

The actual story is that there’s been no fight about adopting. A source close to the couple assures Gossip Cop that Pitt and Jolie are loving their lives and have no current plans to expand the family.

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