Brad Pitt has been cleared of child abuse allegations by the Department of Child and Family Services, ET can confirm.
“It wasn’t clearly founded that there was any abuse by Pitt,” the source tells ET, emphasizing that there was no validation or proof of abuse and the investigation is now closed.
DCFS launched the investigation in September after they were alerted to an alleged incident between Pitt and his 15-year-old son, Maddox, while on a plane back to the U.S. from Europe. While it remains unclear what transpired between the two, a source at the time told ET that “there was no inappropriate physical contact.”
“Nothing inappropriate happened,” the source said. “[It was] totally a child-parent disagreement.”
In September, both 41-year-old Jolie and 52-year-old Pitt agreed to a DCFS safety plan — a temporary custody agreement over their six children — which is standard practice in any ongoing child welfare investigation. Jolie and Pitt each volunteered to participate in individual counseling, and Pitt also agreed to undergo drug and alcohol testing, though he was not required to, sources told ET.
Source: Yahoo News