In news that has taken the showbiz and entertainment worlds by surprise, Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from her husband of two years, Brad Pitt.
The high-profile duo have been together since 2004 after famously meeting on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
At the time, Mr Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston.
TMZ has broken the story of their split, saying that legal documents have already been filed.
Angie and 52-year-old Brad have six children together – three of whom they have adopted. Ranging in age from 15 to eight, significantly Ms Jolie, 41, is looking for full custody of their offspring.
However, the Oscar-winner is willing to grant her estranged husband visitation and legal rights.
The couple – which were early in their relationship dubbed Brangelina – have not been seen together in some two months and rumour of the breakdown of their union has been abound for some time.
Jennifer Aniston, 47, is now married to 45-year-old fellow actor Justin Theroux, whom she wed last year.