NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Thursday, September 22, 2016, 6:21 AM
Brad Pitt is being probed by authorities in Los Angeles for allegedly being verbally abusive with his kids, according to TMZ.
Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Pitt earlier this week, and it was his conduct with their six children that was the final straw, the gossip website reported.
Sources told TMZ that the “Fight Club” star allegedly was drunk or high and raised his voice while on a private jet with Jolie and the children last week. The gossip website referred to Pitt as being “wasted.”
The Los Angeles Police Department and L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services are looking into his behavior, TMZ reported. He also may have gotten physical with the children, according to the report.
A source close to Pitt told the gossip website that Pitt “takes the matter very seriously and says he did not commit any abuse of his children.”
“It’s unfortunate that people involved are continuing to present him in the worst possible light,” the source continued.
Jolie has asked for sole physical custody of their children, with Pitt granted visitation, the divorce filing stated. Pitt is planning on fighting Jolie for custody, TMZ earlier reported.