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Brad Pitt accuses Angelina Jolie of having "no self-regulation mechanism".

Brad Pitt, 53, has criticised his estranged wife Angelina Jolie for putting their children’s privacy at risk, claiming she disregards their “privacy rights when she believes it may benefit her.”

In new court documents filed by Pitt’s attorney, Lance Spiegel, and obtained by ET, Pitt argues he would like to see his six children’s records sealed.

Of particular note was 41-year-old Jolie’s decision to make public the names of the children’s therapist and mental health professionals which he said he believes “exposed” them.

According to the documents, Pitt said Jolie “apparently has no self-regulation mechanism to preclude sensitive information from being placed in the public record,” claiming the re-release and filing of documents that contain private information is evidence of this.

“Although she had already made them public, she did it again,” the documents read.

The filing of the documents comes weeks after Pitt’s camp request to seal all documents from the public was denied in an emergency hearing.

The couple announced their split in September. Image via Getty Images.
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According to PEOPLE, Jolie's attorney Laura Wasser said Jolie did not oppose sealing the documents but instead the fact Pitt's lawyers did not consult with them before requesting an emergency hearing. Because of this, they opposed Pitt's initial request.

The couple's divorce has been played out in the public eye since they announced their split in September after 11 years together.

At the time, Pitt released a statement saying he was focused on the couple's six children: Maddox, Pax, Shiloh, Zahara, and twins Vivienne and Knox.

"I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the wellbeing of our kids," he said.

Just days after their split was made public, someone anonymously reported that Pitt got "verbally abusive" and "physical" with one of the six children, prompting an investigation for child abuse by the Los Angeles Police Department and LA County Department of Children and Family Services.

It was believed the incident occurred on the couple's private plane. However, the case was closed in November and Pitt was cleared.

The couple are both pursuing custody of the children, with no permanent agreement yet reached.

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