Angelina Jolie And Billy Bob Thornton Split Because He Didn't Want Kids
Angelina Jolie ended things with her ex husband because he didn’t want children, according to the actor’s other ex wife Melissa deBin Parish.
Melissa, who was married to Billy Bob from 1978 to 1980, told Star magazine:
”I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that he did not want to be around children back then. Look at the timeline: she adopted Maddox and then, [Billy] was gone.”
Ange and Billy always seemed like a well-suited couple. After getting together on the set of 1999 film Pushing Tin, they married after just two months. But the marriage only lasted a year with the pair splitting just three months after the actress adopted her first child Maddox.
Angelina and Billy Bob in their married days
Despite appearances, (remember the matching vials of blood they wore?) Melissa admits she doesn’t know why they were together in the first place:
”I always wondered why they were attracted to each other. Here she is, this stunning woman. The two of them are total opposites. I thought it was baffling.”
”Maybe it was their creative minds or intelligence. He is very charismatic.”
Following their divorce the former couple have remained close with Angie revealing that she’s set to pen the foreward to Billy Bob’s upcoming biography. Melissa reflected on their closeness saying “I think the biggest bond in his life is theirs.”
Whilst Billy Bob has remained on good terms with one of his exe’s, things with Melissa aren’t so rosey with his former wife claiming he refuses to communicate with their 32-year-old daughter Amanda Brumfield, who is currently serving 20 years in a Florida prison for aggravated manslaughter.
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