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Brangelina split: Madame Tussauds separates wax figures of Pitt, Jolie

NEW YORK -- Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s split is a literal one at several Madame Tussauds wax museums.

A spokeswoman for the wax museum in London says they wanted to mirror Jolie and Pitt’s separation, which came to light Tuesday. She says the wax figures “are now featured at a respectful distance from each other.”

Jolie’s figure has been placed near one of Nicole Kidman. Pitt’s is hanging out with the figure of his co-star in several films, Morgan Freeman.

The couple will also be split up at Madame Tussauds’ museums in the U.S.

Madame Tussauds says figures of Jolie and Pitt are on display at 15 of its 20 locations across the globe.

Jolie and Pitt are ending their marriage, Jolie’s lawyer said Tuesday. 

“This decision was made for the health of the family. She will not be commenting, and asks that the family be given its  privacy at this time,” attorney Robert Offer said in a statement obtained by Reuters.

TMZ reported that Jolie cited irreconcilable differences in her filing. She is reportedly asking for full physical custody of the couple’s six children, but joint legal custody.

An attorney for Jolie, Robert Offer, said that her decision to divorce was made “for the health of the family.” 

The website reports she is not asking for spousal support, and that Jolie lists the date of separation as Sept. 15, 2016. Sources claim the split was prompted by disagreements over Pitt’s parenting style. 

“I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the wellbeing of our kids. I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time,” Pitt said in a statement released to People magazine.

The couple first got together 11 years ago and tied the knot in August 2014. They first sparked their romance on the set of “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” in which they played a stalled married couple unaware that they were both secret agents. 

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