Since yesterday’s news broke about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce, the Internet seems to have talked about nothing else since. Whether you’re actively following the #TeamJen trend or are considering throwing out your computer just to avoid it all, it’s hard to miss the buzz surrounding the split of this dream couple. Of course, many people have speculated about Brad Pitt’s role in the relationship; he cheated on Jennifer Freaking Anniston 10 years ago so who’s to say if he cheated on Angelina Jolie? It’s not what the divorce papers say, but the Internet is known for jumping to conclusions. And according to the rumors, Selena Gomez may the star that sparked this fire.
The National Enquirer (via Daily Mail) claims that Jolie was apparently furious when Gomez posted an Instagram pic with her and Pitt, who were co-stars in The Big Short. The photo shows the two of them talking at a Golden Globes after-party in January. Seems harmless enough, right? Especially when you consider that Pitt, 52, is more than twice Gomez’s age.
The source claimed that “Angie blew a gasket when she saw Selena’s Instagram, and heard through friends about how Brad and Selena flirted so shamelessly.” The Daily News calls it a “questionable photo” and notes how Gomez appears to be staring into Pitt’s eyes. “Now Selena is bragging to everyone that Brad is gung ho to make another movie with her,” the National Enquirer source continues. “Selena is going around jokingly calling Brad “my future husband,” and Angie is obviously none too pleased.”
The Daily Mail also reports that Jolie demanded Pitt to not work with the pop star again. Apparently, Gomez mentioned to People that she was on the lookout for Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling at the Golden Globes. Well-timed coincidence or evidence of flirtation?
We’re gonna go with coincidence. It’s highly unlikely that the duo carried on a relationship beyond professional co-stars and perhaps acquaintances. Gomez’s comment shows that she was probably more star-struck than devious, and the Instagram picture doesn’t indicate anything other than innocuous conversation happening at that moment. Not to mention, Gomez recently cancelled her concert tour in order to recover from the anxiety and depression her lupus is causing her; a hidden love affair usually doesn’t involve rehab.
Anyways, Pitt didn’t file for divorce – Jolie did. Which makes it less likely that he didn’t love her or wanted to cheat on her. So let’s stop with the blame game and let the two divorce without the ridiculous rumors. It’s hard enough on both of them as it is.