- Angelina Jolie claimed Brad Pitt attacked her in the 2016 incident on the couple's private jet resulting in her filing for divorce days later.
- Jolie said Pitt "mimicked the behaviour of a monster," during the argument that she alleged got physical.
- Pitt has denied all accusations, and an investigation found no evidence of abuse.
- Pitt has since spoken out about the release of the documents saying Jolie wants to "inflict the most amount of pain" on him.
The incident between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt on a private jet that resulted in the Maleficent star filing for divorce days later has been detailed in newly released documents, per Jolie's request.
The couple divorced in 2016 and have remained locked in court battles ever since – their latest seeing them fight over the wine business they once co-owned.
Jolie requested the FBI documents be released to her under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) amid her ongoing custody battle with the Bullet Train actor. The highly redacted documents reveal explosive details about the argument in which Jolie alleges Pitt got verbally and physically abusive.
At the time, it was alleged he also got into a fight with one of the couple's six children, who were also on the flight.
No evidence of abuse was found against Pitt, who denied all allegations.
In the report obtained by People, Jolie said Pitt made her feel "like a hostage" when he allegedly grabbed, shook and pushed her into a wall before punching the aircraft's ceiling.
She said there was approximately $25 000 in damages to the plane caused by red wine stains, alleging Pitt "poured beer on" her at one point.
She claimed when she thought "he was going to attack" one of their children, she wrapped her arms around his neck in a chokehold. She said Pitt "mimicked the behaviour of a monster and screamed at them [herself and the couple's children]".
The star added she was "frozen, scared and didn't know what to do" in the moment.
A source close to Pitt has since spoken out about Jolie's request for the documents. "This is not a factual document. This is what she claimed happened," they said.
They added: "What are the motivations of a person to take up court time and public resources in filing an anonymous FOIA request for material they have had for years? There's only one: to inflict the most amount of pain on her ex. There is no benefit to this. It is harmful to the children and the entire family for this to be made public."