Brad Pitt is currently under investigation by the L.A. county Department of Children and Family Services, as well as the L.A. Police Department for child abuse. Brad, who is the father of Angelina Jolie's six children, is said to have allegedly gotten verbally abusive with the kids. The abuse is reportedly what lead Jolie to file for divorce from the actor.

According to "TMZ," sources reveal that Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and their children were on a flight last Wednesday. Pitt allegedly got completely west and went on a rant.

Insiders claim that the actor got physical and screamed at the kids.

Pitt child abuse claims shock fans

The report reveals that when the private jet landed around 8 p.m. Brad was still on a tirade. Pitt reportedly tried to leave in one of the fuel trucks on the tarmac. Unfortunately for the actor, someone who witnessed the incident reported him to the Department of Children and Family Services.The department has already interviewed Brad and Angelina. Agents also plan to speak with the six children, Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne, and Knox, as well.

The investigation is currently ongoing.

Meanwhile, sources claim that Angelina Jolie left Brad Pitt the day after the incident. The actress filed for divorce only days later, and shocked the world. Claims of Pitt's possible drug and alcohol abuse paired with rumors about his parenting methods [VIDEO]are being attributed to the split.

Custody battle in the works?

Sources close to Brad Pitt reveal that the actor is taking the claims very "seriously." Brad is stating that he did not commit any form of child abuse and that people are presenting him in "the worst possible light."

Fans are now wondering how ugly the "Brangelina" divorce is going to get.

Jolie has filed for full physical custody of the children. This would leave Brad with only visitation of the kids. However, reports are flying that he plans to fight for joint custody. This could mean that a nasty custody battle, and possibly court case may be in the works for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

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