Brad Pitt Reportedly Takes Voluntary Drug Test Amid Angelina Jolie Divorce Controversy

Brad Pitt reportedly took a voluntary drug test as a "preemptive strike" in the ensuing custody battle with Angelina Jolie.

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Samuel L. Jackson may not give a damn about Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's divorce, but that hasn't stopped alleged insiders from firing off addition details regarding the split. Amid reports that Pitt was allegedly being investigated regarding an argument he had with his and Jolie's 15-year-old son Maddox, Entertainment Tonight claims the Allied star willingly submitted himself to a drug test as a "preemptive strike" in the ensuing custody battle.

"Brad Pitt [voluntarily] took a drug test and was not asked to do so by authorities," the source said Wednesday. "They didn't force him to take one because it wasn't part of the process." Pitt is currently laying low in Los Angeles while Jolie and their six children are reportedly renting out a space in Malibu. "He's being careful," the source added. "He's leaning on friends for support."

Pitt hasn't yet responded to Jolie's initial divorce petition, though both parties have released separate statements to the press calling for privacy during their trying time. In her filing, Jolie cited irreconcilable differences. According toTMZ, Jolie is also seeking physical custody of their six children while requesting that visitation rights be given to Pitt.

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But if we're asking Samuel L. Jackson about all this, there's one glaring concern: Why does the general public even worry about stuff like the Jolie-Pitt split? "I'm sure there's another segment that thinks it is sad and it's a dissolution of another family and all those kids or whatever, but I don't know why it's everybody's business, or why people care anyway," Jackson told Good Morning Britain last week.

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