FBI says it is gathering information about Brad Pitt abuse allegations

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.
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The FBI is evaluating whether to open an investigation into an alleged incident involving Brad Pitt and his family on a private jet last week, a spokeswoman for the agency announced Thursday.

In a statement, Laura Eimiller said the FBI is gathering information about allegations the actor was abusive toward one of his six children during the flight, The Associated Press reports. The case was referred to the FBI because the alleged incident occurred while the family was in the air, traveling to the U.S. from France, TMZ reports.

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