Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt in September after two years of marriage, ending a relationship that began in 2004.Reuters

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have reached a custody agreement, according to the actress's representative. In a statement released on Monday, Jolie's camp said the former couple's six children will stay with their mother while having "therapeutic visits" with their father.

Jolie's representative said that the custody agreement was reached a week ago after consulting childcare professionals. 

"We believe that all sides are committed to healing the family and ask for your consideration during this difficult time," the statement went on to say.

However, Pitt filed for joint custody on Friday, just a few days before his former wife's representative informed the media about their custody arrangement.

A source further told E! online that the former couple hasn't, in fact, settled on the custody of their six kids.

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The 41-year-old actress's children, Maddox Jolie-Pitt, 15, Pax Jolie-Pitt, 12, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, 11, Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, 10, and twins Knox Jolie-Pitt and Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, 8, have been staying with their mom ever since she filed for divorce in mid- September.

Since then, Pitt has seen his children twice and his teenage son, Maddox, once.  

Angelina Jolie and her kids
U.S. actress Angelina Jolie (2nd R) arrives with her children Maddox, Zahara, Pax Thien and Shiloh (L-R) at New Tokyo International Airport in Narita.Reuters

Jolie cited irreconcilable differences at the time of filing for divorce but reports claim that she feared for the safety of her children after a verbal and physically abusive fight took place between Pitt and Maddox in their private aircraft. 

The Allied actor is currently under investigation but has denied that that he physically assaulted his son. 

Jolie and Pitt, one of Hollywood's power couples, were married in 2014 after dating each other since 2004.

This is Pitt's second divorce after Jennifer Aniston and Jolie's third divorce after, Billy Bob Thornton and Jonny Lee Miller.

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