Marion Cotillard puts Brad Pitt rumours to rest by confirming pregnancy

Marion Cotillard has set the record straight regarding rumours of a romance with her co-star from the spy thriller Allied, Brad Pitt. The actress has addressed the reports in addition to confirming that she is pregnant.

But the 40-year-old actress took to Instagram on Wednesday night to categorically deny the rumours that have been swirling since news broke of Angelina Jolie and Brad’s divorce on Tuesday - insisting she has nothing to do with the couple's split.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

"This is going to be my first and only reaction to the whirlwind news that broke 24 hours ago and that I was swept up into," the French actress wrote. "I am not used to commenting on things like this nor taking them seriously but as this situation is spiralling and affecting people I love, I have to speak up.

This is going to be my first and only reaction to the whirlwind news that broke 24 hours ago and that I was swept up into. I am not used to commenting on things like this nor taking them seriously but as this situation is spiraling and affecting people I love, I have to speak up. Firstly, many years ago, I met the man of my life, father of our son and of the baby we are expecting. He is my love, my best friend, the only one that I need. Secondly to those who have indicated that I am devastated, I am very well thank you. This crafted conversation isn't distressing. And to all the media and the haters who are quick to pass judgment, I sincerely wish you a swift recovery. Finally, I do very much wish that Angelina and Brad, both whom I deeply respect, will find peace in this very tumultuous moment. With all my love Marion Ceci sera la première et seule réaction que j'aurai concernant la déferlante inouïe qui à commencé il y a de ça 24 heures et à laquelle je suis mêlée malgré moi. Je n'ai pas pour habitude de commenter ni de prendre au sérieux le tas d'absurdités déversées à mon sujet mais la situation prenant une telle tournure et affectant des gens que j'aime, je me dois de m'exprimer. Pour commencer, j'ai rencontré il y a quelques années l'homme de ma vie , le père de notre fils et du bébé que nous attendons aujourd'hui. Il est mon amour, mon meilleur ami et le seul homme dont j'ai besoin. Ensuite, à ceux qui me prétendent dévastée, je vais très bien merci. Ce genre d'inventions aberrantes ne m'affecte en aucun cas. Et pour finir, à la "presse", à tous les haters, trolls et consorts qui ont le jugement si rapide je vous souhaite sincèrement... un prompt rétablissement. Ceci dit et un peu plus sérieusement, je souhaite à Angelina et Brad, deux personnes pour qui j'ai un profond respect, de trouver la paix dans ce moment tumultueux. Avec tout mon amour. Marion

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"Firstly, many years ago, I met the man of my life, father of our son and of the baby we are expecting," she went on. "He is my love, my best friend, the only one that I need. Secondly to those who have indicated that I am devastated, I am very well thank you.

"This crafted conversation isn't distressing. And to all the media and the haters who are quick to pass judgment, I sincerely wish you a swift recovery," she went on. "Finally, I do very much wish that Angelina and Brad, both whom I deeply respect, will find peace in this very tumultuous moment. With all my love Marion."

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt before their divorce

As HELLO! online reported previously, shortly after news of an Angelina and Brad divorce broke on Tuesday, the actresses lawyer, Robert Offer, made a statement, confirming his client had filed for "dissolution of marriage" the day before. He added that the "decision was made for the health of the family".

Brad than released his own statement, saying that his focus is on the six children he shares with his estranged wife.

"I am very saddened by this, but what matters most now is the wellbeing of our kids," he said. "I kindly ask the press to give them the space they deserve during this challenging time."

According to court documents obtained by TMZ, Angelina asked for physical custody of the couple's six children – Maddox, Pax, Zahara, Shiloh, Vivienne, and Knox.

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