Angelina Jolie and The Weeknd enjoyed an intimate dinner together in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, amid her bitter divorce battle with Brad Pitt.
Footage from the evening show Angelina, 46, and The Weekend, 31 – real name Abel Tesfaye – leaving Italian restaurant Giorgio Baldi in Santa Monica moments apart.
The Maleficent star looked chic in a beige raincoat, while The Weeknd wore a dark blue denim ensemble, as the two of them quickly stepped out of the celebrity hot spot.
PICTURED: Angelina Jolie, 46, and The Weeknd, 31, leave dinner together in LA … years after Brad Pitt was linked with singer ex Selena Gomez
While the couple aren’t known to be friends, there are some intriguing ties between them, including the singer referring to Angelina’s famous pout in one of her hit songs.
Additionally, The Weeknd’s ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez once crossed paths with Angelina’s ex-husband Brad, 57, in 2016, while they were still married.
The National Enquirer had claimed that Brad had “shamelessly flirted” with Selena, 28, causing problems between him and Angelina, though the claims were dismissed.
Dressed up: The Maleficent star looked chic in a beige raincoat, while The Weeknd wore a dark blue denim ensemble, as the two of them quickly stepped out of the celebrity hot spot
Unlikely Friends: While the couple are not known to be friends, there are some intriguing connections between them, including the singer referring to Angelina’s famous pout in one of her hit songs.
Busy: Angelina was recently linked to her ex-husband Jonny Lee Miller, amid her bitter divorce battle with Brad, who has been hanging around since September 2016
That same year, The Weeknd released their hit song “Party Monster” which referred to both Angelina and Selena, with the line: “Angelina, lips like Angelina / Like Selena, a ** shape like Selena.”
Then, in his 2016 single “Starboy”, he referenced Brad’s vocals: “Leave a **** Brad Pitt, the fall legend took the year like a bandit.”
Selena and The Weeknd reportedly broke up in October 2017 after nearly 10 months of dating.
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Meanwhile, Angelina was recently linked to her ex-husband Jonny Lee Miller, amid her bitter divorce battle with Brad, which has been dragging on since September 2016.
The Weeknd recently called for his resignation with ex Bella Hadid in August 2019, having dated occasionally since 2015.
Angelina was reportedly “bitterly disappointed” last month after a court awarded joint custody to her ex Brad, with the star supposed to appeal the decision with a hearing scheduled for July 9.
Embarrassing: This 2016 photo of Selena Gomez meeting Brad Pitt – who was still married to Angelina Jolie at the time – is said to have caused a sensation with the Maleficent actress
The Oscar-winning actress shares six children with her ex-husband Brad; Maddox, 19, Pax, 17, Zahara, 16, Shiloh, 15 and 12, twins Knox and Vivian.
Angelina filed for divorce in 2016 citing “irreconcilable differences” and it was finalized in 2019. The former couple have been in a long custody battle with the actress wanting sole custody and Brad fighting for custody common.
Los Angeles legal experts told DailyMail.com in March the pair had already spent more than $ 1 million on legal fees – and said the custody battle could go on for another six years.
Los Angeles divorce attorney Kelly Chang Rickert told DailyMail.com: “It’s been going on for over four years now, so it’s definitely one of the longest celebrity cases we’ve ever seen. .
“I believe Angelina and Brad have already spent over a million dollars each. They both employ very reputable lawyers and Angelina has lived through several.
One of the main assets at stake in this acrimonious divorce case is the vineyard and castle of former couple Chateau Miraval in Correns, France.
Brad and Angie bought the property for $ 67 million in 2008 and got married there in August 2014.
Ex-factor: Selena Gomez and The Weeknd reportedly broke up in October 2017 after nearly 10 months of dating (Photo, 2017)