The 'It' couple of Hollywood Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt aren't together, claims a book.
Hollywood heartthrob Brad Pitt has bought himself a bachelor pad to help him deal with his split from former partner Angelina Jolie.
The 46-year-old actor has spent 700,000 pounds on the house, complete with a cave, in the Hollywood Hills, said a report.
"The house oozes character. Brad has had his eye on it for some time but he decided now was the right time to buy because he wanted a place to call his own," a source close to the star said.
"He needs somewhere quiet that doesn't have memories of Angie and where he can be alone and think about what he does next," the source added.
Built in 1920 and originally on sale for 1.3million pounds, the property has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a bar area.
Pitt's mother Jane has reportedly stepped in to try to save his relationship with Jolie. She plans to meet the 34-year-old actress in Los Angeles next week.
The rumour mills have been churning this piece of news for a while now... but is Brangelina over now? Reports suggest Hollwyood's Golden couple has split.
The couple have reportedly seen divorce lawyers and agreed to sign a 205- million-pound split deal.
Some reports suggest that the fortune will be divided equally between the two, while others report both Pitt and Jolie will keep the money they earned individually.
Pitt, 46, will have full access to their three biological children - Shiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne - as well as the three adopted children - Maddox, from Cambodia Zahara, from Ethiopia and Pax, from Vietnam.
Preparations for a split began in early December when "Brangelina" visited a top Los Angeles divorce firm to begin thrashing out the deal.
An announcement of their separation is expected to be made soon - ending months of speculation that the five-year relationship is on the rocks.
A source told the News of the World: "The document was signed in early January. Both Brad and Angelina have signed it.
The troubled couple have not been photographed together in public in recent days. Brad, 46, was snapped backstage at the Hope For Haiti concert in Los Angeles without Angelina, 34.
His ex-wife Jennifer Aniston was there, although not with him.
In early 2005, Angelina was involved in a well-publicised, Hollywood scandal when she was accused of being the reason for the divorce of actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston.
One month later, Aniston filed for divorce in April 2005. A set of paparazzi photographs, which showed Pitt, Jolie and her son Maddox at a beach in Kenya, seemed to confirm the rumours of a relationship between Pitt and Jolie.
Jolie got pregnant in early 2006, and the unprecedented media hype surrounding them reached the point of insanity.
To avoid media attention, the couple went to Namibia for the birth of their daughter Shiloh.
In 2009, there were rumours that Pitt was cheating on Angelina with a hot nanny. But the couple denied the rumours and continued to make public appearances together.
Despite media reports that Pitt and Aniston had an acrimonious relationship, in a February 2009 interview, Pitt said that he and Aniston "check in with each other", adding, "She was a big part of my life."
The rumours of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston's reunion have started doing the rounds.
Last year in 2009, a book also claimed the the 'It' couple of Hollywood Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt weren't together.
The unofficial biography Brangelina: The Untold Story of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie is written by author Ian Halperin, who claims to have spoken to 900 sources to build a "true picture" of the couple.
The book says that Pitt, 45, may have cheated on 34-year-old Jolie as the most persistent story that crops up time and again involves Pitt and a beautiful Sudanese model, Amma, whom he met at a benefit for Darfur at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007. He was seen with her at least one more time.
According to the book, break-up between the couple is on the cards as Pitt's drug use will give Jolie an easy excuse to explain their split, when it takes place.
A woman who worked with Pitt when he was shooting for the period-drama Troy has made the revelation to the author.
Brad Pitt and Angelina started dating after working together in Mr. and Mrs. Smith. Though they denied the news initially, but later accepted that they fell in love on the set.