That hasn't stopped Melissa Etheridge -- who was once close friends with Brad but says she hasn't connected with him in a decade -- from making a slew of accusations about the pair's personal problems, most of which painted Angelina as the enemy.
(It's not the first time Melissa has gone on the attack against Angelina. After she was praised for speaking out about her preventative mastectomy, Melissa, a breast cancer survivor, said Angelina had not made "a brave choice," among other criticisms.)
During an appearance on Andy Cohen's his Sirius XM show Monday, Oct. 3, Melissa lashed out at Angelina, slamming her for the way she's handled this split and dredging up previous relationships like her marriage to Billy Bob Thornton.
"It breaks my heart that anyone would take something as personal as your marriage and your relationship and your rights to your children and do it as purposefully as I see it's being done," said Melissa, according to Us Weekly.
"I've gone through family courts," she continued, referencing the ugly custody battle and split she went through with her ex, Tammy Lynn Michaels, who has said she was "blindsided" by Melissa's divorce filing and left "penniless" by the singer.
"I've been twice around this block, and I know it really well, and I know when there's some forethought to just how mean and just how you're going to put disinformation out there first," Melissa said.
She went on to acknowldege she's no longer in touch with Brad, making it unclear how she would know whether there's any truth to the abuse allegations that led to Brad being investigated by the Department of Family and Children's Services. She called the allegations "completely heartbreaking."
"I really hope that he reaches back out," she continued. "There are a lot of us who haven't seen him in 10 years … We all lost a friend."
Later, Melissa targeted Angelina's romantic past.
"I was around when Angelina was not doing nice things with Billy Bob to Laura Dern," she said. "I went through that on a personal level, and then to know the side of Jennifer and Brad… I helped Laura move out of her house with Billy Bob — I like broke into their home to get their stuff out because it was so nasty."
Brad and Angelina have agreed on a temporary custody arrangement, with plenty of therapy for the kids and both parents as well as drug and alcohol tests for Brad.
Angelina filed for divorce on Sept. 19, citing irreconcilable differences.
- Sep. 21, 2017 These couples have already bit the dust in 2017