TODAY   |  January 24, 2010

Are Pitt and Jolie calling it quits?

Jan. 24: Reports out of London say that Hollywood power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may be going their separate ways. NBC’s Tom Aspell reports.

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>>> celebrity bombshell. reports out of london today say that hollywood's biggest couple may be calling it quits. brad pitt and angelina jolie were never married but with six kids and millions of dollars involved, what happens next? nbc's tom aspel is live in london with more. good morning.

>> reporter: good morning. well, two british tabloids and the star website say brad pitt and angelina jolie have agreed to divide their $300 million fortune equally and share joint custody of their six children in a split to be announced soon. the hollywood couple have been consulting a beverly hills divorce lawyer who began the paperwork for an amicable split earlier this month. their joint assets include mansions in france, new orleans and california. celebrity publication like "in touch weekly" magazine have been ripe with speculation that the 5-year-old relationship is now on the rocks. lester.

>> tom, what are their representatives saying and have there been any spottings of brad and angelina lately?

>> reporter: well, calls for angelina 's manager went unreturned. brad was a no-show last night at the s.a.g. awards even though he was nominated. the two have not been photographed together in public for the past cellar days. on friday night brad participated in the hope for haiti fund-raising telethon in los angeles . angelina was not with him. lester.

>> tom, thank you very much.

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