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Marion Cotillard addresses Brad Pitt affair rumors, wishes Pitt, Angelina Jolie 'peace'

The French Oscar-winner is speaking out and setting the record straight on reports that she and Brad Pitt had an affair while filming a movie together.
/ Source: TODAY

French actress Marion Cotillard has spoken up about Angelina Jolie's split from Brad Pitt, saying she had nothing to do with it.

Shortly after the world learned on Tuesday that Jolie filed for divorce, the guessing game about what could have caused the rift between the couple began.

Marion Cotillard has addressed rumors that put her in the middle of the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie breakup drama.Reuters; AFP / Getty Images

Speculation about substance abuse and parenting problems swirled, but one widely reported rumor claimed the real the reason behind the split was an affair between Pitt and Cotillard, his co-star in the upcoming World War II spy film "Allied."

Now, finding herself caught in the middle of the biggest celebrity breakup story of the year, the Oscar-winner is setting the record straight.

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In a post to Instagram, the actress wrote, "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."

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Cotillard explained that not only is she still with her partner of the last nine years, French film star Guillaume Canet, but that they also have a baby on the way.

"Firstly, many years ago, I met the man of my life, father of our son and of the baby we are expecting," she wrote. "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."

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She wished a "swift recovery" to "the media and the haters" who assumed the rumors about her and Pitt were true, before penning a message to the couple at the center of the news.

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in the upcoming "Allied."Paramount Pictures

"I do very much wish that Angelina and Brad, both whom I deeply respect, will find peace in this very tumultuous moment," she added.

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