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Angelina’s assistant tells all!

Angelina's assistant tells all!

A disgruntled former employee plans to spill the beans on Ange and Brad’s controversial relationship.

Incredible new claims from a former staffer could mean Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s private lives are about to be put on show yet again. Ana Charlotiaux worked at the pair’s country estate in the south of France between 2008 and 2010, answering phone calls and emails for the superstar couple. She is suing Brad, 47, and Ange, 36, for more than $88,000 as part of an unfair dismissal case, after she was sacked for allegedly having too much time off work. Ana’s lawyer claims she took four-and-a-half months leave during her employment, but this was because of illness.

What looks like a straightforward legal stoush could cause a storm of controversy for Brad and Ange. They’re terrified that if the demands of their former assistant aren’t met, she will spill intimate details of their bizarre lifestyle and shatter illusions about their relationship. “Brad and Angelina like to present a united front,” a family insider tells Star magazine. “But while Ana was working for them, much of their lives was spent having massive brawls followed by weeks living apart.” Ange seems like a changed woman these days. Gone are the vials of blood and the kinky talk. She admits she now shows the dark, sexy side of herself only to Brad behind closed doors.

“I’m still a bad girl,” she said in an interview last week. “I still have that side of me… it’s just in its place now… it belongs to Brad. “I went through heavier, darker times and I survived them. I didn’t die young. So I am very lucky. There are other artists and people that didn’t survive certain things… people can imagine that I did the most dangerous, and I did the worst… for many reasons, I shouldn’t be here.” Now the courts may be about to bring her bad-girl side back out into the open, for all the world to see and comment upon.

“She tries to hide it but she has a crazy side that’s beyond just being quirky,” an old friend of Ange’s confirms. “In the end, she just can’t hide the crazy.” Ana, 45, says she can reveal that problems between Brad and Ange worsened in 2008 when they were living at Chateau Miraval, their home in the south of France. In August, only a month after Angelina delivered twins Knox and Vivienne by caesarean, Brad left her to recover alone and travelled to Venice, where he partied with best mate George Clooney.

See more pictures of Brad and Angelina’s brood plus read more about their Nanny troubles in this week’s Woman’s Day on sale November 28, 2011.

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