In a new piece of news, Brad Pitt and his Make It Right Foundation have agreed a $20.5 million settlement with homeowners in New Orleans to get the Bullet Train actor and his charity first in 2018 as a class action from the homeowners.
Four years after they alleged that the foundation sold affordable but faulty and improperly constructed homes to residents seeking shelter in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the company has settled with homeowners and partnered with Global Green to rectify the issues.
Brad, 58, told Us Weekly I am incredibly grateful for the desire to Global Green and the vital support it provides for families in the lower ninth. We collaborated in the early days post-Katrina and we are very fortunate to have been generous to Global Green.
The continued commitment to helping address the challenges surrounding these homes and others in need is hoped this agreement will allow everyone to look to other opportunities to continue to strengthen this proud community in the future.
Brad first tried to have his name removed from the lawsuit because he claimed he had no involvement in the construction of the homes. Brad’s legal team said the petition did not allege that Mr. Pitt did anything other than in his capacity as director. of the act or omission which allegedly caused emotional distress to the plaintiff.
It was previously claimed that the actor had donated millions of his own money to fix problems with the buildings. A source said: “Brad has been working on this for almost a year. There are things that are not up to the standards then he and others expected.
They addressed it. It’s not like they waited to complain before they did something about it. Made Brad and designer William McDonough founded Make It Right in 2006, a year after the area took the field by storm.