But Jolie sold her stake to liquor giant Stoli, setting in motion a Byzantine web of lawsuits in the US, France and Luxembourg between Pitt, Jolie, their respective businesses and various business partners.
And now Angelina's legal team has subpoenaed documents from Pitt as well as his company and his business manager on 22 July.
A judge in LA said that Pitt and his partners must fork them over to the opposing lawyers, and said that they can't even hold off until they appeal the decision.
Sources close to the "Maleficent" star's business operation told Page Six that Pitt's letting his anger over their vicious split get in the way of common business sense.
"Any rational human being would be happy for Stoli to [be a partner in their business.] They have top-notch marketing and distribution," the source said, noting that the firm offers huge opportunities for the business to grow.
"He just can't see past his hatred of Jolie," they continued. Pitt and Jolie, who separated in 2016, have six children together.