Hollywood was turned upside-down on Tuesday when lawyers for Angelina Jolie announced she was filing for divorce from Brad Pitt. Not long after the story broke, betting odds were released for the soon-to-be bachelor and what his future marital plans may hold. Also included on the entertainment props board: Johnny Depp, who reached a settlement last month with ex-wife Amber Heard after she filed for divorce in May.
[alert-success]Brad Pitt will soon be joining Johnny Depp on the list of eligible Hollywood bachelors – but who will remarry first? Depp is the –200 favorite, having already reached a settlement with Amber Heard in mid-August. Pitt (+150) and Angelina Jolie appear headed for a long and acrimonious court battle.. Bet on entertainment at Bovada and get a free 100% bonus.[/alert-success]
Who will these former leading actors marry next? In Pitt's case, there are two betting options at press time: Actress at –130 and Other at –110. For Depp, Actress remains the favorite at –140, followed by Model (+175), Singer (+300) and Athlete (+900). You can also bet on which gentleman will remarry first. Depp is the heavy favorite at –200 to reach the altar before Pitt (+150).
A Bloomberg report from this February shows that actors are very likely to marry within their own profession, so Actress is the likely choice for both Pitt and Depp – although they might have other ideas now that they're both in their early 50s and twice-divorced. As for the race to remarry, Depp is eligible right now, while Pitt's status is “Separated.”