Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt rekindled their friendship recently. Aniston supported Pitt while he struggled through his divorce from Jolie.
Editor's note: This article was originally published on August 12, 2020. It has since been updated.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pit were once hailed couple goals. But just after a couple of years filled with romance and great chemistry, the couple parted ways. Though the Hollywood stars went to create a future of their own, fans still gush over the thought of them reuniting especially now that they are single. While that dream may not look plausible, Aniston revealed that she has some great things to say about her former partner, Pitt.
According to Micky, the actress told Vanity Fair that she had no regrets about her union with Pitt. While she understands that the experience of divorce was devastating and heartbreaking, she is not ready to disregard the good times they had together when they were still in love. "I still feel so lucky to have experienced it. I wouldn’t know what I know now if I hadn’t been married to Brad. I love Brad; I really love him. I will love him for the rest of my life. He’s a fantastic man. I don’t regret any of it, and I’m not going to beat myself up about it," said the actress.
Besides, the 51-year-old believes her former partner imparted some important lessons in her life. She added that she held those beautiful days close to her heart. “We spent seven very intense years together; we taught each other a lot – about healing, and about fun. We helped each other through a lot, and I really value that. It was a beautiful, complicated relationship,” said the Friends, actress.
In another interview, the actress also recalled the day they got married. She reminisced how Pitt became emotional during their nuptials. Pitt teared up while exchanging vows and Aniston stated that it had a profound effect on her.
"The nice thing about weddings now is it’s not just a chick thing. It’s a team effort. The stereotype used to be men grumbling, like, ‘Why are you making me do this?’ There’s nothing more moving than seeing a man cry at his own wedding," said the actress to Rolling Stones, according to Mirror Online.
Pitt and Aniston tied the knot on 29 July 2000 in a grand ceremony on a Malibu bluff. Soon after the wedding, Aniston said she did not think he was the love of her life when asked how she felt finding the love of her life.
"Is he the love of my life? I think you're always sort of wondering, 'Are you the love of my life?' I mean, I don't know. I've never been someone who says, 'He's the love of my life.' He's certainly a big love in my life," said the actress, according to Insider.
She added, "And I know that we something special, especially in all this chaos. In this nutty, brilliant, wonderful, hard business that we have, it's nice to have somebody who's anchored and knows you, really knows all of you."
In 2004, the actress even revealed her desire to start a family with the actor but months later, their marriage hit rock bottom. At the time, Pitt was linked to Angelina Jolie, and rumors of their affair circulated in the media. In 2005, Aniston and Pitt called it quits.
"We exited this relationship as beautifully as we entered it," said Aniston about their divorce, according to Insider. Soon, Pitt started dating Jolie and moved forward with his love life. Meanwhile, Aniston was hurt by their immediate get-together.
"Brad is not mean-spirited; he would never intentionally try to rub something in my face. In hindsight, I can see him going, 'Oh—I can see that that was inconsiderate.' But I know Brad. Brad would say, 'That’s art!' There’s a sensitivity chip that’s missing," said the actress to Vanity Fair.
However, she moved past it and found love again. Unfortunately, both Aniston and Brad had a fallout in their subsequent relationships. Soon after, Pitt apologized to his former wife and Aniston supported him as he went through his split from Jolie. While speculations of them coming together is still around, sources close to the couple claimed they were just friends.
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