Jennifer Aniston Rewind: When Friends star stated she would love Brad Pitt for rest of her life after divorce

In an explosive 2006 Vanity Fair interview, Jennifer Aniston got brutally honest about her divorce with Brad Pitt and the rise of Brangelina. Read below to know why the Friends star shared that she would love her ex-husband for the rest of her life.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston got divorced on October 2, 2005.
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One fateful day in October 2005 saw the end of the ultimate Hollywood power couple before the birth of Brangelina; Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston. The star-crossed lovers who were set on a blind date fell deeply in love and then got married would not have their happily ever after as one would have imagined it to be for them. Brad quickly moved on to Angelina Jolie, with media going on a rampage of Brangelina's love affair being responsible for Jennifer's broken heart. While Brangelina started the family life pretty early into their relationship, Aniston mended herself with help from her close friends.

In an explosive 2006 Vanity Fair interview, the Friends star bared her soul and spoke about the heartbreak she went through because of the divorce as well as her feelings towards Brangelina. Jennifer confessed that she "upset," "lonely," "confused," and even had a little pity party for herself post her divorce. However, the actress was also doing really well as she's a tough cookie and believes in therapy along with having an "unbelievable support team." Moreover, while addressing Brad and Angelina's vacationing moments in Kenya, along with their son Maddox Jolie-Pitt, Aniston exclaimed that she was shocked by it as the rest of the world was too.

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"I can't say it was one of the highlights of my year. Who would deal with that and say, 'Isn’t that sweet! That looks like fun!'? But shit happens. You joke and say, 'What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,'" the 51-year-old actress stated.

However, Jennifer also spoke kindly of Brad and her marriage with him, even though it was short-lived. Talking about how lucky she was to have experienced it and that she wouldn't know what she knows now if she hadn't been married to Pitt, Aniston shared, "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. 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. The sad thing, for me, is the way it’s been reduced to a Hollywood cliché—or maybe it’s just a human cliché. I have a lot of compassion for everyone going through this," Jennifer concluded to Vanity Fair.

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Meanwhile, rumours have been rife about a possible reconciliation between the ex-flames, especially after their first public reunion together, post their divorce, at the SAG Awards 2020. While Brad and Angelina headed for splitsville in 2016, Jennifer and Justin Theroux got divorced in 2018.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Angelina is a freak.

Anonymous 11 months ago

EVERYONE fails to remember that it was Jolie who is the home wrecker! Pitt & Aniston were married to begin with.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Brad Pitt is not a homewrecker and he has gotten way more hate than Jolie over Aniston milking a fake victim narrative while her stans continue to lie.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Why is always the "other" woman who's the homewrecker?! It takes two to tango! Brad was the one who dipped his toe in the pool and then dove in head first - he should be labeled as the homewrecker as well! Men always seem to get the pass on being a home wrecker.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Please display the comments that defend Brad Pitt with the truth. What Aniston and her attacks are doing is unfair

Anonymous 11 months ago

Jennifer n Brad are absolutely beautiful ,people, god bless n be thankful

Anonymous 11 months ago

Who cares about these two old has beens. Move on.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Brad is at the very top of the A-list and finally won an Oscar for acting recently.

Anonymous 11 months ago

A player doesn't know the meaning of the word loyal or being faithful to any woman. I actually admire women who were never involved or has never had him, because they were spared the pain. Alia is in for a rude awakening because he will hurt her just like the other women he had. I'm glad I don't know him lol! If we were together, that would've been destroyed fast. In fact it wouldn't have lasted a week. I don't put up with players.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Brad Pitt is not a player and he was devoted to two women who betrayed him & has run two of the most foul smear campaigns in Hollywood history.

Anonymous 11 months ago

If the truth is as portrayed, I would have to say... Jennifer is much too good for Brad! If he couldn’t faithfully commit, he should not have married! It's quite obvious his brain has vacated his head and relocated elsewhere! He has no morals...too easily seduced! Angelina Jolie is an evil woman without morals, as well; history has proven that already! She's a real life Jezzabel and enjoys destroying marriages; she revels in her black soul! Sadly, the kids are innocent pawns... Jennifer should stay away from any romantic connection whatsoever involving Brad! That being said, who can really trust the media?

Anonymous 11 months ago

You clearly trust the media and believe the garbage that Aniston spouts while spreading such unfounded hate against Pitt for accusations. Aniston does not deserve anyone and is a sociopath

Anonymous 11 months ago

You love the man in your memories. Even when you get back together you are still looking for that man that was in your memory not the one you are facing that is the cheater and who hurt you terribly. And that makes you sad.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Aniston is a liar, cheater, homewrecker, and has ran of the most prolonged smear attacks in Hollywood. Stop calling Pitt a cheater over a false allegation from 15 years ago.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Very well said.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Most of us have gone through this type of experience they wont be the first or the last sadly. But it would be a great happily ever after story. Love you jen u rock brad u rock too.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Brad Pitt is a real man and Aniston has capitalized on false accusations and spreading negative spin for far too long.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Thats right angie knew what she was doing all along and brad let her do it as the whole world watch jen go threw it all. All i can say is once a cheat always a cheat jen stay away from him love your life your a strong lady who deserves the a real man who would never allows a home wrecker to wreck what. Yours

Anonymous 11 months ago

He cheated on her, he was not a loyal or faithful man, Angelina is a home wrecker. She don’t have respect for marriage. Brat didn’t want kids with Jenifer. Because he wanted continue to play the field. Jenifer has class, she is beautiful but you can’t forces man to love you. You set them free. I was married 23 years madly in love with my but ex but I let him go. Brad and Angelina are both reaping what they did to do to Jenifer. You always reap what you saw. It will never will work out because they broke a moral code.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Aniston has no class and has spent years feeding into a rabid vindictive frenzy with her fans. She lied many times to paint herself as so classy when she was being vindictive deceitful. Brad Pitt did NOT cheat on her and she was never in love with him

Anonymous 11 months ago

None of this is true. Only unhinged people like Aniston aggressively play the victim and fill their fans with so much revenge and hate.

Anonymous 11 months ago

She may always love him but i would never go back he didnt just cheat he married had a life and family with the women he cheated onwhile she had to watch.once a cheat always a cheat. Its good she forgave him for her own peace but thats where it should end.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Brad Pitt did not cheat. Stop saying once a cheat always a cheat because that is not true. Ironic since Aniston cheated on Pitt with Matt. Then she stole Heidi from Justin.

Anonymous 11 months ago

It is disgusting that Aniston is pretending to be some forgiving victim. Pitt moved on with Jolie several months after he split up from Aniston. Plenty of actors have had affairs or split up from partners but they don't spread negative narratives to benefit like Aniston does.

Anonymous 11 months ago

She has nothing to forgive because none of this is true. He moved on and had every right to start a family with whoever he wanted.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Who's to say that she had a medical condition preventing her to get pregnant it does happen and it was Brad that did Jennifer wrong he chose to go to the forbidden I would love to see these two back together if he could keep his self from wandering off again

Anonymous 11 months ago

She did not have a medical condition that prevented her from getting pregnant. She had an affair with Matt who was having a kid with his then-wife Melissa. Brad Pitt did not do her wrong. All he did was move on. Why is he paying the price so harshly today for something millions of celebs have done?

Anonymous 11 months ago

Leave the pass along. I am hoping Angie and Brad get back together because they have kids. Jennifer is to needy. No man like a woman that needs a man 24/7 on their side. She mines me of khole Karsh.

Anonymous 11 months ago

You guys and the stories you print are SO RIDICULOUS

Anonymous 11 months ago

Aniston feeds every site with these stories. The Vanity Fair interview is not gospel, it was just one of many of Aniston's deceitful and manipulative interviews.

Anonymous 11 months ago

It's pretty easy to read the vanity fair interview. For once, they didnt post anything untrue.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Ppl love a good love story.and this is a man speaking here..Brad got his nose opened by Angelina and gave up the best thing that happened to him no matter how the media portrays it Jennifer did not forget that she's no dummy once a cheater always a cheater Mrs Smith got him hook line and sinker and he will be paying for that the rest of his life. Because wat u ask for u just might get it.she needs to move on. Trust me. He did

Anonymous 11 months ago

He is not a has been. Aniston and her PR team are obsessed with smearing & using Pitt

Anonymous 11 months ago

Aniston is obsessed with Brad and is still using him for headlines. He is not a has been and is one of the most prolific movie stars of his generation. He even won an Oscar recently.

Anonymous 11 months ago

No other Hollywood actor has paid for the rest of life for an affair. Aniston has not paid the price for her own cheating or wrecking. Brad Pitt is paying the price for a fake scandal that people can't let go of. Aniston has manipulated the media. Even today, she planted more nasty stories.

Anonymous 11 months ago

I agree with you don't give him another thought. He's old news Jen is smarter than that. Who needs a has been.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Tbh I think if they were going to be getting back together they would have by now. I dont think he'd be hanging out so much with Alia Shawkat so much either. He seems to like edgier women imo. I feel bad for Jen. I hope she doesn't really want him back.

Anonymous 11 months ago

What's with Pinkvilla's obsession with these two, Avengers and other American shows and other Hollywood actors and "reality stars?" Hollywood couldn't care less about what's going on in the Indian entertainment industry. Frankly, it's pathetic the way Pinkvilla fawns all over Hollywood!

Anonymous 11 months ago

Why is PV so obsessed with Brad and Jen? Everyday there is some old story or new rumor about the two who divorced over a decade ago. Is there a shortage of content?

Anonymous 11 months ago

Shortage? Everyone's inside. I'd assume content is harder to come by.

Anonymous 11 months ago

Jen & Brad are the love story that Disney will have in their archives- like Snow White, Cinderella and so on...they lived happily ever after

Anonymous 11 months ago

Sometimes you just can not unlove someone you loved so deeply, hope the both find what they are looking for, Jen was never happy after she got separated from Brad.

Anonymous 11 months ago

She is the one who has treated him badly and keeps spreading these headlines.

Anonymous 11 months ago

You are correct...Anon. I believe they belong together.

Anonymous 11 months ago

You are correct...Anon. I believe they belong together.

Anonymous 11 months ago

I agree. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how badly that you’ve been treated. I speak from experience. When you love someone or deeply every difficult to love them. They were times when you become ambivalent but to stop loving him—no

Anonymous 11 months ago

I agree. Sometimes it doesn’t matter how badly that you’ve been treated. I speak from experience. When you love someone or deeply every difficult to love them. They were times when you become ambivalent but to stop loving him—no

Anonymous 11 months ago

she should have never let him go . no ones growing younger . She still cal have a child with him to bond forever.

Anonymous 11 months ago

That is not true. He did not go behind her back. He was honest about his feelings and moved on after they split.

Anonymous 11 months ago

“Bond forever”. ! They are 2 old seniors. Her in wigs , big blue eye contacts over her little beady eyes -,in her wrinkled skin. . Old Boozer Brad out there using his own (6) six kid , looking for gain at their expense. Mental health issues these two old goats.

Anonymous 11 months ago

She didn't let him go he went behind her back with a marriage wrecker

Anonymous 11 months ago

I do not think she "let" him go. She did not have a choice. Who wants to be with someone, who wants another. As, far as a child,it would have to be a mutual choice..not, a trap.

Anonymous 11 months ago

"She should have never let him go?" What was she supposed to do, chain him to the bed? And maybe she doesn't want a child. And "bond forever?" Angelina's got 3 of his biological kids... how'd that work out?