At the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Hollywood hevyweights and amicable exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have been pictured collectively for the primary time in years, and it gave us all of the feels.
Brad, 56, and Jen, 50, who have been married for 5 years from 2000 till 2005, have been papped embracing and briefly held fingers, wanting ever so happy to see one another on the purple carpet.
Moments earlier than, Brad was caught stopping to observe Jen settle for her award on an enormous display backstage and couldn’t have seemed prouder.
According to an ET Canada reporter, Brad mentioned ‘oh wow’ after realising Jen had scooped the award.
Oh, our hearts!
As we bask within the risk that one can even have a wholesome and supportive relationship with one’s ex, and as rumours a few extra romantic reunion of their’s abound, take a stroll with us down reminiscence lane as we revisit the milestones of their relationship.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s relationship history
Brad and Jen first met in 1998 after they have been arrange by, in line with a Diane Sawyer interview in 2004, their brokers.
By November 1999, they went public with their engagement and after they’d dated for 2 years, they married in Malibu in 2000 in a ceremony which was stored non-public.
Their marriage lastest 5 years, throughout which period Brad appeared on an iconic episode of buddies in 2001 wherein he performed Will, who was not precisely Jennifer’s character Rachel’s greatest fan.
Jen ended up submitting for divorce in January 2005, citing irreconcilable variations because the trigger.
Announcing their break up in a joint assertion to People, Brad and Jen mentioned: ‘We want to announce that after seven years collectively we now have determined to formally separate. For those that observe these types of issues, we want to clarify that our separation is just not the results of any of the hypothesis reported by the tabloid media.
‘This decision is the result of much thoughtful consideration. We happily remain committed and caring friends with great love and admiration for one another. We ask in advance for your kindness and sensitivity in the coming months.’
in May that very same yr, photos emerged of Brad and his Mr & Mrs Smith costar Angelina Jolie hanging on the seashore with Angelina’s son Maddox, who would later be adopted by Brad.
This went a good distance in the direction of confirming the much-speculated relationship between Brad and Angelina – thereafter referred to as ‘Brangelina’ – which lasted for 11 years till their break up in 2016.
Even although the 2 met whereas Brad was nonetheless married to Jen, Angelina advised Marie Claire in 2005: ‘To be intimate with a married man, when my very own father cheated on my mom, is just not one thing I may forgive.
‘I could not, could not look at myself in the morning if I did that.’
That yr, Jen advised Vanity Fair as regards to Brad and Angelina being papped collectively: ‘I can’t say it was one of many highlights of my yr’, including ‘Who would take care of that and say, “Isn’t that sweet! That looks like fun!”? But sh*t occurs.
‘You joke and say, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.”‘
While Brangelina have been collectively for 11 years, Jen went on to have a relationship with actor Justin Theroux from 2011 till their eventual separation in 2017 after they wed in 2015.
Brad later mentioned in a 2009 interview that he and Jen would nonetheless ‘check in with each other’ on occasion after their break up.
He advised W journal: ‘We still check in with each other. She was a big part of my life, and me hers. I don’t see how there can’t be [that]. That’s life, man. That’s life.’
In 2015, Jen advised The Hollywood Reporter: ‘We’re not in each day communication, however we want nothing however great issues for one another.
‘Nobody did anything wrong. You know what I mean? It was just like, sometimes things [happen].’
She added: ‘If the world only could just stop with the stupid, soap-opera b******t. There’s no story. I imply, at this level it’s beginning to develop into — please, give extra credit score to those human beings.”
Are Brad and Jen again collectively?
After their much-hyped reunion on the SAG awards, there’s been no official phrase confirming that Brad and Jen are again on.
However a supply near the pair advised The Mirror the 2 began feeling a spark once more after ‘going on at least five dates’.
They revealed: ‘I don’t suppose she’s ever actually stopped loving him, despite the fact that he broke her coronary heart when he left her for Angelina Jolie.
‘It has taken a long time but she has forgiven him for everything – forgiveness has been a big part of them moving on.’
The supply continued: ‘All he can talk about is Jen. They have reignited their romance and I haven’t seen both of them this joyful in years.’
Regardless of whether or not they’re courting or not, there’s nothing fairly so refreshing as a cheerful and supportive relationship between two exes simply dwelling their greatest lives – we like to see it!
— Rachel West (@rachel_is_here) January 20, 2020
As far as how Angie feels about all this reunion speak, an insider has claimed: ‘Angelina doesn’t care about Jen and Brad’s reunion… she already knew that they have been buddies and isn’t going to let it eat at her.
‘She’s shifting on. She’s not going to let it sting.’