And both knowing that the reality of that was a big thing, something that was going to take a lot of serious consideration,’ she said.In 2005, Pitt joined Jolie on a trip to Ethiopia to adopt her second child.Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got together shortly after his divorce from Jennifer Aniston, which raised eyebrows among fans of the actress known first and foremost for her role as Rachel Green in Friends.It wasn’t until years into their relationship that Jolie, 42, admitted that she and Pitt had fallen in love on the set of Mr & Mrs Smith, which they began filming in 2003.‘Because of the film, we ended up being brought together to do all these crazy things, and I think we found this strange friendship and partnership that kind of just suddenly happened.‘This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year.We are two best friends who have decided to part ways as a couple, but look forward to continuing our cherished friendship.’The notoriously private pair went on to say that they only decided to go public about their split to stop any speculation before it could start.
Although Aniston and Theroux are no longer together, the pair said in their joint statement that they intend to continue to foster their ‘cherished friendship’.‘In an effort to reduce any further speculation, we have decided to announce our separation,’ the statement read.
Aniston and Theroux added that they wanted to be sure fans got ‘the truth directly’, rather than reading and believing gossip.
‘Normally we would do this privately, but given the gossip industry cannot resist an opportunity to speculate and invent, we want to convey the truth directly.
Fans were quick to point out that the 49-year-old actress and Pitt are both single for the first time in years.
Many shared hopes that the ex’s would find their way back to one another.‘Somewhere, Jennifer Aniston is crafting her “Hey, let’s grab coffee and catch up” text to Brad Pitt,’ tweeter Madeline Hill wrote.