Angelina Jolie's savage feelings towards her love rival Jennifer Aniston were revealed after her own marriage breakdown in 2016, in which she announced her separation from Brad Pitt. Ange - who for years had been pilloried for 'stealing' Brad away from his first wife Jennifer - was said to have never given a thought to the Friends star, despite once bragging that she and Brad had fallen in love while he was still married. But even though her own relationship with Brad ended in disaster, Angelina never once reached out to Jen to apologize - or even sympathize with what Jen had been through 11 years previously. "Angelina has many regrets after leaving Brad, but one thing she has never felt terrible about was any bad feelings Jen Aniston may have towards her," an insider told Hollywood Life in October 2018.
"Angelina wonders how she could have communicated with Brad more, or how she could have helped him battle his demons better. So many things Angelina questions and/or feels regretful about concerning their relationship still haunt her, but she never worries about how her relationship or divorce may have affected Jen. Angelina simply never really worries or ever really thinks about Jen." Jennifer, on the other hand, spent years feeling gutted about the way her marriage to Brad ended. While Brad continued to insist he had remained faithful to Jen throughout their relationship, Angelina admitted in 2008 that the pair got to know each other on an intimate level on the set of their film Mr & Mrs Smith in the summer of 2004.
He and Jen were still very much married at that point - and she was totally unaware that her husband was getting cosy with another woman behind her back. Jen's last straw came when Angelina gave an interview to the New York Times in 2008 revealing how she and Brad put their film in the DVD player for their six children to watch, saying, "Not a lot of people get to see a movie where their parents fell in love."
It echoed her conversation with Vogue in 2006 in which Angelina had bragged, "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. I think a few months in I realized, 'God, I can't wait to get to work'. Anything we had to do with each other, we just found a lot of joy in it together and a lot of real teamwork. We just became kind of a pair."
In conversation with Vogue later in 2008, Jennifer shook her head in disbelief at what her rival had publicly said."There was stuff printed there that was definitely from a time when I was unaware that it was happening," she said."I felt those details were a little inappropriate to discuss. That stuff about how she couldn't wait to get to work every day? That was really uncool." But despite her fury with Ange, Jen said she and Brad never really fell out over the scandal - save for one long post-split phone call where "a lot of things" were said."We have exchanged a few very kind hellos and wishing you wells and sending you love and congratulations on your babies," she said. "I have nothing but absolute admiration for him, and…I'm proud of him! I think he's really done some amazing things. It never was that bad," she went on.
"I mean, look, it's not like divorce is something that you go, 'Oooh, I can't wait to get divorced!' It doesn't feel like a tickle. But I've got to tell you, it's so vague at this point, it's so far away in my mind, I can't even remember the darkness. I mean, in the end, we really had an amicable split. It wasn't mean and hateful and all of this stuff that they tried to create about Brad can't talk to Jen and Jen can't talk to Brad because this person won't allow it.
It just didn't happen." But Jennifer also admitted she thought Brad had a "sensitivity chip missing" after he willingly took part in a glossy photo shoot with Angelina and her then-children shortly after splitting from Jennifer.Read More