According to a new source, Brad Pitt was someone Jennifer Aniston leaned on during the one year and three months her and Justin Theroux’s marriage was crumbling. However, the actress’ publicist denied that Brad was ever a ‘shoulder to cry on’ for Aniston, slamming the claim as ‘another fabrication.’
The insider insisted that ‘Jen and Brad have remained close since their 2005 split, but she’s leaned on him more over the past 15 months.’
Other publications seemed to report the same thing – that Aniston and Pitt were and still are ‘friendly.’
‘They have each other’s numbers and communicate from time to time. Jen and Brad have remained friendly.’
But that does not mean they were cheating behind Justin Theroux’s back.
What happened to their marriage was definitely not the result of an affair between Aniston and her first ex-husband.
As for whether or not they might end up together now that they’re both single, the insider said: ‘You can’t predict the future.’
‘Brad’s been working on getting his life and mindset back on track. His drive’s to wrap up his divorce, set up family arrangements then maybe think about romance. He and Jen had an amazing friendship before their love blossomed and he’s always known she has a huge heart. After everything he put her through, she forgave him, and he’s overwhelmed by that. This is a long way from a reunion…but never say never.’
After only two and a half years of being married Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announced their split by releasing a joint statement that read: ‘In an effort to reduce further speculation, we’ve decided to announce our separation. This decision was mutual and lovingly made at the end of last year. We’re two best friends who have decided to part ways as a pair but look forward to continuing our dear friendship….Above all, we’re determined to maintain the deep respect and love that we have for one another.’