Movie stars – they’re just like us. When it comes to meeting celebrities on the A-list, we can not help but feel a little intimidated. But to say that Jake Gyllenhaal got nervous when he met Brad Pitt for the first time would be a colossal understatement.
About 20 years ago, Gyllenhaal, 41, filmed the 2002s The good girl with Pitt’s then-wife, Jennifer Aniston, 52. Some of the comedy-drama’s plot was about an affair and, of course, included sex scenes between their characters. For Spiderman: Far from home actor, it was no problem filming the “cozy scenes” with Aniston, he told W Magazine. But when it came to meeting Pitt, 58, on the film set, he was quite anxious. At the time Kampklub the actor already had some great credits under his belt and was hugely famous.
“I remember reaching out my hand instead of shaking his and accidentally hitting the door. He said so confidently and kindly, ‘Well, you have one more. It’s okay,’ he said of Pitt’s response. . “He was very, very, very sweet to me, and it was actually a really nice exchange. But yes – I was starstruck. “
Back in October 2021, Gyllenhaal also admitted Howard Stern Show that he was in love with Friends actress while filming The good girl, according to Us Weekly. “Oh yes, it was torture,” he said, recalling his early career as a 22-year-old. “But it was not torture. Come on, it was a mixture of both. ”
Aniston remained married to Pitt until 2005, later marrying Justin Theroux, 50, but they divorced in February 2018. On the other hand Once Upon a Time in Hollywood The actress married Angelina Jolie, 46, in 2014, but was officially divorced from her in April 2019. The two share children Maddox, 20, Pax, 18, Zahara, 17, Shiloh, 15 and twins Knox and Vivienne, 13.
Shortly after Pitt’s separation from Jolie, the world was ecstatic to see his reunited friendship with Aniston – especially as the two worked together at their virtual table, read about Fast times at Ridgemont High in 2020.
In June 2021, she toppled over their relationship Howard Stern Show“Brad and I are friends, we are friends,” she said at the time. “And we’re talking, and there’s no strangeness at all, except for everyone who probably saw it and wanted it to be, or assumed it was.”
The star of That Guilty may have had a slightly harder 2021. His ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift, 32, released Red (Taylor version), which included a 10-minute version of her 2012 song, “All Too Well,” commonly known by the Swifties for being written about him.
The lyrics may even suggest a meeting with Aniston at the People’s Choice Awards right after the breakup with Gyllenhaal, according to Us Weekly: “Now I’m crying in a party bathroom / Some actress asks me what happened, you / That’s what happened, you. ” But the rumors were closed immediately. Aniston’s close friend, Jennifer Meyer, took to Instagram and commented on a post, “NOT TRUE PEOPLE !!! YOU HAVE [sic] THE WRONG ACT. “
While it’s impossible to know who the song is really referring to, it’s definitely fun to wonder what’s going on in celebrity relationships.