Anything we had to do with each other, we just found a lot of joy in it together and a lot of real teamwork. Abandoning the Beverly Hills spread she once shared with Pitt, she had retreated to a serenely outfitted Malibu bungalow "in an effort to take care of myself and my heart." It was a spot where she could scream into the abyss of the Pacific Ocean ("Not too loudly," she cautioned.We just became kind of a pair." and it was an apt way to label the whole situation. 7, 2005, mere days after Aniston and Pitt went on a trip to Anguilla, a getaway that would prove to be their last as a couple, they were announcing their decision to "formally separate", their statement crafted carefully to illustrate that this was due to little more than two people going their separate ways. "You don't want people to think that you're crazy") and lean on her dearest friends.So let's all raise a tequila, lime juice and Cointreau margarita (no sugars, no agave) and celebrate, right? While there may, indeed, be cause for revelry it's more that everyone involved in this once incredibly painful situation has found a way to close the door to the past and be cordial. He wanted to support Jen and it was a momentous occasion." That's not to say the 55-year-old Oscar winner was some sort of afterthought, rather Aniston made the conscious decision to include everyone who had made some sort of impact on her life.
That initial bombshell interview was certainly the one most mined for telling Pitt tidbits, but it was hardly the only one.
(Though with much of Hollywood present, Theroux's absence was somewhat conspicuous.) Pitt's former fiancée Gwyneth Paltrow was also in attendance, dragging the birthday girl into the photo booth for a snap. Brad, for long, was a very important part of Jen's life.
Basically the event was a giant show-and-tell on what happens when everyone acts like grown-ups about the whole situation—when your friend asks you to come celebrate their existence, you deal with the fact that it may bring you face-to-face with a former lover. She debated back and forth with friends if she should invite him." In the end, the source continued, she was "very happy" that he showed.
It was a guest list so star-studded it could easily be mistaken for that of the Academy Awards, but for plenty of pop culture fans Pitt's was the only appearance that mattered.
Coming nearly one year to the date after Aniston's shocking announcement that she and Justin Theroux had ended their two-and-a-half year union it was sign: Clearly the universe had righted itself and Hollywood's golden couple was reuniting, their 2005 divorce and subsequent marriages just an unfortunate 14-year break. News, "Someone extended the invitation to Brad to come to Jen's party and he accepted.