2005 was a happening year for Brad Pitt, the actor ended his five-year-long marriage with actress Jennifer Aniston and started dating his Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) co-star Angelina Jolie. The highly-publicized divorce was finalized in October 2005.
Since then, the two celebrities have remained good friends and it seems like Aniston has moved on from the split. The situation was obviously tough for Aniston as Pitt fell in love with another woman while he was with her and immediately moved on from their split. Brad Pitt got married to Angelina Jolie in 2014, however, their relationship came to an end in 2016.
Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt got married in 2000
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston first met each other in 1994 and went on their first date in 1998. The date went quite well and they shared good chemistry. They kept their relationship hidden from the public for some time and finally attended the 1999 Emmy Awards as a couple.
In July 2000, the two got married. For the next four years, everything was going fine. However, then came Pitt’s movie, Mr. & Mrs. Smith. The actor starred in the movie alongside actress Angelina Jolie and the two seemingly got close while filming the movie together. At the time, there were several rumors swirling around about Pitt’s infidelity.
The two ended their marriage in 2005
Finally, Brad Pitt was clear about what he wanted. It was announced that Pitt and Aniston have separated in January 2005. In March of the same year, Aniston filed for a divorce and it was finalized in October.
Between all this, Pitt got closer to Jolie, to the point that the two decided to adopt two kids, Maddox and Zahara, in the summer of 2005. The two went on to welcome their first biological child, Shiloh, in 2006. Now, all of this was quite saddening for Jennifer Aniston, as the actress went through a messy split and her ex-partner moved on almost immediately.
Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have remained good friends
Since their split, Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have remained on good terms. Aniston once claimed that she knew Pitt was attracted to Jolie when they were together, adding that he has “a sensitivity chip that’s missing.” Some sources also claimed at the time that Aniston and Pitt’s relationship took a hit around the time Pitt worked in Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Aniston doesn’t keep grudges, in 2014, she praised Jolie’s directorial job in Unbroken (2014),
“I mean, that movie is so beautiful and wonderful, and [Angelina Jolie] did such a gorgeous job.”
Unfortunately for Brad Pitt, his relationship with Jolie also came to an end in 2016 after an alleged assault took place on their private jet back in 2016. The two have been fighting several legal battles since then.