The Hollywood awards season literally just started but fans have already got their peak moment for the year. Superstar exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston reunited backstage at last night’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards and unsurprisingly, Twitter could not get enough.
Pitt and Aniston both took home trophies on Sunday for their respective roles in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and The Morning Show, reported People. But it was their backstage interaction that got everyone talking and longing for the early 2000s, when Friends was still on the air and fans believed Brad and Jen would always be #couplegoals.
— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) January 20, 2020
The duo were married from 2000 to 2005 and became one of the most beloved A-list pairings in history. They’ve both since remarried and divorced another set of famous spouses ― Angelina Jolie and Justin Theroux ― but fans have continued hope that they’d get back together one day.
Many watching along were taken back by just how comforting it was to see Pitt and Aniston together again – after all these years. One Twitter user excitedly wrote, “Guys, Brad and Jen was years ago, enough already now, Would everybody please just stop and tell me where I should get this tattooed.”
GUYS Brad and Jen was YEARS ago ok ENOUGH already now would everybody PLEASE just STOP and tell me WHERE I should get this TATTOOED pic.twitter.com/2q6IUQDea0
— Marc (@MarcSnetiker) January 20, 2020
“Me after seeing the photo, do we call them Braniston or Anipitt?” another user mused. “Therapist: so what brings you in today? Me: *slams this picture of Brad Pitt holding Jennifer Aniston’s hand on the table*,” one shared with a picture of Pitt holding onto his former wife’s hand a little too long.
Me: Brad and Jen are mature adults who can be friends without the world freaking out every time they're in the same room together ok?
Me after seeing The Photo: do we call them Braniston or Anipitt
— Rachel Simon (@Rachel_Simon) January 20, 2020
Therapist: so what brings you in today?
Me: *slams this picture of Brad Pitt holding Jennifer Anniston’s hand on the table* pic.twitter.com/RtiuRue5YJ
— Brett S. Vergara (@BrettSVergara) January 20, 2020
— Jenna Amatulli (@ohheyjenna) January 20, 2020
Other just couldn’t keep the lid on their enthusiasm of seeing the duo in the same room together. “Thank you to Brad and Jen for making me feel alive again. I hope the NYT endorses,” said one. Another just said it simply, “The reunion we’ve all been waiting for finally happened.”
Thank you to Brad and Jen for making me feel alive again. I hope the NYT endorses.
— Maris Kreizman (@mariskreizman) January 20, 2020
The reunion we’ve all been waiting for finally happened. pic.twitter.com/GHXS65OD27
— Ξvan Ross Katz (@evanrosskatz) January 20, 2020
JEN AND BRAD I WAS NOT EXPECTING THIS pic.twitter.com/AMgakT1MRR
— uma turman… (@DlORCAPRIO) January 20, 2020
brad pitt and jennifer aniston ending all the rumors pic.twitter.com/e8S7q6VpQN
— grace dante (@misslefroy) January 20, 2020
And, of course, it couldn’t be a Jen and Brad reunion without throwing in a Friends joke.
Me looking at photos of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston at the SAG awards pic.twitter.com/Yi9MM9CV61
— shaunagh farrelly (@shaunaghfar) January 20, 2020
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