Justin Theroux was ‘really bored’ with Jennifer Aniston’s ‘whole Hollywood crowd’

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People are really asking, “What went wrong between Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux?” I have no idea, clearly, even though I read the tea leaves, and I’ve been saying for months that their marriage was very strange. We know for sure that he prefers to live and work in New York. We know for sure that she prefers to live and work in LA. But surely there must be something else to it? According to Page Six, it wasn’t just a location issue – they were just incompatible across the board. A source tells Page Six:

“They realized they couldn’t make things work. He’s been living in New York, she’s been in LA. After they got married, they just realized that they were two very different people. He’s really bored by her whole Hollywood crowd, and she’s not into his edgy, arty scene.”

[From Page Six]

Is Justin really going for “edgy, arty scene” for his brand now? Hm. Granted, he’s edgier and artier than Jennifer Aniston. I do think that he was “bored” by life-in-LA – maybe it was her circle of friends, maybe it was more than that. E! News has a story which says similar things – some highlights:

He’s just a New York hipster: “Jennifer and Justin fell in love hard and fast and yet they were never really suited to one another. He was a New York hipster that loved the alternative lifestyle and Jennifer was living a much more reclusive life when they first started to fall in love,” a source shared with E! News. “The initial chemistry between them made it easy for them to ignore their differences and incompatibility.”

He hated that the paparazzi trailed them constantly: “He absolutely hated it at first,” our source explained. “But he fell in love with Jennifer so it was something he came to accept. But everyone around him knew it wasn’t really who he was.”

He didn’t like how insular Aniston was: “Jennifer’s previous breakups had taught her to live a life that was very secular; her friendship group was small and consisted of people that she intimately trusted,” a source shared. “Justin was used to being way more social and so that was a big concession for him as well.” According to our source, not many of Justin’s friends were fully on board with his relationship partly because Jennifer’s lifestyle was so different from what he was used to. “They have always just been two very different people with very different characters who just happened to fall in love,” a source shared. “He’s more nomadic, more of a free spirit, he’s rugged and urban and Jennifer just isn’t that kind of person.”

[From E! News]

He’s an edgy, arty, rugged, urban free spirit and hipster. And Jennifer Aniston likes to eat chicken salads with the same friends day after day, week after week, only to take the occasional break to go to the same vacation spot in Cabo… with the same chicken-salad-eating friends. I don’t judge her for having routines and for liking those routines. I love my routines too. Would I break my routines for Mr. Right? Would I break my routines if I didn’t feel like breaking my routines? I don’t know, on all counts. What I’m getting from these stories is that Justin really wants to be seen as the coolest guy at the art show though. And realistically, what grown woman wants to be with that guy for any period of time? That being said… did they not realize how incompatible they were during the four years they were together BEFORE they got married?

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  1. Darla says:

    OMG. LOL. I really, seriously, have not paid much if any attention to him, and had no idea he was such an idiot. God, I know so many men like this, cause I am in NY. I am laughing so hard. Yeah, shoe polishing your hair is totally like edgy man! These hipster dudes are hilarious. I run. I run fast.

  2. Carol Hill says:

    Jennifer needs to take control of this narrative right now. Otherwise, she will continue to be the “poor Jennifer is divorced again” girl. She needs to own the divorce. Just say she is ready to move on. Don’t be the victim.

  3. tracking says:

    Except that they had been together for five years when they got married. They must have been fully aware of these differences by then. Clearly this is all coming from sources close to him–while I buy this is mostly true, my gut tells me this is not the whole story. I think something went down and he’s guilty of bad behavior. Someone made a good point that when he was with his long-term girlfriend, he did whatever he wanted and never acted like a committed BF. My guess is that this urban hipster leopard, with a great big ego, never changed his spots.

    • magnoliarose says:

      He is a cheater. I can verify that with my own two eyes. I just thought they had an open relationship. But they didn’t. So she is right to get out now. It would have been hellish to be married to someone like him.

      • tracking says:

        Can you give more specifics, magnoliarose? Did you see him macking on another woman in a bar or something?

      • Amanduh says:

        Magnolia: you are such a mystery to me!! lol Who.Are.You?! (*read that in the Caterpillar’s voice from Alice in Wonderland)

      • Agapanthus says:

        Yep. Lainey is saying pretty much the same thing. Please spill the tea, Magnolia! 😊

      • Jayna says:

        @MagnoliaRose, come on. You have to give us at least a tiny bit more than that. Don’t leave us completely hanging. LOL You don’t have to get too specific.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I saw him at a trendy eatery with some others, and a young modelesque woman was with him, they tried not to appear together, it was a small group, but body language told a different story. I saw him in a social situation hard flirting but singling out one woman in particular. Then ages ago I saw him cozy walking with a woman who was not Jennifer in the morning. He’s seen a lot on his own, with friends and very attractive women. The restaurant sighting stuck out because the effort to look innocent was weird and failing miserably. He checks out women, up and down and is very aware of you knowing who he is. Just like Jared Leto does. I see you, and I see you seeing me checking you out. He has a lot more LA in him than he pretends. I think he prefers NYC for the anonymous factor and that people aren’t as impressed with famous people so he can do what he wants.
        It became enough that other people would mention it with an eye roll.

      • tracking says:

        Thanks for the tea, Magnoliarose. How disappointing. He seemed like a genuinely cool guy in interviews, but he’s just another fraud. I remember reading somewhere that in terms of the way he behaved toward women when Jen A wasn’t around, no one would know he was married.

      • Raina says:

        Do tell please!! Mainly because I had sort of heard similar things said about him. I have friends who still live in NYC.
        Also, I think there was a blind vice or something about his not being faithful so…

      • Mari With An I says:

        TMZ is reporting they may not have been legally wed. They can’t find a marriage certificate filed in any of CA’s 57 counties.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I hope they aren’t legally married. I hope for her sake.

        I just thought if someone was that blatant that they had to have an open marriage. But now I think differently because of course, the chatter is loud. There were rumors about him having onset flings, but again I just thought it was only another celebrity arrangement.
        But as Kaiser pointed out the Birthday thing put everything else in a different light.
        There may be another woman involved that goes beyond a fling, and he is using it to get out. I think he wanted out but pushed it until she pulled the plug.

  4. Nancy says:

    I remember seeing the pics of he and Heidi Bivens on Halloween. He was Charles Manson and she was one of his girls. They took it real serious, both of them with x’s drawn on their foreheads. Never could get that image out of my mind when I saw him. She’s way too classy for him imo, he’s definitely NY, she is Cali.

  5. AG-UK says:

    Yeah but he’s great in the Leftovers… never seen him in films don’t care either way for her wasn’t a Friend’s tv person. I do think you would have worked that out BEFORE walking down the aisle but saying that I know people together for 3-4 years get married divorced in 18 months.

  6. HoustonGrl says:

    This marriage always seemed like an arrangement to me, two people of-a-certain-age-companionship. I’m surprised it’s over but you called it Kaiser, you called it for months.

  7. Pandy says:

    Their horoscope signs are attractive to each other but not so sure about ling term happiness. His sign, Leo, needs a lot of attention. I bet it grated that she was the bigger name ultimately.

    • Deniz says:

      Yeah plus she’s an Aquarius, (opposite signs). I’m an Aquarius as well and I have a hard time giving male Leos the attention they need lol. Hmmm perhaps I should do their synastry charts.

      • KBB says:

        I’m not all that well-versed in transits, but Uranus is conjunct her natal Saturn in her 7th house right now. Her natal Venus is also in her 7th house and his moon falls in her 7th house, so the transiting Uranus is hitting all that.

      • Molly says:

        Fascinating. I’m a Leo Jen’s age, happily married to an Aquarius same age. We’ve been married 14 yrs and are very compatible, but maybe bec I’m part Leo part Cancer. I read as mire Cancer than Leo. Anyway, I’m sorry it didn’t work for them. I also think that if you love someone enough you come up with a plan to live together, not on opposite coasts. Husband and I aren’t, of course, in Hollywood.

  8. Pandy says:

    Their horoscope signs are attractive to each other but not so sure about long term happiness. His sign, Leo, needs a lot of attention. I bet it grated that she was the bigger name ultimately.

  9. Bridget says:

    Hahahahahahaha. Don’t we know that he’s SO edgy and artistic?

    • magnoliarose says:

      Even Darren Aronofsky is rolling his eyes.
      Justin is part of the Jared Leto school of edgy. They are vain and dress the role, in their own minds, but are just sleazebags with some modicum of talent. No one who hangs with Terry Richardson is on the up and up. They are more interested in looking edgy than being edgy. No man who is truly edgy is orange.

      • tracking says:

        LOL, so why was Aniston with him? Serious question.

      • Aren says:

        @Magnoliarose, so much love for your comment <3

      • Dazed and Confused says:

        Jared Leto School of Edgy! Perfect!

      • LetItGo says:

        +1 @magnoliarose

        ..they aren’t orange and they don’t use black shoe polish over their bald heads.

        Aniston was with him because though she had coasted on the ‘woman scorned’ fumes from the Brangelina mega fame wattage and it has made her super relevant because they were super relevant and world wide famous – rumor has it she got tired of always being the bridesmaid and getting dumped (some dumpings were way more embarrassing than Pitt’s was- see Mayer, Vaughn, etc).

        I think when word came down Brad and Angie were getting engaged she freaked out.

        I actually do believe they thought Justin would consent to an engagement and marriage to counter the one they thought was going to be imminent from Brangelina. I mean come on. Brad gets engaged, she gets engaged. Brad gives Angie a huge rock, she gets a huge halls mentholyptus allegedly from Justin(ha!), Brad gets married two yrs later, as does Jen. What are the odds?

        As I mentioned before, initially she believed Brad and Angelina were getting married soon after the enegagement that’s why she flipped out and went on that weekender trip to the Vatican with Theroux. It was out of character for both. So some speculate that had Brad and Angelina married then – which was a couple weeks after their engagement, then Aniston and Theroux would have extended the European vacation and come back married themselves.

        Brad and Angie faked them out though.

      • Bridget says:

        No one who is truly edgy has to tell us how edgy they really are.

      • ElleC says:

        YES – there is nothing edgy about this scarfy, try-hard, leather-braceleted look. If he were blond, he’d basically be Keith Urban.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Somewhere Justin is crying over your comment ElleC. To throw Keith Urban at him is some painful weaponry and a direct hit. lol

        @tracking My personal belief is that she likes men she’s not compatible with, and he pursued her. It kind of freed her from the triangle. Sadly, I believe she cared about him.

        The timing was fishy. I think she has always been aware of what they do.

        Lol at everyone else. So much edge.

      • JustBitchy says:

        MRose, exactly! Orange, plugs, lots of resurfacing and endoscopic pulls!

  10. Va Va Kaboom says:

    Yeahhhhhh, Kermit the Frog is arguably edgier and more artsy than Jennifer Aniston… stop flattering yourself Justin.

  11. Sullivan says:

    I can believe she’s boring. He’s also not the only ex who’s said this about her. It can just be a fact and not an insult.

    • Valiantly Varnished says:

      Yup. Brad said the same thing about her. She seems like someone who is very much stuck in her routines and doesnt like change. She’s an Aquarius and they are a “Fixed” sign. Which means they are very resistant to change.

    • Birdix says:

      It takes a lot of boring work to keep up that look she has. It’s a little like dancers—they look so beautiful on stage, but behind that there are hours of sewing shoes, stretching, class, rehearsals, Pilates, clean eating etc.

      • Jess says:

        Exactly. Think about if Justin did fly to LA to visit her – what would her day be like? Workout at 7 am, then a smoothie. Then yoga at 9. Then hair guy arrives to make those “beach waves”happen. Then spray tan guy arrives. Then she breaks for “lunch” (probably always the same avocado toast). Then she has to go shoot a Dry Eye or SmartWater commercial for an hour. Then maybe some tanning poolside and – oh look! – it’s 5 o’clock. Time for a cocktail before a facial and bed!
        I mean, I’m no fan of Justin but she is DEADLY DULL AND SELF ABSORBED!!

      • minx says:

        She seems boring. He seems pretentious. But again, they had to know this about each other.

    • Midigo says:

      Yes. And, by the way, why should she pretend to be someone else? For his rugged artsy eyes only? I bet she is perfectly fine with her own boredom. She did great professionally, she earned her wealth, she enjoys her lifestyle.

    • Embee says:

      Yes she probably is boring to the extent that she seems pretty content with her life of friends, luxury, brand endorsements and filming the occasional movie. Some people prefer to search for happiness rather than live it.

    • LittleWing says:

      Or maybe she’s attracted to drama queens. Lol That’s a probability imnsho

    • magnoliarose says:

      I always thought she was boring and rigid. She is not a risk taker and is controlling about how she likes everything. She’s not chill about anything.
      That is not a good personality for relationships, long-term and she seems drawn to men who would reject her lifestyle after a time. Relationships need flexibility and adapting and compromise, and she doesn’t seem like she is willing or able to do that. Her style is always the same and always very safe.
      She would drive me crazy.

      All that aside she could have done a lot better than an aging hipster.

      • Midigo says:

        “she could have done a lot better than an aging hipster”. This, absolutely.

      • Darla says:

        Well, I’m a lot like your description here. I don’t know if it’s true of her. But I’m not a bad person. And I’ve adjusted to understanding that I am better off not living with a man, married or otherwise. It doesn’t mean I don’t have relationships, I do. And a wide circle of friends. It may be boring to you, but I am not bored. Maybe she isn’t either.

        I really want to add that when I was younger I did a lot of “compromising” in relationships. I found that what compromise for men means is that the woman gives up everything and he sucks the life out of her. So yeah, okay, I’m rigid and boring? I can live with that. Much happier now than I was when I was “giving and compromising” and I guess everyone would just have loved me! I was miserable though.

      • Sullivan says:

        Darla, I agree with what you said about HER not being bored. It seems she is perfectly content with her life and won’t change it for anyone, which is her prerogative. It’s her partners that seem to get bored. Brad, John Mayer, Justin. She’s not evil or pathetic, she’s just boring.

      • Darla says:

        Sorry none of them seem very exciting to me. So maybe it’s all a matter of opinion.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Nothing wrong with being that way but you came to terms and like who you are as you are. She keeps choosing men who don’t like her lifestyle. My issue with rigidity is that sometimes people like that think they are just being stable and practical and can be smug about it. For a freer spirited person, it would feel like being in prison with a stern parental figure and not a partner and very dull and decidedly unsexy.

      • Bridget says:

        She chooses partners that need to feel special in some way. Smarter, artsier, edgier. She’s a California homebody, but prefers to date pretentious douches.

      • Trashaddict says:

        This is a situation where a professional boyfriend would come in handy, if one was able to be honest about it. One that she could pay and send home at the end of the day. God knows men have been doing this for centuries-

    • Bridget says:

      One person’s “boring” is another person’s “stable”. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with “boring”. I’d probably be called boring too. I’m too old for bullshit.

    • Beatrix says:

      I think it’s kind of cruel to turn around and call an ex boring, just means the connection was probably never strong enough. However, I REALLY judge the fact that this woman always goes to Cabo multiple times a year, same place, same things, it bothers me that someone with so much money and privilege visits Mexico to a resort-style environment that may as well be in Miami, but is probably much more obsequious to people of her stature. Traveling to find the comforts, leisure-activities and access (beachside nothingness) that could easily be found in the US gets a serious side-eye from me.

      • sammie says:

        She has a great life! Some ppl call that boring.. but each to their own. What @Jess described sounds perfect! She can sit back and relax all day. In regards to Cabo, maybe she doesn’t like change? Not everyone with money wants to travel the world and that’s fine.

      • Ennie says:

        Beatrix, I don’t like Aniston at all, but she has the right to go to any beach she pleases, if she goes to Mexico, or the Caribbean instead of an US beach so what? She’s been to Miami and Hawaii too before. Going to Mexico is almost the only international flight she does for pleasure, good for her. She’s been to other exclusive and secluded resorts in Mexico, but she likes the exposure Cabo gives her. She should go to Punta Mita too, is “in” and beautiful.

      • KBB says:

        Why is she obligated to go to American beaches? She likes Mexico. Some people like Hawaii or the Bahamas or Aspen or cruises. Who cares? She’s obviously a creature of comfort and for her, Cabo is the ideal vacation spot.

      • SeitanWorshipper says:

        Apparently she has a huge fear of flying, so maybe she can handle only a short flight to Mexico. But seriously, she does sound like a very routine-loving person. She is very, very bland in interviews but seems like a nice woman. She doesn’t pretend to be a big intellectual and has talked about how her dyslexia has always made her feel stupid.

  12. Reef says:

    This dude is a walking stereotype.

  13. Bettyrose says:

    I always felt like JA was searching for another power couple pairing when she hooked up with JT, but I never quite understood why she saw power couple potential with him. I’m no defender of JA. I got really tired of her victim narrative over the years, but I do think she could take her pick of older powerful men who love LA, so why waste so many years on a scrawny hipster who isn’t into her lifestyle?

    • SJhere says:

      I’m not a big fan of JA. I did enjoy Friends tho. As for her being “dull” what’s wrong with that? She has her own interests and enjoys her time in her gorgeous home, who cares?
      I have never seen what makes JT “artsy”.
      They both strike me as people who spend far too much time working on their hair styles and looks. She better have had a steel pre-nup.

    • Valiantly Varnished says:

      I’m not a fan either and I agree with you. I think she liked him because he was probably edgy and exciting to her. But that can only last so long.

    • Peggy says:

      No Jennifer could not have her pick of older men who love LA, because most of those men are looking for younger beautiful women.
      Not shading her.
      She must be needy in her relationships, Brad took off and started a family right away, Vince did the same thing, John had to publicly announce their breakup to get away.
      Now Justin runs back to NYC, and even with all her money he chose to walk away, they have been living on separate coasts since their marriage.
      He was a D-lister and now he is a C- lister, but it seems he prefers riding his bicycle in NYC as oppose to flying private Jets.

      • bettyrose says:


        I was thinking more of Hollywood lawyers, financiers, etc, older guys for whom Jen would be a younger woman (and definitely would’ve been after her first divorce). My sense was always that she wanted another A-list husband, and those are hard to come by, but she could have – and still can – take her pick among non-celebrity men. She’s conventionally attractive, filthy rich, and a big name.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I think she could find someone like Bettyrose said. I know it seems all men want younger women but men who don’t want children and are firm about it don’t fit that category. I don’t know I think there are plenty of men who would love to date her. I just think SHE likes the wrong ones for her.
        I don’t think an artist or anyone who has a creative or passionate personality would be right. She should choose someone, not in the business. But she probably won’t.

  14. Hmm says:

    Nah, not buying the they fell head over heals bull. He wanted a better career and now he has it. She wants the status of being married but doesn’t really want the man.
    Didn’t John Mayer say she was boring af, though?

    • LetItGo says:

      Yes regarding Mayer thinking she was boring too.

      He said something about her wanting to stay home and pet dogs in the kitchen. Lol

      Not that he’s any exciting bag of monkeys and fun. He’s a weird bag of douche. Everyone knew it- which again begged the question why did she set herself up for hilumiliation with him twice? Low self esteem or great PR and headlines? I say both. After all not too long after he dumped her the first time, she needed big headlines and a date to once again bum rush an award show she wasn’t nominated in, and try to tabloid spoil Brad and Angelina’s celebration for Best Actor and zbest Actress nods in tandem.

  15. Franantonia1627 says:

    “Really Bored” are the words that jumped out at me. Justin is a recovering addict, a lover of motorcycles, may be an adrenaline junkie. As we have read over the years, Jen knows herself well and if she weren’t a celebrity, we’d probably call her a homebody. She likes her few good friends, an occasional dinner out, her beauty routines, etc. since I am also a homebody, I get it. Didn’t Brad make comments that she was “boring”?
    It is striking that she picked two men that wanted more “excitement and edge”. Isn’t that what got Brad hooked on Angie? Ironically, I think Brad would have been content to be a homebody with Jen had they decided to have children together. Just remembered that he likes his motorcycles too and ironically, is now also a recovering addict.

    • magnoliarose says:

      Jen and Brad weren’t ever going to last. The narrative that it was about children is false. They weren’t compatible, and he found her dull. That has been her ongoing problem. He is more politically active and has always been more interested in causes and more liberal. She is liberal, but she isn’t active. She isn’t into much of anything with passion.
      I hated Friends. I still get irritated by that opening song.
      That is her speed. Her acting sucks because she isn’t very deep.

      I don’t mean to sound too harsh because I don’t dislike her but she isn’t interesting or compelling.

      • Wisca says:

        I never used to think this, but I think you’re right.

      • Franantonia1627 says:

        I think she has tried to present herself deeper than she is. She touches the surface of things that have depth but is only passionate about the life’s luxuries.
        You are correct about this. Intellect will never be something she is known for. As you said that is her speed and it’s okay.

      • formerly known as Amy says:

        Just to keep tabs Brad said she was dull, John Mayer said she was boring af and JT thinks she’s boring. She need to find a dude that is willing to sit home and just pet animals, drink and not be involved in anything other than going to Cabo a few times a year.
        Not bad goals but you have to find someone that shares those values.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I agree. If that is who she is then that is fine. It makes her happy and secure. She just needs to find a homebody who loves traditional cozy evenings with friends and routine. I think it is security and comfort for her. I take it her childhood wasn’t very happy so that the home could be her happy place and once the relationship ends that home is no longer comfortable.
        I hope she does find a match if she wants one. But no more orange lotharios.

      • Keaton says:

        I definitely agree with you that Aniston is not as politically active as Brad but one thing I’ve always appreciated about her is that she was a very early Obama supporter. She supported him before every celeb in the world jumped on the bandwagon. It was 2007 and pre-Iowa Caucuses, when everyone thought HRC had the nomination locked.

      • Keaton says:

        I definitely agree with you that Aniston is not as politically active as Brad but one thing I’ve always appreciated about her is that she was a very early Obama supporter. She supported him before every celeb in the world jumped on the bandwagon. It was 2007 and pre-Iowa Caucuses, when everyone thought HRC had the nomination locked.

  16. Adele Dazeem says:

    Is he ever going to grow up? Just curious. If this were Gigi and Zayn talking about their differences, I’d get it. This guy is HOW OLD??? He is so try hard I can’t even. There is an age cut off where trying to show how cool and edgy you are becomes…pathetic.

    Say what you will about Jen but she’s always been pretty true to who she is. I can’t say that for her past few exes.

  17. Zapp Brannigan says:

    Is she boring or just the kind of person that knows what they like and is comfortable with that? Or maybe she just eventually got tired of the posing, faux artiste bull.

  18. Valiantly Varnished says:

    Well Jennifer IS boring. I personally feel like I would want to bang my head against a table if I hung out with her and her group of friends. They just seem so vapid and surface and like all they talk about are their diets, hair and workout routines. Apparently Brad had felt the same way when they were together. Having said all that I do think it’s strange that they didn’t figure out how incompatible they were during the four years before they married. Because it was pretty obvious to the rest of us. The fact that they got engaged and waited so long before getting married tells me that they DID know. And perhaps the marriage happened because of medie and fan pressure to do it. Jen is so image concious and I wonder of it was more about that than their actually wanting to be married. I think if they has just stayed as an unwed couple it might have worked out. But marriage brings an entirely different dynamic to a relationship.

    • Carmen says:

      “Jennifer Aniston likes to eat chicken salads with the same friends day after day, week after week, only to take the occasional break to go to the same vacation spot in Cabo… with the same chicken-salad-eating friends.”

      No wonder he wanted out. She would bore me into a coma.

      • Lexie says:

        Nailed it. Cabo? I mean I love Cabo and have been a few times, but with as much money as she has… maybe try something new every other year?

      • Wisca says:

        Aquarians are FIXED. She is just being who she is. Aniston is one of the most successful women of all time. She has built a safe life and she likes it. She was freaked out by NY because even exclusive buildings face sidewalks. Average people in NYC ride the trains with very wealthy people. There isn’t the same gated / car-oriented world. Of course the wealthy in NY can drive out of their buildings in from the basement, but that is not the reason many people choose it.

      • Carmen says:

        What Lexie said. If I had her money I’d be traveling all over the world, seeing new places and learning about new people and new cultures, while she’s content with the same ole same ole day in and day out. She’s just so vapid and uninteresting, and I get the impression she’s extremely self-centered. It’s a bad combo.

      • jojo says:

        @Carmen, I think my first impulse would to be to agree with you, and think she should be travelling more but I tend think there are good reasons for when people act in surprising ways. I then considered what it might be like to travel when you are as famous as she is. Maybe she feels bad when she has to confront people whose lives are way worse than hers because she is aware of and sensitive to their suffering. Maybe facing the disparities feels bad and she always feels guilty..I’m projecting how I’d feel if I became famous and rich, I have no idea if this applies to her. I could see why going into a bubble where you know you will be taken care of and you don’t have to deal with the stress of fans and neediness might be appealing. As a sensitive nervous person the thought of celebrity terrifies me. That’s my two cents.

  19. minx says:

    She had to know what he was like, and vice versa. They were together for a long time before they got married, they weren’t kids, they both went into this with eyes open. If they go that route, I’m not buying fake shock from either side–that she was SO surprised that he was “rugged and urban” and he was SO surprised that she was “boring.” For whatever reasons known only to them they wanted to get married. Should have just stayed bicoastal boyfriend/girlfriend.

  20. elle says:

    This quote does not make sense to me: “Jennifer’s previous breakups had taught her to live a life that was very secular; her friendship group was small and consisted of people that she intimately trusted,” a source shared.

    Doesn’t secular mean worldly or not of the clergy?

  21. Digital Unicorn says:

    JA has always struck me as a homebody type, who has her trusted circle of friends and there is nothing wrong with that – I actually have a similar lifestyle. I like being at home and have a small circle of trusted friends.

    He however, always struck me as a pretentious opportunist. He may have loved her in the beginning but the cynic in me things that he loved the media attention it gave him and his career has certainly benefitted from it. I currently work near Shoreditch in London (which is a notorious hipster area) and I see people like him every day – he ain’t special.

  22. Redgrl says:

    I remember the hubby & I chuckling over the him being “so edgy” narrative. Hubby’s best line (imo) was “he is to edgy what Olive Garden is to Italian food.” Fast forward and Hubby and I are on a long weekend today so as we are reading the news and he is making tea this morning his running commentary was “well, you have to watch those edgy guys! He edged himself out of the marriage. His edginess turned out to be a double edged sword for him!” Silliness aside, they never struck me as a compatible match.

  23. Nicole Savannah, GA says:

    Justin T. has tried for this narrative his whole career. Way back to Mulholland Drive.

  24. Valiantly Varnished says:

    Who claimed they had cancer??

  25. lassie says:

    I feel like I never really know what he looks like. Everytime I see a picture of him, he’s just this bland looking dude. He could be anyone.

    Jen and I are the same age, and I feel her homebody vibes.

  26. Lonnie Tinks says:

    the point is, if he is Mr. Right, you don’t need to change for him, that is what makes him Mr. Right

  27. Sophie says:

    How soon before the Angie and Justin tabloids start? I’ve already seen a Brad and Jen together again!

    • Hmmm says:

      I’m happy that when Brad Pitt reveals who is girlfriend is the tabloids will have to pit her against Jennifer and not Angelina. They’ve already started the Brad & Jen narrative and let’s not forget it.

      Angelina is out of Brad’s tabloid drama filled life. 😂

  28. mimismom says:

    She always seemed way more into him than he was into her.

    • Jayna says:

      He asked her to marry him after only one year together. I would say he was pretty into her to get engaged so soon. She’s wealthy, and I doubt was after him for an engagement that early. Then you have to deal with a prenup, protecting her money.

      She was surprised by that big diamond he got her. She admitted she doesn’t usually wear big jewelry. She phrased it nicely, but you could tell it wasn’t her style. So she wasn’t pushing him and in on the kind of ring she wanted. She would never have chosen that gaudy, cloudy mess of a ring. Her tastes are far more simple in that department.

  29. LittleWing says:

    Maybe her small circle of trust has more to do with her level of fame? That seems to be a theme over the last 20 years. She cut off her mother for instance. And I have no time for Justin, always found him pretentious. He is talented, in that inflated self regarding Hollywood way. Cheese and chalk, these two.

    • Trashaddict says:

      What that ever really explained? Did her mother really do something truly obnoxious or is Jen just a complete B*&ch?

      • Bluthfan says:

        Her mom is a massive bitch who wrote a tell-all book about Jen when Jen first became really famous. That plus a lot of other things caused Jen to cut her mom out of her life.

      • Lahdidahbaby says:

        All her life, Jen’s mother, a beautiful former model, criticzed Jen’s looks — and would reportedly tell Jen in graphic detail what was wrong with her eyes, her nose, her mouth, etc. Then when Jen was just getting famous, her mother published a book about Jennifer — reportedly without even getting her okay. It was called something like MOTHER AND DAUGHTER TO FRIENDS, to capitalize on the then-popular show. Horrible! Jennifer felt terribly betrayed and decided that her mother was toxic to her, and she cut herself off. It’s hard to blame her, really.

      • KBB says:

        Her mom was awful. If I recall correctly, they did make peace before she passed away.

      • Fran says:

        Her mother writing a book was exaggerated. Her mother had a talk show interview about a project she herself had going. Instead, the edited version of the show had mainly her answering questions about her daughter, when that is not why she went on there. Unfairly, Jennifer blew up at her mother and wouldn’t listen to explanations (you’d think Jennifer would know how the media twist things) or give her mother any benefit of the doubt. So her mother explained in her book (which was mainly about herself and being married to Days of Our Lives star John Aniston) what happened. The book was not a ‘tell all’ about Jennifer, it was about herself, her modelling days and being married to John. But Aniston stans twist it as if it was about Jennifer, it was not. They also blew up anything she said about her daughter and exaggerated it. I felt sorry for Nancy. Jennifer truly was a bitch to her. Her mom was not awful. Jennifer was.

  30. Nina says:

    Secular? I know this isn’t the point of the article but I’m pretty sure the word you are looking for, E! News, is ‘insular’.

    But back to the subject at hand: on a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 is most shocking, Jennifer and Justin breaking up registers a cool negative gajillion.

  31. me says:

    Yeah because when a couple breaks up it’s always the woman’s fault right? Maybe SHE called it off? No couldn’t be…because women are always desperate to be with someone right? We don’t like being alone right? Come on.

    • mela says:

      Yeah I have a feeling it is mutual. She seems fine. This isn’t a Brad Pitt level divorce. She seems like she really likes her life in California and tried to be with him in New York and it wasn’t worth it to her!

      I would much rather live in a beach house, go to yoga, hang out with my girlfriends and get facials than hang out with Justin in freezing NYC haha

    • magnoliarose says:

      It was her. I don’t believe for one second it was him. He might have a mistress he is into more now, but I don’t think he would have forced this until she did.

      • tracking says:

        I agree, think he would have been perfectly happy go on doing whatever he wanted, when he wanted, (possibly whom he wanted). There was no downside for him as long as she was willing to go along with it.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Yes and he gets to go to A-list parties and rub elbows with people who would have rejected him before. His cheating just got to be too much and noticeable. I do feel sorry for her for that part.
        She doesn’t deserve to be humiliated like that. After the triangle, he could have been at least sensitive to how it looks.

      • tracking says:

        Also agree. Given how generally beloved she is, I’m surprised he was so stupid about it. Like he didn’t realize he might face tons of blowback if people knew he callously cheated on her after what she had been through in the past? (shakes head) He seems like an intelligent guy, so it doesn’t make a lot of sense to me.

      • Fran says:

        She didn’t deserve to be humiliated? What the? After the hell she put Brad and Angelina through, and destroying Heidi Bivens’ life, this is the very, absolute very *LEAST* she deserves. She deserves every bit of pain and karma she gets. I am so sick of Teflon Aniston. It has been a long time coming and LONG overdue. I never liked Justin, but I really hope he hurt Aniston bad. REALLY bad. She deserves it all. Especially his cheating. Did she give a flying fuqk when she and him were cheating on the set of Wanderlust, when Heidi was waiting at home? How you get ‘em is how you lose ‘em, and she DESERVES TOTAL HUMILIATION. Karma train bitch.

      • Fran says:

        “after what she had been through in the past? ” Tracking, WHAT?!??? What had she ‘been through’? She has not been cheated on in the past. In fact, she was the cheater. On two occasions. FMD, WHY do people give her a free pass for everything, and act as if she is the victim, when she has only ever been the villain? Effen hell, see this is what makes me hope Justin hurt her because I am sick and tired of her getting away with everything. And you people just act as if she ‘went through’ anything in the past when we now know she never did.

        What about what HEIDI BIVENS went through?!?? Huh? What about that? What about what Jennifer put Heidi Bivens through, so insensitively, so callously? What about what she put Brad through (she cheated on him with Matt LeBlanc don’t forget)? What about what she put Angelina through, setting off a vendetta against her and her CHILDREN with the help of Chelsea Handler?

        What Jennifer went through?!?? You have got to be fukking kidding. Just….get out of here with that bullshit.

  32. Cher says:

    Brad said she and/the marriage was boring…running theme.

    • Hmmm says:

      I reminder that and the fans and media made him apologize. The wimp. 😂

    • Jayna says:

      Brad said he was boring most of all. He was a pothead, living on the couch all day. He called himself pathetic, hiding out, not leading an interesting life.

      He can blame that on Jen all he wants if it makes him feel better. It appears, after the Jolie problems, that Brad’s numbing himself with alcohol and pot, was his choice and a longstanding problem, not happy unless self-medicated. Since he was doing it with Jolie also, I guess she was boring too.

      • tracking says:

        I remember reading an insider account of a fight between Jen A and Pitt, with her yelling at him for being lazy and a slob and doing nothing but smoke weed all day while she was working long days on set. I buy this, and think he also had/has no problem blaming his “boredom” on his partners. A maturity thing.

      • WMGDtoo says:

        He didn’t blame it on Jennifer. That ‘s what people wanted to read. He blamed himself. Just like he did with his problems with Jolie. He said it was him. He said the same with Aniston. Maybe some of you need to actually read his statements and stop projecting your take on his words.

      • Fran says:

        “I remember reading an insider account of a fight between Jen A and Pitt, with her yelling at him for being lazy and a slob and doing nothing but smoke weed all day while she was working long days on set. ”
        smh rme Facepalm So transparent. Sounds like something an Aniston fan in the tablods created to once again cast Aniston as the good guy and heroine and Pitt the baddie. Only those who are snowed by Aniston and her classic manipulations would believe it.

      • Fran says:

        WMGDtoo Exactly. Brad spoke about Aniston precisely twice since he split from her. Both times the Aniston stans acted as if he had no right saying anything or right to defend himself, even though Aniston was making passive-aggressive attacks on him on an almost 6-monthly basis for 10 years.

        Ironically, Aniston said similar. She said her 30s (when she was married to Pitt) ‘blowed’. A direct snub to Pitt. Her fans completely ignored it. She could get away with that, yet Pitt couldn’t. It makes me sick how she could say anything, absolutely ANY-THING she wanted, as OFTEN as she wanted, and she was allowed. And all Brad said was that HE was boring, and he was attacked.

        Tell me again how Ms Teflon Aniston isn’t a protected species, people?

  33. mela says:

    Now she can buy nice sheets and bedding for herself because Justin won’t be in the bed sloughing off his SPRAY TAN all over them

  34. mellie says:

    I’m sorry, but she is pretty artsy too. I think most actors/actresses are fairly artsy, so I doubt he has the market cornered on that characteristic. Gotta love those hipsters, our college town is full of them and when one gets to a certain age being a hipster is just kind of pathetic, IMO.

    • Jayna says:

      I would think so if she loves to take a huge home down to its studs and have a vision and collaborate with great architects and builders and interior design professionals and thrives on it. You learn a lot each time you do it at the price point she’s renovating homes, and then all of the furnishings and artwork and sculptures, etc. I would call that a passion and someone, by nature of doing that, is educating herself in many different ways on these two-year projects. She probably knows more about artwork than hipster Justin. She redid Justin’s apartment also.

  35. Jag says:

    If they had not been together for four years prior to getting married, I could completely understand being different people and it just not working because they weren’t truly compatible as a couple. Friends, sure. But not together.

    But they obviously would have known about their differences by then. So, my thought is that this was a PR move on both of their parts, and they both did end up improving their brands by being together. Now that their time limit is up, they’ll move on to other things.

    Jen is old enough now that people won’t expect her to have children, and she can continue to live the life that she wants – with or without someone else. I don’t think it would be good for her to get back with Brad, since there is question there as to whether he cheated on her or not. She has cheated with someone who was cheating before, so it’s not a matter of her being better than he is; it’s a matter of I don’t think that Brad can stay faithful to someone for the long haul. I think that Angelina was his best chance and he blew it.

    • KBB says:

      I don’t agree about Brad being an unfaithful person. He’s a serial monogamist, not a philanderer. I think Angelina just really swept him off his feet. To my knowledge, he had never cheated prior to that or after.

      I think his issue is that he tends to live and breathe his partner and he loses who he is. Over time, he becomes disillusioned because he’s not really being himself, so he checks out of the relationship. In one instance, that led to cheating (emotional and possibly physical, we’ll never know), but I don’t think infidelity is typical for him.

    • Fran says:

      Brad has had many long term relationships and there has never been any suggestion he has ever cheated. Ever. In fact, insiders have said in the Hollywood insider magazine, Variety, that he is known amongst his peers as being a reliable stand up guy. He has had long term relationships. Aniston hasn’t. There is no question that he didn’t cheat on her, she, Courteney, his peers, EVERYONE has stuck to the same story for years. That is very telling. It is only the tabloids and fans that pushed a cheating story. His reputation amongst his peers tells the true story. And the fact he has had long term relationships where as Aniston went through 6 men straight after she split with Pitt. If anyone cheated in Pitt/Aniston, it wasn’t Pitt. That’s for certain. I am sure Matt LeBlanc’s father can also testify to that…..

  36. littlemissnaughty says:

    Alternative lifestyle? Edgy? What? Skinny jeans don’t make for an alternative lifestyle, they’re as mainstream as it gets. How is this alternative? To what? He’s a wealthy actor who’s into working out and maintaining a carefully crafted look. That is not edgy!

    • Missy says:

      He is wearing black skinny denim and he has dyed his hair black. He didn’t like his future ex-wife’s friends and he didn’t manage to inveigle him in LA. He can expect a few millions from his divorce from Aniston. Of course that does make him edgy and arty and alternative. A real intellectual.
      [irony off]


    • Wowza says:

      Isn’t it hilarious when anything remotely fashionable is referred to as “hipster”? Like, Justin Theroux’s look is straight up Strokes-era New York, aka 15 years ago! That’s not hip! These days hipster men do the normcore thing or the Berlin, techno thing. Or hypebeast fashion.

      I am in a hipster-y circle, so I am sensitive to the anthropology of that whole scene and it just makes me lol when a) out-of-touch, rich and famous Justin Theroux thinks that he *is* pulling off a hipster aesthetic b) people who don’t care about hipster stuff (trends in fashion and art basically, which is totally fine, btw) incorrectly identify a poser as a hipster.

      P.s. I half-expect someone to ream me for calling myself a hipster, be nice!

      • Adele Dazeem says:

        Wowza, I loved your comment. I’m certainly not cool or up on trends but even I felt like his ‘hipster’ look was very dated. Which in my opinion is a double whammy…if you are going to pose like you’re younger, at least be current in your young people trends?!

        And after I reread that, I realize I sound like I’m 85. Lol.

      • graymatters says:

        I think the differences you articulated are interesting, and I’d like to know more. Could you link pics/articles that explore this more thoroughly please?

      • Uglyartwork says:

        And he’s been dressing the same way for years…it is no longer edgy.

      • Birdix says:

        I love normcore, especially when hipsters give me an admiring glance because they think I’m wearing my 30 year old sweater ironically.

      • Wowza says:

        @adele dawww thanks :)

        @graymatters I wish I had some articles on deck for you, but I’m coming up blank.

        I do have one– I remember this was the first time my friends and I saw the normcore trend discussed in print, back in 2014 (so maybe like a year after we had started noticing it around town on the cool kids): https://www.thecut.com/2014/02/normcore-fashion-trend.html

        It’s evolved a little bit since then, but that’s a starting point!

        I also totally forgot to mention skateboarder fashion, which is actually probably the de facto hipster boy fashion right now! That one’s easy: stick and poke tattoos all over the body, messy shaggy hair (sometimes bleached out), tan or blue cathartt jacket, wide pants cut above the ankle, and dad-looking sneakers. It’s seriously like a uniform in some trendy neighborhoods lol

  37. Alexandria says:

    He should just own his singlehood and not force himself to commit if he can’t. He can grow old with Leo and friends.

  38. Jayna says:

    When you have to say all of this about yourself, it means you aren’t what you are selling. Real intellectual, self-assured men, with lots of interests, handle themselves like David Bowie. David had an amazing mind and so intellectually curious and passionate about the arts. He showed it by all of his interests and passions.

    • tracking says:

      Truly one of a kind. He is so missed.

    • Missy says:

      Didn’t Bowie’s 2nd wife become a homemaker and a charity lady with some occasional tv appearances? And a pioneer of ethnic cosmetics?
      Her career is certainly enviable but I get the impression that she reduced it after getting married and she certainly invested in her marriage and seemed to care a lot for Bowie and loved him very much. I think they both had an interest in art.
      Perhaps that just didn’t happen in Aniston-Theroux marriage.

      • windyriver says:

        Wow, no offense intended, and my age may be showing, but to hear Iman described as “Bowie’s 2nd wife” and “a homemaker and a charity lady with some occasional tv appearances”, is mind boggling. I assume we are definitely different generations.

        At the time they were married, Iman was as famous as David Bowie. They were a power couple. She was winding down her career as a supermodel (age 37), and beginning her effort to develop her cosmetics line, based at least initially on the lack of options for POC she discovered when first starting out as a model.

        There’s a great YouTube video, The Story of Supermodel Iman, where she discusses her background, life and career. It’s fascinating, many things I didn’t know. Her family life with Bowie was very important, but she’s also an educated, savvy woman who’s been an activist (and later entrepreneur) in many areas ever since she came to work in the US in the 1970′s, including during her marriage to Bowie – not just a “charity lady”.

        I’m not a POC; just someone who grew up during that part of the supermodel era and remembers it fondly, compared with the Hadids, etc of today.

        Anyway, sorry for going a bit OT, and I understand the point you were trying to make, but IMHO there’s no serious comparison whatsoever between Iman/Bowie and Aniston/Theroux and their marriages.


      • Jayna says:

        No. She didn’t become a homemaker leaving her career. In fact, when they married, he lived in Switzerland, and she made him move to NYC for her career. She had said that he would financially support her, that she didn’t have to work, but that he understood that her career was important to her. He didn’t even like living in NYC for quite a few years, but did it for her.

        She has her business. She and he had the same priorities when they married, though, that their relationship was also a priority, not just their careers. She said she would come home at a reasonable hour from the office, like at four, and she wanted to cook him meals, to create a home life, and not just ordering takeout, as is so easy in NYC. She had backed away from modeling as her full-time gig when she met him as she was nearing 40. Her makeup business is still an ongoing enterprise that she is still running, and her older daughter is involved with her now.

      • Bridget says:

        I am horrified to see IMAN described as “David Bowie’s 2nd wife” and “homemaker charity lady”. She is fucking IMAN.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Iman is the real deal, and David Bowie pursued her, and she wasn’t sure about him. Which is very cute in my opinion.
        They were a true couple who do what people in love do. They compromise because they want the other person to be happy and fulfilled.
        A great match of powerhouse icons.

  39. LittleWing says:

    So let’s see here – he’s based in NYC, this is page 6 – so Justin’s p.r. . Noticed the framing, it’s coming from his camp. So this isn’t as amicable as they want to make out. Betting her side slaps back in 3..2..1..

  40. Tallia says:

    JT was bored with her friends? I am bored with the misogynist a-hole, Uncle Terry. What a DB. You should have kept it classy.

  41. JA says:

    I liked him when I first saw him in Charlie’s Angels but just ugh with his tried hardness. My husbands college buddy is like that, hipster too cool for school but deep down cares so much what people think of him, I cannot stand him!

  42. Lexie says:

    “Jennifer’s previous breakups had taught her to live a life that was very secular; her friendship group was small and consisted of people that she intimately trusted,”

    Can we talk about how the journalist and editor BOTH don’t know the meaning of the word secular?

    They probably meant insular, but still… come on guys!

  43. mannori says:

    He, like most insufferable NYC hipsters, is all show and surface and little substance. You wrote the key word: “perceived”. Arty and intellectual and edgy is how he’d wish to be perceived, but he’s actually just a vacuum and shallow little man too obsessed by his image and a metrosexual who absolutely loves both fame and b*tching about fame, because that’s “cool”

    • Missy says:

      Exactly. There is a lot arty and intellectuall in LA as well. So Theroux couldn’t find anything of interest nor any interesting friend there?

      • mannori says:

        yes, missy they’re everywhere not exclusively in NYC. But luckily people already can tell how fake they are and how hipster culture has been downgraded and derided into what it actually is: fake coolness for self serving purpose. Is not hype anymore to be or pretend to be a hipster. Specially one so hyper curated and self obsessed by his image as Theroux. In that sense I’d rather prefer a Kardashian than a f*cking hipster. they are who they are and for better or worse they own it.

  44. Tanya says:

    Meh. Or he realized a Hollywood career wasn’t going to happen and then didn’t have use for her or LA anymore.

  45. Alexis says:

    I would take her “boring” life in a hot minute. Even though I do prefer NYC to LA myself, but still! I honestly think it was Jen who ended this. Just a feeling and I could be wrong. Oh, and she and Brad will never get back together…jeez.

  46. Christin says:

    No matter what role he plays or how edgy he tries to be, I always remember him as Cowboy from Romy and Michelle.

  47. Missy says:

    Perhaps nobody should expect Aniston and Theroux to tell the whole truth about the end of their relationship. “We are incompatible” seems like a polite way to end a relationship without blaming any party for the outcome. Just respect it.

  48. tracking says:

    I hope her “whole Hollywood” crowd tells him to eff off. These remarks won’t be helpful to his newly hot career. He really should tell his friends to put a sock in it.

    • LetItGo says:


      When I saw the Page Six byline on this ‘She’s Boring,’ story, I was confused. Page Six has long been in the pocket of Huvane, and CAA. The recent Harvey Weinstein stories showed us how he’d call up publicists and get them to plant items. When Aniston and Huvane have wanted to clear something up or plant something or take jabs at you know who- Page Six along with others have been ready with a blurb.

      So at first i was thrown because why would Aniston want to call herself boring….

      Then i remembered the way her cheerleaders just raged at Pitt and Mayer when they inferred life was a bit dull…

      Now I think I get it. Even though Aniston is claiming they are amicable and best friends and yada yada – this story is a way to have the people that previously built him up for her, turn on him. I mean look at the threads and comments in this one and others- in the past you’d have people fawning over Justin, with nothing but flattering things…..

      …they announce the split and now he’s a bald hipster poser nobody a hole.

      Mission accomplished Huvane.

      • Hmmm says:

        Yeah, Pitt and Caa trashed Angelina through Page six , too. But one difference is Justin is currently a client of CAA. I’m thinking they will play nice until Justin therouxs mistress is pregnant.

      • WMGDtoo says:


        WTH are you talking about Brad didn’t “trash Angelina”.. she sure did way more talking than he has.

      • Hmm says:

        I guess you weren’t paying attention to the media campaign CAA and Brad Pitt waged against Angelina because she dared choose her children’s health and safety over him. All of those headlines like “Brad wins custody of Hollywood” were from him and CAA.

        All she did was say she wanted and needed to protect her children. She left him for the health of her family and jeeezus, you would think she told everyone what happened on that plane. She hasn’t.

        In the time of the #MEETOO world we live in his fans have the nerve to hate Certain abuserS but are very angry at Angelina because she dared to leave their precious for her children. She dared to choose them over her abusive and alcoholic husband. Shame on you pretend feminists.

        im willing to bet CAA have a load of hidden stuff about their golden client Brad Pitt 😂 Probably paid off a lot of tabloids to protect his image.

  49. Hikaru says:

    If you need to say you’re edgy… you’re not edgy. Same goes for all those female celebs who walk around saying things like ~I am a Strong Confident Woman.

  50. LaskaL says:

    Don’t get me wrong, I have always gotten the sense that JT was a bit of a douche-bro BUT it must be rather challenging to be part of a ‘legacy’ family – lord knows what kinds of chips on his shoulder being a Theroux must have left him with growing up – I can totally imagine that, for him, the need to achieve peak artsy/edgy/cultural influencer status is about trying to live up to the legacy whilst also creating his own ‘unique’ identity away from it…..

    …. I have dated guys like that and in the first flushes of love, their ego needs definitely get smaller, but eventually, when everything gets comfortable (aka boring), back it comes again and no amount of loving support will fill the void….

  51. ann carter says:

    forgive the CAPS…..this guy is one of THE BIGGEST POSERS in allllllll the land. Ohhhhhhhhhh, he’s dark and edgy…oooooooooohh such depth….DO DARK EDGY GUYS WEAR THIS MUCH PRODUCT IN THEIR HAIR???? REALLY??? not to mention MOISTURIZER AND FOUNDATION??
    He’s a d-bag who was looking for a PR bump with a tried and true show biz commodity.
    Sad. Enjoy the chicken salad with yo’ tribe, Miss A….you’ll live a lot happier life.

  52. Jessica says:

    I think people are trying to make this break-up more dramatic then it needs to be. They seemed a bit too different for this to work out for the long haul especially with no kids to force them to make it work. There’s nothing wrong with this being an amicable break-up.

  53. Fa says:

    Same as Brad said before him, Brad said marriage with her were dull.

  54. Selena Castle says:

    I did wonder about this after reading a Blind Item back in the middle of last year, then again more recently and last week a story appeared in one of those awful magazines about how she and Brad Pitt are back together! Hahahaha. Yep so let those rumors begin.

  55. Shasha says:

    Okay is it me, or does it actually make a lot of sense for her and Brad to just get back together?

    She needs someone who wants to hang out at home in LA, smoke pot, drink wine, and go to Cabo every year. Like a shallow couch potato sort of guy. It makes sense to me??

  56. Swan Lake says:

    I’ve always thought that she’s boring. I have no opinion on him.

  57. Jayna says:

    I just read that Harper’s Bazaar magazine interview by Amy Sedaris with Jen. I guess Amy is a longtime friend of Justin’s. That was the September 14th issue. So it was done at the least one month before it came out. She was not guarded about Justin. Justin was mentioned a lot. So in the summer of last year it seems like she was pretty happy-ish, I guess, in her marriage. I didn’t know Amy was a groomsman for Justin in their wedding.


  58. browniecakes says:

    Did they get married on their first date? WTF? How can you not know some of this stuff before you get married? Friends, preferred lifestyle/city?!

  59. Jayna says:

    I go with the latest article out. His career took off. He was never that well-known. He’s in his mid 40s. So now he is consumed with his career, making the most of this window of opportunity, taking advantage of all of the job offers, and writing scripts in his spare time. He is now married to his career. He loves NYC. He didn’t feel the need to compromise on that with his career being the most important thing to him right now. She didn’t feel the need to compromise if he wasn’t, and she has her own career. They have been living separate lives for much longer than we realize, for at least half of last year. Jen shouldn’t have to give him any money. She got him his big career right now. Not that he isn’t talented, He is. But I doubt these jobs would have ever come to him without his high profile life with Jen in Hollywood.

    And in another article, when AD was at her house for the shoot, it was clear he wasn’t living there, very little evidence of him, She made it a point that they made sure to mention her happy marriage to Justin in the article. The were shocked that he wasn’t there for the shoot. It was all very strange.

    • sage says:

      Bah, Page Six posted something similar:

      “The source added, “As they spent more and more time apart, their problems became bigger. He’s very focused on himself and his craft. And Jen is not the easygoing girl she wants the public to think she is. She isn’t as happy, and she is far more complicated.”

      this is going to get good!

      • KBB says:

        That quote kind of confuses me. Do people see her as a happy person? I mean I don’t get the sense that she’s particularly unhappy, but she’s always been kind of a work in progress, self-help, therapy type person.

        I would get it if they were talking about someone like Reese Witherspoon, or someone known for having a cheery disposition, but it doesn’t make sense for Jennifer Aniston, in my opinion.

      • Ange says:

        I’ve NEVER thought JA was an easygoing type person, not at all. She’s so rigid in her life and it’s always the men dancing attendance to whatever she’s doing, I imagine she’s pretty miserable to deal with if she’s not getting her way. I honestly think she picks these blokes because she thinks they’ll somehow magically make her seem more exciting or carefree or intellectual but then realises she has to actually do what they do to be that way and she just can’t. And boom she’s stuck with another ‘edgy’ dickhead.

  60. Emilyv says:

    Rugged and urban. A regular “man of the woods,” if you will.

    Isn’t bored the same reason Brad Pitt gave? Boring is not a bad thing. Some people like boring. The problem with these men is they like their women to be accessories to the personality they want to project.

    With Angelina, Brad got to be less Cali blond and to play at worldly and charitable because she is those things. Justin’s leather jacket in LA and Terry Richardson couldn’t save his fragile hipster ego.

    I wish Jennifer the best life with her friends, salads and white pillow cases (no longer stained black by his hair).

  61. jana says:

    I’ve disliked him since he played Carrie’s erectile dysfunctioning boyfriend on Sex & the City…he was so much tinier than SJP, I thought he was a 5’4, 110 lbs. heavily tatooed wannabe badass with a Napoleon Complex. Jennifer could do much better.

  62. tw says:

    This guy is a cheater. Everything else is PR spin.

  63. WMGDtoo says:

    Always found it strange that we have never seen Aniston with any of his family. Not one picture of her with his mother, father, brother or sisters. Never anything about his family. I do recall his cousin saying something off when they got engaged. But there were lots of reports about her with or not with Brad’s family. I suppose the gossip sites/media and her fans only cared about her being seen with Brad’s family. Not a word about Justin’s in all the years they were together.

    • Carmen says:

      His family is quite literary. He’s related to Paul Theroux, Louis Theroux and Alexander Theroux. What in the world does she even have in common with those people? She doesn’t read anything but self-help books.

      • WMGDtoo says:

        It is not about having anything in common. Anyone that knows anything about Aniston knows she’s as deep as a puddle. if that. But just because his family literary doesn’t mean he is. His scripts are not anything to write home about. In fact the ones that he got most of the writing credit for were panned. And he is not known for any literary talents. So I don’t get why people are so often putting him in some position that his work doesn’t warrant.

        There were together for some time. And it being his first marriage you would think that she would be seen with some of his family. He has a brother. Not one picture of her with him. Nor ever with his mother or father.

      • Jessica says:

        That’s not how this works; you don’t hang out with family members because you have things in common. You hang out with them because they are family; that was the point he/she was making.

      • Carmen says:

        Aniston never impressed me as caring about family ties, hers or anyone else’s. Sh didn’t seem to care about her own family, why would she care about his? And that BS that she was close to the senior Pitts was just that. She refused to go to their 40th anniversary celebration with Brad because she wanted to go to some Hollywood bash that night, so Brad ended up going to his parents’ party alone and she went to her Hollywood event alone. Way to respect your husband’s parents.

  64. The Original G says:

    Meh, some people just shouldn’t be married. That’s the case here. I don’t think there’s anything either of them could do that was going to change that essential fact.

  65. LittlefishMom says:

    I was actually very surprised she got married again. I’m shocked they dated so long. They are polar opposites.

  66. Layla Love says:

    He can act. She can’t. He owned The Leftovers!

  67. maryquitecontrary says:

    What, exactly, IS… “boring?”

    If “boring” is puttering around your estate and working to improve it to your personal vision, putting in self-love, travelling to well-loved places, supporting a circle of tight friends, loving your critters, and being responsible to your creative projects and endorsements…well damm.

    If “boring” is being supportive to your partner’s projects and visions, and working on a shared bicoastal relationship…well then, I, for one would like to rethink my definition of the term “boring.” :)

    Anyway, I hope these two work through the end of their marriage with class and respect.

    We’ll see, but that’s my hope anyway.

  68. anne says:

    Am i the only one who finds Jennifer Aniston to be a little cray. I mean she rode that woe is me Brad cheated for literally 10 lifetimes.

  69. Rebecca says:

    I don’t believe any of this. You always see her hanging out with a variety of people and you never see him with anyone.

    I never knew New York was so full of hipsters. I live in Seattle. I thought Seattle and Portland were the hipster capitals of the world.

    • Peggy says:

      Although Jennifer has more money Justin is the one with more show business friends.
      Uncle Terry the Pedo, Jimmy Kimmel, Ben stiller, lewd Howard stern and the list goes on.
      Now TMZ is saying they can’t find the marriage license, so who knows if they’re really married.

      • Jayna says:

        That marriage was kept so private. The guests thought they were attending Justin’s birthday party. Howard Stern only knew in advance because they asked him to give a speech. Howard had never met Justin until a vacation he was invited to by Kimmel and Jen and Justin were there. He then became friends. Howard is pretty reclusive himself, very set in his ways, hates to travel, hates to entertain. He’s more social because of Beth now.

        Uncle Terry, show business? LOL That’s pretty far down on the totem pole. Ben Stiller is a longtime friend of Jennifer’s. He’s worked with Jen a couple of times. They’ve known each other for years. So if Justin was friends with him also (I don’t know if that’s true), then they had friends in common in the business, which should be a good thing as far as a couple finding out they have mutual friends to hang with. They did go out to dinner as couples together. The same with Jimmy Kimmel, who lives in LA, not NYC. So he’s not some NYC friend of Justin’s. Jennifer has been friends with Jimmy also. They’ve known each other for years. These weren’t people just exclusive to Justin. And the people at their wedding, Sandra Bullock and her boyfriend, Emily Blount and John Krasinski, it sounds like Justin and Jen really should have had a lot in common as far as fun couples to hang with. So bored with her friends makes no sense. I think some stories are exaggerated about their breakup.

        Jen has plenty of famous friends. About the marriage license. If the wedding was so private that the majority of the guests didn’t know in order to prevent leaks, then they probably filed for their marriage license someplace else to keep the press from knowing ahead of time. I have no clue, but I do believe they are legally married.

  70. BEEB says:

    Her life is goals to me tbh! She seems happy, has a great group of friends and goes nice tequila drinking holidays, not the mention she’s rich, doesn’t have to bother with kids and looks good at almost 50! Sign me up!

  71. Fred says:

    I know only what is printed about Justin. On the other hand, I have listened to a number of interviews of Jennifer and honestly she has always been pretty boring. She is a purveyor of the banal. Justin may have felt the that way, particularly if her LA crowd is the same way.

  72. Texasho says:

    Team JT here. He used her to become relevant and make some cash and now is at the end of that road. We would have never known the name Justin Theroux had it not been for her. Women have done this for eternity.

    • Jayna says:

      Yeah, I like Justin. He was great on that HBO show. But it’s clearly obvious to me that falling for Jen was also the excitement of her being an A-list star. I think he loved being introduced into the world of big stars and events to go to. His head was turned by all of the attention. Did Jen get her agent to represent him, or did he already have that agent?

      I mean, I didn’t know who he was except for Sex and the City show, that one episode. He has a few co-writing credits on movies. Wanderlust was forgettable with them in it. But being with her as a couple has elevated him significantly. His name was out there on the radar for parts as time progressed that I don’t believe pre-Jen would have been on a list to even consider him before Jen. And there is a list directors are given. I never knew that. I found out when several directors and/or producers had to fight to get someone not on the list for a role.

      I hate to think that Justin saw Jen as a stepping stone for his career, but he wasn’t young. He was nearing 40 and hadn’t made a big dent as far as his career. I do think he loved her, but it was entangled with the things I mentioned above,, caught up in the higher visibility. And his career really has taken off. They’ve been together long enough that the differences are more pronounced, and he’s happy to be back in NYC, answering to no one anymore as far as a relationship that didn’t gel with his lifestyle. And Jen definitely is set up in her life the way she loves it, no doubt.

    • Ennie says:

      Some people know/knew about him. I think that it was maybe in the USA, internationally, not so much, not even as a character actor. He’s “that actor who married JA”, and now Aniston is too old for the new crowds.

  73. Jeanette says:

    Mail has a story today about her being upset about a hug with Naomi Watts. As everyone pointed out this really doesn’t feel like the crux of it.

    I’m from the south and had a cheating husband once and my grandmother legit told me, “A man that cheats is like a dog that gets a taste of chicken blood. Can’t really ever keep the dog from killing chickens again.” As silly as that sounds.. I’ve always found that a man that is a cheater never actually stops looking for something better outside the relationship. If he got with Jen while cheating..then that is probably what happened.

  74. Svea says:

    NYC is going downhill fast. Itnisn’t what it was like when he was younger. I totally bet he moves back to LA and pursues his skirt chasing there. Heidi must be happy.

    • WMGDtoo says:

      Heidi probably is not even thinking about him or Aniston. She was a class act. Considering how her ex started a relationship with Aniston while she was living in their home. She could have talked. Classy. And if this rumor of them not being married is true they are both liars. No they didn’t have to get married. But why get married on the same day as you Ex’s child’s birthday. Why make such a production of lying on camera about calling each other husband/wife. No one made them marry. And no one forced them to pretend they were married if not. Just shows if true that she is a Fraud/Liar and Stalking crazy woman.

      • Jayna says:

        Sadly, she probably is thinking about him and Aniston and gets some satisfaction from it. Who wouldn’t? I would.

        Her mother gave an interview five years after Justin left her daughter and said she was still very broken by it, and was only now thinking about dating. The mother did sound a little nutty. But if it was true, and she let five years of her life go by controlled by a breakup from a guy, then it’s probably why they lasted so long in the first place. I doubt he was faithful to her, and maybe she was pliable, the ever-devoted girlfriend, putting up with his ups and downs. If true, too broken to date, the fact that he was out there on red carpets with Jen, getting engaged in a year, and she let that rule her own personal life as far as finding happiness and a deserving man for that long, five years, is sad. She was 34 when they broke up.

        I hate it when women let men rule their lives afterwards, when they’ve moved on. There’s a healing period after a hurtful breakup of a long relationship, but five years not to date seems far too long. And now it’s seven years later and she’s 41, where it’s even harder to find a great man. She’s a beautiful at 41 and has a solid career, but I hate it that Justin still remains her great true love seven years later. I always root for women to move on and find love that is more fulfilling and companionship again when dumped so unceremoniously, because the men certainly do.

      • KBB says:

        I highly doubt she knew the birthdate of Brad’s kids. Lol I’m sorry but the accusation that she planned her wedding around the birthday of one of her exes kids is absurd.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I always felt sorry for Heidi, and it always stuck in my mind that he did that. Like an asterisk next to his name. A man who would do that is not a man to date seriously. That is a red flag. Don’t think you are better than the other woman and the one to change him because most likely she at one time thought the same.

        I think JA is aware of Brad from a PR standpoint and wanting to get away from the Poor me narrative. I don’t think it is personal or longing for him.

      • Jessica says:


        I couldn’t possibly feel sorry for someone who dates a man on/off for 14 years without even an engagement. She either was attaching herself to him because she felt like he was going to be a huge star and wanted in or has a serious case of self-loathing. Either way that’s over a decade of instability.

      • Ange says:

        Oh bullhonkey Jessica. They were together for so long, they were committed. JT wasn’t free to go tomcatting around just because they weren’t legally married. He could have left at any stage if he didn’t want to commit too you know.

      • Fran says:

        Jessica how backward and narrow-minded you are! So what is Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell then? Is Goldie full of ‘self loathing’ just because she doesn’t have a piece of paper? Wtf is wrong with you? This is not the 1940s where the little woman has to ‘get a ring on it’. Marriage is a piece of paper. Not everyone wants to actually get married. What century are you in? They weren’t on/off, they lived together, shared a home together and were in a relationship for 14 years. 14 years is a long time and shows stability, especially when you can be married for 2 years then divorce. A piece of paper does not provide stability! Hollywood is PROOF OF THAT!!! You are so small-minded and ignorant and shallow I feel sorry for you! You are either 80 years old, or you have no friends because you are so narrow-minded and ignorant, living in another century.

  75. themummy says:

    I just want to say that magnoliarose is the hero of this thread. SO good!

  76. Al says:

    He worked steadily through their whole relationship. His series JUST ended and the loss of that distraction probably just shone a light on how little passion they had.

  77. Al says:

    He worked steadily through their whole relationship. His series JUST ended and the loss of that distraction probably just shone a light on how little passion they had.

  78. Deeana says:

    They may or may not be legally married. But just because TMZ could not find a record anywhere in California doesn’t mean they aren’t married. It can just mean they didn’t get married in California. Maybe they had already gotten married somewhere else and just went through another ceremony in California.

    I always got the idea that Brad felt he was a whole lot more intelligent than Jen. Because he had an interest in architecture. In reality, none of these people have any formal education, do they?

  79. KicktheSticks says:

    “He’s rugged and urban”….. ????? LMAO! What on earth, that doesn’t even make sense. How can one be “rugged” and a New York urban hipster at the same time? This guy is such a douche. I seriously can’t with him and his chicken legs/skinny jeans.