Did the Mates forged ever discover their lobsters? Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and extra costars had their justifiable share of high-profile romances because the sitcom catapulted their careers.
In 1995, one yr after the NBC collection premiered, the Morning Present actress started courting Tate Donovan. The pair referred to as it quits three years later, and whereas they had been working by their cut up, they got a romantic arc on Mates.
“I used to be simply completely satisfied to be on the workforce. The one bummer was Jennifer and I had been breaking apart on the time,” the O.C. alum solely informed Us Weekly in September 2018 of his flip as Joshua, one in every of Rachel Inexperienced’s love pursuits. “And in order that was difficult to kind of act, and act like we’re simply assembly one another, and falling in love, or no matter, fascinated about one another, after we’re kind of breaking apart. That was simply powerful.”
His character solely lasted six episodes as a result of it was “actually painful” for the exes to look on display collectively. “The those that know that we dated assume that we met on Mates,” Donovan joked. “However in actual fact we had dated for 2 years earlier than then, and it was over by the point we had been on Mates collectively.”
Although he had his ups and downs with Aniston, the Argo star mentioned all six of the primary Mates forged “had been wonderful” to him throughout his time on the present. “They had been unbelievable,” he gushed.
Donovan isn’t the one one of many Golden Globe winner’s beaus to have appeared on the legendary comedy. Brad Pitt made a quick look on Mates in 2001, enjoying a former highschool classmate of Rachel, Ross Geller (David Schwimmer) and Monica Geller (Cox).
“Mr. Pitt was fantastic,” Aniston, who was married to the Combat Membership star from 2000 to 2005, informed Entry Hollywood forward of the Could 2021 reunion particular.
In the course of the extremely anticipated HBO Max occasion, Aniston’s former costars teased her over Pitt’s visitor function. “Your fella Brad,” Schwimmer mentioned because the forged reminisced on their favourite moments from the ten years they labored on Mates.
Pitt finally moved on with Angelina Jolie, from whom he cut up in 2016 after two years of marriage. Aniston, for her half, obtained remarried to Justin Theroux in 2015. They referred to as it quits two years later.
“I’d say we’ve remained associates,” Theroux informed Esquire in Could 2021. “We don’t speak day by day, however we name one another. We FaceTime. We textual content. … I’m honest once I say that I cherish our friendship. We can’t be collectively and nonetheless carry one another pleasure and friendship. Additionally, she makes me chortle very, very laborious. She’s a hilarious particular person. It will be a loss if we weren’t in touch, for me personally. And I’d wish to assume the identical for her.”
Scroll down for a recap of the Mates forged’s courting histories by the years: