A good movie is a good movie, no matter who made it. Jennifer Aniston had nothing but praise for Angelina Jolie's latest directorial effort, Unbroken, when she sat down with Entertainment Tonight on Friday, Jan. 16, just hours after both stars walked the Critics' Choice Movie Awards red carpet in L.A.
Asked about the chatter over their perceived rivalry — which dates way back to 2005, when Aniston, 45, split from then-husband Brad Pitt and he started dating Jolie, 39, whom he met on the set of Mr. & Mrs. Smith — the Cake actress said, "I think that's slowly coming to an end. I really do."
She went on to commend Jolie's work on the World War II drama Unbroken, which — like Aniston herself — was snubbed by the Oscars this year.
"I mean, that movie is so beautiful and wonderful, and she did such a gorgeous job," the Friends alum told ET of the film, which stars British actor Jack O'Connell as real-life former Olympian and POW Louis Zamperini. "I think it's time people stop with that petty B.S. and just start celebrating great work and stop with the petty kind of silliness."
She added: "It's just tiresome and old. It's like an old leather shoe. Let's buy a new pair of shiny shoes."
Indeed, it's been 10 years since Aniston and Pitt ended their five-year marriage. Jolie and the Fury actor are now married with six kids, and Aniston herself has been engaged to actor Justin Theroux since 2012.
"He's just brilliant at everything he does," she gushed on The Talk last November of the Leftovers star. "He's a wonderful actor. He's a brilliant comedy writer and he's also a beautiful artist…and a beautiful human being."
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