Jennifer Aniston’s ex-lover revealed how he was dying inside while playing her love interest on FRIENDS. Read more to know the details.
Working with an ex-partner can never be easy, especially when you have to pretend to be in love with them, right? Well, that’s exactly what happened with Jennifer Aniston and her ex-boyfriend on FRIENDS.
- Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green
- Aniston romanced her ex-boyfriend on FRIENDS
- Why it was difficult for Jennifer’s ex-partner
Rachel Green’s love interests:
FRIENDS was more than just a show about friendship. It revolved around the cult of dating around New York city too. Literally, no one dated as much as Rachel Green did. Jennifer Aniston’s character romanced a wide spectrum of people — starting with her neighbour to office assistant to her ex-fiancé. However, there was one guy who she dated in real life.
We’re talking about none other than Tate Donovan, who played Joshua. The two had dated before the episodes were filmed and later, on the show, Donovan faced quite the challenge.
Aniston’s romance with her ex on FRIENDS
For those who don’t know, Joshua and Rachel met while she was working with Bloomingdales. She was a personal shopper and immediately took an interest in him. Tate Donovan was there in six episodes but later said it was really hard for him and he was dying inside while shooting for the show.
Tate was initially excited to be a part of the show because the two were together when he signed it. However, things changed and they broke up just before filming. That caused the problem because, well, he was not over her.
In a conversation with US Weekly, Donovan said “I was just happy to be on the team. The only bummer was Jennifer Aniston and I were breaking up at the time…And so that was tricky to sort of act, and act like we are just meeting each other, and falling in love, or whatever, interested in each other when we’re sort of breaking up. That was just tough”
Further, he said, “It was just six episodes. I mean, only because we were breaking up. We were like, hey, can we not keep doing this? Cause this is really painful and tough. The people that know that we dated think that we met on FRIENDS. But in fact, we had dated for two years before then, and it was over by the time we were on FRIENDS together”.
Hard pill to swallow, right? Did uh like the chemistry between Joshua and Rachel? Share your views with us in the comments section below.