Jennifer Aniston has revealed why she felt ‘heartbreak’ at the idea of reuniting with her former castmates for the highly anticipated Friends meeting, which finally aired this week.
The star, who played Rachel Green for all 10 seasons, admitted going back to the same stage they filmed on and taking a look at the reconstructed sets “was a punch to the heart in a way” for her. – even and her co-stars.
She said in a conversation with Gayle King on Gayle King at home that they were all “naive” about how they would feel when they got back.
“We romanticized it,” Aniston explained, “but you also have to remember that we didn’t go. [since the show ended] and that moment was a very specific moment, when we said goodbye to something we didn’t want, we cared deeply, but we knew it was time to say goodbye. Our lives were ahead of us. We had our future ahead of us. “
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The actress said she “almost felt like time had stood still and [they] traveled in time ”, before noting,“ there is good in there, and then there is sorrow in there ”.
During the single episode, the cast reverted to the old Friends soundstage and took a look at the reconstructed versions of Monica and Rachel’s apartment, Joey and Chandler’s apartment, and Central Perk.
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Aniston’s confession came as she rode the nostalgia train on Instagram on Thursday, May 27, the day the show aired.
The star shared a video of herself being interviewed on set even before the pilot episode aired. In it, she was asked if she was on “pins and needles” about how the show would be received as her co-stars bustled around her.
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Friends airs on Netflix in the UK, where it also streams daily on Comedy Central. In the United States, you can broadcast the program on HBO Max. the Friends special meeting is available on Sky and NOW in the UK, and HBO Max in the USA.
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