Jennifer Aniston reveals how Jake Gyllenhaal helped her whereas secretly crushing on her

Hollywood actor Jennifer Aniston could also be basking in glory proper now owing to her iconic portrayal on Friends, however that character had posed fairly a couple of hurdles for her as effectively.

The Murder Mystery star, 51, spoke about how troublesome it was for her to maneuver previous the nineties sitcom and get her character of Rachel Green off her again.

On the newest episode of Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter, Aniston disclosed that her costar on The Good Girl, Jake Gyllenhaal had been the one to assist her transfer on from Friends. The actor’s point out was a shock to all Jen followers who’re conscious of the quite a few confessions made by the Spider-Man: Far From Home actor about having a crush on Hollywood’s main girl.

Aniston’s revelation now alerts the nice chemistry the 2 share, even behind-the-scenes.

During the spherical desk interview, Aniston informed Reese Witherspoon, Zendaya and Janelle Monae: “I could not get Rachel Green off of my back for the life of me. I could not escape….just Rachel from Friends, Rachel from Friends.”

“It was The Good Girl that was the first time I got to just sort of really shed whatever this little, like, Rachel character was. To be able to disappear into someone who was walking in those shoes was such a relief to me,” she added.

“I just remember the panic that set over me thinking, ‘oh God, I don’t know if I can do this, I don’t know, maybe they’re all right, maybe everybody else is seeing something I’m not seeing, which is, you are only the girl in the New York apartment with the purple walls,” she stated.

For the unversed, Aniston had been terrified earlier than she shot The Good Girl however after wrapping up, discovered herself to be extra assured and renewed with polished expertise, as revealed by her.

During an earlier interview in 2016, Gyllenhaal informed People: “I will say, I had a crush on her for years. And working with her was not easy.”

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