At this point, Pitt and Jennifer Aniston had been married for nearly five years, while Jolie was still considered a wild card with unusual taste.(Fun fact: in a recent revelation, Gwen Stefani shared that she auditioned for the role of Mrs. “I feel like I almost got it,” she said, leading us to imagine that in another universe, Brangelina didn’t even happen.) March 2005: After a months-long formal separation, Jennifer Aniston files for divorce from Pitt, citing “irreconcilable differences.” Summer 2005: As they make the publicity rounds for the premiere of magazine featuring the two playing house.
July 2008: Twins Vivienne Marcheline and Knox Léon are born in France.
The exclusive first photos of the twins are sold for $14 million to December 2011: In an interview with Christiane Amanpour, Jolie mentions that her children keep asking about when their parents will get married.
May 2005: Angelina denies that there was any off-set chemistry with Brad during the production of , “We got on great …
to be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive.
“Sharing something in a deep artistic way, it’s something I think is necessary for artistic couples,” Jolie said at the time.
“I hadn’t realized how good it would be for us.” Jolie’s World War II movie would also premiere that month.
While you try to digest the reality of this news, here is a look back at their unconventional Hollywood love story..
January 2005: Brad and Jennifer Aniston announce their separation after nearly five years of marriage.
“We’ve explained to them that our commitment when we decided to start a family was the greatest commitment you could possibly have.
Once you have six children, you’re committed,” she said.
Summer 2004: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie start filming , a steamy action-comedy movie about two (married) spies.