As much as some fans wish Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer were dating, the truth is that they aren’t and have never been.
The former Friends costars admitted to having a crush on each other during this summer’s reunion special, years after playing fictional love partners on the show.
Although both actors stated their sentiments were never serious — David described them as “two ships passing,” while Jennifer subsequently said they “simply literally funneled everything into Ross and Rachel” – the words sparked romance speculations.
After anonymous sources told Closer magazine in August that Jennifer Aniston and David were “growing closer again” following the Friends reunion, rumors began to fly.
Jennifer and David swiftly refuted those assertions. Jen described them as “bizarre” in an Entertainment Tonight interview where she referred to David as her brother, and his representative told BuzzFeed News that they were not true.
Fans weren’t the only ones with suspicions. Jennifer revealed in a new interview with Marie Claire Australia that some people in her personal life thought she and David were dating.
When asked about the rumours, she said, “That’s funny.” “”I hadn’t heard a word of this,” I was just saying. However, her pals had. Honestly.”
Jen continued, “I was getting a couple of texts from people saying, ‘I thought you were on a break,'” she said.
She recalled, “I kept saying, ‘What are you talking about?'” “Then I went online to see what was going on and thought to myself, ‘That is the funniest rumour I’ve ever heard that got shot down in the quickest amount of time.'”