SAG Awards 2020: Brad Pitt sweetly holds Jennifer Aniston's hand, kisses her as they reunite backstage
Former couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston smiled at each other warmly and embraced while backstage at the SAG Awards 2020
Famous exes Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston were seen reuniting backstage at the SAG Awards 2020 on Sunday night, January 19 and all the lensmen present there went wild.
The couple had split up back in 2005 after Pitt had an affair with his co-star Angelina Jolie whom he later married. In one of the pictures, the former pair were seen going in for a hug as they smiled at each other warmly. Another picture features Aniston touching Pitt's chest as he held her arm.
Pitt had won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for "Once Upon a Time in … Hollywood" and had made fun of himself and his love life during his speech. Aniston won for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for her success on 'The Morning Show'.
Pitt and Aniston have been seen out and about in this year's award show circuit in support of their own projects. Over the last couple of years, the exes have remained friends and on good terms. Pitt had also been seen at Aniston's annual holiday party as well as her 50th birthday party in February 2019.
The 'Fight Club' actor's reaction to his former wife's SAG Awards acceptance speech was not shown during the broadcast. However, as reported by E! Pitt had been backstage when Aniston won her award and reportedly "stopped everything" to watch her speak. He seemed captivated and hung on to her every word.
Fans and followers were sent into a frenzy upon seeing the former couple reunite. Many took to social media to express their delight. One user shared, "I'll never understand why Brad Pitt left Jennifer Aniston for Angelina Jolie. BP and JA belong together." Another added, "I am SPEECHLESS! Asdfghkl!!!" while a third user chimed in, "Seeing those two back together might be on the list of what could make America great again." Another excited fan said: "The 49ers are going to the Super Bowl, Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston reunited at the SAG Awards, and ALL IS RIGHT IN THE WORLD. "
Meanwhile, there were some who were appreciative of the way the exes handled themselves, she wrote: "Aniston and Pitt set a tiny candle of hope in my life. That once the fog of youth settles somewhere in maturity then that’s when cherished love, admiration and support truly show up."
54-year-old Pitt and 44-year-old Jolie had been married in 2014 and had decided to split up in 2016. Their divorce was finalized in 2019. Prior to that Pitt had been married to former 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston between 2000 and 2005. The reports come after Aniston went viral for her reactions during Pitt's Golden Globes speech. She made headlines after smirking when Pitt said, "I wanted to bring my mom [to the Globes] but I couldn’t because any woman I stand next to they say I’m dating."