Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie both attended the Critics Choice Awards last week — in the same room and everything — and the world did not slip into biblical levels of chaos. In fact, Aniston even went on record about their infamous feud that started when Brad Pitt left the “Friends” star and shacked up with the “Unbroken” director. “I think that’s slowly coming to an end, I really do,” Aniston told Entertainment Tonight at the event. “[‘Unbroken’] is so beautiful and wonderful, and she did such a gorgeous job, and I think it’s time people top with that petty B.S. and start celebrating great work and stop with the petty kind of silliness … . It’s just tiresome and old. It’s like an old leather shoe.”
OK, two things, Ms. Aniston: One, some of us like old leather shoes. The thing about leather is the more broken-in it gets, the better. I have a pair, in fact, that get more comfortable each time I wear them. So maybe not the best metaphor. And two, while I’m all for the high-minded moving on you suggest, some us — ahem — would be out of a job without all the petty B.S. and silliness in the world.
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