A second chance at love for Brad Pitt & Jennifer Aniston
OK! NEWS Brad & Jen AS THE EXES RECONNECT, A VERY DEEP BOND IS DEVELOPING BETWEEN THEM
This Halloween is one they won’t forget in a hurry. At her historic $33 million Beverly Hills mansion on October 31, Angelina Jolie let her six children throw a huge party. ‘Everyone the kids hold near ne and dear were there,’ a source reveals.
Except their dad, Brad Pitt. ‘He was deeply hurt hu he couldn’t be a part of it,’ says the source. In the 14 months since Ange, 42, filed for divorce, di he has struggled with not seeing them. th ‘Brad realises how much he’s been cut out ou of the kids’ lives,’ says the source. But he’s he determined to keep a strong bond with Maddox, M 16, Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 11, and an nine-year-old twins Knox and Vivienne. While W being a dad comes first, he’s also re-established re a very special relationship with w Jennifer Aniston, the th woman he left for Ange A in 2005. And after af months of talks and an texts, they’ve grown gr closer. ‘Brad’s conversations co with Jen Je have helped him negotiate ne his new life,’ says sa the source. ‘He feels fe a deep connection with w her.’ And while the insider in insists that Brad, 53, ‘would never dream dr of ’ coming between Jen, 48, and Justin Theroux, Th 46 – her husband of two years – that could co change if they split up. ‘Brad would take a second chance at love with Jen in a heartbeat.’
A Jen and Justin break-up is not exactly an impossibility. im ‘[The couple] have had their fair share of marital problems,’ says the source. For starters, ‘They spend more time apart than together, with him preferring New York City and her LA,’ continues the source.
Jen and Brad still have an intense bond. Over the US summer, Brad reached out to Jen to apologise for the way he treated her in their marriage. ‘He came off as genuinely sorry, and Jen was deeply touched,’ an insider said at the time. She was so charmed, in fact, that the pair have continued to talk.
One of their frequent topics of conversation is Brad’s painful split from Ange. ‘Jen has a way of calming and encouraging Brad,’ tells the source. ‘He’s realised that leaving Jen for Angelina was one of the biggest mistakes of his life.’ It took a painful divorce – and 12 years apart – for Brad and Jen to realise how in sync they are. ‘They have reached a level of closeness they never had when they were married.’
What that means in the future is still up in the air. But one thing is certain: ‘Brad still considers Jen the love of his life.’
BRAD WOULD TAKE A SECOND CHANCE AT LOVE WITH JEN IN A HEARTBEAT