"That's not going to make you a star": Jennifer Aniston Pleaded to be Kicked Out of Another Sitcom for Friends - Producer Was Not Happy!
2023/10/12

Jennifer Aniston’s most successful project of her career is undoubtedly her beloved sitcom . The show has passed the test of time and is still one of the most-watched sitcoms of all time. New audiences of the generation continue discovering the series and loving the camaraderie between the members of the cast along with the funny banter between them.

Aniston is still surprised by the humongous love and appreciation that she has received from fans and time and again expressed her gratitude that such a project came into her life.

Before , Aniston had a rather middling career with none of her ventures working out. She starred in another sitcom called, which did not satisfy her and the show was not getting any views and interest from audiences. She was not given an inspiring note from the producer of the show when she requested to be left out of the show so that she could do .

Jennifer Aniston Was Told That FRIENDS Wouldn’t Make her a Star

‘s early work in was not getting her anywhere and she wanted to explore other projects. That is when she saw an interesting opportunity in another sitcom called

. When she requested the producer of to be left out of the show so that she could do without any other worry, she was given a rather condescending remark. She told Gayle King’s SiriusXM show, (on )

“I just went to the producer and I said, ‘Please, please let me out of this show. I really love this other show that I’m doing,’ And that’s when he said, ‘I’ve seen that show “Friends”, I saw that show. I saw the pilot. That’s not going to make you a star. This show will make you a star.’ And then the rest is history, but he was a lovely person and it was a lovely show. And I enjoyed it. I just was madly in love with these other people.

The producer couldn’t be more wrong as the show would go on to become one of the most celebrated sitcoms ever made. Aniston’s career would forever be defined by that project and she still feels immensely grateful for being in the show where she also got to make lifelong friends that remain to this day.

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Jennifer Aniston Reveals Her Mantra of Being Fit in her 50s

Jennifer Aniston is currently in her 50s but she looks as young and fit as ever. She recently talked about how she maintains to keep herself physically and mentally healthy and stable.

She told ,

“I drink a lot of water, move my body daily, try to eat whole, fresh foods, and get as much sleep as I can. That last part is challenging for me, but it’s so important. I feel it when I don’t get enough rest. I try to be really mindful about what I let into my headspace. That likely means less binge-watching cable news. Our world is really going through some challenges, and I know we all care a lot, but sometimes I think it’s imperative that we turn off the noise. I’ve been motivated to work out in a way I haven’t been in years. I look forward to the challenging classes, and I feel stronger and more comfortable in my body when I’m doing it.”

In 2023, Aniston starred inalongside Adam Sandler. She is currently starring in the third season of the hit Apple TV+ drama .

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