Is it 1996 again?
Words by Jadie Troy-Pryde
Nowadays, Gwyneth Paltrow may be better known for her unusual approach to wellness (think jade eggs and $200 moon smoothies), and her ‘conscious uncoupling’ from Coldplay’s Chris Martin.
However, before Goop and power dressing, Gwyneth was a young actress trying to make a name for herself in Hollywood. And in case you’ve forgotten, back in the nineties she dated one of the most eligible bachelors in Tinseltown – none other than Brad Pitt.
The pair were inseparable, attending swanky events together in matching leather and Matrix-style sunnies (lol), and they were even engaged to be married at one point. But Gwyneth reportedly called off the wedding because she wasn’t ready.
Now that Brad is in the middle of a divorce battle with his partner of 12 years, Angelina Jolie, an interview with Gwyneth has resurfaced where she talks about the possibility of a reunion with her former sweetheart.
‘I definitely fell in love with him. He was so gorgeous and sweet.I mean, he was Brad Pitt! My father was devastated [when we split],’ she admitted.
‘I was such a kid, I was 22 when we met. It’s taken me until 40 to get my head out of my ass. You can’t make that decision when you’re 22 years old. I wasn’t ready, and he was too good for me.’
But the diehard Palt-Pitt fans out there who are hoping for a reunion might be disappoint to hear that Gwyneth doesn’t see it happening.
During a live Facebook Q&A, she said: ‘Someone wants to know if Brad Pitt and I should get back together. I think that ship has sailed, Laurie.’
The Sliding Doors actress is currently dating American Horror Story writer and producer Brad Falchuk, so while she is rumoured to be racing down the aisle with a Brad sometime soon, it’s not going to be that Brad. Sorry.