It was set to be the most lavish, star-studded event of the year but who could have predicted that Brad Pitt himself would turn up at Jennifer Aniston's 50th birthday bash? Definitely not us.
The epic party took place on Saturday at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles with A-list guests including Amal Clooney, Kate Hudson, Ellen DeGeneres and of course, Jen's life long friend Courtney Cox. But all eyes were on Brad when he sneakily tried to bypass the paparazzi in a flat cap and enter the party unnoticed.
Fat chance of that happening! The eagle eyed press noticed Jen's former husband immediately and speculation has gone wild over his attendance.
Did Jen personally invite him? Does this mean they are friends again? Or even more shockingly, are they getting back together? Too many unanswered questions!
Ahh, love's young dream.
Even though initially they wanted to keep things quiet, they were often papped out and about together.
They went on to get married in 2000 in a lavish ceremony in Malibu.
via: GettyBrad and Jen went all out with security for their wedding but that didn't stop the paparazzi from trying everything and anything to get a shot of the big day. Guests included Courtney Cox, Ed Norton, Cameron Diaz and Salma Hayek .
Sharing their love of comedy in Friends.Brad starred in the eighth season of Friends in the episode called The One With The Rumour. It was hilarious to see these two acting together and it made us love them even more. Their love just seemed so simple and genuine.
The couple still looked loved up at the Emmys in September 2004.
via: GettyBoth so naturally attractive, every picture of this couple at a red carpet event is flawless. How could it not last forever?
But not long after they were spotted looking tense.
via: GettyJen's drawn face and Brad's forced smile let to speculation that the golden couple's marriage was on the rocks.
Then came along the woman that would change everything.
No-one could fail to notice their undeniable chemistry in Mr and Mrs Smith. Especially Jen.
And then came Jen and Brad's inevitable divorce in October 2005.Although no one was surprised by this point, fans across the globe were devastated that Hollywood's golden couple were officially over. The general feeling was, if Brad and Jen couldn't make it work, what hope was there for the rest of us.
Brad went on to marry Angelina in September 2014.
Jennifer finally found happiness again herself when she married Justin Theroux in August 2015.
via: GettyAfter a few other relationships that didn't go the distance, Jen started dating Justin in 2007 and finally tied the knot with him in 2015. Sadly things did not work out for this couple and they divorced in 2017, apparently due to Justin acting like a single guy when he was away from Jen. Although neither have confirmed this and both say that they remain friends.
And of course, we know that Angelina filed for divorce from Brad in 2016.
And now he's dating Charlize Theron whilst Jen is still single.
Which brings us to the current day and Jen's recent birthday bash.Not that we can believe that the gorgeously youthful Jen is even close to 50 but rather than hide and mourn the loss of her youth, she decided to throw an epic bash and invite every party-loving celeb she could think of. Jen is one popular lady.
She arrived at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday but did she know a blast from her past was going to make an appearance?
The paps went into overdrive when Brad was seen sneaking into the event.
Apparently Jen's friends were not shocked to see him there.
>Sources have revealed that since Jen split with Justin, she and Brad have been pleasant towards one another and speak occasionally. Good for Brad, Jen has had a hard year so she needs to be surrounded by people who care about her.
Although we felt more like this upon finding out.
Brad Pitt was at Jennifer Aniston’s 50th birthday party.... I don’t even know how to react to this! https://t.co/fv7Rpki3uV— Cassie Cass (@Cassie Cass)1549817221.0
Is Brad giving Jen false hope?
What?... Brad Pitt turnt up at Jennifer Anderson's 50th birthday party... oh hell no mother fucker don't you think… https://t.co/XQu4t9nuPF— Tracy graham (@Tracy graham)1549875864.0
Or maybe they are each other's one true love.Could it be that after so many years, other marriages, children and divorce, that it was always meant to be Brad and Jen? We've always thought this.
The best revenge is being happy.
Does this mean that Brad is secretly still holding a torch for Jen?Even if she seemed uninterested, we wonder how Brad behaved. Yes, we know Brad is dating Charlize but him and Jen just have so much history. Can they ever really just be friends?
Whatever happened with Brad, it looks like Jen enjoyed herself.
And of course, Jen's best friend Courtney Cox was having a blast too.
Reese Witherspoon also attended.
And the oh-so-elegant Amal Clooney.
Sandra Bullock was yet another glamourous guest who came with her boyfriend of three years, Bryan Randall.
Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry arrived in style on motorbike.
Apparently even John Mayer was there.Not one ex but two. Seriously Jen what were you thinking? Why unnecessary pressure on yourself at an already stressful, big event?
Not to mention the other exes flying around.
So Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, John Mayer, and Katy Perry were at Jennifer Aniston’s birthday party? That much awkw… https://t.co/avZuxrNbyQ— SPACE BABOONS FOREVER (@SPACE BABOONS FOREVER)1549852527.0