In a new interview with Instyle magazine, September issue, Aniston has decided to set the record straight about her personal life. The 49 year old ope
In a new interview with Instyle magazine, September issue, Aniston has decided to set the record straight about her personal life. The 49 year old opened up about a few things which include having a man, a child or being sad and heartbroken. Recall that she not too long ago, got separated from her second husband, Justin Theroux, after more than two years of marriage and seven years together. Her first husband was actor, Brad Pitt who left her for fellow actress, Angelina Jolie.
“The misconceptions are ‘Jen can’t keep a man,’ and ‘Jen refuses to have a baby because she’s selfish and committed to her career.’ Or that I’m sad and heartbroken. First, with all due respect, I’m not heartbroken. And second, those are reckless assumptions. No one knows what’s going on behind closed doors. No one considers how sensitive that might be for my partner and me. They don’t know what I’ve been through medically or emotionally. There is a pressure on women to be mothers, and if they are not, then they’re deemed damaged goods. Maybe my purpose on this planet isn’t to procreate. Maybe I have other things I’m supposed to do? I have worked too hard in this life and this career to be whittled down to a sad, childless human.”
In the InStyle interview, Aniston also discussed her encounters with sexism during her lengthy career.
“I’ve definitely had my fair share of sexism in the media,” Aniston said. “Women are picked apart and pitted against one another based on looks and clothing and superficial stuff. When a couple breaks up in Hollywood, it’s the woman who is scorned. The woman is left sad and alone. She’s the failure. F that. When was the last time you read about a divorced, childless man referred to as a spinster?”
Asked if she has experienced harassment in the workplace, Aniston revealed, “I’ve definitely had some sloppy moves made on me by other actors, and I handled it by walking away. I’ve never had anyone in a position of power make me feel uncomfortable and leverage that over me. In my personal experience I’ve been treated worse verbally and energetically by some women in this industry.”
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