Gyllenhaal talks about his crush on Aniston during the 2002 romantic drama
Sparks were flying on the set of “The Good Girl,” according to Jake Gyllenhaal, who admitted he had a “crush” on co-star Jennifer Aniston.
‘The Guilty’ star, 40, opened up about his former screen partner during an appearance “Howard Stern Show” and admitted that filming love scenes while working with Aniston, 52, was tough 2002 romantic drama Because of his love.
“[Filming the sex scenes] It was torture, yes it was,” Gyanlal said on the show with a laugh. “But it was not torture either. I mean, come on, it was like a mixture of both.
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“Weirdly, the love scenes are weird, because maybe 30, 50 people are watching it? It doesn’t turn me on,” he continued. “It’s weirdly mechanical. And it’s also a dance, you’re choreographing for a camera. You can get into it, but it’s like a fight scene, you have to choreograph those scenes. ”
The “Brokeback Mountain” actor also revealed that a certain method was used that involved a pillow. “The pillow technology was used,” he said. “It was just preemptive and usually always used on a horizontal spot in that movie.”
He said, “I think it was actually Jennifer’s suggestion. She was kind enough to suggest it before we started. She was like, ‘I’m putting a pillow in here.’” ”
In 2016, Gyllenhaal first revealed his crush on the “Friends” star. “She’s a rough, you know, not likable. It’s so hard to compliment,” she told people. “I will say, I had a crush on him for years. And working with him wasn’t easy… I was like — um, yeah. That’s all I’m going to say. It was cute. It wasn’t hard, that’s it. I would say.”
Gyllenhaal admitted at the time that he was not a fan of the hit NBC sitcom, but was stunned by her “distant personality, and the movies she was in”.
The former “Friends” star said, “No important person has hit my radar yet, but I think it’s time. I feel like I’m ready to share myself with another.” ” Told Bruce Bozzi on SiriusXM’s “Radio Andy.”
The “The Morning Show” actress expressed that she’s been in a relationship for nearly 30 years — Aniston was married to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005 and Justin Theroux from 2015 to 2017 — but the past several years have really been enjoying their time together. took.
“I did not want [date] for a long time, and I really loved being my own woman without being part of a couple,” she said. “I’ve been part of a couple since I was 20, so it’s really about taking time off.” I had something good. ”