There are definitely some big “Woah” we got while watching the Friends reunion. However, the secret that surprised us the most came from our favorite Roschel. The main cast of friends revealed some secrets from the time of the filming, and David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston dropped some major bombs. Something that we would have definitely loved but never expected. The famous TV history couple revealed that they had major crushes on each other in real life. Moreover, the other members also opened up about their favorite episodes, scenes, and more.
Friends Reunion happened on May 27, 2021. And we already fed you with some highlights of the special episode. However, now it’s time to share some inside news straight from the reunion. While talking about their time on the show, the six members – David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, Matt Le Blanc, Matthew Perry, and Courteney Cox also cracked jokes and revealed secrets.
The reunion was supposed to air last year, in 2020. But, due to the pandemic, its airing was pushed back by almost a year. And after a long wait, the 2 hour special is here.
Just when we thought we can’t get enough of Ross and Rachel, Schwimmer and Aniston broke our imagination when they revealed that the two crushed hard on each other during the filming.
David Schwimmer and Jennifer Aniston- Almost Hooked up?
Besides getting emotional from the complete segment, the Friends shared some surreal stories from 25 years ago. The sextet was interviewed by James Corden with a live audience present as well.
After asking a series of questions, he asked the cast a raunchy one. Corden asked the six members if they ever hooked up with each other or had a crush on one another. David Schwimmer answered and said that he had a major crush on Jen during the first season of the show. His on-screen love interest, Aniston, replied and said that the feeling was mutual.
Both of them agreed that they had a major crush on each other, and there were possibilities of them getting together. But, due to some reasons, they could not. While talking about their affection towards each other, the production added some behind-the-scenes from the first season filming, and the audience can see Schwimmer and Aniston lost in their own world.
The rest of the group agreed to the onscreen lovers and aid that they were aware of their crush on each other. Back in 2016, there were rumors that the cast signed a contract. And according to it, they cannot hook up with other cast members.
However, that is not the real reason why we never for “Aniston- Schwimmer” relationship news. Schwimmer explained that while they were crushing hard on each other, one of them was always in a relationship. And they never crossed that boundary.
Aniston revealed that she once told David about how it will be a disaster when Schwimmer and her will kiss on national television. “We channeled all of our adoration and love for each other into Ross and Rachel,” Aniston said.
Favorite and Worst Moments on The Set
As we mentioned above, during the interview, there was a live audience present. It also had show creators Elliot Gould and Christina Pickles. One of the fans asked the cast if there were any moments from the set they did not like.
David Schwimmer was the one to begin. He said that he did not shoot with the Monkey (Marcel) Ross had in season 1. Meanwhile, the other cast retorted to his comment, Schwimmer said that the monkey used to eat his food and later mess up his form and clothes.
Apart from this, they interacted with Elliot Gould and Christina Pickles, who were in the audience. The duo used to play Jack and Judy Geller, Monica and Ross’s parents. They revealed that whenever they used to come on set, the cast used to start chanting, “Parents are here.”
The six Friends also shared a list of thier favorite celeb guests on the show. Schwimmer recalled the episode when Sean Penn was on the show. They had quite a list which included Danny DeVito, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, and Ben Stiller.
They all sat together, praised each other, and kept on reminding one another how much they love each other. It was truly sightly for all the fans.
You can watch the show on Netflix and the special episode on HBO Max.