For the first time ever, Jennifer Aniston is opening up about her struggles with infertility. This very personal story came out during an interview with Allure about her new cosmetics line, LolaVie. In the interview, Aniston talked about the very painful pregnancy rumors years ago that have since haunted her.
During her marriage to actor, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Aniston had very cruel comments hurled at her and behind her back. People said she was selfish for not having kids with Pitt. Others accused her of choosing her career over family. And people even speculated that the reason Pitt left her and the marriage was that Aniston wouldn’t give him a child. Those rumors grew even bigger when Pitt later had children with Angelina Jolie.
Jennifer Aniston has a very different story to tell, though. People.com reported that Aniston said she actually went through a difficult journey to get pregnant. “All the years and years and years of speculation… It was really hard,’ she noted. ‘I was going through IVF, drinking Chinese teas, you name it. I was throwing everything at it. I would have given anything if someone had said to me, ‘Freeze your eggs. Do yourself a favor.’ You just don’t think it.”
In the same interview, Aniston, now 53, says that she doesn’t have any regrets about how her life turned out. She said she did everything she could to have a child and it just wasn’t in the cards for her. But she’s confident knowing it wasn’t because she didn’t try. Aniston went on to say that nobody needs a mate or a child to be complete. And that she feels more comfortable now with who she is than she did in her 20’s, 30’s or even 40’s.
It does go to show, though, that you truly never know what someone is going through behind the judgement thrown at them. A good reminder to be kind, always.
–Wendy Rush, 96.3KKLZ Las Vegas
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