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January 23, 2020

Brad Pitt Spotted Backstage Watching Ex-Wife Jennifer Aniston's Acceptance Speech at 2020 SAG Awards

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American actor Brad Pitt seemingly has a thing for his friendly ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston as the 56-year-old was spotted staring entranced at the actress during her acceptance speech at the SAG Awards.

"Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood" icon, Brad Pitt was impressed by his ex-wife, Jennifer Aniston, as she stormed the SAG Awards stage to receive her Best Female Actress award for her part in "The Morning Show."

The veteran actor was captured backstage, looking captivated as he watched the 50-year-old give an acceptance speech that drew a "Wow" from him.

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt at the 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards | Photo: Getty Images

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BEHIND-THE-SCENE 

Following his acceptance of Best Supporting Actor award for his role in the 2019 hit "Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood," the star retired backstage to the winners' room. 

Not long afterward, the actor stared glued to the screen as Jennifer was called out to have her stage moment. A video of the moment was shared on Twitter by E! News, along with the endearing caption:

"Brad Pitt stopped everything backstage to watch Jennifer Aniston's acceptance speech at the #SAGAwards. Wow guys, It really has been our day, our week, our month, and even our year."

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Jennifer Aniston poses at the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards | Photo: Getty Images

THEIR CUTE BACKSTAGE MEETING

The clip featured a moment where the star seemingly exclaimed, "Wow!" as he watched his former love interest on screen. The video got fans speculating about a romance revival between the pair.

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While others dismissed the assumption, some might be on to something after all. Shortly after the award acceptance, the former couple enjoyed a cute backstage reunion.

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Pictures of the pair beaming at each other while engrossed in a conversation surfaced on various platforms. Other photos also showed the actor holding on to Jennifer's hands as they laughed at an inside joke.

The win marked her first SAG award since bagging the statue of recognition in 1996 for her role in "Friends."

The friendly exes undoubtedly stole the show at this year's SAG awards, but the publicity was nothing compared to the significance of the award night for the 50-year-old actress.

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JENNIFER ANISTON'S BIG WIN

The win marked her first SAG award since bagging the statue of recognition in 1996 for her role in "Friends." Expressing her happiness, the actress exclaimed:

"Oh my gosh! This is so unbelievable."

Her SAG award puts her on the frontlines of other nominees for the role, including Olivia Coleman for "The Crown," Helena Bonham for "The Crown," Elizabeth Moss for "The Handmaid's Tale," and Jodie Comer for "Killing Eve."

Actor, Brad Pitt and his ex-wife Jennifer Aniston reunite at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 19, 2020 | Photo: Getty Images

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JENNIFER WAS THRILLED TO HAVE HER EX WATCH HER

Following her big win, "The Morning Show" star opened up about how she felt having her friends, including Brad, witness her moment of grace.

During the interview held last Sunday, she explained how growing up together and being present at the awards to celebrate each others' achievements made it more fun.

And indeed, the night had a lot of thrills for the icon, from her cheerful reaction to Brad's award acceptance speech to the warm after-party reunion.

The relationship between the pair is fast becoming the subject of the day, as the world holds its breath in hopes of a prospective romance between the former lovebirds.

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