Jennifer Aniston reignites 'Friends' debate about Ross' and Rachel's relationship
Jennifer Aniston reignited an age-old debate among “Friends” fans in the comments of her first-ever Instagram post.
The 50-year-old actress caused a stir when she joined the social media app on Tuesday, sharing an image of her reuniting with the entire cast of the hit 90s sitcom. Fans far and wide--including former “Bachelorette” Kaitlyn Bristowe--were quick to take note of the post.
She asked Aniston a question about her character, Rachel Green, and her post-finale relationship with David Schwimmer’s character, Ross Geller.
“ARE YOU AND ROSS STILL TOGETHER!!???” Bristowe, 34, asked in her comment.
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“Well we’re on a break,” Aniston replied.
Bristowe shared the exchange in a separate post on her own account with the caption: “The one where I s--- my pants.”
As savvy “Friends” fans will note, the term “break” plays a significant role in the series. In Season 3, Episode 15, Ross became too jealous of Rachel’s co-worker, Mark. Fed up, she suggested they take a “break.” A distraught Ross quickly found himself in bed with the girl from the local copy store and when Rachel found out, they were finished.
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Although they would reconcile by the series finale, the question of whether or not Ross cheated or if they were indeed on a break was a running gag throughout the show.
Schwimmer was among Aniston’s co-stars who welcomed her to Instagram. On Wednesday, he shared a picture that features what appears to be Lego versions of his and Aniston's characters at the famous, fictional Central Perk coffee shop where a lot of the series took place.
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“Hi Jen! x,” he captioned the snap.
Schwimmer's on-screen sister, Courteney Cox, welcomed her “Friends” co-star and real-life close pal with a bit of nostalgia as well, quoting her line from the first episode in a post dedicated to Aniston.