Gyllenhaal and Aniston starred together in 2002’s The Good Girl, when he was just 22 and played her love interest — but apparently Gyllenhaal had some real-life feelings for his co-star.
He told People magazine: “I will say, I had a crush on her for years. And working with her was not easy.”
Joking around when he was asked to describe her, the 35-year-old quipped: “She’s a rough one. Not likeable. So hard to compliment.”
On filming with his crush, he said: “I was um, yeah. That’s all I’m going to say. It was lovely. It wasn’t hard, that’s what I would say.”
He said he was attracted to her after seeing “who she is” on screen.
“Not so much Friends, but kind of her personality from afar, and movies she was in,” he explained. “And some of Friends. I’m not a huge Friends fan — but who she is.”
ANNE HATHAWAY has given birth to her first child. A representative for the Oscar-winning actress confirmed the news to USA Today.
Hathaway, 33, and husband ADAM SHULMAN have named their newborn Jonathan Rosebanks Shulman, after he arrived early on March 24 in Los Angeles, E! News reported.
A source told the entertainment news website: “The baby is extremely healthy and is surrounded by friends and family in LA. Anne and Adam are ecstatic to be parents.”
DAVID WALLIAMS has dressed as SIMON COWELL for the launch of the 10th series of Britain’s Got Talent. He arrived on the red carpet in central London sporting Cowell’s trademark sunglasses, black trousers pulled up high and a open white shirt with his chest exposed.
The popular ITV talent show returns this weekend with judges Cowell, Walliams, ALESHA DIXON and AMANDA HOLDEN.
Cowell did not attend the launch as he is in Los Angeles filming the American version of the talent show.
CAROLINE FLACK has insisted she is “not bitter” about her X Factor exit and has no hard feelings towards her former co-host OLLY MURS, hitting back at reports that she was no longer talking to him.
The TV presenter told her 1.88m Twitter followers that she actually “wanted to leave” the show herself, and has not fallen out with her pal Murs.
She wrote: “I hate being made to make a comment on these things but I feel forced... I’m not bitter about X factor ...I have not fallen out with Olly , I wanted to leave , I had the best time... ...I’m happy. Rested. Feel blessed and am looking forward to the rest of the year... Everything evolves and changes. Time to move on xx”.