Saturday Night Live star Vanessa Bayer is known for her uncanny impression of Jennifer Aniston’s Rachel from Friends, and on Weekend Update this week, she dusted off her wig for another parody of the beloved character.
Everything was going well until the real Aniston showed up — ostensibly to visit Bayer, since the two co-starred in the upcoming Office Christmas Party.
Aniston gently reminded Bayer that Friends was on air “five million and five years ago,” and suggested she should probably move on.
Looking disappointed, Bayer offered, “I just thought… because I do this great bit as Rachel…” Read more…
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Admit it: you’ve always hoped, somewhere in the back of your mind, that there might one day be a Friends reunion.
Obviously there would always be the danger that it wouldn’t quite live up to the hype. But it’d be pretty hard to resist if it came along, right?
Well, some bad news: during a recent interview with Lorraine Kelly on ITV, Jennifer Aniston explained why a return to Central Perk’s probably not gonna happen.
“I don’t know what we would do,” says Aniston in the clip above. “I think that period of time was sort of nostalgic, you know? Read more…
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