Brad Pitt Reportedly Admits Jennifer Aniston Is the 'Love of His Life' Amid Rumors They're Texting

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While it's not uncommon for people scorned by a cheating lover to harness the powers of a voodoo doll, this is pretty uplifting. Rumors are surfacing that Jennifer Aniston is reportedly helping Brad Pitt during his divorce to Angelina Jolie that's likely welcomed emotional support amid speculation the dad of six has an uphill battle to spend more time with his kids.

  • Brad and Jennifer were married for five years before splitting in 2005 after Pitt began hooking up with Angelina Jolie.

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    Angelina and Brad officially tied the knot in 2014 and have six children together: son Maddox, 16; son Pax, 13; daughter Zahara, 12; daughter Shiloh, 11; and twins Knox and Vivienne, 9. 

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    Last September, Jolie shocked the world by announcing her separation from Brad, with child abuse accusations to follow the FBI later investigated and said were untrue.

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  • Now it appears she's helping Brad "negotiate his new life" after Angelina that brings everything full circle in the oddest of ways.

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    A "source" tells Life & Style "Brad's conversations with Jen have helped him negotiate his new life as he's getting divorced."

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    "He feels a deep connection with her," the insider adds. "He came off as genuinely sorry, and Jen was deeply touched. Jen's completely on Brad's side when it comes to getting joint custody of the kids."

  • And that's not all. Apparently, Brad feels marrying Angelina was "one of the biggest mistakes of his life."

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    "He's come to realize that leaving Jen for Angelina was one of the biggest mistakes of his life. And while he’s not in love with Jen, he realizes how much he does love her," the source mentions to Life & Style. "Brad keeps telling friends that he’s seeing everything more clearly ... They have reached a level of closeness and understanding that they never had when they were married. He still considers Jen the love of his life."

  • But don't expect the 53-year-old actor to stand outside Jen's window with a boombox anytime soon. After all, she is a married woman.

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    "[Brad] would never dream of [coming between Jennifer and her husband Justin Theroux]," Life & Style's source explains. But should JJ happen to uncouple, the unnamed insider does mention "Brad would take a second chance at love with Jen in a heartbeat."

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    "They really worked well together as [business] partners," a Pitt insider also reveals. "He wants Jen involved again as he produces and develops more and more high-quality film and cable TV products."

  • Hopefully news of Brad and Jen's friendly reconciliation doesn't make things worse between him and Angelina.

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    There's been reports of tension between Angie and Brad that could affect his ability to see his kids. "Brad has been frustrated over locking down Thanksgiving plans with his children and the other upcoming holidays with his ex Angelina," an insider explains to Celebrity Insider. "Brad is desperate to spend quality time with his children during the upcoming holiday season. Thanksgiving is special to Brad and his children because they have a lot of tradition that he wants to keep alive for them."

  • We're crossing our fingers things will get better.

    ... like, really hard.

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