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Jennifer Aniston Explains Why She Wants to Keep 'Friends' in the Past

by Jennifer Drysdale 11:41 AM PST, December 01, 2016
Playing Jennifer Aniston Explains Why She Wants to Keep 'Friends' in the Past

Jennifer Aniston has no desire for a Friends reunion.

During a Thursday interview on ITV's Lorraine, the 47-year-old actress opened up about why she doesn't share fans' wish for a revival of the hit series. 

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"Honestly, I don't know what we would do," Aniston told host Lorraine Kelly with regard to getting the cast back together. "I think that period of time was sort of nostalgic. I think why people have such an affection for it is because even though it was only 12 years ago it ended, or 13 -- God, it's getting farther and farther away -- there was something about a time where our faces weren't stuffed into cell phones."

"We weren't checking Facebooks and Instagrams," she continued. "We were in a room together, in a coffee shop together. We were talking, having conversations. We have lost that."

While Aniston isn't clamoring for a Friends reunion, she clearly looks back on the experience fondly.

"Not only was it a gift for us, but it's something that people have been able to carry with them. It's comfort food and it makes them feel better when they're feeling down, when they want to distract themselves, because it is always on!" she said. "You can pretty much find it anywhere!"

Watch more of Aniston's interview below:

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Friends is also "comfort food" for Aniston, who recently revealed she "can't help" watching reruns of the beloved show.

"I can't help it. First, I'm trying to remember which episode it is and half the time I'm saying to myself, 'I don't remember that,'" she confessed last month during an interview on BBC's The One Show. "You get sucked into the nostalgia of it."

See more in the video below.

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