Jennifer Aniston may be America’s sweetheart, but one actor had a less than positive interaction with the famous star in the 1990s. Jay Mohr once revealed that his time on the set of Perfect picture was not the highlight of his career, and it looks like Aniston could have been to blame. In a lengthy interview, Mohr revealed his most delicate interaction in the entertainment business, and it appears to have involved the friends star.
What Perfect picture about?
Perfect picture was a 1997 romantic comedy produced by 20th Century Fox. In the movie, Aniston’s character, Kate, is tired of being pushed aside for promotions because she’s alone. Her friend, Darcy, attempts to resolve the issue by suggesting that Kate is in fact in a long-distance relationship with a man she met at a wedding.
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The lie gets out of hand when her fake boyfriend Nick is introduced to the news and Kate’s boss invites him to dinner. Kate forces Nick to come to terms with her lie so they can have a huge breakup scene in front of her boss, saving her job. Nick accepts the plan, only to be embarrassed by Kate and her friends. Mohr played the role of Nick in the film.
Jay Mohr subtly revealed working with Jennifer Aniston made him cry
In a 2010 interview with She, Mohr revealed that he had worked on a somewhat hostile plateau before. He told the interviewer that he landed the lead role in a movie with a big star, but it became pretty obvious that she wasn’t thrilled to be working alongside him. Mohr told the interviewer that she was also public about her feelings. He said, “I hadn’t done a lot of movies, and even though they tested some pretty famous guys onscreen, I kind of slipped into the lead role. The actress said, “No way! Tell me it’s a joke! ”Loud. Between takes. To the other actors on set. I literally went to my mom’s house and cried. In the interview, he refused to confirm that Aniston was the star who had made him cry.
Mohr later revealed that Aniston was the most difficult actor to work with on his podcast, Stories of Mohr. In one episode, Mohr said Aniston had heckled him on the set of Perfect picture. He brought out the problem by saying, “Jennifer Aniston was so mean to me!” Prior to the 1997 film, Mohr had appeared on Saturday Night Live and The Jeff Foxworthy Show. After the film, Mohr worked on a variety of projects. He has also lent his voice to several animated series and video games, and has filmed several humorous specials.
Rumors circulated that Aniston wanted her then-boyfriend Tate Donovan to land the role
If Aniston had a problem with Mohr, it probably had nothing to do with his acting. According to IMDb, Aniston was upset that she couldn’t convince the production team to give Mohr their choice. Aniston is rumored to have wanted her then-boyfriend, Tate Donovan, to play the role. Donovan reportedly auditioned for the role, but the production team liked Mohr better.
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Donovan and Aniston dated for several years in the 1990s before leaving him. He appeared on friends like Joshua in 1998. Donovan and Aniston were actively going through a breakup when he appeared on the show. Aniston then married Brad Pitt, who also appeared as a guest on friends. Pitt and Aniston divorced in 2005.