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Jennifer Aniston: Funny Or Totally Pathetic?

Over the weekend, Jennifer Aniston accepted a trophy for her contributions to cinema from Women in Film. But there was something more laughable than her getting applause for artistic achievements like “Marley & Me.” When Jen took the stage, in a strapless silver Prada dress, to accept the prestigious Crystal Award for “expanding the role of women in the entertainment industry,” Aniston said:

“I kind of noticed something a couple years ago that there seemed to be this strange parallel to the movies I was doing and my life off screen. It started with ‘The Good Girl,’ then that evolved into ‘Rumor Has It,’ followed by ‘Derailed,’ and then there was ‘The Break-Up’.…So if any of you have a project titled ‘Everlasting Love with an Adult, Stable Male …”

Um, Jen, no one is giving you an award for your love life. What kind of acceptance speech for your successful career was that exactly? But the audience was chuckling. Now, we here at The Frisky are all for self-deprecating humor, however, it begs the question: Was this Jen Aniston laughing at herself or is she the joke? [People] Keep reading »

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