Jennifer Aniston wanted the show to stop playing so she could escape Rachel

People are still watching friends years after it ended. But before it made headlines for changing streaming services, Jennifer Aniston wanted the show to stop playing. Find out why she wanted to escape Rachel Green and more.

Jennifer Aniston almost got lost in ‘Friends’

Winona Ryder as Melissa Warburton, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green in 'Friends'
Winona Ryder as Melissa Warburton, Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Green on ‘Friends’ NBCU Photo Bank

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One of the biggest stars in friends it was Aniston. People started cutting their character’s hair just to look like her. However, the role that led to her becoming a household name was almost lost.

Aniston filmed a couple of episodes of a show called Muddling Through. Casting wanted Aniston to play Rachel, but it wouldn’t work with her schedule doing the other comedy.

The book, Friends of the generation NBC executives scheduled blockbuster TV movies at the same time as Muddling Through to deposit the ratings according to The Sun. It worked and Aniston was available for the role.

Aniston thought Rachel was ugly

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Aniston’s hair on the show was a phenomenon. But the actor is not a fan of the hairstyle, which was created by stylist Chris McMillan.

“I love Chris, and he is the ruin of my existence at the same time because it started with that damn Rachel, which was not my best look,” Aniston told Allure. “How do I say this? I think it was the ugliest haircut I’ve ever seen. “

She has admitted that it was very high maintenance and did not know how to handle it on her own. Aniston recently revealed that the haircut wasn’t the only thing she turned on when it came to the show.

She wanted the show to stop playing

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The show is still playing on television even though it ended in 2004. This was a problem for Aniston and he wanted it to stop.

“I couldn’t get Rachel Green off my back for my life. I couldn’t escape Rachel friends, only Rachel from friends, it’s on all the time and you think, ‘Stop playing this shitty show,’ ”he told The Hollywood Reporter. “I fought completely with myself and who I was in this industry with forever because it was just constantly trying to prove that I was more than that.”

Aniston said playing Justine Last in The good girl It was the first time he did anything different than Rachel. She admitted to panicking about it and doubting she could make it.

Aniston has done many more roles after friends since then. She also agreed to meet with the cast for an HBO Max special. The special will make the cast revisit different moments of the show and talk about filming together. Chances are Aniston is happy that the show is still so popular now.