‘I got an autographed 8-by-10 that is proudly hung on my wall,’ ‘Switch’ star says of meeting foulmouthed primate.
Jennifer Aniston is one of those super-famous A-listers whose image as a celebrity who’s as nice offscreen as she is onscreen seems to be well-earned. No rumors of nasty, on-set meltdowns or diva fits ever follow her. So when MTV News caught up with the former “Friend” as she promoted her upcoming movie “The Switch,” we were a bit taken aback when she began to gush — unprompted — about a certain furry, foulmouthed MTV star.
“Can I tell you how much I love Warren the Ape? Is that crazy?” asked Aniston, who co-stars in the August 20 flick with Jason Bateman. “I have a headshot on my wall in my kitchen,” she admitted proudly. “I’m such a fan, I went to the premiere of the show — mind you, my friend is a producer of it — but I had no idea I would become that obsessed with ‘Warren the Ape.’ ”
Aniston went on to say that she also appreciates addiction specialist Dr. Drew Pinsky’s presence in the comedy. “[He] is, of course, quite helpful in that,” she added. “I actually got to meet Warren and then I got an autographed 8-by-10 that is proudly hung on my wall in my kitchen.”
We suggested that Aniston should consider doing a guest spot on the show. “Trust me, I’ve already written ideas out in my mind,” she said. “I’m not kidding.”
Soon after hearing Aniston confess her admiration for Warren, MTV News tracked down the primate to find out what he had to say about his famous fan.
“I admire Jen as a woman of taste and distinction and I’ve always appreciated her political support of Fabricated Americans like myself,” Warren the Ape told us. “She also knows how to rock a bikini.”