Ever since they met on the set of Friends, Jen and Court have been pals. So strong is their twenty year relationship, that when the tabloids dragged Aniston’s name into
Pitt’s divorce from Angelina Jolie, Court spoke on her behalf. “It’s not about Jennifer” Cox told reporters, telling them to stop bringing her friends into a "horrible" situation. Jennifer also helped organise Johnny McDaid’s proposal to her friend Court, that happened at Jen's house.
Michelle Williams is one of our all-time favourite actresses. From her Dawson’s Creek days to her starring role in Manchester by the Sea, this is one ‘90s star who’s come a hell of a long way. When she met Busy, they were both young actresses on the Dawson’s set, but after almost two decades of friendship, they’ve experienced love, babies, and loss by each other’s side.
Love her or hate her, Lena Dunham has got a lot of love for the ladies. When she was creating hit TV series Girls, her friend Jemima was the inspiration for character Jessa: a global citizen of British origin, who is noted as being bohemian and unpredictable. The pair have been friends since childhood, when they both attended Saint Ann’s School in New York. She previously called Jemima one of her “forever girls.”
Amy and Tina met on the comedy circuit back in the early ‘90s, and were instantly in awe of each other’s comedic prowess. As they came up together, the pair started starring in more and more of the same shows, and a friendship developed. Over twenty years on, and the pair still often present awards shows and star in movies together.
Salma Hayek and Penelope Cruz have a friendship that spans decades. After meeting on the Hollywood circuit in the ‘90s, the latino actresses remained close, with Cruz revealing some insights into their friendship to Allure magazine in 2014.
Oprah Winfrey once told Barbara Walters: “Gayle is the mother I never had. She is the sister everybody would want. She is the friend that everybody deserves. I don't know a better person."
Cameron Diaz is no fair weather friend. After meeting Drew Barrymore on the LA scene as youngsters, the pair cemented a firm friendship after starring in Charlie’s Angels together in 2000. Almost 20 years on, and the pair are still going strong, with Cameron rushing to Drew’s side during the actresses’ recent split from husband Will Kopelman.
This Aussie pairing have been close since they attended the same high school in Sydney, even though they’ve only worked on one film together. Of her close friendship with Naomi, Nicole has said that it’s “really rare, particularly for actresses, and I take a lot of pride in that.” The duo apparently share a wicked sense of humour and love to sit and chat for hours, just like ordinary besties.
Vampire Diaries star Nina and her dancer BFF Julianne might only be in their twenties, but they already have an enduring friendship that looks set to go the distance. The star duo met through their hairdresser, and since have been “joined at the hip” according to Dobrev. Of her friend, Julianne said: “[She has] the rare ability to instantly make people feel welcome and a part of the nina friendship train! (And boy do we all know how fun that train is😜)"
Kate Hudson and Liv Tyler ran in the same circles thanks to their famous parents, Goldie Hawn and Steven Tyler. They even attended the same star studded school – Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences. Years on, the pair are still besties, and frequently post loved up selfies together at their catch ups.