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Brad Pitt Plays Defense

After years of Team Aniston versus Team Jolie, Brad Pitt is seeking a public truce. "Jen is a sweetheart," the actor told W magazine. "I think she got dragged into that one, and then there's a second round to all that Angie versus Jen. It's so created." Pitt denied rumors he cheated on Aniston with Jolie, saying he's "proud" they were "respectful" while they filmed Mr. and Mrs. Smith. The actor also claims to be in touch with his ex-wife: "She was a big part of my life, and me hers.” At the box office, the public has sided with Aniston. Marley & Me has topped Pitt's Benjamin Button for two weeks in a row, raking in over $100 million (versus $79 million for Button—but will Bride Wars take the reins this weekend?