The O.C. actor revealed that he openly encouraged Pitt and Jolie's romance while working with them on Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
"In terms of [Brad and Angelina], I hooked them up," Brody told The Huffington Post.
"I was like, 'Brad, you don't want to do this, man. This Jen thing, I don't see it'. And he heeded my advice, and I'm happy for him."
Pitt and Aniston did in fact separate months after the filming of Mr. & Mrs. Smith, with the actress formally filing for divorce months later.
Jolie and Pitt soon went public with their romance and have remained together for the last seven years. The couple are parents to six children.
Aniston recently admitted her discomfort with the media's fascination with her divorce, stressing that the "constant" questions about Pitt are very tiresome.
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