Jennifer Aniston Turned Down Saturday Night Live’s Full-Time Job Offer


If Lorne Michaels had gotten his way, Jennifer Aniston would have spent the nineties on a very different long-running NBC comedy. Aniston and her Just Go With It co-star Adam Sandler appeared on Oprah yesterday, and Sandler revealed that he had pushed a pre-fame Aniston to join the cast of Saturday Night Live, and even got her a meeting with Michaels. "I had this show Friends coming up," Aniston said, explaining her decision to reject the SNL offer. "They thought I was making a huge mistake." Hopefully Michaels didn't hold a grudge, though Aniston was the fifth Friends cast member eventually asked to host the show. (Yup, they even went to David Schwimmer first.) [E!]