Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s wedding reception featured a ‘wall of caviar’

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Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston at the premiere of 'The Mexican' at the National Theater in Los Angeles, Ca. 2/23/01. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images).

One of the most talked about celebrity weddings was Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s 2000 wedding—if you had told anyone then that the golden couple would be divorced before the decade was over, very few would have believed you.

Michael Rapaport was a guest at the nuptials and opened up about the experience on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, revealing that the pair had a “wall of caviar” at the event.

“I was at Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s wedding,” the actor said. “They had a wall of caviar. I still have some saved over.” He also called the wedding “beautiful,” and said the caviar wall was “generous” of the couple to give to their guests, per Page Six.

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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt arrive at the 52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, 9/10/00.Photo: Kevin Winter/ImageDirect

“How have you been on the show 87 times, and I’ve never talked to you about Aniston and Pitt’s wedding?” a stunned Cohen replied. Rapaport joked that Pitt and Aniston have “dropped it now,” though he’s “still eating the caviar” from their big day. “I was shoving it down!” he said.

Adding more details about the $1 million wedding, Rapaport said, “Billy Preston performed—lot of bucks there,” before moving the conversation along.

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BEVERLY HILLS, UNITED STATES: US actor Brad Pitt (R) and his wife, actress Jennifer Aniston arrive at the 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, 20 January 2002. Aniston was nominated for Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Television Series, Mini Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. AFP PHOTO/Lucy Nicholson (Photo credit should read LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Rapaport and Pitt first worked together as actors in 1993’s True Romance. Rapaport also guest starred on Aniston’s beloved Friends for a few episodes back in 1999.

Of Pitt and Aniston’s wedding, in addition to an apparent wall of caviar, the couple married on July 29, 2000, in Malibu at a private estate filled with 50,000 roses, tulips, and other flowers in front of 200 guests, including Rapaport.

Other A-list attendees included Aniston’s Friends costars Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox (and her then-husband David Arquette), and Lisa Kudrow; Pitt’s Fight Club costar Edward Norton and his then-girlfriend Salma Hayek; David Spade; Dermot Mulroney; and Cameron Diaz.

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NEW YORK – MAY 10: (U.S. TABLOIDS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Actors Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston attend the premiere of “Troy” May 10, 2004 in New York City. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Several bands and choirs performed—and Melissa Etheridge sang “Whole Lotta Love”—and there was a fireworks display.

“Unfortunately, the marriage didn’t last as long as Rapaport’s caviar, as Aniston and Pitt broke up five years later,” Page Six reports. Pitt went on to marry Mr. and Mrs. Smith costar Angelina Jolie, and Aniston married actor Justin Theroux; both subsequent marriages also ended in divorce.

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