Jennifer Aniston pays homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand–and proves that everyone loves a funny girl, in the September issue of Harper’s Bazaar, on newsstands August 17. In the editorial, Jennifer strikes classic Streisand poses, illustrating iconic scenes from Funny Girl, What’s Up, Doc?, and more. In the interview, she opens up about being in the spotlight, finding humor in anything, and her career plans. Jennifer stars in the upcoming comedy The Switch, with Jason Bateman, Horrible Bosses, featuring Colin Farrell, and Just Go with It with Adam Sandler and Nicole Kidman.
Jennifer with short hair, wow! She looks amazing… “People laugh at me,” Jennifer tells Harper’s. “Sometimes I know why, and sometimes I don’t. But I can pretty much find humor in anything. That is a necessary part of life. I don’t want to say laughter is healing, because it sounds corny, but it’s a release.”
On what she’s learned from Barbra Streisand, Jennifer says, “You don’t have to stop at one thing. You can do it all if you want to. “Barbra inspires me because there isn’t anything she hasn’t done that she wanted to do,” Jennifer says, “especially as a female in the time when her generation was prime. She’s a true renaissance woman. . . I had a long conversation with Barbra about directing because I directed a short a couple years ago, and if I don’t do it again soon, I’m going to burst out of my skin. And we also love interior design.”
Photo credit: Mark Seliger for Harper’s Bazaar.