Widow of Jen Aniston's 'First Love': You Weren't There for His Illness


The widow of the man Jennifer Aniston recently described as the first true love of her life slammed the actress for using her late husband as a publicity tool.

“He was my first love — five years we were together,” Aniston recently said of Daniel McDonald, who passed away from brain cancer in 2007. “He would have been the one! But I was 25, and I was stupid.” McDonald went on to marry actress and filmmaker Mujah Muraini-Melehi after his relationship with Aniston ended.

However, it seems McDonald’s widow isn’t happy with the fact that Aniston is throwing his name around in interviews. Muraini-Melehi posted about the recent flood of attention to her Facebook page. Redbook reports:

Mujah told Inside Edition, “Daniel and Jennifer had a relationship over 20 years ago, when they were both still very young. She made a life choice, but so did he. I am sorry that Jennifer did not realize the treasure that was Daniel when she had the chance, long before he and I met and long before he died. It pains me to read the headlines that allude to her losing him tragically when in fact she was not present during his long and difficult illness. Perhaps Daniel’s gift was to teach her how to love, and to appreciate what she has with Justin Theroux.”

“After Daniel died, I reached out to her to give her back all the photographs from the time they were together,” she wrote. I never got an answer back from her.”


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