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Vince Vaughn Opens Up About Dating Jennifer Aniston

02/12/2015 02:28 pm ET | Updated Feb 12, 2015
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Dating Jennifer Aniston was great, but the constant attention was not, according to Vince Vaughn.

“She’s great," Vaughn told Playboy for the magazine's March 2015 issue. "For me personally -- and I think most well-known actors who are together feel this way -- I never enjoyed the paparazzi side of it. You like someone and you’re spending time with them; that’s separate and that was all fine. But I really spent most of that time finding ways not to be drawn into the attention. I think laying low and not talking about it put me in a good position later, because I just wasn’t part of anything.”

Vaughn and Aniston began dating in 2005 while filming "The Break-Up," the same year she went through her very public breakup with ex-husband Brad Pitt. The two split after a little more than a year together, but Aniston spoke of how the actor helped her even after they had parted ways.

I call Vince my defibrillator,” she told Vogue in 2008. “He literally brought me back to life. My first gasp of air was a big laugh! It was great. I love him. He’s a bull in a china shop. He was lovely and fun and perfect for the time we had together. And I needed that. And it sort of ran its course.”

Vaughn married Kyla Weber in 2010. They have two children.

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