Vince Vaughn is on the cover of the upcoming issue of Parade, part of which is now online. He opens up about his films. He's next up Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights--Hollywood to the Heartland. It chronicles Vaughn's tour of the U.S. with four stand-up comedians--6,000 miles of traveling in a cramped bus to perform 30 comedy variety shows in 30 nights, from coast to coast.
On his relationship with ex-girlfriend Jennifer Aniston:
"I have such a great friendship with Jennifer. I still talk to her constantly. I have a real, genuine connection with Jen... People date, and sometimes it works out, and sometimes it doesn't."
Since you're an actor and not a comedian, did you have any doubts about putting yourself in to the show?
"When we first started I was a little desperate to add something because the stand-up comics each had their own act. I suddenly decided to do karaoke. So they got me a karaoke machine and I did a pretty good Yul Brynner. I'm not a great singer, but it was fun doing it with an audience because I'd get everybody singing."
Now you're doing a film with Reese Witherspoon, and there's been a lot of tabloid gossip that you guys have been mad at each other.
"I think there were stories that we were clashing on the set. That couldn't be further from the truth. I adore her. She's not only a great actress, she's very funny. We've been having a really good time. You predicted that the press would say that we were dating, but they went the other way and said we're fighting. The two of us get along great."
There was an avalanche of stories about the tough time that Owen Wilson went through recently. What's your take on what happened?
"Owen Wilson is still a very close friend. Honestly, he's the nicest, smartest, greatest guy in the world. I don't really know what happened to him, truthfully, and I don't really care. I don't think anyone knows. Everyone has stuff to go through. We all do in life."