After four years of fighting words, near encounters and private pain, <a href="http://okmagazine.com/search/aniston" target="_blank"><strong>Jennifer Aniston</strong></a> and <a href="http://okmagazine.com/search/jolie" target="_blank"><strong>Angelina Jolie</strong></a> will finally see each other at the Feb. 21 Night Before the Oscars party in Beverly Hills.
Ever since <a href="http://okmagazine.com/search/pitt" target="_blank"><strong>Brad Pitt</strong></a> split from Jen in Jan. 2005 and hooked up with Angie, the world has waited for this Hollywood showdown — and no one is more anxious about this emotional encounter than Jen.
"She has always known that this moment would happen and she’s never been more ready to see her nemesis, Angie, in the flesh," a source tells OK! of the 40-year-old He’s Just Not That Into You star. "She’s no longer alone — she has a hot man in her life — <a href="http://okmagazine.com/search/mayer" target="_blank"><strong>John Mayer</strong></a> — and she plans to bring him as her date to the party."
The insider adds that Jen has felt very confident ever since reuniting with John, 31, last year after their brief breakup. "It’s taken time, but she’s getting past her insecurities about Brad and Angie and their huge happy family. Though the meeting is sure to be difficult, Jen knows it has to happen and now couldn’t be better timing."
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So how do Brad, 45, and Angie, 33, feel about the upcoming showdown? Both nominated for Oscars for their respective films, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Changeling, the super couple has been enjoying a whirlwind of PR.
"They’ve shown up for every major awards show and have every intention of enjoying themselves at the party," an insider tells OK!. "They don’t consider it Jen’s turf."
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For the entire scoop on Jen and Angie’s upcoming showdown, pick up the new OK! — on newsstands everywhere Thursday!