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Anna Faris admits Chris Pratt was never her best friend

“It’s overhyped.”

By Kate Wagner

Anna Faris and Chris Pratt shocked the world over when they split a month ago and, while we may not be over it, snippets about their relationship are slowly leaking.

The 40-year-old actress is now releasing her memoir and has released excerpts which reflect on her relationship with Chris while opening up about the importance of female friendships.

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“I was once told that I didn’t need a tight group of girlfriends because Chris should be my best friend. But I never bought that. The idea of your mate being your best friend — it’s overhyped,” she writes.

“I really believe that your partner serves one purpose and each friend serves another. There’s the friend you confess things to and the friend with whom you do the listening. Or this is the person I talk to when I’m feeling lonely and sad, this is the person I talk to about work shit, and this is the friend I’m still in touch with because we grew up together.”

In Underqualified, Faris reveals she used to be a “guys’ girl” and it took her longer than it should have to realise how important friendships with women are.

She puts it down to bullying, including returning to her locker one day to find “F-k you bitch” scrawled across it, for her tendency to rely on male friendships.

“Back then, I thought that having the approval of my stoner guy friends was of greater value than having the approval of beautiful blonde sorority girls, so I touted my male friends as if my association with them spoke to how cool I really was.

“I was selling my own gender down the river, and I wasn’t even getting any fulfillment from the relationships with those dudes.

“The truth of why I didn’t have girlfriends probably had nothing to do with my being a guys’ girl and everything to do with the fact that I was angry and jealous and unduly proud of the guys I was hanging out with.”

The memoir will be released on October 24th and has a foreword from now ex-hubby, Pratt.