BAD APPLE: Meet Jeniffer Aniston’s Crusty Brother

Published on September 18, 2013

With his black mohawk hairstyle and tattoo-daubed body, this young punk appears to be the polar-opposite of clean-cut Hollywood beauty Jennifer Aniston.

But MailOnline can reveal this in fact the actress’s cool ‘crust punk’ half-brother –  Alex John Aniston.

Pictured here for the first time in nine years, the 24-year-old is seen in his full punk regalia complete with patchwork shorts, heavy-duty boots and distinctive tattoos including the phrase ‘Live Free’ across his stomach.

Another inking, just above his groin, reads ‘Down to Cuddle’.

The son of Jennifer’s soap star father John Aniston and his second wife Sherry Rooney, Alex – or AJ as he is known to his friends – hasn’t been photographed in public since he appeared with his parents at the Hollywood premiere of Along Came Polly back in 2004, when he was a clean-cut 14-year-old.

Since then, he has undergone a dramatic transformation into a nomadic punk who enjoys a surprisingly different life to his pampered mega-star sibling.

In fact it appears the Friends actress has gone to great lengths to keep AJ out of the spotlight – never mentioning him in interviews or being seen with him in public.

However last year, it was revealed AJ enjoyed a wild punk lifestyle and often slept on a mattress in the back of his black van as he travelled by road between Los Angeles and Alaska.

Last week, AJ was attending the infamously anarchic Burning Man festival in the Nevada Desert where MailOnline finally tracked him down.

AJ declined be drawn on Jennifer when approached for an interview. Appearing frustrated about the subject, he replied: ‘It’s been happening since middle school (people asking about Jennifer). It’s been a pain in my ass for years. No comment.’

Asked if he would ever talk about his famous sister, AJ, who described himself as a travelling artist, replied: ‘Never’.

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