Jennifer Aniston overcome with emotion as she gushes over Justin Theroux on Chelsea Lately


'I just got verklempt!' Jennifer Aniston overcome with emotion as she gushes over Justin Theroux on Chelsea Lately

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07:57 GMT, 16 October 2012

Jennifer Aniston became emotional when talking about her fiance Justin Theroux.

The We’re the Millers actress gave her first post-engagement interview to close pal Chelsea Handler and couldn’t stop herself getting teary as Chelsea gushed about what a great couple they are.

The Chelsea Lately host said: “He's the greatest guy ever. You guys make the greatest couple ever.”

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Girl talk: Jennifer Aniston sat down with pal Chelsea Handler for the comedienne's Monday night show Chelsea Lately

Girl talk: Jennifer Aniston sat down with pal Chelsea Handler for the comedienne's Monday night show Chelsea Lately

Jennifer admitted she was overwhelmed, saying: “I just got verklempt [Yiddish for overcome with emotion].”

Justin asked Jennifer to marry him on a romantic dinner date to celebrate his birthday at a New York City restaurant in August.

Girl talk: The ladies shared a laugh while Jen opened up about her love life

Girl talk: The ladies shared a laugh while Jen opened up about her love life

Plenty to discuss: Chelsea encouraged Jennifer to dish

Plenty to discuss: Chelsea encouraged Jennifer to dish

The surprise proposal – which took place just over a year after they started dating – occurred when the couple were dining at Greenwich Village restaurant Blue Hill.

Announcing the happy event, Justin’s publicist said: “Justin Theroux had an amazing birthday on Friday, receiving an extraordinary gift when his girlfriend, Jennifer Aniston, accepted his proposal of marriage.”

After the proposal, an “overwhelmed” Jennifer – who was previously married to Brad Pitt – called her close friends and family to share the good news.

The happy couple: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux jet to Italy for a romantic getaway in June

The happy couple: Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux jet to Italy for a romantic getaway in June

A source said: “Just after Jen got engaged, she called all her friends and told them about it.

'She was so happy and said she loves the ring.

'I think she was overwhelmed and overjoyed by the size and beauty of it!”

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