Jennifer Aniston is an icon!
The beloved actress, 50, received the People’s Icon Award on Sunday at the 2019 People’s Choice Awards on Sunday from her close friend and Murder Mystery costar Adam Sandler, who introduced her as “an incredible, caring role model with the biggest heart, ” adding, “She’s precisely the route you think she is, everybody.”
“Thank you for this incredible honor. This town hurls out a lot of bestows, but the People’s Choice, this has always been special to me. As actors, we don’t do this for commentators or for one another, or to make out families proud, you are aware? We do this for the money, ” Aniston joked, pull heartens from the audience. “No, I’m just kidding, we do it for you guys, we really do, ” she said. “None of us could do what we do if it was not for all of you, and you all have been so good to me.”
The star added, “If I have any claim to this word ‘icon, ’ it’s only because I was able to be on an iconic display, with an iconic cast, and an iconic haircut. Friends was truly — it was the gift of a lifetime, and I would not be standing up here without that amazing show, without those astonishing five other actors, and with an audience who fasten with us … You believes in us, “youve been” did, and you believed in those extremely impossibly huge apartments.”
To conclude her lecture, Aniston thanked her fans and advocates. “You paved the lane for everything that I’ve had a chance to do since and it feels so good, likewise, that I get to be back on television, where it all started, ” she said. “Thank you for being on this journey with me, and merely, I love you guys.”
Aniston and Sandler also won comedy movie of 2019 for Murder Mystery.
The bestows come as the actress is enjoying a celebrated return to TV with The Morning Show, likewise starring Reese Witherspoon. The longtime chums, who previously played sisters on Aniston’s hit show Friends, play news anchors at a morning TV depict still reeling from the firing of its superstar( played by Steve Carell) after allegations of sex misconduct.
Aniston recently proved her icon status when she sent followers into a tizzy by joining Instagram. The actress broke the site — which had a brief moment in time when devotees couldn’t follow or understand her page — before becoming the fastest person to reach 1 million followers in just over five hours.
The E! 2019 People’s Choice Awards aired from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, and were broadcast live on E!
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