Jennifer Aniston: I was friends with Justin Theroux before ‘Wanderlust’

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The Juice
February 21, 2012
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Jennifer Aniston may have spent the past year getting hot and heavy with Justin Theroux, but the actress wants to clear up how she and her boyfriend got together.

The 43-year-old "Friends" star has denied reports that she started dating her actor-writer beau on the set of "Wanderlust" last year.

"It's the easy rumour," Aniston  said on "Good Morning America" today. "Nothing happened, we were just friends."

The actress revealed that she first met her beau in 2007 when Theroux was working on "Tropic Thunder," the blockbuster comedy he co-wrote with Ben Stiller and Etan Cohen.

"I remember thinking he was very dark," Aniston told PopSugar. "At first you think he could be like a serial killer, but he is actually the nicest person in the world."

She claimed she didn't recognize her "really cute" beau at the camera test for "Wanderlust" because Theroux was already sporting a full beard to portray hippie commune member Seth.

"There was no Justin," she said. "That's what's so amazing about him, he so disappears."

Aniston also joked to "GMA" that her new boyfriend was "the most-cold icy-fishy kind of a guy" and claimed that she was "trying to warm him up."

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Well, judging by several photos showing the couple together over the past 10 months (in New York, Hawaii, and L.A.), Aniston seems to be doing just fine. Not to mention Theroux's recent admission that he is "happy" with her.

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