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Jennifer Aniston Reveals How Justin Theroux Surprised Her on Thanksgiving When She Thought They’d Be Apart

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Jennifer Aniston‘s Thanksgiving could have been straight out of the script of one of her signature holiday rom-coms.

The 47-year-old actress thought she’d be spending the holiday without Justin Theroux, who was working in Germany. However, her husband completely surprised her by making an appearance just in time for the feast.

She explains on the Ellen DeGeneres Show Wednesday that every year she and Theroux host a Friendsgiving for fellow “orphans,” but Theroux told her he wouldn’t be able to make the trip home due to his busy schedule.

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“Everyone came to the house and no one really understood that Justin was not going to be there. You just saw everyone’s face start to fall,” Aniston told Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show. “The whole room was depressed. I was like, ‘Guys, I’m here!’ ”

The actress said guests continued to be bummed out as she gave an “unimpressive” toast and the crew began to chow down.

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“Then salads came out and everyone was just very somber and next thing you know, turkey walks in and there was another turkey holding that turkey,” she shared. “That was my hubby. He came in with the turkey.”

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DeGeneres also put a twist on one of her favorite games, Heads Up, by dressing up in inflatable sumo wrestler costumes in honor of a scene in Aniston’s new movie Office Christmas Party.

“I think the pregnancy rumors are going to start again,” the host joked to Aniston when they came out in their suits.

Unsurprisingly, both women struggled to accurately portray charades clues such as “hula dancing” and “shimmy” while wearing the hilarious outfits.