Humbled and “very, very flattered,” the honour isn’t a first for the 47-year-old actress – she nabbed the title back in 2004, but that doesn’t mean she was any less excited when she got the call.
“I thought, ‘Oh my God,'” she shares with the mag, “there was this sort of very excited, teeange-y kind of moment.”
First motivated to change her lifestyle after being told she was “too chubby,” Aniston is now well-known for her healthy lifestyle, something she says has helped her embrace her appearance over the years.
“It’s funny, it’s a really quick transition from not a care and now all of a sudden, we’ve got to really be mindful of what we put inside our bodies,” she adds. “And how we sleep and take care of ourselves. You can get away with a lot in your 20s.”
Working out six days a week for an hour and watching her diet keeps Aniston feeling her best, but that doesn’t mean the actress doesn’t indulge from time to time.
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A lover of chips and guacamole and husband Justin Theroux’s pasta carbonara, Aniston indulges, in moderation.
“I’m not as strict as I was,” Aniston shares. “It was always sort of a monitored watch. Then I thought just give yourself moderation.
For more of Aniston’s revealing interview, including beauty tips and secrets she’s learned over the years, pick up this week’s issue of People on newsstands Friday.