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Jennifer Aniston tears up while talking engagement on "Chelsea Lately"

CULVER CITY, CA - JUNE 07: Actress Jennifer Aniston attends the 40th AFI Life Achievement Award honoring Shirley MacLaine held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 7, 2012 in Culver City, California. The AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to Shirley MacLaine will premiere on TV Land on Saturday, June 24 at 9PM ET/PST. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for AFI)
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Jennifer Aniston got emotional during an appearance on "Chelsea Lately" while talking about her recent engagement to Justin Theroux.

"I just got verklempt," the actress said, wiping away tears after host Chelsea Handler brought up the topic.

Handler also shared some kind words for her friend.

"He's the greatest guy ever," she told Aniston. "You guys make the greatest couple ever. And I'm so happy for you too."

Aniston, 42, and Theroux, 41, an actor-screenwriter, got engaged in August after dating for more than a year.

Watch part of the "Chelsea Lately" interview below: