After a whirlwind 15-month reign as the most unhateably ecstatic couple, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux have announced their engagement today! The two Wanderlust costars have been on a romantic wanderlust of their own since May of last year, and in the process have given us some truly adorable photo ops. It’s incredible, we never thought we’d be happy to see her with anyone other than Ross Geller! So as our way of saying congrats, we’ve assembled a timeline of their relationship, as well as our picks for their 12 cutest photos of all time. Enjoy!
2007: The pair met while Jennifer was visiting the set of Tropic Thunder. The film was co-written by Justin Theroux with Jen’s good friend Ben Stiller.
Summer 2010: Met again on the set of Wanderlust. Jennifer was actually in this one, as was Justin. She claims to have not recognized him at first because of his long hair and beard he had for the film.
May 2011: First seen out having dinner together at Sunset Towers in Hollywood. Their reps plays the “just friends” card, but Jen soon throws a “meet my boyfriend” party.
June 2011: The pair show their growing closeness by attending the MTV Movie Awards after party together. This is their first “official appearance” as a couple.
July 2011: Justin sat next to Jennifer Aniston’s dad at her Grauman’s Chinese Theater hand-print ceremony. Justin tagged along on Jen’s international promotional tour for Horrible Bosses, and by the end of the month it was confirmed that they were living together.
August 2011: The two attend Ben Stiller’s wife Christine Taylor’s 40th birthday bash in Hawaii.
October 2011: Jennifer issues Wedding Denial Number 1.
November 2011: They celebrate the Thanksgiving holidays together at Chelsea Handler’s house.
February 2012: Following her 43rd birthday, Jennifer makes Justin breakdance on the Ellen show. She pays him back by giving him a big kiss at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony at the end of the month.
April 2012: Wedding Denial Number 2.
June 2012: After picking up a MTV Movie Award for Best Dirtbag in Horrible Bosses, Jennifer and Justin go off on a romantic holiday in Paris.
August 2012: Justin visits Jennifer in Wilmington North Carolina on the set of We’re The Millers. He proposed on August 10th, his 41st birthday.
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