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Jennifer Aniston teams up with Benito Skinner to surprise two fans with haircuts

Emmy winner Jennifer Aniston teamed up with comedian Benito Skinner to surprise two fans with new haircuts at her longtime hairstylist Chris McMillan’s salon in Beverly Hills last Sunday.

The eight-minute prank video was broken up into two segments, which were broadcast Thursday during Derek Blasberg’s global beauty summit BeautyFest.

In it, the Idaho-born 28-year-old got in drag as his gum-smacking character Jenni the Hairdresser, and blindfolded the two ladies only identified as a Cancer and a Taurus as they sat in shower chairs.

Prankster pair: Emmy winner Jennifer Aniston teamed up with comedian Benito Skinner to surprise two fans with new haircuts at her longtime hairstylist Chris McMillan’s salon in Beverly Hills last Sunday

Host: The eight-minute prank video was broken up into two segments, which were broadcast Thursday during Derek Blasberg's (pictured) global beauty summit BeautyFest

Host: The eight-minute prank video was broken up into two segments, which were broadcast Thursday during Derek Blasberg’s (pictured) global beauty summit BeautyFest

Jenni offered to perform her Jennifer Aniston impression for the ladies and once they realized they were staring at the real 53-year-old actress, both of them immediately started crying.

‘No, no, no! This is exciting I really do hair well. I do hair well,’ Jennifer reassured her sobbing fans.

‘Did you expect to have this happening on a Sunday?’

And it didn’t take long for Aniston to start ‘shamelessly plugging’ her LolaVie haircare products – the detangler, leave-in, and oil for ‘shine and pizazz!’

Set-up: In it, the Idaho-born 28-year-old got in drag as his gum-smacking character Jenni the Hairdresser, and blindfolded the two ladies only identified as a Cancer and a Taurus as they sat in shower chairs

Set-up: In it, the Idaho-born 28-year-old got in drag as his gum-smacking character Jenni the Hairdresser, and blindfolded the two ladies only identified as a Cancer and a Taurus as they sat in shower chairs

'No! This is exciting I really do hair well!' Jenni offered to perform her Jennifer Aniston impression for the ladies and once they realized they were staring at the real 53-year-old actress, both of them immediately started crying

‘No! This is exciting I really do hair well!’ Jenni offered to perform her Jennifer Aniston impression for the ladies and once they realized they were staring at the real 53-year-old actress, both of them immediately started crying

'I'm sorry!' And it didn't take long for Aniston to start 'shamelessly plugging' her LolaVie haircare products - the detangler, leave-in, and oil for 'shine and pizazz!'

‘I’m sorry!’ And it didn’t take long for Aniston to start ‘shamelessly plugging’ her LolaVie haircare products – the detangler, leave-in, and oil for ‘shine and pizazz!’

‘This is the detangler, first thing we created, spent the most time [developing] this one,’ the Valley-born, Manhattan-raised actress beamed.

‘Depending on how thick your hair is, see I would just do [two sprays]. See how easily this combs through?’

It didn’t take much effort for Jennifer to persuade ‘the Taurus’ to transform her mane with ‘long, curtain bangs’ while ‘the Cancer’ reluctantly agreed to have her bleached long locks chopped into an asymmetric bob.

‘I blacked out. I don’t think I’ve ever been so starstruck,’ the Taurus told the camera.

The Valley-born, Manhattan-raised actress beamed: 'This is the detangler, first thing we created, spent the most time [developing] this one. Depending on how thick your hair is, see I would just do [two sprays]. See how easily this combs through?'

The Valley-born, Manhattan-raised actress beamed: ‘This is the detangler, first thing we created, spent the most time [developing] this one. Depending on how thick your hair is, see I would just do [two sprays]. See how easily this combs through?’

It didn't take much effort for Jennifer to persuade 'the Taurus' (L) to transform her mane with 'long, curtain bangs' while 'the Cancer' (R) reluctantly agreed to have her bleached long locks chopped into an asymmetric bob

It didn’t take much effort for Jennifer to persuade ‘the Taurus’ (L) to transform her mane with ‘long, curtain bangs’ while ‘the Cancer’ (R) reluctantly agreed to have her bleached long locks chopped into an asymmetric bob

The Taurus (L) told the camera: 'I blacked out. I don't think I've ever been so starstruck. It was the best day of our lives and I can't wait to tell all my friends about it!'

The Taurus (L) told the camera: ‘I blacked out. I don’t think I’ve ever been so starstruck. It was the best day of our lives and I can’t wait to tell all my friends about it!’

‘It was the best day of our lives and I can’t wait to tell all my friends about it!’

During the makeover session, Aniston physically cringed when Jenni asked her to ‘tell the story of the Rachel’ hairstyle from 1994 named after her Friends character Rachel Green.

‘You mean the nightmare Rachel?’ the former telemarketer sneered.

‘Chris came in. I was 20 minutes old [technically 25 years old] and I walked in and he was basically like, “Ugh sit in the chair.” So I sat in the chair and he went, “This is a disaster.” And then he just chopped it all off. And that’s how it happened and I had no say in it.’

During the makeover session, Aniston physically cringed when Jenni asked her to 'tell the story of the Rachel' hairstyle from 1994 named after her Friends character Rachel Green

During the makeover session, Aniston physically cringed when Jenni asked her to ‘tell the story of the Rachel’ hairstyle from 1994 named after her Friends character Rachel Green

The former telemarketer sneered: 'Chris came in. I was 20 minutes old [technically 25 years old] and I walked in and he was basically like, "Ugh sit in the chair"'

The former telemarketer sneered: ‘Chris came in. I was 20 minutes old [technically 25 years old] and I walked in and he was basically like, “Ugh sit in the chair”‘

Jennifer continued: 'So I sat in the chair and Chris (R) went, "This is a disaster." And then he just chopped it all off. And that's how it happened and I had no say in it'

Jennifer continued: ‘So I sat in the chair and Chris (R) went, “This is a disaster.” And then he just chopped it all off. And that’s how it happened and I had no say in it’

Jennifer – who boasts 57.6M Instagram/Facebook followers – later shared behind-the-scenes snaps with Benito aka Benny Drama captioned: ‘FANGIRLS! True story – we cried when we met. Jen + Jenny = heart!’

Skinner replied in the comments: ‘My sexy mama forever!’

The Georgetown University grad regularly manufactures memes about the Kardashian-Jenner clan or Gossip Girl, but he did post one meme inserting himself into the Friends cast back in 2020.

Aniston was also doing damage control after blasting ‘people becoming famous for basically doing nothing’ during Variety’s 30-minute Actors on Actors episode from June 9 with Sebastian Stan.

Jennifer - who boasts 57.6M Instagram/Facebook followers - later shared behind-the-scenes snaps with Benito aka Benny Drama captioned: 'FANGIRLS! True story - we cried when we met. Jen + Jenny = heart!'

Jennifer – who boasts 57.6M Instagram/Facebook followers – later shared behind-the-scenes snaps with Benito aka Benny Drama captioned: ‘FANGIRLS! True story – we cried when we met. Jen + Jenny = heart!’

Skinner replied in the comments: 'My sexy mama forever!'

Skinner replied in the comments: ‘My sexy mama forever!’

'The one with the gay friend!' The Georgetown University grad regularly manufactures memes about the Kardashian-Jenner clan or Gossip Girl, but he did post one meme inserting himself into the Friends cast back in 2020

‘The one with the gay friend!’ The Georgetown University grad regularly manufactures memes about the Kardashian-Jenner clan or Gossip Girl, but he did post one meme inserting himself into the Friends cast back in 2020

‘I always say I feel lucky that we got a little taste of the industry before it became what it is today, which is just different – more streaming services, more people,’ the daughter of two actors scoffed.

‘You’re famous from TikTok. You’re famous from YouTube. You’re famous from Instagram. It’s sort of almost like it’s diluting our actor’s job.’

Luckily, Benito is also an actor having had a recurring role as self-aggrandizing influencer Jack Cole Jordan in Peacock’s new critically-acclaimed eight-episode reimagining of Queer as Folk.

'Like Paris Hilton and Monica Lewinsky': Aniston was also doing damage control after blasting 'people becoming famous for basically doing nothing' during Variety's 30-minute Actors on Actors episode from June 9 with Sebastian Stan (L)

‘Like Paris Hilton and Monica Lewinsky’: Aniston was also doing damage control after blasting ‘people becoming famous for basically doing nothing’ during Variety’s 30-minute Actors on Actors episode from June 9 with Sebastian Stan (L) 

The daughter of two actors scoffed: 'You're famous from TikTok. You're famous from YouTube. You're famous from Instagram. It's sort of almost like it's diluting our actor's job'

The daughter of two actors scoffed: ‘You’re famous from TikTok. You’re famous from YouTube. You’re famous from Instagram. It’s sort of almost like it’s diluting our actor’s job’ 

Skinner also has a mystery role in Nicholas Stoller’s gay rom-com Bros starring Billy Eichner, which hits US theaters September 30 and UK theaters October 28.

Meanwhile, Jennifer will next executive produce and reprise her role as UBA co-host Alex Levy in the second season of The Morning Show, which was renewed by Apple TV+ on January 11.

The series – based on Brian Stelter’s 2013 book Top of the Morning – also stars Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Billy Crudup, Julianna Margulies, Mark Duplass, and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.

Dropped on June 9! Luckily, Benito is also an actor having had a recurring role as self-aggrandizing influencer Jack Cole Jordan in Peacock's critically-acclaimed eight-episode reimagining of Queer as Folk

Dropped on June 9! Luckily, Benito is also an actor having had a recurring role as self-aggrandizing influencer Jack Cole Jordan in Peacock’s critically-acclaimed eight-episode reimagining of Queer as Folk

'I think it's time to see Alex find some love': Meanwhile, Jennifer will next executive produce and reprise her role as UBA co-host Alex Levy in the second season of The Morning Show, which was renewed by Apple TV+ on January 11

‘I think it’s time to see Alex find some love’: Meanwhile, Jennifer will next executive produce and reprise her role as UBA co-host Alex Levy in the second season of The Morning Show, which was renewed by Apple TV+ on January 11



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