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Jennifer Aniston thanks fans after reaching 20 million Instagram followers

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Jennifer Aniston has thanked fans after reaching 20 million Instagram followers – just over a month since she joined the social media platform.

The actress, 50, enjoyed a record-breaking start to life on Instagram when her account became the fastest to reach one million followers.

Aniston managed the feat in just five hours and 16 minutes after posting a selfie of her and her Friends co-stars back in October.

The Morning Show star is now celebrating another milestone, having reached 20 million followers.

Alongside a video of herself wiping tears from her eyes, she wrote: “20 million followers?! That’s a lot of thank you notes! THANK YOU, GUYS.”

Last month, she explained why she finally decided to join social media.

Speaking on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Aniston said: “It was just one of those things. Eventually – it’s not going anywhere, right? So why not join the party?

“And it’s not that scary. [You can] share information, connect with your fans, right wrongs that are said about you, have fun, make fun of yourself, make fun of people. Help animals get rescued.”

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