You'll Never Guess Where Courteney Cox Got Engaged


It's a pretty exciting time to be Courteney Cox! Not only is the Cougar Town actress engaged to her boyfriend, Snow Patrol rocker Johnny McDaid, but she's also celebrating the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Friends!

Cox appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, where she dished on her role as Monica Geller in the iconic TV series and her engagement.

"Johnny first asked [my daughter] Coco," she revealed. "He said, 'I'd like to marry your mom,' and gave her a little diamond ring. She said, 'Great, I'm going to camp tomorrow. Let's do it right now.' So, they decided they wanted to do it that night because we were leaving for Turks and Caicos and she was going to camp," Cox continued.

"We went to Jen [Aniston]'s house for dinner because it was Coco's birthday and she was godmom. They made a plan to count down from three and when they got to one, he was gonna get down on his knee and say, 'Will you marry me?' and she was gonna say, 'Will you marry him?' They planned it out. They found the perfect tree that branches that led to one trunk. It was just beautiful."

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A swoon-worthy outdoor proposal at Jennifer Aniston's house? Yeah, we'd say beautiful is an understatement!

Not only did she share these endearing details, she also opened up about the romantic trip to Turks and Caicos they went on right after he popped the question.

When Kimmel asked if she's ever approached by fans, she admitted that it doesn't happen as often as she'd expect. In fact, her realization of that coincided with her big, post-engagement vacation. "I was just thinking about this the other day. I went to Turks and Caicos — just a beautiful island," she said. "I went there after I had gotten engaged [to Johnny McDaid] and it was for my birthday — that big birthday — and it was such a beautiful place. Johnny and I were there and we were having the best time, except after four days, you're like, 'It's kind of really quiet here.' There's no wind chimes. There's no music. I mean, it is quiet. No crickets. Nothing! You look at each other and it's just gorgeous, but then after like four days, you're like, 'OK, maybe I should make some friends.'"

Hilariously, she then tried — and failed — to make a pal. "No one wanted to talk to me so it was really bad. I was like, 'Gosh! Monica! Friends!' Nothing!" Finally, on the last day, she said, "Someone swam up to me and said, 'I just want to say I'm a big fan of Friends. Can I get a picture?' I'm like, 'Are you kidding? A picture! We're eating lunch together!'"

That is one lucky fan!

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