Jennifer Aniston is NOT going to the Emmy Awards and admits to taking ‘baby steps’ out of quarantine

She’s remained a vocal supporter of vaccinations in efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. 

And Jennifer Aniston admitted she won’t be attending the Emmy Awards next week despite a nomination for Friends: The Reunion.

The 52-year-old actress told Jimmy Kimmel that she’s still taking ‘baby steps’ out of lockdown after following strict quarantine measures.

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Doing her best: Jennifer Aniston admitted she won’t be attending the Emmy Awards next week despite a nomination for Friends: The Reunion

While promoting the upcoming second season of The Morning Show, Kimmel congratulated Jen for her Emmy nod ahead of Sunday’s show.

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He asked Aniston if she would be in the crowd at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, which she responded with: ‘No, I will not be going.’

Jennifer said the reunion’s ‘incredible’ producer and director, Ben Winston, will be attending the show, which will be hosted by Cedric The Entertainer.

Whatever it takes: The 52-year-old actress told Jimmy Kimmel that she’s still taking ‘baby steps’ out of lockdown after following strict quarantine measures

Big decision: He asked Aniston if she would be in the crowd at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles, which she responded with: ‘No, I will not be going’

‘This is a big step for me to just be here. I’m just like baby steps,’ she admitted.

Last year’s show was held virtually and hosted by Jimmy at the Staples Center with no audience or in-person activities.

This year’s ceremony was originally scheduled indoors at the Microsoft Theatre, but recently moved to an outside deck overlooking the city.  

The reunion, which finally aired in May after COVID delays, earned a total of four nominations, including Outstanding Variety Special, Production Design, Lighting Design and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special.

‘This is a big step for me to just be here. I’m just like baby steps,’ she admitted

Friends forever: The reunion, which finally aired in May after COVID delays, earned a total of four nominations, including Outstanding Variety Special, Production Design, Lighting Design and Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special 

In May, Aniston boasted about being ‘fully vaccinated’ in a throwback photo from a Variety photo shoot from 2019 shared to Instagram.

She stood with her hands in the air while wearing a sleek black ensemble to mark the proud occasion as she joined the millions of people in the US protecting themselves from COVID-19 with a vaccine. 

‘Fully vaccinated and it feels soooo good,’ she captioned the shot using a musical note and flexed muscle. ‘We are extremely lucky and privileged to have access to Covid-19 vaccines in the U.S. right now.’

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Jennifer threw her head back and basked in the light in an image captured by famed photographer Peggy Sirota. 

‘Unfortunately, that’s not the case everywhere… and as we know, the health of one of us affects all of us,’ she added. 

‘Thinking about those who do not or will not have the opportunity to get vaccinated and hug their friends and family. See more in my bio for ways to help those who need it during this crisis.’