Jennifer Aniston presents Adam Sandler with People’s Choice Icon Award

Jennifer Aniston proudly hyped up her longtime friend and colleague Adam Sandler at the People’s Choice Awards on Sunday night while

presenting the actor with the People’s Icon Award.

After Aniston hailed Sandler as her “brother from another mother” in her heartfelt remarks, he took the stage and joked that he thought he was receiving People magazine’s “Sexiest Man Alive” title.

“It’s about freakin’ time … because [I have] been waiting patiently on the sexy bench with [my] legs wide open,” Sandler said to a room of laughs.