Jennifer Aniston Posts Birthday Tribute to Sandra Bullock on IG (& Reveals Her Quirky Nickname)

It looks like Courteney Cox isn't the only star who got a playful nickname from Jennifer Aniston.

On Wednesday, the Murder Mystery 2 actress, 54, honored her longtime pal, Sandra Bullock, 59, with a special birthday tribute on her Instagram Story and revealed her nickname for the Oscar winner. In a never-before-seen pic of Bullock, where she sips from a mug with caricatures from The Morning Show, Aniston wrote, “Happy Birthday Sand-a-La!!” Sand-a-La? Definitely creative.

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The following pic shows Aniston posing alongside Bullock and their friends, including Cox, with the words “WE LOVE YOU!!!” written on top, plus three heart emojis underneath.

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Aniston added a third photo of Bullock posing with a friend and finished her sentiment, adding, "So much!"

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The Friends alum also treated her followers to a glimpse of Bullock testing her culinary skills in the kitchen. In a short video, Bullock and Sean Hayes team up to make brownies while Aniston offers some commentary from behind the camera.

When she asks, "What step are we at now, missy?" Bullock, who's laser-focused on her mixture, explains that she's "folding it in." 

In response, Aniston quietly jokes, "That's what he said."

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Aniston isn't the only one who celebrated Bullock's special day. Ryan Reynolds, who worked with the actress on The Proposal, also marked the occasion with a rather spicy throwback clip of their nude scene from the rom-com.

He wrote, "Happy Birthday to the inimitable and stunning Sandra Bullock! For your birthday this year, I got us both intimacy coordinators. And an HR department. And clothing?" (If you recall the famous scene, Bullock's Margaret falls right into Reynolds's Andrew when he strips down after going on a run.)

Octavia Spencer also shared a heartfelt post that read, “There are some people you meet whose impact goes far beyond their work: their aura, their kindness, their joy. Sandra Bullock is one of those people.”

Wishing Bullock, aka Sand-a-La, the happiest birthday!

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