Written by Zoë Holloway, July 26, 2016

Jennifer Aniston attended the Giffoni Film Festival in Italy over the weekend, and while she was there she participated in what turned into a very candid Q&A with fans.

The 47-year-old actress got highly emotional and began to tear up when she was asked a surprisingly deep question from an audience member. When asked if she ever woke up in the morning and didn’t know who she was, she responded:

‘That moment has happened to me, like I can’t even, there’s not enough fingers and toes in this entire room to count how many times that has happened,’ said a visibly moved Jen.

‘I mean, my gosh, we’re all human beings at the end of the day, whether we’re a waitress or a baker or a student or whatever we are, at the end of the day you kind of hit walls and think you can’t go any farther and think this is too much, my heart can’t take it or the pain is too great. Am I good enough? Will I survive? You just have to sort of somehow miraculously overcome.’

GIFFONI VALLE PIANA, ITALY - JULY 22:  Jennifer Aniston attends the Giffoni Film Festival Day 9 photocall on July 23, 2016 in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy.  (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/WireImage)

Further holding back tears she added, ‘And also know that your actors, your idols, your icons, whatever you call them, have all had that experience in their lives many, many times. There’s nothing that separates us from you because we all started at the same place. We all came out of nowhere. We were all born innocent little empty vessels so don’t punish yourself. Go talk to people, seek help and just find someone to inspire you.’

Her highly emotional response drew thunderous applause and praise from the room. Watch her moving response below:

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