Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres begged the actor to show off his moves on her talk show, but the Mulholland Drive star excused himself by claiming he hadn’t brought the special shoes he wears when he performs.
He told DeGeneres, “There’s actually a rule that I have – I have a very particular pair of shoes which I breakdance in. My girlfriend… ever since she saw Zoolander, she’s been obsessed with making me breakdance. She’s been saying, ‘When are you gonna breakdance? I need you to breakdance!’ I invented this thing where I was like, ‘I have a pair of shoes, my breaking shoes – if I don’t have my breaking shoes, I don’t breakdance!'”
But DeGeneres refused to let him off – she then pulled out Theroux’s black and gold Nike Air Force Ones and a note from Aniston which read, “Ellen, I thought Justin might need these.”
In footage due to air in the U.S. on Wednesday (22Feb12), Theroux is seen breaking out the hip-hop moves that helped him woo the Friends star, before hugging and kissing DeGeneres.