People: Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner is the cover star of the Beautiful Issue!

In a PEOPLE exclusive clip of Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the 47-year-old actress opened up about gracing this year’s Issue.

Garner greeted Ellen DeGeneres, 61, with a smile and a hug, and turned to wave at the fans. Blushing at seeing her PEOPLE magazine cover, Garner said, “Oh there it is. Oh, gracious!”