News | Entertainment
26 Jun 2022 4:56
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Jennifer Lopez says it was "hard" when 'Hustlers' was snubbed by the Academy Awards

    The 'Let's Get Loud' hitmaker had "very low self-esteem" after the 2019 Lorene Scafaria film - based on a viral New York Magazine feature about strippers who took advantage of their Wall Street clients and starred Jennifer, Constance Wu, Lili Reinhart and Cardi B - failed to be given the recognition she felt it deserved by the Oscars


    In a clip in the upcoming documentary 'Jennifer Lopez: Halftime', the 52-year-old entertainer said: "It was hard. I just had a very low self-esteem. I had to really figure out who I was and believe in that, and not believe in anything else."

    Jennifer spilled that she "really believed" the comments made about her and her abilities in the trailer for the Netflix special due to debut on June 14.

    She said: "I lived in the public eye, and I really believed a lot of what they said," as a montage of criticism about her singing by Jimmy Kimmel and comments about her "butt" play in the background."

    Ben Affleck - her fiance that she rekindled her relationship with after calling quits on their original engagement in 2004 - recalled a time that she asked if the negativity "bothered" her.

    The 49-year-old actor said: "I said to her once, 'Doesn't this bother you?', and she said, 'I expected this'"

    The 'Marry Me' star - who has 14-year-old fraternal twins Max and Emme with her ex Marc Anthony - can also be seen working on making her Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show - that she did alongside Shakira - into something "with substance".

    During a rehearsal from 2020, Jennifer said: "I'm trying to give you something with substance, not just us out there shaking our f***** a****. I want something real."

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     25 Jun: Kaley Cuoco has finalised her divorce from Karl Cook
     25 Jun: Britney Spears wants to honeymoon in Hawaii
     25 Jun: Maks Chmerkovskiy felt "helpless" being away from his wife Peta Murgatroyd when she miscarried
     25 Jun: Samantha Barks has married Alex Michael Stoll
     25 Jun: Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are set to divorce
     25 Jun: Katie Price believes she is "not going to jail"
     25 Jun: Justin and Hailey Bieber remain "unbreakable" amid their health scares
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Football Ferns coach Jitka Klimková is fielding a fresh-faced side in their two-game European tour, which starts overnight against Norway More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Ukrainian forces to withdraw from eastern city of Sievierodonetsk More...



     Today's News

    Law and Order:
    Norway Pride parade cancelled after two people are killed and more than 20 wounded in gay nightclub shooting 4:29

    Rugby:
    Football Ferns coach Jitka Klimková is fielding a fresh-faced side in their two-game European tour, which starts overnight against Norway 21:49

    Living & Travel:
    A single Strike Four ticket is now worth $500,000 after tonight's Lotto draw 21:19

    Law and Order:
    The Kiwi Ferns have run riot over the Mate Ma'a Tonga women, 50 points to 12 19:29

    Rugby:
    The Black Ferns Ma have polished off another flawless day at the Oceania Sevens in Pukekohe 18:59

    Environment:
    Afghanistan earthquake survivors frantically dig through rubble in search of relatives as relief trickles in 18:39

    Accident and Emergency:
    The search for a swimmer missing in the Tasman District's Maruia Falls has ended for the day 18:39

    Accident and Emergency:
    There's been a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Northland this afternoon 18:39

    International:
    Where abortion is still legal in the US after the fall of Roe v Wade and what the decision means for medication abortion 18:10

    Cricket:
    England batters Jonny Bairstow and Jamie Overton have resurrected their reply to New Zealand heading into the third day of the final cricket test at Headingley 18:09


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd