Archive for January, 2005

Jen also on “106 & Park” today

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

After TRL, Jen is making her way to BET’s “106 & Park.”

It airs on BET from 6:00pm to 7:30pm EST.

So go vote for “Get Right” at bet.com.

Or call 1-800-617-LIVE (1-800-617-5483) between 5:30 and 6:00pm EST.

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Jen on TRL today!

Wednesday, January 19th, 2005

Don’t forget that Jennifer Lopez is stopping by TRL today. It airs at 5pm EST. We’ll try to have a video up as soon as possible.

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Jennifer- Getting A Little More Comfortable

Monday, January 17th, 2005

JENNIFER LOPEZ has toned down her ‘bling-bling’ wardrobe in favour of “comfortable” clothes, but she still has a taste for expensive jewellery.

The JENNY FROM THE BLOCK singer has started wearing more conservative outfits since marrying Latino singer MARC ANTHONY last June (04), and her prolific clothes-buying in the past is starting to pay dividends.

The 35-year-old says, “This coat I’m wearing now has been in my closet for six years, so I have all this new stuff that’s actually old.

“I still love my hoop earrings and my bling but I also see myself gravitating towards stuff that is a little bit more comfortable and lived in.”

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Monday, January 17th, 2005

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Lopez show hits road for encore

Sunday, January 16th, 2005

Jennifer Lopez is hoping to visit Australia as part of a promotional tour centred on the release of her new album, Rebirth.

If negotiations between Sony BMG staff in the US and Australia are successful, Lopez could be here in the first half of the year to present her new music to Australian fans.

The pop diva formerly known as J.Lo (yes it’s true, she now wants to be known as Jennifer) had all but confirmed a visit to Sydney in late February, for a brief promotional tour. But release dates for the album in the United States were shifted to February 28, so Lopez’s management is trying to work out different dates for her proposed trip to Australia, possibly in March.

“We want her to come, and she definitely wants to come out here, but it’s a matter of finding space in her schedule,” a spokeswoman for Sony BMG Australia said.

For some fans, the old “finding a hole in the schedule” line might indicate Lopez actually is too busy to visit our shores. But insiders insist the singer has definite plans to visit Australia this year, and she has not given up on the trip simply because of scheduling changes.

The prospect of Lopez’s visit brings back memories of her trip to Sydney in 2001 when she arrived in true superstar style, with husband-to-be Cris Judd. (Now firmly in the category of ex-husband).

Her press conference at the Boomerang mansion in Elizabeth Bay was an absolute circus of beefy security guards (watching over J.Lo’s arrival by boat), gushing publicists and one of the largest entertainment media packs I’ve ever seen.

Members of the press were warned off about asking questions about her troubled break-up with Puff Daddy – although we snuck a few in anyway – but it was hilarious simply witnessing the frenzy surrounding Lopez’s every word and movement.

Of course, that was before the “Bennifer” years (when attention was primarily focused on Lopez’s relationship with Ben Affleck) and film flops including Gigli, so it will be interesting to see whether Lopez can create a similar fuss this time around.

As for the music? The word from the States is that Lopez is back in form with some hot R’n’B dance tunes, but we’ll have to wait and see whether the singer makes a massive impact on the charts.

Jennifer Lopez hated her ”movie star house”

Sunday, January 16th, 2005

Jennifer Lopez has revealed that she moved out of her Hollywood house and sold it because it was too much like a ”movie star house” rather than a ”homely” place. The ”Wedding Planner” actress said that she did not want something that she could show off, instead she wanted a place which was warm and comfortable, where she could grow old with her third husband Marc Anthony who she married last June, reports Female First. “It was a movie star house. I”ve bought a smaller one instead. We have a house in Long Island like a French chateau. It’s glamorous but still homely. It’s a house to live in, to grow old in. you can see yourself there in 50 years,” the report quoted her as saying.

Lopez Doesn’t Seek Attention

Sunday, January 16th, 2005

Jennifer Lopez insists her purpose in life is to win acclaim as a star of music and movies, not dominating gossip magazine covers across the world.

The Jenny From The Block singer has learned from mixed receptions she has received in the media, but hasn’t let the media frenzy that surrounded her failed relationship with Ben Affleck and marriage to Marc Anthony alter her outlook on life.

Jennifer says, “I’ve never been on so many magazine covers in my entire life – it was scary. I got into this business to sing and dance, to make music and grow as an artist.”

“I love doing what I do and hearing people respond. That’s what I do it for. Not for my life to become this front-page weirdness, a territory where you are always going to be picked apart. But I’ve learned from it.

“One minute they’re with you and, all of a sudden, they get angry with you. My work ethic hasn’t changed, my personality hasn’t changed but I was viewed very differently throughout that time.”

J. Lo’s quiet life on Long Island

Sunday, January 16th, 2005

Browsing for diamonds at Manhasset’s tony Americana shopping center might not seem like the most down-to-earth activity to most Long Islanders.

Then again, most Long Islanders aren’t Jennifer Lopez.

But La Lopez has been keeping a lower profile lately than in the days of Bennifer and Puffy, and recent sightings of her on Nassau’s North Shore — where her husband, singer Marc Anthony, owns a home in Brookville — may indicate a longing toward what passes, at least along the Gold Coast, as a more normal sort of life.

Lopez and Anthony made a casual entrance when they strolled into London Jewelers one weekday this past summer, said store manager Richard Cefalu. “Some celebrities pull up in the Rolls Royce with bodyguards, and they’re dressed like they’re going to a gala, because they want to be noticed,” he said. Not so J. Lo, who wore jeans and a casual bandana over her head. “If you didn’t recognize her, maybe you wouldn’t give her a second look,” he said.
While some customers gawked, Cefalu’s sales staff — trained to discreetly handle the pampered set — kept their jaws in place as they helped the star try on what Cefalu called some of the shop’s more “user-friendly” gems, including a diamond necklace.

Lopez and Anthony, who smiled and joked throughout, tried not to draw attention to themselves, he said. “They wanted their space, and I think to feel at home.”

Long home to some very serious old money, Nassau’s North Shore is the sort of place where celebrities such as Lopez or homegrown star Billy Joel may merit notice, but it’s considered ill-bred to talk about it.

On a recent run to an upscale Greenvale toy store where Madame Alexander dolls go for $189 and a battery-powered, child-size Vespa scooter fetches $300, Lopez didn’t exhibit any more cash or flash than other customers, said a store manager who preferred to remain anonymous. Yes, Lopez and her husband brought a driver and that celebrity accessory, the personal assistant, to the shop. “Lots of people around here have limos, and that sort of thing,” the manager said.

Not everyone was quite so blase about the news that Lopez had moved to the area.

Pharmacist Angela Cangero of Glen Cove said she is a big fan — “I think she’s classy, she’s beautiful and she’s very real” — and would love to see J. Lo walk into her workplace, Locust Valley Chemists.

Lopez has not dropped by to finger containers of lavender-scented bath salts in the relative privacy of this upscale retail strip, where Mel Gibson is said to have lunched recently just down the road at Buckram Stables.

Cangero, 25, has had to content herself with the next best thing: a drive-by glimpse of the star’s house, or at least what Cangero’s boyfriend told her was the celebrity couple’s home as they whizzed by in the car.

Members of C.W. Post’s track team had better luck in the fall, when they got treated to what some college guys might consider a dream come true: seeing Lopez work up a sweat.

One day in November she arrived in a black Hummer and, as her driver kept watch from the bleachers, clocked some laps on the college track. “She did a good five miles,” said sophomore Stephen Strait, 19, a high-jumper and sprinter. At first the runners didn’t realize with whom they were sharing the track. But soon enough the whispers began, until one team member — after craning his neck under the guise of performing an elaborate stretch — was able to see her face, and darted over to spread the news. “We didn’t try and talk to her though,” Strait said.

Nicole Kidman on Jennifer Lopez…..

Saturday, January 15th, 2005

“I would like JENNIFER LOPEZ’s butt. I think hers is cute.” NICOLE KIDMAN.

J.LO: ‘IT’S THE RIGHT TIME FOR KIDS’

Friday, January 14th, 2005

JENNIFER LOPEZ is desperate to start a family, because now feels like the right time for her and husband MARC ANTHONY.

But the superstar is glad she resisted the temptation to get pregnant with former loves CRIS JUDD and BEN AFFLECK.

When asked if now felt the right time to have children, she replies, “It does. I have always been very big on family and I’ve always said it will happen one day. I would love it.”

She adds of her decision not to conceive while married to dancer Judd or engaged to Affleck, “So glad. God has a plan, I’ll say that much.”

LOPEZ GETS DANCE TIPS FROM DeGENERES

Friday, January 14th, 2005

JENNIFER LOPEZ got a few extra dance tips on the set of her music video GET RIGHT – from comedienne ELLEN DeGENERES.

DeGeneres visited the Los Angeles shoot of the video recently, and mockingly rivalled the superstar’s entourage by hiring a group of men to accompany her – including one who swept the ground in front of her as she walked.

DeGeneres also danced with Lopez and her dancers, and made a mess of the dance steps.

She told Lopez, “I’d like you to think bigger than videos. Why don’t we hear about you? I just wanna see pictures. I just wanna hear, What’s Jennifer doing?'”

Billboard Debut at #53

Thursday, January 13th, 2005

“Get Right” slides in today on the Billboard Hot 100 at #53, an average spot for a debut. It also charts on the Hot Digital Tracks at #11.

Clip From The Ellen Show

Thursday, January 13th, 2005

Here is the clip from The Ellen DeGeneres show which aired today where she was on the set of “Get Right.” It’s pretty funny!

Ellen DeGeneres Show Clip – WMV/6:53/12.2MB

Regis & Kelly, Usher clips

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

Here’s the bit from the Regis & Kelly rerun that aired a few days ago when Jennifer was on to promote Shall We Dance.

Jennifer on Regis & Kelly – WMV/6:12/8.5MB

And this is Usher’s unreleased “Ride.” The music and even some of the lyrics are the same as “Get Right” because both were produced by the same people. When Usher passed on it, it was probably offered up to Jennifer.

Which version do you think is better?

Usher ft. Bad Seed – “Ride” (Radio Mix) – MP3/VBR/3:52/4.2MB

Request Reminder!

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

Keep requesting “Get Right” guys! It’s moving up thanks to everyone who has voted already. So let’s get everyone together and keep requesting the song!

MTV’s TRL
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