January 31, 2001 - MTV.com is
featuring an interview with Jennifer Lopez. Check it out here,
where J.Lo talks about her new nickname, Puffy, and more.
30, 2001 - The New York Daily New's Mitchell Fink reports Jennifer Lopez
was not in St. Bart's over New Year's as earlier reported but actually
in Hawaii with her dancer Chris Judd. Fink says the Judd was by her side
when the New Year rung in.
January 30, 2001 - Jeannette
Walls of MSNBC reports Jennifer Lopez required that her path be sprayed
with Rue de Thé perfume (a Barney's exclusive line) before appearing
on the Rick Dees show, as well as a giant bouquet of white flowers. You
can hear the J.Lo interview at Rick.com.
January 30, 2001 - Planethollywood.com
is profiling Jennifer Lopez's new album, single, and more in a feature
story in their gossip
January 30, 2001 - Wall Of
Sound has a interview with Jennifer Lopez where she sidesteps the Puffy
trial questions but answers others here.
January 30, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez is at #14 in the March Spin 20, where the magazine says "Jennifer
Lopez's continued branding of self as "street" is curiously uncontested."
January 28, 2001 - The New
York Daily News reports Puffy called Jennifer from New York last week and
told her to look out the window, where 100 white doves and 100 pink balloons
flew to her surprise. He also dotted the roads that Jennifer took to the
Golden Globes with posters declaring his love.
January 28, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez has been nominated for Favorite Actress - Science Fiction for her
role in The Cell in the Seventh Annual Blockbuster Awards. The show will
air April 11th on FOX.
January 27, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez was promoting her album J.Lo at Virgin Megastores in Hollywood on
January 27, 2001 - You can
check out Jennifer Lopez's new 'reported' mystery man at LAClubFeet.com,
which includes message boards and pictures all about Cris Judd.
January 26, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez was on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night and we have a transcript
which is posted on our message boards.
January 26, 2001 - Roger
Friedman is commenting on the "fraudulent advertising" of Love Donít Cost
a Thing saying Puffy's Bad Boy Entertainment will get a cut of the album's
sales if J.Lo sells well. He also said her new movie, The Wedding Planner,
is "absolutely dreadful." Read more.
January 26, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez was featured on Extra Wednesday for her premiere of The Wedding Planner.
January 26, 2001 - TVguide.com
reports Jennifer Lopez's rep is denying the reported breakup with Puffy.
The rep said, "They have not broken up. They are absolutely together."
Lopez also told Regis today her and Puffy were still an item.
January 26, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez has been nominated for Favorite Female Singer in the Kids' Choice
Awards. Rosie O'Donnell will host the awards show on April 21 on Nickelodeon.
January 25, 2001 - Popbitch.com
reports Jennifer and Puffy's pet names for each other are "Malito" (?)
and "Bella" (Beautiful).
January 25, 2001 - The Star
is reporting Jennifer Lopez may be in danger of purjury if she switches
the testimony that Puffy wasn't carrying a gun during their shooting incident.
She'd already testified to the grand jury that Puffy wasn't armed.
January 25, 2001 - eYada.com's
Chaunce Hayden was speculating today that if Puffy and Jennifer truly split,
they may turn on each other in court and he reveled at the possibility
of pampered Jennifer being sent to jail.
January 25, 2001 - The New
York Daily New's Mitchell Fink reports Jennifer Lopez and Puffy have split.
After dumping Puffy, Jennifer reportedly is seeing a dancer named Chris
who appears in Love Donít Cost A Thing. Both sides appear to be denying
this story and Jennifer is supposed to be on Live with Regis this morning
to address the report.
January 25, 2001 - Sky.com
has a review of The Wedding Planner premier as well as pictures of Jennifer
Lopez's outfit, which included a polka-dot gypsy top. Read more.
January 25, 2001 - Matthew
McConaughey commented on rumors that Puffy was overprotective about Jennifer
Lopez during her "Wedding Planner" love scenes saying, "He was a gentleman.
He didn't threaten my life or anything."
January 25, 2001 - Puffy
commenting to the Daily News in a separate article from the big Fink story,
And then on a personal level, with Jennifer, being proud of someone you
love, watching them go through a monumental achievement of releasing an
album and having a movie premiere on the same day ó it is an overwhelmingly
proud moment. And I'm happy for her. I'll always be there for Jennifer,
whether business or personal."
January 25, 2001 - PlanetHollywood.com
is holding a Jennifer Lopez look-alike contest which ends in only 2 days,
so vote quickly!
January 24, 2001 - In a news
item contrary to our earlier reports that Jennifer Lopez keeps a close
eye on the size of her booty, Entertaindom.com reports Lopez admitting,
Sometimes I don't want to work out, and I don't for months. Then I feel
like, this isn't right, these pants are too tight. I need reassurance,
too. I see what I look like in the morning even though you don't." Lopez
adds, "I like to eat my mom's food, which is fattening. And I like to eat
cookies and cakes and creamy stuff. I don't think it matters if you're
not thin. You don't have to be a size zero to look good."
January 24, 2001 - For those
wondering why Jennifer Lopez's message board was the only one removed from
all of the Sony artists... we are too. Could it be the barrage of negative
posts on her own official board? Stay tuned.
January 24, 2001 - The Sun
reports Jennifer Lopez admits "Sometimes I'll have some champagne when
somebody makes a toast but I never finish it. I don't have the time. And
I don't have the three minutes it takes to smoke a cigarette."
January 23, 2001 - Allpop
is profiling Jennifer Lopez ahead of her album release today and movie
release Friday. Read more.
January 22, 2001 - The New
York Post's Neil Travis reports Jennifer is managing her own career while
Puffy faces gun charges. She tells Travis, "I have work obligations. I
have to go on. I can't sit in the house and just worry." Lopez also is
banking on a successful summer tour as screen actors and writers will probably
be on strike making live acts a popular alternative.
January 22, 2001 - The Post
reports the $10 million diamond pendant loaned to her by diamond.com would
cause her to wear a low-cut dress at the Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles.
But as our gallery shows (click the photo to enter), she wasn't wearing
the pendant and dressed elegantly presenting an award with Matthew McConaughey.
The two presented the award for Original Score to Hans Zimmer and Lisa
Gerrard for Gladiator.
January 22, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez will be on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Thursday to promote
The Wedding Planner and her new album, J-Lo. Jennifer also will appear
on The View on Friday.
January 22, 2001 - Tough
comments from Entertainment Weekly's David Browne who profiled Puffy's
new girl group Dream when he said, "It could have been worse: One of the
handpicked members could have been Puffy's vocally challenged gal pal,
January 22, 2001 - Entertainment
Weekly profiles Jennifer Lopez's new album and film which are both due
out this week. Check out the story here.
January 21, 2001 - Matthew
McConaughey when asked if Jennifer Lopez wears a lot of form-fitting outfits
replied, "Everthing form-fits her, man."
January 21, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez is featured here in an autographed picture auction on ebay. The photo,
item #545047214, is unbid at $17.99 and ends January 25th.
January 20, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez in Fashion Wire Daily admits, "My life is definitely a circus, but
I'm not the ringmaster."
January 20, 2001 - Sky.com
reports The Wedding Planner director Adam Shankman thought Lopez was too
sexy to play the lead, but as Jennifer puts it "I met with him and I dressed
more conservative. I wore a little pastel-coloured suit and pair of white
pumps and a white button-down shirt." The move must've worked as she landed
January 20, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez will hold a listening party and chat for her new album Monday at
noon, 3 PM, and 7 PM EST which will be broadcast on Windows Media Player.
January 19, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez was interviewed on the Today and they talked about Matt and Al when
posed as Puffy and Jennifer on Halloween. Jennifer claims Puffy's only
beef was that he wasn't wearing a hat like Al portrayed.
January 18, 2001 - The New
York Post's Liz Smith is reporting that some are speculating that Jennifer
Lopez won't be at the Grammys this year because being out of the country
makes it more difficult to be subpoenaed in Puffy's court case.
January 15, 2001 - Pagesix.com
reports Jennifer Lopez gave Puffy a $40,000 pinkie ring as a sign of her
love and support as he stands trial on weapons charges later this month.
January 15, 2001 - More on
the Puffy ring as Jennifer tells InStyle, "I believe in unconditional love
and doing things for people you care about."
January 15, 2001 - The Sun
reports new details on Jennifer's Diva-ish behavior at her Top of the Pops
appearance as the host Jamie Theakston bullied him to move out of her way
on his own show. Jamie explains, "I was looking at the show's running order
and she was walking towards me, surrounded by people. The bodyguard just
pointed at me to get out of the way, so that they wouldn't have to change
direction. I nearly got into a fight." In addition, Jennifer commented
to the Sun on the upcoming trial saying, "As far as the trial is concerned,
I just take it day by day. I can't sit in the house and worry. It's a part
of my life, but it isn't my life."
January 15, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez was interviewed on Entertainment Tonight . Jennifer revealed that
she'll be in Australia promoting her new album during the Grammys so won't
be able to provide a sequel to her green Versace dress of last year.
January 15, 2001 - News of
the World reports Jennifer Lopez has been working with personal trainer
Gunnar Peterson to work on her ass. A Sony record exec told the paper,
"She doesnít want it to go saggy, so she works really hard to keep her
muscles toned up. It is her trademark and she isnít about to let it go."
January 13, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez asked her ex husband Ojani Noa to help decorate a new home she bought
in the Hollywood Hills, according to Star magazine. When Puffy heard about
this though, he didn't like the idea and picked up the tab himself to have
the pros do it.
January 13, 2001 - The Star
ran an article centered around Jennifer Lopez "In search of the perfect
butt" which proclaims Jennifer, Mariah Carey, Carmen Electra, and others
have turned the big butt into a fashion statement. Lopez is quoted saying,
"My butt is big, but I'm not trying to get rid of it."
January 13, 2001 - The Sun
had comments from a source close to Jennifer Lopez commenting on her picture
used on her upcoming album cover saying, "Jennifer chose the photos herself.
She wanted them to look young, foxy and sexy. When Jennifer works on any
project she likes to make sure the result is perfection."
January 12, 2001 - Peoplenews.com
reports Puffy Combs has hired round-the-clock bodyguards to protect Jennifer
Lopez after she's received a number of death threats. Puffy's also worried
January 9, 2001 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca was posed the question of whether Mariah was threatened
by Jennifer Lopez and responded, "Of course, she's threatened! Lopez is
more talented, and she looks better undressed!"
January 9, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez performed Love Don't Cost a Thing at the 28th Annual American
Music Awards Monday night in Los Angeles.
January 9, 2001 - E! Online's
Ted Casablanca was posed the question that Jennifer Lopez was pregnant
and planned on marrying Puffy in March, but Ted sounded unconvinced replying,
"I won't believe that wedding until it blasts me in the face."
January 9, 2001 - More diva
stories on J-Lo from Megastar, this time demanding 7 dressing rooms from
ITV's Saturday morning show. Read more.
January 7, 2001 - Worldpop
reports that Jennifer Lopez is willing to give evidence in Puffy's trial
due to start January 17th, though Comb's defense team says that might not
January 6, 2001 - Megastar
reports Jennifer Lopez is high on faithfullness as she admits, "I'm faithful,
but I don't think tons of people are. Monogamy is taken very lightly -
and that's one of the things that is most wrong with our society. For men,
sex doesn't always matter that much. They feel they can have it with many
people without consequences." Read more.
January 5, 2001 - Entertaindom.com
reports Puffy is revealing his relationship has strengthened with Jennifer
Lopez because of the shooting incident, saying "If anything, it has made
my relationship with her stronger, and more importantly, my friendship
with her stronger. We are going through a trying time together."
January 5, 2001 - Allure
magazine reports Jennifer Lopez made $9 million for The Wedding Planner,
which pegs her as the highest paid Hispanic actress ever. Lopez also talks
about the price of fame, "When it happens, it's like, a weird feeling.
I started asking celebrities who'd been in the business a long time, 'What
do you do? Is this normal, this feeling that I have? Am I going crazy?'."
January 5, 2001 - The New
York Post's Cindy Adams reports that Jennifer Lopez thinks that her butt
is too big.
January 5, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez is set to star in "Enough" a film about a woman abused by her husband,
reports The Scottish Daily Record.
January 4, 2001 - Puffy Combs
and Jennifer Lopez indeed partied over the holidays in St. Bart's.
January 4, 2001 - Jennifer
Lopez has been nominated for Best Dance Recording (Let's Get Loud) in the
43rd annual Grammy Awards to be held at Los Angeles' Staples Center and
broadcast live on CBS on February 21st. For a complete list of the nominees,
January 4, 2001 - In an Abstracts.net
poll asking if they thought Jennifer Lopez would get pregnant from Puffy
within the next 18 months, 59.3% of you said yes, and 40.7% said no, with
1579 total votes.
January 1, 2001 - The New
York Post reports Jennifer Lopez has been seeing celebrity fitness guru
Gunnar Peterson to help keep her behind in shape. Part of Lopez's workout
includes running up six flights of stairs wearing a 20 pound vest.
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