In the new documentary trailer “Halftime” on Jennifer Lopez, which Netflix premieres on June 14, the actress reveals that she was very disappointed and sad when she was not nominated for the 2020 Oscar, after her performance in the film “Hustlers”. She was really hoping to be nominated for Best Supporting Actress.
At the time, actresses Laura Dern, Kathy Bates, Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh and Margot Robbie were the big nominees, with Dern winning an Oscar for her role in “Marriage Story.”
In front of the cameras at the time, J-Lo didn’t make much of it, but was secretly “devastated” by the Academy’s scorn, even after impressing critics with her role as a stripper in the movie, based on real life.
The extent of Lopez’s grief is first revealed in the Netflix documentary “Halftime.”
In the clip, the actress is seen sobbing in bed, looking at her mobile phone, after finding out she was not nominated for the award.
“Was tough. I just had really low self-esteem,” Lopez lamented in a narration. “I really had to figure out who I was and believe that and not believe in anything else,” he said. added.
In the documentary J-Lo will tell how he faced, throughout his career, criticism of his talent:
“Everybody was like, ‘She can’t sing. She can’t dance. She can’t act. She’s just a pretty face or her ass is big,’ or whatever they were saying about me. J ‘started to think ‘Yes, it’s true’ and it hurt me a lot for a long time (…) Despite the pain, I continued. I just couldn’t allow it to become who I was” , he added.
BACK ON STAGE?
Jennifer Lopez caused real emotion among his fans by considering the possibility of returning to the stage with a renewed show. And according to sources close to the actress and singer, this time the groom Ben Affleck can have a lot of participation in the show.
The rumors started after the star shared an old video from one of her performances in Las Vegas, asking her more than 207 million Instagram followers who was up for new shows. And according to In Touch Weekly, Ben is looking forward to being part of the show’s production and more: being the performance director.
A source commented, “Ben is a fan of J-Lo’s energy and can’t wait to be at one of his concerts to see all that energy up close, and they’re talking. [sobre a participação dele]”, he stated.
However, fans would still have to wait a bit, as the performances might not take place until next year as she negotiates a new contract in Las Vegas.
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