According to the Borrowitz Report, Miramax Pictures, producers of the upcoming film ‘Jersey Girl’ starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, confirmed today that J.Lo was being “digitally extracted” from the film and replaced by Nemo, the animated fish from this summer’s blockbuster ‘Finding Nemo.’ Spokeswoman Helen Lessick explained, “This has nothing to do with ‘Gigli’ and everything to do with the fabulous chemistry between Ben and Nemo.”
Kevin Smith Disputes New York Times Article
August 13, 2003 – ‘Jersey Girl’ director Kevin Smith is going after the New York Times. In the wake of the ‘Gigli’ fiasco, the paper ran an article saying that Jennifer Lopez’s role in ‘Jersey Girl’ is being minimized. “Believe it or not, I’m not a crybaby in real life,” Smith writes. “But if you don’t try to correct sh** like this right away, fiction becomes fact faster than a ‘Gigli’ box office run.” Read more.
Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Labor Over Wedding Date
August 12, 2003 – The Boston Herald reports Ben will be back home in Boston on August 22nd to throw out the first pitch at the Red Sox vs. Seattle Mariners baseball game, and they expect Jennifer to be joining him. The paper also is speculating about a Labor Day weekend marriage.