The New York Daily News reports Jennifer Lopez is donating $25,000 from her concerts next week in Puerto Rico to the Red Cross. A friend told the paper, “She’s a New Yorker. She wouldn’t feel right performing unless she made some kind of contribution.”
Source: “J.Lo Must Have Complained”
September 11, 2001 – MSNBC’s Jeannette Walls is reporting that a music insider thinks Jennifer Lopez complained about the Triumph comment thus removing the offending remark from rebroadcasts. Says the source, “I can’t imagine MTV had a temporary attack of good taste, J. Lo must have complained.” MTV and Lopez’s people refused comment.
Jeannette Walls On The VMA Red Carpet
September 10, 2001 – Jeannette Walls column today has a pretty funny look at the efforts and troubles reporters have on the red carpet of the MTV Video Music Awards. Apparently Access Hollywood is pretty stingy with working space at these type of events, and Jeannette was proud of herself for getting J.Lo to wave to her.
Lopez Schedule and Stress Cause Her to Lose It – Enquirer
September 9, 2001 – The Enquirer is reporting on a Mariah-like breakdown Jennifer Lopez had on the set of an NBC studio ahead of her special on the network in November. Lopez reportedly ‘lost it’ while on a cell phone following a series of calls. Lopez, according to a witness, told the person on the other end, “Will you please just listen to me!” Afterwards, Lopez broke down in tears and boyfriend Cris Judd followed her outside to comfort her. Apparently stress is getting to Lopez as she juggles her TV special, a wedding, and a full schedule of movies to shoot.
An insider said, “Cris is J. Lo’s biggest fan and supporter and even he desperately wants her to slow down. He is afraid that if she continues to work this hard, she could have a full-scale breakdown like Mariah.”