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Jennifer Lopez: I am proud of Matthew McConaughey

Jennifer Lopez: I am proud of Matthew McConaughey

Jennifer and Matthew have shared screen space in 2001 movie The Wedding Planner.

Highlights

  • Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she is proud of the accomplishments of the Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey.
  • Jennifer Lopez, 44, had shared the screen space with McConaughey thirteen years ago in 2001 hit rom-com The Wedding Planner.
  • "It was great working with Matthew. (I'm) so proud of what he's accomplished over the last few years and I have fond memories of him on set," Jennifer Lopez said.
  • The singer, who has worked in hit films like Out of Sight, Shall We Dance? and Maid in Manhattan among others, said her 1997 movie Selena was a life changing experience as she had completely immersed herself in portraying the late Latin artist.
  • "I got to immerse myself in her life, got to know her family, her home, her culture. Every part of her story. It was a special time in my life both professionally and personally," she said.
  • "Playing her not only opened doors for me in the film world, but it inspired me to start my own music career. In a lot of ways, I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn't had that experience," she added.
Los Angeles: Singer-actress Jennifer Lopezsays she is proud of the accomplishments of the Oscar-winningactor Matthew McConaughey.

Jennifer Lopez, 44, had shared the screen space with McConaugheythirteen years ago in 2001 hit rom-com The Wedding Planner.

"It was great working with Matthew. (I'm) so proud ofwhat he's accomplished over the last few years and I have fondmemories of him on set," Jennifer Lopez said.

The singer, who has worked in hit films like Out ofSight, Shall We Dance? and Maid in Manhattan amongothers, said her 1997 movie Selena was a life changingexperience as she had completely immersed herself inportraying the late Latin artist.

"I got to immerse myself in her life, got to know herfamily, her home, her culture. Every part of her story. Itwas a special time in my life both professionally andpersonally," she said.

"Playing her not only opened doors for me in the filmworld, but it inspired me to start my own music career. In alot of ways, I wouldn't be where I am today if I hadn't hadthat experience," she added.