2007 – Jennifer Lopez won $545,000 (£267,257) in a case against her first husband, who planned to publish a book claiming she had several affairs. Lopez claimed Ojani Noa had violated a previous legal settlement preventing him from revealing private details about their relationship. The star claimed Mr Noa offered not to publish the book […]
2005 – Sony BMG Music Entertainment admits to using payola to get songs by Jennifer Lopez, Good Charlotte, Avril Lavigne and others on the radio following an investigation by the New York District Attorney’s office.
2004 – J Lo: Confirming suspicions that the Lopez family have a lucky streak a mile wide, Jennifer Lopez’s mom wins $2.4 million playing a slot machine at an Atlantic City casino.
2004 – The NFL turn down Bono’s (U2) request to perform a new song, “An American Prayer,” with Jennifer Lopez during the Super Bowl halftime show. The U2 singer hoped to raise awareness of AIDS in Africa with the tune. The NFL say, “We don’t believe it’s appropriate to focus on a single issue.”
2003 – Jennifer Lopez unveils her new line of perfume – Still Jennifer Lopez. She describes the scent as “very true to my passions and my relationship to the public.”
2003 – Mayor Mike Bloomberg makes Jennifer Lopez the honorary chairwoman of a council to draw more Latin-based entertainers to New York.
2003 – Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck, America’s hottest couple, are interviewed by NBC’s Dateline. When asked if they actually realize how famous they are, Lopez replied, “We don’t sit around here and think about that.”
2001 – Jennifer Lopez performs her first ever full show at the 10,000-seat Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
2001 – Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 single with ‘Love Don’t Cost A Thing.’
2000 – Convicts at Denver County Jail in Colorado go on the rampage after the VCR breaks down during a screening of Jennifer Lopez’s The Cell.
2000 – the chauffeur who drove Puff Daddy and his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez from a night-club after a shooting was reported to be co-operating with prosecutors. Puff Daddy faced up to 15 years in jail for allegedly pulling a gun in a New York club.
2000 – Puff Daddy testifies before a grand jury about the December nightclub shooting that led to his arrest on possession charges. Jennifer Lopez attends the hearing.