Jennifer Lopez Opens Up About Her Experience Of Sexual Misconduct To Support #MeToo

Date March 20, 2018

Jennifer Lopez was considered as a sex symbol for many years. Recently, the 48-year-old singer and actress opened up about her experience of sexual misconduct in the early years of her career.


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Hurricane in Puerto Rico and #MeToo

JLo is now in love with Alex Rodriguez, the former New York Yankees star. They made it together to her family’s home island, Puerto Rico, after devastating Hurricane Maria had damaged the whole country. Jennifer attended a press-conference dressed all black to support not only the families who became victims of the nature’s wrath but also the #MeToo movement.

The couple has been helping revitalize Puerto Rico over the couple last months. They even managed to organize a concert with such big names as Demi Lovato, Maroon 5, Ricky Martin, Gwen Stefani, Chris Martin, and Jamie Foxx etc. The raised money was donated to Puerto Rico government to rebuild the damage.

JLo's experience of sexual misconduct

Lopez also opened up about the incident happened at the beginning of her career as a movie actress. She was asked to show her naked breasts by a director of a movie that she was probing for.

I haven’t been abused in the way some women have. But have I been told by a director to take off my shirt and show my boobs? Yes, I have. But did I do it? No, I did not.

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Lopez also commented on her feelings at that moment and her struggle to decide what to do.


When I did speak up, I was terrified. I remember my heart beating out of my chest, thinking, ‘What did I do? This man is hiring me!’ It was one of my first movies. But in my mind I knew the behavior was wrong. It could have gone either way for me. But I think ultimately the Bronx in me was like, ‘Nah, we’re not having it.'

People all over the world praise the actress for her courage, saying it is a right thing to share her experience with others.


It's great when people stand up against sexual harassments and sharing their stories! We hope the world will change in this department for good!

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