On the outs? Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini have been mates for greater than a decade — however some followers have questions on the place the pair presently stand.
Lopez and Remini met in 2004 when the singer began relationship Marc Anthony. The King of Queens alum, who has been married to Angelo Pagán since 2003, recalled the primary time she crossed paths with Anthony’s then-girlfriend at a pink carpet premiere.
“So, we went to the premiere hoping she was gonna be ugly in actual life,” the actress admitted to Leisure Tonight in 2018. “After which, after I was approaching her, I used to be like, ‘I hope it’s the lighting. Possibly she simply appears to be like good in right here,’ and as I obtained nearer I used to be like, ‘Oh rattling, there’s quite a lot of gentle proper right here and she or he appears to be like actually fairly.’”
The Dancing With the Stars alum recalled making a remark to Lopez about her appears to be like. “I even stated that!” Remini revealed. “I stated, ‘Why the f—ok? Why are you so f—king fairly?’ And she or he laughed. Then I used to be like, ‘Ugh, I hope she’s dumb,’ ya know? I used to be like, ‘She could possibly be dumb!’ I needed to search out one thing [wrong with her] and I didn’t.”
Remini added that the Marriage ceremony Planner star’s “humorousness” introduced them collectively. “The truth that I may bust her balls and she or he wasn’t caught up on herself, stated one thing to me,” she continued.
Lopez, for her half, remembered forming a fast bond with Remini. “It was a type of on the spot chemistry issues, the place you simply really feel like, ‘I really like this individual. I really like being round this individual. This individual makes me chortle,’” she gushed through the joint interview. “She’s cool and we even have very related upbringings. That’s why we work properly collectively.”
The Selena star, who shares twins Emme and Max with Anthony, was married to the songwriter from 2004 to 2014. She reunited with Ben Affleck in 2021 following her cut up from fiancé Alex Rodriguez. Lopez and the Gone Lady actor tied the knot in Las Vegas in July 2022 and hosted a bigger ceremony one month later in Georgia.
Whereas Remini didn’t seem to attend Lopez’s August 2022 nuptials, she has continued to help her shut good friend over time. The Emmy winner praised the Hustlers actress in 2020 whereas celebrating her birthday.
“To my stunning, gifted and fearless good friend, I really like you so very a lot. Wishing you a really blissful birthday @jlo #throughtheyears #friendsthatarefamily #hitsquad #fbf,” she wrote by way of Instagram alongside a number of photographs of herself and Lopez.
One 12 months later, nonetheless, the Match Sport panelist opened up about why she needed to maintain her friendship with Lopez out of the general public eye.
“I don’t wanna give the concept that I don’t like speaking about my good friend, nevertheless it’s extra about, like, when is she getting married?” Remini instructed Immediately in 2021 about refusing to debate Lopez. “If I had that actual information, I don’t assume I might inform you right here. That’s not my place to be saying.”
When the “Let’s Get Loud” artist exchanged vows with Affleck for the second time, it was reported that Remini skipped the particular occasion to take her daughter, Sofia, to varsity.
Rumors of a possible falling out between the BFFs continued when Remini confirmed her help for Anthony throughout his January 2023 wedding ceremony to Nadia Ferreira.
Scroll down for Remini and Lopez’s candid feedback about their friendship: