Review: Even J.Lo can’t save this ‘Shotgun Wedding’January 26, 2023 GMT
Spoiler alert: J.Lo looks fantastic in a wedding dress.
You surely knew that, given not only the plethora of wedding-themed movies Jennifer Lopez has made over the years, from “The Wedding Planner” to “Monster-in-Law” to the recent “Marry Me,” but also her own offscreen life, of course.
Comedy, romance, J.Lo and pirates in ‘Shotgun Wedding’January 24, 2023 GMT
Josh Duhamel was filming a scene in the new action-rom com “Shotgun Wedding” in which his fiancé, played by Jennifer Lopez, throws a grenade up in the air.
New this week: Jennifer Lopez, Sam Smith and ‘You People’January 23, 2023 GMT
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music and video game platforms this week.
— Jennifer Lopez, rom-com queen, returns to the genre she's most identified with in “Shotgun Wedding,” premiering Friday on Amazon's Prime Video.
Ralph Lauren draws A-list Hollywood crowd for sumptuous showOctober 14, 2022 GMT
SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — Bronx-born Ralph Lauren, a quintessential New Yorker, had never staged a runway show on the West Coast before. So clearly, with his first show in sunny California, he was going to go big — or, well, stay home.
Duo behind The Blonds get introspective with new collectionSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — From the first beat, it was clear The Blonds latest collection would fuse their past with the label's latest collection and one embellishment would tie it all together — gold chains.
At 90, the Venice Film Festival looks better than everAugust 28, 2022 GMT
Cinema’s biggest stars just seem to shine a bit brighter at the Venice International Film Festival, which begins this week in the Northern Italian city.
Lopez and Affleck celebrate marriage with friends, familyAugust 21, 2022 GMT
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck said “I do" again this weekend.
But instead of in a late night Las Vegas drive through chapel, this time it was in front of friends and family in Georgia, a person close to the couple who was not authorized to speak publicly said Sunday.
Nicki Minaj to get Video Vanguard Award at MTV AwardsAugust 8, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Nicki Minaj will receive the Video Vanguard Award at the MTV Awards later this month, joining such previous winning music luminaries as Madonna, Janet Jackson, LL Cool J, Jennifer Lopez and Missy Elliott.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 24-30July 18, 2022 GMT
Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 24-30:
July 24: Actor John Aniston (“Days of Our Lives”) is 89. Comedian Ruth Buzzi is 86. Actor Mark Goddard (“Lost In Space”) is 86. Actor Chris Sarandon is 80.
Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck wed in Las Vegas drive-throughJuly 18, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck were wed Saturday in a late-night Las Vegas drive-through chapel, culminating a relationship that stretched over two decades in two separate romances and headlined countless tabloid covers.
On This Day: 24 June 1998June 24, 2022 GMT
Jennifer Lopez and ‘Halftime’ kick off Tribeca FestivalJune 9, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Jennifer Lopez documentary “Halftime” kicked off the 21st Tribeca Festival, launching the annual New York event with an intimate behind-the-scenes portrait of the singer-actor filmed during the tumultuous year she turned 50, co-headlined the Super Bowl and narrowly missed out on an Oscar nomination.
Jennifer Lopez, ‘Spider-Man’ highlight MTV Movie & TV AwardsJune 6, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lopez made an emotional speech about how believers and skeptics contributed to her success, as she accepted a career achievement honor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Sunday.
Jennifer Lopez to receive honor at MTV Movie & TV AwardsJune 3, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lopez will be honored for her film and television achievements at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
The network announced Friday that Lopez will receive the Generation Award on Sunday in Santa Monica, California.
Jennifer Lopez doc ‘Halftime’ to open Tribeca FestivalApril 13, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A Netflix documentary about Jennifer Lopez titled “Halftime” will kick off the 21st Tribeca Festival.
The New York film festival announced its opening night film Wednesday.
Jennifer Lopez posts ‘special story,’ an engagement ringApril 9, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jennifer Lopez has an engagement ring on her finger, and Ben Affleck may be the one who put it there.
“So, I have a really exciting and special story to share,” a giggling Lopez said in a video posted Friday on her Twitter feed.
‘Death on the Nile’ tops a quiet box office weekendFebruary 13, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood's Super Bowl weekend largely fizzled with the muted debut of Kenneth Branagh's long-delayed Agatha Christie whodunit, “Death on the Nile,” a tepid reception for the Jennifer Lopez romantic-comedy “Marry Me” and modest box-office bumps for Oscar nominees.
Review: In ‘Marry Me,’ Jennifer Lopez leans into her stardomFebruary 10, 2022 GMT
Jennifer Lopez is very good at being very famous.
That might sound more like a circumstance and not a rarified skill, but that’s just because she’d never let you see the work behind it. The same goes for her competence as a romantic comedy heroine.
New this week: Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Lopez and Puppy BowlFebruary 7, 2022 GMT
Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
— Valentine's Day means romantic comedies, and romantic comedies — often enough — mean Jennifer Lopez.
H.E.R, J.Lo, Curry join Michelle Obama’s voter campaignJanuary 31, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — NBA player Steph Curry and musical artists H.E.R. and Jennifer Lopez are among celebrities who have joined a national nonpartisan voting initiative launched by Michelle Obama as the effort gears up for the November congressional elections.
‘Return of Jedi,’ ‘Selena’ added to National Film RegistryDecember 14, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — This year’s inductees into the National Film Registry include an epic Star Wars and Lord of the Ring films, projects starring Jennifer Lopez and the late Cicely Tyson along with films that took on racially motivated violence against people of color.
Man gets 50-year prison term for killing ex-girlfriendNovember 24, 2021 GMT
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing his former girlfriend and leaving her body at the Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens.
KCRG-TV reports that 22-year-old Richard Forsythe of Galena, Illinois, was sentenced Tuesday in the February death of 20-year-old Jennifer Lopez.
Global Citizen Live generates $1.1 billion to fight povertySeptember 27, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour concert that featured performances from Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, BTS and Elton John and dozens of other stars, raised more than $1.1 billion in commitments and pledges over the weekend to fight extreme poverty.
Global Citizen’s Hugh Evans hoping music can mobilize worldSeptember 21, 2021 GMT
Hugh Evans started his fight against extreme poverty by mobilizing his friends when he was growing up in Australia.
On Saturday, Evans will try to mobilize the world to tackle poverty and COVID-19 with Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour live concert featuring The Weekend, BTS, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Lopez, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, H.E.R.
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez make romance official in VeniceSeptember 10, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — After weeks of smooching on yachts and holding hands on intimate walks, Jennifer Lopez and old flame turned new again Ben Affleck made it official Friday night on the red carpet for the premiere of Affleck's “The Last Duel” at the Venice International Film Festival.
Real-life Bennifers find happy endings after years apartAugust 4, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — They're smooching on a yacht off Saint-Tropez. They're cuddling on a walk in the Hamptons. They're nuzzling over sushi at dinner in Malibu.
If PDA were an Olympic sport, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck would be champs.
Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeds vaccine goalMay 9, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organization’s campaign.
Global Citizen announced Saturday that the funds raised helped procure more than 26 million doses at the “Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World...
What to expect from the star-studded Vax Live fundraiserMay 8, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden, Prince Harry and Jennifer Lopez are among the big names advocating the importance of vaccine equity during the Global Citizen fundraising concert airing Saturday...
Prince Harry, Jennifer Lopez make voices heard at Vax LiveMay 3, 2021 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — President Joe Biden spoke about the COVID-19 vaccination being safe, Prince Harry advocated for vaccine distribution everywhere and Jennifer Lopez embraced her fully-vaccinated mother on stage during one of the largest concert gatherings in Southern California since the pandemic rocked the world more than a year ago...
Celebrities make a stand for COVID vaccines on TV specialApril 16, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and a slew of celebrities including Billy Crystal, Jennifer Hudson and Lin-Manuel Miranda are part of a special aimed at boosting COVID-19 vaccination rates...
J-Rod are done: Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez have splitApril 15, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Lo and A-Rod are no longer J-Rod — officially.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Lo and A-Rod are still J-Rod. Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez said Saturday that reports of their split are inaccurate, and they are working things through...
J-Rod continues: Lopez, Rodriguez say they’re still togetherMarch 13, 2021 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — J-Lo and A-Rod are still J-Rod.
Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez said Saturday that reports of their split are inaccurate, and they are working things through...
Illinois man pleads not guilty in woman’s death in IowaFebruary 26, 2021 GMT
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — An Illinois man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death and leaving her body at an arboretum in Iowa has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder...
Illinois woman’s body found at Iowa arboretum, man chargedFebruary 2, 2021 GMT
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The ex-boyfriend of an Illinois woman whose body was found at an arboretum in Iowa has been charged with her death...
‘Your Land’? Some Native Americans question inaugural songJanuary 22, 2021 GMT
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — On the first day of Joe Biden's presidency, Native Americans had reason to celebrate...
Hollywood on the Potomac: A-list turns out for Biden-HarrisJanuary 21, 2021 GMT
A full-throated, supremely confident Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem at President Joe Biden's inauguration in a very Gaga way — with flamboyance, fashion and passion...
Garth Brooks joins lineup of entertainers at Biden inauguralJanuary 19, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Add Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden...
Joe and Jill Biden to appear on ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’December 30, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Seacrest will have a special pair of guests alongside the music stars at this year's New Year's Eve celebration on ABC — the president-elect and the future first lady...
Gloria Gaynor to perform at Times Square New Year’s EveDecember 15, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will be a celebration of perseverance, honoring essential workers and featuring Gloria Gaynor singing her anthem, “I Will Survive," organizers said Tuesday...
J. Lo, Billy Porter to perform at ‘New Year’s Rockin’ Eve’December 15, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez will help bring in the New Year with a headlining performance in New York’s Time Square for “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2021...
Billionaire hedge fund manager Cohen agrees to buy MetsSeptember 15, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen has agreed to buy the New York Mets from the Wilpon and Katz families...
Roc Nation partners with Brooklyn’s LIU to launch new schoolAugust 4, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay-Z’s Roc Nation entertainment company is partnering with Brooklyn’s Long Island University to launch the Roc Nation School of Music, Sports & Entertainment...
Beyoncé to give graduation speech alongside the ObamasMay 19, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyoncé has been added to the list of guest speakers for YouTube's virtual commencement ceremony that will also feature the Obamas...
AP source: A-Rod retains JP Morgan in bid for New York MetsApril 22, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez, once again, wants to be like Derek Jeter.
Concert special, Jordan doc entice homebound TV viewersApril 21, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga, Michael Jordan and the remote Rolling Stones provided television entertainment over the weekend for millions of Americans homebound because of the coronavirus...
The Abbey Road Institute opens its 1st US school in MiamiFebruary 28, 2020 GMT
Miami (AP) — One of the world’s leading music studios has set its sights on Miami, with the help of a Grammy-winning Colombian music producer...
Tears from a comic, a mom and a legend mark Bryant memorialFebruary 25, 2020 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Memorable moments from inside the memorial for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna...
Monday’s Sports in BriefFebruary 4, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl put a halt to a four-year decline in viewership, with an estimated 99...
Super Bowl halftime show draws praise, tears from US LatinosFebruary 4, 2020 GMT
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When the Super Bowl halftime show began, Yol-Itzma Aguirre and her relatives watched with anticipation...
Just under 100 million people watch Super Bowl on FoxFebruary 3, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl put a halt to a four-year decline in viewership, with an estimated 99...
Puerto Ricans thrilled by flag sighting in Super BowlFebruary 3, 2020 GMT
SAN JUAN (AP) — The screams echoed across Puerto Rico when Jennifer Lopez unfurled a feather cape representing the flag of the U...
Lopez, Shakira in joyful, exuberant halftime showFebruary 3, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Seizing their opportunity to make a cultural statement, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira infused the Super Bowl halftime show with an exuberance and joy that celebrated their Latina heritage...
Beyoncé, Jay-Z sit during national anthem at Super BowlFebruary 3, 2020 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Coverage of entertainment and celebrity happenings at Super Bowl 54 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami:
The Latest: Gould connects again, 49ers take 13-10 leadFebruary 3, 2020 GMT
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — 8:40 p.m.
Robbie Gould connected again on the opening drive of the third quarter, and San Francisco has jumped out to a 13-10 lead over Kansas City...
Waiting for tonight: J. Lo, Shakira discuss Super Bowl gigFebruary 2, 2020 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Less than 24 hours before stage time, Jennifer Lopez was readying her big performance at the Super Bowl halftime show, summing it up with seven words: “Yeah, we're in the thick of it...
From marching bands to The Boss to Lady Gaga at halftimeJanuary 30, 2020 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — Regardless of your musical tastes, it seems the Super Bowl halftime show has gone there...
Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super BowlJanuary 16, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-nominated pop singer Demi Lovato will perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl...
Awkwafina gets 2nd season of new cable network comedy seriesJanuary 14, 2020 GMT
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Awkwafina may not have an Oscar nomination, but the breakout star has already secured a second-season renewal of her new Comedy Central series...
Here we go again: #DirectorsSoMale at the OscarsJanuary 13, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, it was #DirectorsSoMale at the Oscars.
"Congratulations to those men," said presenter Issa Rae pointedly, after the announcement of an all-male directors slate...
A mix of risk-takers and classic Hollywood at Golden GlobesJanuary 6, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlize Theron, Kerry Washington and Gugu Mbatha-Raw led the fashion risk-takers at the Golden Globes, while Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Cynthia Erivo topped the lists of many for more classic looks on one of the biggest red carpets of the awards season...
Plenty of pink, puffy sleeves and shimmer at Golden GlobesJanuary 6, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — There was plenty of pink, puffy sleeves and a touch of neon on the Golden Globes red carpet as the stars shimmered and shined Sunday on one of the award season's biggest nights for fashion...
Emotions run high in desert at Palm Springs awards galaJanuary 3, 2020 GMT
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Hollywood kicked off the year's compressed awards season with an emotional night in the desert...
Taylor Swift, Spike Lee make year’s top entertainment photosDecember 19, 2019 GMT
Taylor Swift performing at the American Music Awards, the fabulous reaction Phoebe Waller-Bridge gave when winning a trophy at the Emmy Awards and the time Spike Lee gleefully jumped into the arms of Samuel L...
Chris Brown, Migos, DaBaby to perform during Super Bowl weekDecember 17, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Brown, Migos and DaBaby are the latest stars slated to perform during Super Bowl week in Miami...
Lady Gaga to headline pre-Super Bowl concert in MiamiDecember 4, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is returning to the Super Bowl stage — sort of.
The pop star will perform at AT&T TV Super Saturday Night in Miami on Feb...
J. Lo, Shakira to perform at Super Bowl halftime showSeptember 26, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jennifer Lopez and Shakira are going to bring the heat to the 2020 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show...
Review: Jennifer Lopez steals the show in ‘Hustlers’September 10, 2019 GMT
"Hustlers " saves all of its tricks for the end. It's a banger of an ending, too, which is something that so few films manage to nail. The emotion, the stakes, the character development and the why of it all hit around the same time.
Soccer player celebrates World Cup win with dance from J. LoJuly 13, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Carli Lloyd of the U.S. women's national soccer team celebrated her NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Maxwell, the Texas-born designer known for his longtime collaboration with Lady Gaga as well as for dressing other famous women like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle and Nicole Kidman, took top honors at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards...
Brandon Maxwell, Rick Owens take top CFDA fashion awardsJune 4, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Maxwell, the Texas-born designer known for his longtime collaboration with Lady Gaga as well as for dressing other famous women like Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle and Nicole Kidman, took top honors at the Council of Fashion Designers of America awards...
Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez engaged to be marriedMarch 26, 2019 GMT
Former MLB star Alex Rodriguez announced on Instagram Saturday night that he and pop star Jennifer Lopez are engaged.
View this post on Instagram she said yes ️ A post shared by Alex Rodriguez (@arod) on Mar 9, 2019 at 5:34pm PST
Barack Obama congratulates A-Rod J. Lo on their engagementMarch 22, 2019 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barack Obama is feeling the love about the engagement of Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez...
Correction: Oscars-The Latest storyFebruary 27, 2019 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Feb. 25 about (topic), The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of one of the Oscar winners for live action short film...
Regina King stuns in white and Glenn Close dons queenly goldFebruary 25, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Regina King brought Old Hollywood alive on the Oscar red carpet Sunday in a romantic white gown with a touch of sparkle and a long train, while Jennifer Lopez stunned in silver adorned with mirror shards and Lady Gaga sported one of the world's largest yellow diamonds...
Michelle Obama’s Grammy appearance did not impress momFebruary 13, 2019 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — It appears Michelle Obama received a reality check from her mom following her appearance at the Grammys...
Grammys fashion include sparkles, sequins and statement hatsFebruary 11, 2019 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Sparkly, studded and strutting in designer looks, the Grammys parade of often out-there fashion kicked off in a downpour Sunday, but that didn't dampen spirits as the music industry's best showed off their myriad outfits...
Michelle Obama gets raucous applause at Grammy AwardsFebruary 11, 2019 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance to help open the Grammy Awards with host Alicia Keys.
The former first lady appeared onstage with Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Jada Pinkett Smith and Keys to say how music has impacted their lives.
John Gillispie: ‘Second Act’ offers chance to cherish blessingsJanuary 24, 2019 GMT
Movies & More reviewer John Gillispie shares his thoughts on "Second Act," which is rated PG-13.
I saw the movie trailer for "Second Act" starring Jennifer Lopez so many times that I felt as though I might have already experienced the film.