Jennifer Lopez Says ‘True Love Does Existas She Recalls Her ‘Biggest Heartbreakwith Ben Affleck

珍妮弗·洛佩兹 is reflecting on her love story with 本·阿弗莱克 as she gears up to release 这就是我…现在 — a follow-up to her 2002 释放 这就是我…然后.

在接受采访时 Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1 周一, 这 “On the Floorsinger opened up about the message behind her upcoming album — and offered fans a piece of advice on love: don’t give up on it.

We captured me at this moment in time when I was reunited with the love of my life and we decided we were going to be together forever. The whole message of the album [这就是我…然后] 是, ‘This love exists. This is a real love,'” 洛佩兹, 53, told Lowe.

她继续, “Now I think what the message of [这就是我…现在] is — if you have, like me at times, lost hope, almost given up, 别. True love does exist and some things do last forever and that’s real. I want to put that message out into the world and that does take a lot of vulnerability.

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珍妮弗·洛佩兹.
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在 2004, following the release of 这就是我…然后 and her split from Affleck, 50 — whom she was engaged to at the time — Lopez went through a “痛苦” 旅行.

“伙计, I wouldn’t even perform these records. It was so painful after we broke up. Once we called off that wedding 20 几年前, it was the biggest heartbreak of my life. I honestly felt like I was going to die,” 她回忆说. “It sent me on a spiral for the next 18 years where I just couldn’t get it right. 但现在, 20 多年以后, it does have a happy ending. It has the most would-never-happen-in-Hollywood ending.

full interview is available now on Apple Music 1.

洛佩兹 announced the 13-track album on Friday by recreating the cover and then transforming into 2022 罗. She wrote on Instagram, “这就是我, 这就是现在的我。”

嫁给我吧 明星的新项目 “记录情绪, 二十年来她所经历的精神与心理之旅,” 根据新闻稿, 紧随其后 marriage to Affleck, whom the album was originally dedicated to.

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Elsewhere in the interview, Lopez said Affleck is her biggest fan.

He loves that album. He loves that music. He knows all of the words. 你知道我的意思? 这很疯狂. He also was with me while I was creating it,” 她说. “He knows it so well and he loves it so much. He’s my biggest fan, which is awesome, and supporter. When he came back into my life again, the same thing happened where I felt so inspired and so overtaken with emotion that it was just pouring out of me.

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The singer’s ninth studio album marks her return to writing and producing, 和陈列柜 “一个漏洞永远不会” 之前显示, 同时将她强大的歌声与忏悔歌曲和乐观的歌曲融合在一起 “爱的庆典,” 新闻稿说.

A release date for the album is yet to be announced.