Jennifer Lopez first joined American Idol as a decide in season 10. The singer admitted in her new Netflix documentary Halftime that Idol was her “first large job” after having twins Emme and Max, now 14, in addition to splitting from husband Marc Anthony. For J.Lo, being on Idol helped redefine the lady she had turn out to be.
“At 42, film roles weren’t flattening my door. As I used to be getting again to work, I actually felt like I didn’t know what my worth was anymore. I used to be doing American Idol. That was the primary large job I did after I had the infants. And it was good for me at the moment. Individuals may see me for who I used to be and that modified every part,” Jennifer stated.
Jennifer admitted that within the strategy of attempting to “construct an ideal life, a household life,” she “form of misplaced” who she was “as an artist.” When Emme and Max had been 3 years previous, she and Marc divorced. “I used to be a single mother with two little children,” J.Lo stated of her life post-split.
J.Lo was an American Idol decide for seasons 10 and 11. She left after two seasons however returned for seasons 13, 14, and 15. “I actually discovered lots about myself. I had goal,” Jennifer stated about being on Idol. “And I simply felt I’ve started working on my appearing extra, my singing extra, my dancing extra, my every part. I simply should be higher in each approach.”
American Idol helped launch the following chapter of Jennifer’s profession. She had her first headlining live performance tour in 2012 and had a Vegas residency from 2016 to 2018. Throughout her Vegas residency, J.Lo produced and starred within the NBC collection Shades of Blue.
Jennifer earned her first Golden Globe nomination in 20 years in 2020 with the discharge of Hustlers. That very same yr, she headlined the 2020 Tremendous Bowl halftime present with Shakira. Halftime is now streaming on Netflix.