It has been practically every week because the Tremendous Bowl LIV and whereas many people could have forgotten what workforce gained—not to mention who performed—one factor we can’t neglect for a very long time is that halftime present efficiency that Jennifer Lopez and Shakira placed on.
From the fashion to the subtle yet powerful political statements, the pole dancing, Shakira’s viral second, the shock performances from Dangerous Bunny and J Balvin, to the highly effective homage to Latino tradition on a world stage—there was so much to unpack when it got here to this yr’s halftime present.
There have been additionally lots of people who discovered J. Lo and Shakira’s efficiency over-sexualized and removed from being family-friendly.
However J.Lo stated she simply needed to painting that “ladies are on high of the world proper now.”
On Friday, Feb. 7 the Hustlers actress made an appearance on The Tonight Present Starring Jimmy Fallon and gave us a play-by-play of her Tremendous Bowl efficiency, together with behind-the-scenes particulars, that incredible efficiency from her daughter Emme Maribel Muñiz and the way she obtained prepared for the present the morning of.
The “Jenny from The Block” singer even obtained a teary-eyed whereas reflecting what the efficiency meant to her total.
Speaking to Jimmy Fallon about her efficiency, J. Lo known as that second when she carried out “Ready For Tonight” on the pole a “nod to Hustlers.”
“I discovered some pole issues, let me see what I can do,” she added. “We will put it in there. However I simply felt, once more… it was a really highly effective transfer. It was like, ‘Look ma, no arms!'”
The 50-year-old singer additionally shared that her daughter has the “efficiency gene” and the way blissful she was to carry out alongside her 11-year-old. “She does not let it in her thoughts how large [the performance] is or the way it scares you. That is what it’s a must to do whenever you’re up there, you already know— you type of must [have] management. She has that gene, that gene of ‘I am snug up right here…’ I want I felt extra like her,” J. Lo stated. “She has a very good time with it and I’d by no means make her do it if it ever made her uncomfortable in any manner.”
After playing a clip from the mother-daughter duo’s performance, Fallon tells the singer, “you may’t cease being legendary! That was iconic.”
J. Lo provides, “I obtained emotional as a result of we did, we labored so laborious. We began rehearsing in November for my set. It was simply, each single day… it is a brief period of time. You recognize what I imply, however a lot goes into that second. However it’s a whole bunch of individuals, they put that stage collectively in seven minutes and then you definitely get on it, and also you rock. It is simply loopy. It’s such an enormous deal. And I am simply glad all people preferred it! That is why I obtained emotional.”
Final weekend, ahead of the Super Bowl halftime show performance on Sunday, E!’s Jason Kennedy caught up with Alex Rodriguez to speak about what his beau’s efficiency meant for girls watching in all places.
“An infinite second,” Rodriguez instructed E! Information. “Initially, with 60 million Latinos in america, it is wonderful. Representing all of the Latino ladies, it is actually empowering… it is about equality. It is about a lot. However it’s simply inspiration as a result of I do know she evokes all of us and tonight will likely be no completely different.”
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