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Jennifer Lopez was homeless as a teen

Jennifer Lopez was homeless as a teen

Jul 9 2013, 8:30pm CDT | by

Jennifer Lopez used to be homeless. The 'Dance Again' hitmaker, 43, who has five-year-old twins Max and Emme with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, often slept in a dance studio as a teenager after...

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Jennifer Lopez was homeless as a teen

Jul 9 2013, 8:30pm CDT | by

Jennifer Lopez used to be homeless.

The 'Dance Again' hitmaker, 43, who has five-year-old twins Max and Emme with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, often slept in a dance studio as a teenager after having arguments with her mother about her career plans.

She told W magazine: "My mom and I butted heads. I didn't want to go to college - I wanted to try dance full-time. So she and I had a break. I started sleeping on the sofa in the dance studio. I was homeless, but I told her, 'This is what I have to do.' A few months later, I landed a job dancing in Europe. When I got back, I booked 'In Living Color'. I became a Fly Girl and moved to L.A. It all happened in a year."

Despite enjoying her newfound freedom, Jennifer initially hated living in Los Angeles after relocating there from the Bronx, New York.

She explained: "I hated L.A. I was asking, 'Where's the store for milk? Don't you guys walk on the street?' Now I love Los Angeles, but it doesn't give me strength the way the Bronx did. All the strength that I needed for life, I got from that neighborhood."

Jennifer, who is dating her former back-up dancer Casper Smart, 25, also revealed she is eager to pass on her ambition and work ethic to her children.

She said: "I think a lot about teaching my kids to work hard. I've learned something about kids - they don't do what you say; they do what you do. I watched my parents. My dad worked nights, and I was aware of how much he was doing for us. My mom was a Tupperware lady and also worked at the school. I always felt that I couldn't let them down. And I had a natural discipline from early on. I was always training for something.

"I can remember dancing and singing in front of the mirror in my bedroom. I've always had dreams - the dreams have just gotten bigger."

Source: Bang Showbiz

 
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Every year the sweet looking moms head to the Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood to get some pumpkins for the little ones in front of as many cameras as possible. Uber-MILFtastic Jessica Alba even took her kids two days in a row, because you know, eleven hours grabbing a pumpkin when you're in kindergarten simply isn't enough. I could hardly complain about this obvious publicity ...
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Miley Cyrus and Kelly Osbourne Show Off Skin Sunbathing + More of What You Missed On Instagram

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Jennifer Lopez Takes Her Children To The Pumpkin Patch

Oct 13 2014 8:49am CDT | Source: Radar Online

Jennifer Lopez takes her two children, Emme and Max, to shop for a pumpkin at Mr.Bones Pumpkin Patch in West Hollywood, Cali ...
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Bet You Didn’t Know These Celebs Voiced Your Favorite Cartoons

Oct 13 2014 7:05am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

Fergie provided the voice of Sally Brown, Charlie Brown’s sister, for a few television episodes.   (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) Before Hayden Panettiere  small role voicing Dot, the princess ant in “A Bug’s Life”. Bale became quite the “ladies man” after “Empire of the Sun” Boys were envious and bullied him. (Photo: MAX NASH/AFP/GettyImages) Christian Bale’s  provided the voice of Thomas, John Smith’s friend in “Pocahontas”. Click here for the full list.   Latest HOT Stories: Top H ...
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