Jennifer Lopez put on a brave face after failing to nab a nomination for Greatest Supporting Actress on the 2020 Oscars.
However the celebrity was secretly devastated by the snub after wowing critics along with her function as a scheming stripper in “Hustlers.”
The total extent of Lopez’s sorrow is revealed for the primary time within the Netflix documentary “Halftime,” set for launch subsequent month.
In a new trailer for the doc that dropped Wednesday, the actress is seen sobbing in mattress after being missed for the honour by the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences.
“It was exhausting. I simply had a really low vanity,” Lopez laments in a voiceover.
“I needed to actually work out who I used to be and imagine in that and never imagine in anything,” she forlornly provides.
Lopez has lengthy struggled with self-doubt about her profession, telling The Post in 2018: “Everyone was like, ‘She will’t sing. She will’t dance. She will’t act. She’s only a fairly face or her butt is huge,’ or no matter they have been saying about me. I began considering, ‘Yeah, that’s true,’ and it actually harm me for a very long time.
“Regardless of the harm and the ache, I simply stored going. I simply couldn’t enable myself to let that develop into who I used to be,” she added.
Lopez was thought of a sure thing for a Greatest Supporting Actress nomination after wowing critics along with her function as a scheming stripper named Ramona.
Nonetheless, the starlet missed out on the extensively anticipated 2020 nom, with Laura Dern, Kathy Bates, Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh and Margot Robbie named because the 5 finalists.
Dern went on to win the Oscar for her function in “Marriage Story.”
Lopez has lengthy struggled to be taken critically as an actress, regardless of acclaimed roles in “Out of Sight” and the cult-classic “Selena.”
The starlet additionally appeared in rom-com staples “The Wedding ceremony Planner” and “Maid In Manhattan,” however these movies did not impress critics.
In the meantime, her display screen profession suffered a severe setback after she starred alongside husband-to-be Ben Affleck in 2002’s “Gigli,” which was extensively panned by a number of critics and even deemed one of the worst movies of the last decade.
The doc will see the star replicate on her milestones and evolution as an actress and artist, together with her Super Bowl 2020 halftime show and her appearance at President Joe Biden’s 2021 inauguration.