J. Lo's Favorite Birthday Party Sounds Like a Movie Premiere

J. Lo relives her favorite birthday memory, which sounds more like a movie premiere than a birthday party.

Released on 4/18/2016

Transcript

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[Interviewer] What was your favorite birthday
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that you've had?
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Umm,
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let me think.
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Probably my 40th birthday.
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Marc, my husband at the time,
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and Benny Medina, my manager,
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threw this huge party for me.
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It was a big surprise. It was a big secret.
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And he was like, C'mon, I'm gonna take you out.
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And we got really dressed up,
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and as we walk down, there was a marquee
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and it said whatever Lola wants
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and the music for Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets
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was playing
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outside, like in the streets.
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♫ Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets
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And I was like what is going on?
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'Cause Marc used to,
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nickname for me was Lola.
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I'm like What is going on?
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And then we got there,
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and it was just like a movie premiere.
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[Interviewer] Wow.
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And I went in, and all my friends were there.
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And it was just fantastic.
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They had people come from Broadway and sing,
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they had, you know, people come
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perform freestyle songs from my childhood,
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like all this stuff.
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It was an amazing night.
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[Interviewer] Did you have a cake?
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It was, many cakes.
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(Interviewer laughs)
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[Interviewer] Two cakes, I think. Your presents.
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Yes.