Jennifer Lopez opens about playing a stripper in new movie 'Hustlers' and being a judge on 'World of Dance'

JLo sat down her with fellow judges on 'World of Dance', Ne-Yo and Derek Hough, to discuss advantages of being a young dancer who doesn't yet know enough to be scared of failure


                            Jennifer Lopez opens about playing a stripper in new movie 'Hustlers' and being a judge on 'World of Dance'

Jennifer Lopez is gearing up for the third season of her hit series 'World of Dance', and recently she sat down with her fellow judges, Ne-Yo and Derek Hough, to discuss the advantages of being a young dancer who doesn't yet know enough to be scared of failure.

"I think I was pretty fearless. I think when you're younger, you are. Like, ignorance is bliss," Lopez explained to ET's Keltie Knight, who was alos on the discussion"You have no idea [to think] like, 'I can fall on my face and it's gonna scar me for 10 years.' You know none of these things."

Jennifer Lopez (C) performs onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)
Jennifer Lopez (C) performs onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)

 

The pop superstar also admitted that she would have never been able to be a 'World's Got Dance' champion in her younger days as she didn't have what it took at that time.

"I'd like to think I could, but I don't think I could," Lopez laughed. "I don't think I would have made it very far here." Lopez is going all out for her upcoming role as a stripper in her upcoming new movie, 'Hustlers'.

Jennifer Lopez Visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on May 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NBC)
Jennifer Lopez Visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on May 9, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NBC)

 

The 49-year-old singing sensation is learning how to pole dance for her role in the new film, which is clearly leaving her boyfriend Alex Rodriguez quite stoked. Quite recently, the former New York Yankee recorded a video of JLo as she practiced her moves around a pole, and managed to capture every sexy second of the routine.

"We do have a pole at the house… It's a portable pole," JLo revealed on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' recently. "First of all -- this is gonna go bad -- but you can practice with it there. I have a girl who comes in and teaches me."



 

 

"I have bruises everywhere," she added. "I have a lot of respect for people who do the pole. It's, like, acrobatic. It's different muscle groups and the things they do with their legs, upside down, I'm like, 'What? I can't… hold on. Can we do that part again?'"

JLo will be co-starring in the new movie with 'Crazy Rich Asians' alum Constance Wu, and the two ladies will be playing the role of former strippers who stick together to get revenge on their wealthy clients by maxing out their credit cards once they've drunkenly passed out.

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez attend the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez attend the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)