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Jennifer Lopez Didn’t Think Her Grammys Dress Was A ‘Big Deal’

Tue, July 9, 2013 3:47pm EDT by 4 Comments
W Magazine

The star went down in fashion history when she stepped out in that infamous plunging Versace dress at the 2000 Grammy Awards — but in a new interview she says she didn’t expect to cause such a commotion!

Few have aged more gracefully than Jennifer Lopez , and if any of you disagree we’ve got the photos to prove it! The actress and singer opens up in the August issue of W magazine as she talks parenting, being homeless, and how she came to wear that infamous Versace dress! Click here to find out what the 43-year-old had to say and see the sexy pics!

Jennifer Lopez’s Grammys Dress:

Inside the mag, the star opens up about that famous Versace dress she wore to the 2000 Grammy Awards. “We had looked at a few dresses, and nothing was right,” Lopez recalled. “My stylist said, there’s this one dress, but other people have worn it. I tried on the Versace and decided to wear it anyway. But I was still surprised by the reaction: When I came onstage with David Duchovny, who was the biggest star in the world then, he said to the audience, ‘Nobody is looking at me,’ she said. “This loud sound started from the back of the room — it was kind of like a roar, over me in the dress. When I went to my seat, I said, ‘What’s the big deal?!’ [Then-boyfriend] Puffy and Benny [Medina, her manager] were waiting, and they said, ‘You have to take pictures in that dress.’ ”

Jennifer Lopez’s ‘W’ Cover:

The star gorgeous rocking Hollywood curls and a bold red lip. She kept it couture, wearing a peacock-inspired gown with black mesh detail. The mom and performer didn’t downplay the jewelry, with over-sized earrings and an emerald ring that matched the gorgeous ensemble.

Aside from dresses, she also talks about being a parent. “I think a lot about teaching my kids to work hard,” Lopez said. “I’ve learned something about kids—they don’t do what you say; they do what you do. I watched my parents,” she says.

JLo is clearly looking great and we’re happy to see that she’s in a great place! What do YOU guys think? Does Jennifer Lopez pull off the gown or would you have liked to have seen her with a more natural look? Sound off in the comments and don’t forget to VOTE!

Casey Compernolle

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