Jennifer Lopez owns her body, poses for magazine in nothing but a Valentino cape

Before we had even heard of Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Lopez inspired women across the globe to embrace their curves in a world dominated by size zero models and unattainable beauty ideals.

But the singer wasn’t aware of her influential status at the time.

In a cover interview for Instyle magazine, the 49-year-old revealed: “‘I was just being myself. In my family, curves were glorified and part of the culture. It was just like, ‘Jennifer has a big butt, and it’s good’.”

The mother-of-two’s enviable body graces the publication’s recent issue, as she is featured posing in a sequinned Valentino cape – worn as a sideless dress only J Lo could pull off.

Unsurprisingly, social media users were quick to compliment the singer on her latest editorial.

One took to Instagram to comment, “Wow! THIS is what a natural body and many hours at the gym looks like! Beautiful!”

While another simply wrote: “This will break the Internet.”

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