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’.”
@JLo was a forerunner in the trend of embracing curvier body types, but she insists that body image isn’t something she ever thought much about. “I didn’t realize what I was doing — 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.’” Not only good, but also culture-changing. She says her friend @KimKardashian once told her that she wore a “What would J.Lo do?” bracelet! 🔥Read the full profile at the link in bio. I Photographed by @Anthony.Maule; Styled by @JuliePelipas
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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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