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“Great genes and lifestyle choices!”
“Money buys so much.”
While some people might mark their 49th birthdays alone, eating a slice of cake by candlelight and mourning the passage of time, singer, actress and dancer Jennifer Lopez did not do that.
A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Jul 24, 2018 at 5:06pm PDT
The triple threat celebrated her birthday by sharing some snaps of her family’s Bahamian adventure. In one snap that captured attention on the Internet for a few hours, J.Lo showed off her black-string-bikini-adorned figure – which is impressive for any age.
She later slipped into a gorgeous green dress and thanked her followers for their well wishes: “What a lucky girl I am to have such loyal and loving fans. I am eternally grateful to ALL of you!!”
So believe it or not I’m just waking up from my birthday celebration last night. It was a small gathering with the kids and some family and a couple of close friends… the day and night was filled with lots of laughter, tears and of course dancing…:) I wanted to write all of you bc I was so delighted and overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and birthday wishes you all sent to me yesterday!! I felt soooo incredibly moved and blessed to have you all in my life… thank you to everyone who put together birthday collages, videos and sent bday wishes!! What a lucky girl I am to have such loyal and loving fans and followers… I want you to know I never take any of you for granted I am eternally grateful to ALL of you!! I hope I can always continue to entertain, inspire and share everything I learn with you in every way I can!! Honestly that is the biggest birthday gift God has ever given me!! I love you forever… Jennifer Here are a few pics from the day!!! Have a beautiful one! 😘😘😘♥️♥️♥️🎂🎂🔥🔥 all photos by: @lacarba
A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Jul 25, 2018 at 11:29am PDT
The “ageless beauty” — as actress Viola Davis called her on Instagram — doesn’t keep the work behind her stellar physique a secret, often posting about her dedication to gym time.
A post shared by Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Jul 22, 2018 at 12:34pm PDT
Much like J.Lo, Yahoo readers weren’t shy in commenting on the star’s build.
“She looks amazing,” one reader left in the comments section of the original Yahoo Lifestyle article. “Is A-Rod keeping up?” another commenter asked, referring to Lopez’s baseball star boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez.
Many commenters felt that the star’s fame and money unfairly contributed to her ability to stay in shape: “She looks GREAT for a 49-year-old who can afford to pay people to keep her in shape,” one reader said. “Personal trainers will do wonders for your figure.”
Some reminded other commenters that staying in shape was important for Lopez’s career: “It’s her JOB to look like that.”
But most readers were stoked to see another aging actress strutting her stuff: “I’m digging these older ladies being proud of their bodies and looking so great,” one commenter said. “Why do people act like 50 is the end of life, the beginning of old age?” another demanded.
49 NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD
— yasmine b (@xxoyasmine) July 25, 2018
The Fly Girl’s Instagram Stories from the day showed scenes from a dance party with her 10-year-old daughter, Emme, Rodriguez and close pals. What a fun way to stay in shape!
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