Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Starred In ‘Hustlers’ For Free: “I Bank On Myself”

Published: Tuesday 19th Nov 2019 by Sam

Jennifer Lopez scored a career best opening with this summer’s ‘Hustlers’ – the exotic dancer/heist flick rooted in a real life story.

The star not only top-billed the movie, she co-produced it too.

But, interestingly, she’s revealed her pay packet didn’t necessarily reflect that.

Full story below…

Speaking in the Men of the Year issue of GQ Magazine, J.Lo shared:

“I do things because I love them. I didn’t get paid a whole bunch of money for Hustlers. I did it for free and produced it. I bank on myself. That’s the Jenny From the Block. I do what I want, I do what I love.”

Before jaws drop, there is a caveat.

The feature inferred that she was paid – just not “not up front.” Meaning her coin most likely came on the backend, where (if she negotiated it) she would have profited in a big way now the STX Entertainment film, which opened with $32 million first week, is a financial success.

Still, it doesn’t take away from her comment about banking on herself. Because there were no guarantees the movie would deliver the business at the box office.

More power to her!

Your thoughts?

[Photo Credit: J.Lo IG]

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  1. melinda November 19, 2019

    well now she is getting paid after the success , im sure she made more money now than if she negotiated with STX , queen

  2. Bluebird November 19, 2019

    Because when it comes down it. SHE IS A DANCER. A HUSTLER. She has ZERO vocal ability but what she has is a GREAT MACHINE in back of her…giving the IMAGE that she is a vocalist.

    • melinda November 19, 2019

      she is an entertainer , do you what s the meaning of entertainer ? briefly if you invite me to see her , celine dion or mariah carey . surely i will pick her coz she entertains me . period she proved herself as a LEGEND in both MUSIC and MOVIES

  3. adele4life November 19, 2019

    Monique, do you read this? The ultimate triple threat stared in a movie and did not get paid.
    Because she knew it was worth it. She invested in herself, got her biggest live action movie ever and will now ask for a bigger quote on her next movie.

    Monique, you do not have to be a thoughtless ghetto mess.

    • Diora Couture November 19, 2019

      Monique did pretty much the same thing for PRECIOUS….from what i understand she got PENNIES FOR IT….

  4. J November 19, 2019

    That’s so awesome. I would have taken at least 20 percent lol. She’s smart though and I’d love to look half as good at her age

  5. I Hate blaccc n whyyy y’all not sht November 19, 2019

    F*** Jennifer Lopez

    • Kevon November 19, 2019

      U mean f*** your self ..hahha tell em y u mad son, tell em y u mad hahaha

    • Dina November 19, 2019

      I can f*** u if u want . Dont dare . She is a LEGEND u idiot

  6. Jungkook November 19, 2019

    The icon Jennifer legend Lopez

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