Jennifer Lopez said she was meant to take part in one of pop culture's biggest moments.
While the MTV Video Music Awards is pretty much synonymous with viral stunts and performances, the most infamous is probably the time Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera shared steamy kisses with Madonna during their all-star performance during the 2003 VMAs. However, it turns out that what we saw on screen wasn't the original lineup, as J.Lo has now revealed that she was the one who was supposed to smooching Britney and Madonna.
"I was filming a movie in Canada, and we had met – me, her and Britney — to do it at her home, and then I just couldn't get off the film," J.Lo said.
"So, we couldn't do it," the triple-threat went on to say, before appearing to add a little shade by saying that "they got Christina Aguilera, I think."
But despite the missed opportunity, J. Lo made it clear that she still has nothing but love for the Queen of Pop by adding that, "I love Madonna."
"I'm a huge fan," she said. "I always have been."
That said, don't just take her word for it. After all, the former president of MTV, Van Toffler, previously confirmed the tidbit to Entertainment Weeklyin 2012, saying that “it was a long road to get to that Britney and Christina kiss."
"Because they weren't necessarily the first couple of people who were on the hit list,” Toffler said at the time. “This may be the first time it’s revealed, but originally J.Lo was in the mix. That didn't happen.”
You can watch Lopez talk about the original plan with E! News below.
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