Jennifer Lopez thanks twins and Alex Rodriguez in heartwarming MTV VMAs video
"Jenny from the Block " shared her joy with fans and her family
Jennifer Lopez was at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards to accept the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award on the 21st of August 2018.
The 49-year-old mega-star dazzled the press and her fans in a stunning shimmering gold jumpsuit with matching sneakers reported ET Online
Her acceptance speech revealed that she had grown up with MTV and that being honored by an award was one of her greatest dreams.
"It has been an incredible journey of dreaming my wildest dreams and then watching them come true."
Jennifer Lopez, ET Online, 21st of August 2018.
A life dedicated to her art
She spoke of the hard work that had brought her to that moment, the complete focus on her career that had obsessed her for years.
She said that her life was transformed by the birth of her children, the twins she shares with singer Marc Anthony - Max, and Emme.
Lopez also thanked her parents, describing her mother, Lupe, as the "original dancing queen."
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Lopez thanked her "twin soul"
She went on to praise her sisters and her father for their support - and lastly, she thanked her fiancee Alex Rodriguez who she called her "twin soul."
Lopez explained that she had to make her own path in a fiercely competitive industry, and do it on her own terms.
Lopez is one of the most influential celebrities in the world
Lopez has made her mark as an actress and as a music icon, and is one of the most successful female artists of all time.
Her films have grossed over US$2.9 billion, and global record sales are estimated to be over the 80 million mark.
The magazine, Forbes, ranked Jennifer Lopez as the most powerful celebrity in the world, as well as the 38th most powerful woman.