Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Didn't Get Paid For 'Hustlers'

BY Kasia Truscott / Nov 21 2019 / 09:16 AM

"I did it for free and produced it. Like Jenny from the Block - I do what I love"

Jennifer Lopez Reveals She Didn't Get Paid For 'Hustlers'
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Jennifer Lopez has revealed she didn't get paid for Hustlers, the critically acclaimed film in which she both produced and starred in, because she isn't motivated by money. 

The film, which made $148.5 million (Dhs545.5 million) at the box office worldwide, has thrust the actress into talks of early awards nominations for her portrayal of the fiesty character of Ramona in the film. 

In a recent interview with GQ, Lopez said, "I didn’t get paid a whole bunch of money for Hustlers. I did it for free and produced it. Like Jenny from the Block - I do what I love."

She continued, "I've never been motivated by money," musing on the differences between herself and her on-screen persona. "I've always been motivated by - I want to be a great actress, a great singer, a great dancer. I want to make movies, I want to make music, and the money came along with that."

Lopez has been particularly busy as of late, having just been announced as the new global ambassador of Coach. Commenting on her appointment to the role, the actress said, "It is a timeless brand that I’ve always been a fan of, and the upcoming collection really speaks to my personal style - an uptown downtown mix."