Jennifer Lopez on the New Times Dirty Dozen Countdown
Each year, New Times puts together a list of the sketchiest politicians and unholiest celebrities and weirdest human beings to call the Magic City home. Last year, we had prostitute-punching TV salesman Vince Shlomi and indicted ex-city commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones on the list. Of course, this is according to our twisted judgment. You can say whatever you like.
So who made the filthy cut this year? We're releasing the names one by one ahead of next week's issue, which comes with a full-page illustration of the dynamic dozen.
First up is a Miami pop star whose big television debut was marred by a sex-tape lawsuit.
This was supposed to be the year that SoBe Queen Jennifer Lopez bounced back from a string of bad movies and horrendous pop albums. Things were looking good when the former In Living Color dancer managed to shimmy her ample behind into a job as a judge on American Idol.
But after scrapping a record planned for earlier this year, J.Lo hit rock bottom last month when news broke she was facing a $10 million lawsuit over several sexy tapes she made in the late Nineties with then-husband Ojai Noa.
According to court documents filed on November 17 in California, the videos show Lopez "consensually exposing her genital area in public."
Dirty, yes. But we're only at number 12.
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