(LOS ANGELES) — Jennifer Lopez was happy for her old flame, Ben Affleck, when he won the Golden Globe for best director last weekend for his work on Argo.
Lopez made an appearance Wednesday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where the host noted that Lopez stood up for her Gigli and Jersey Girl co-star at the Globes when his name was announced.
Lopez said, “They were really hard on us in the press when we dated back in the day, on movies and things like that, so it was a nice moment. It was nice to see him have that moment. I was really happy for him.”
Ellen DeGeneres also mentioned that Lopez ran into another ex, Diddy, at the Globes, but Lopez commented that it wasn’t awkward for her because they run in the same social circles.
When the topic of American Idol came up, the former judge of the Fox competition said she misses working on the show because of the camaraderie she felt with Ryan Seacrest, Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler.
DeGeneres noted that the dynamic between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj will be interesting to watch this season, but Lopez didn’t bite, refusing to comment on the tension between the new judges.
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