Jennifer Lopez Loses Legal Battle With Ex-Husband Over Private Home Videos
Jennifer Lopez has been struggling to keep her ex-husband Ojani Noa from capitalizing off of her career, and now the singer appears to be losing the battle. Noa recently won a lawsuit against Lopez, which allows him to release intimate home footage of the 'American Idol' judge.
The legal battle over the tapes has been ongoing, but on Friday, Radar Online released a report saying that the courts cannot bar Noa from releasing the footage. Noa and Lopez have a confidentiality contract that clearly states he cannot profit off of Lopez's celebrity status. However, Noa was able to find a loophole in the contract by selling the home movie to his current girlfriend, Claudia Vasquez, for distribution.
Executive producer of the project, Ed Meyers, released a statement saying, "Claudia Vazquez has been allowed to release the home videos of Ojani and Jennifer. The project will deal with J. Lo's rise to fame, and her marriage to Ojani. Claudia will be meeting with video distributors on Tuesday, and hopefully, a deal can be made very soon."
The court's official ruling reads: "Vazquez argues she has and is suffering harm in that she has had difficulty in obtaining work as a result of Lopez's attempts at enforcing the Injunction against her."
There is no word on the actual content of the videos, just that some contain private footage of J. Lo. This isn't the first time Noa has tried to score money by using Lopez. In the past, he has tried to write a book and film a movie about the 'On the Floor' singer. Noa and Lopez were married from 1997-1998 after Lopez met the Cuban-American waiter at a restaurant in Miami, Fla.
Poor, Jennifer! This is so awful, especially considering she is now the mother of two young children and happily married to her husband, recording artist Marc Anthony.