Snoop Dogg, Lizzo, Bad Bunny and more decline Jennifer Lopez’s latest film: A behind-the-scenes look

In Jennifer Lopez's latest movie, "This Is Me... A Love Story," a scene from her documentary, "The Greatest Love Story Never Told," mentions Snoop Dogg and other A-listers, including Lizzo, who supposedly declined cameo requests. However, Lizzo cleared the air on TikTok, stating, "Ain’t nobody told me nothin’," in a playful manner.

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Jennifer Lopez, the multi-talented superstar, has been making waves with her latest film, This Is Me… Now: A Love Story. But behind the glitz and glamour lies a fascinating tale of celebrity cameos, rejections, and unexpected twists. In a newly released companion documentary, The Greatest Love Story Never Told, we get an exclusive peek into the making of this cinematic masterpiece.

The A-list no-show

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In one of the most attention-grabbing scenes, J. Lo and her team spill the beans on the celebrities they approached to appear in their film. The list of “no’s” due to unavailability is jaw-dropping. Among those who declined? Hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg and chart-topping sensation Lizzo. But that’s not all. The roster also includes pop queen Taylor Swift, powerhouse vocalist Ariana Grande, and reality TV star Khloé Kardashian. It seems even the stars have scheduling conflicts!

"People scared, scared to put themselves out there. I get it. Took me a long time. I’m scared. I don’t act like I’m scared. That’s the secret to my whole career,” J-Lo said pondering the reasons for people turning down the film"

"She added, Anthony Ramos was going to do this. He was going to do the ‘Rebound’ number with me. And he was like, ‘Ah, I’m friends with Marc,'” Jennifer told wardrobe supervisor Shawn “Beezy” Barton during rehearsals in the documentary"

Lizzo’s TikTok revelation

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After the film’s release, Lizzo took to TikTok to set the record straight.

"Nobody asked me. J. Lo, I love you."

She playfully responded to a clip from the documentary. It turns out the “Truth Hurts” singer was blissfully unaware of the project.

The celebs who made the cut

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Despite the rejections, This Is Me… Now boasts an ensemble cast that could rival any Hollywood awards show. Alongside J. Lo herself, the film features the likes of rapper Post Malone, actress Keke Palmer, and music legend Jennifer Lewis. Even astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson makes a cameo. Talk about star power!

The trilogy

This Is Me… Now is just one part of J. Lo’s ambitious trilogy. Alongside the movie and the documentary, she’s dropping an album of the same name. It’s a triple threat that promises to keep fans entertained and intrigued.

So next time you’re at the theater, remember the behind-the-scenes drama that unfolded as these megastars came together to tell This Is Me… Now’s epic love story. Lights, camera, action!

Watch the trailer below