Meet Jennifer Lopez's best friend

Actresses Leah Remini (left) and Jennifer Lopez, who are real-life friends, share a screen for the first time in the film Second Act.
Actresses Leah Remini (left) and Jennifer Lopez, who are real-life friends, share a screen for the first time in the film Second Act.PHOTO: GOLDEN VILLAGE

Jennifer Lopez and Leah Remini, who play best friends in the movie Second Act, talk about supporting each other through heartbreak and trials in real life

Jennifer Lopez's friendship with fellow actress Leah Remini has lasted longer than most Hollywood marriages - including Lopez's own with ex-husband Marc Anthony, who introduced the women 14 years ago.

And the pair say they have supported each other through every heartbreak and trial since - including the end of Lopez's decade-long marriage to Anthony in 2014 and Remini's battle with the Church of Scientology when she left the organisation in 2013 and began speaking out against it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 03, 2019, with the headline 'Meet Jennifer Lopez's best friend'. Print Edition | Subscribe