Jennifer Lopez lives out her ‘Disco Diva Fantasy’ during Italy’s charity gala

Jennifer Lopez appears on stage during the LuisaViaRoma for Unicef ​​event at La Certosa di San Giacomo

Jennifer Lopez appears on stage during the LuisaViaRoma for Unicef ​​event at La Certosa di San Giacomo

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Jennifer Lopez has brought her “disco diva fantasy” to life!

The singer rocked the stage in Italy at the LuisaViaRoma charity event for UNICEF on Saturday night, where she opened the show with two of her signature hits, ‘If You Had My Love’ and ‘Waiting for Tonight’.

Wearing a zebra-print bodysuit with a matching flowing cape, Lopez, 53, beamed as the crowd chanted her name.

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After thanking her fans for coming out to see her, the “Dinero” singer said, “We’re disco tonight. You know what this reminds me of? It reminds me of when I was a little girl in the Bronx.”

“My mom used to watch those awards, those big galas — this is like a big gala tonight,” he continued. “Remember when they used to show them on TV? And they always had some amazing singer come out, remember Donna Summer? Yeah? Chaka Khan? And the amazing lady Diana Ross. They came out with their big hair and their beautiful dresses.”

Jennifer Lopez performs at the unicef'luisa via roma charity concert in Capri.

Jennifer Lopez performs at the unicef’luisa via roma charity concert in Capri.


Lopez added: “I’d like to walk around my house in a glittery movie theater. That’s right, that’s what I love to do. I just wanted to live in a world of glitter. I’ve always wanted to be a disco diva. And you know, I really lived a little bit of that was when I was making the film Selena years ago.”

“But I’ve never been able to do it myself. Do you mind if I live out my disco diva fantasy here with you tonight?” she then asked those present before her.

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Lopez, who recently married Ben Affleck, continued her performance for the special night by belting out covers of Khan’s “I’m Every Woman,” as well as Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” and “Turn the Beat Around” by Gloria Estefan. .”

Before wrapping up her set with more of her chart-topping songs, including “On the Floor” and “Dance Again,” Lopez expressed her gratitude for the support she received from the audience, saying, ” I give you my heart. you all I have. I love you. Thank you.”

The star also worked a bit of wardrobe magic when her animal print ensemble disappeared during the show, leaving her in a shimmering nude bodysuit.

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The event was hosted by Jamie Foxx, who helped auction off 22 items, including a pair of premiere tickets to Leonardo DiCaprio’s latest film.

Other notable names in attendance alongside Lopez and DiCaprio, 47, included Casey Affleck, Vanessa Hudgens, Jared Leto and Ansel Elgort, to name a few.

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The star-studded affair came after Lopez and Affleck, 49, were spotted enjoying time together in Paris after tying the knot in Las Vegas earlier this month.

The newlyweds were regularly photographed sightseeing and kissing on outings around the French capital after their July 21 flight.

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A source told PEOPLE that they were “like two teenagers … very tender, very careful.”

Lopez and Affleck also spent time in the city with their children, visiting attractions such as the Louvre and the Musée d’Orsay.

“It’s been a whirlwind week for them since they got married,” a source previously told PEOPLE. “They’re having a great family trip to Paris. It’s their first family trip to Europe. Jennifer is the happiest. She loves getting married. She loves being Mrs. Affleck. She’s so excited to be married to Ben. She’s very thankful they had a second chance.”

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