Jennifer Lopez is no stranger to relationships. From Sean “Diddy” Combs to Ben Affleck, Marc Anthony to Casper Smart (and everyone in between), the 42-year-old international star is a sucker for love.
As we look on in confusion, longtime manager and business partner Benny Medina expresses his concerns that Lopez is not capable of maintaining “a real meaningful relationship.”
“The thing that I always sort of wished is that she would give herself time to just naturally meet someone, instead of having obsessive guys pursue her,” he said in the April issue of Vogue.
“The ease with which that obsession becomes a relationship I think sometimes works against her ability to have a real meaningful relationship. And she never half does anything. When she commits to anything in her work, her life, or her relationships, she is in it.”
After three failed marriages, Medina says Lopez is not blind to her current situation.
“She’s not oblivious to her own reality right now, as in, ‘Damn, I’m 42 with a 24-year-old. Why?’ We talked about it yesterday. She was just like, ‘It’s not even the age, Benny. It’s actually that I just came out of a relationship where I felt like I was kind of not getting what I needed. And I’m open! So somebody who steps in right now and is actually touching me in a way — it’s very fertile ground!’”
Lopez was married to Anthony for over seven years, but the couple split in July 2011. She gave birth to their twins in 2008.