Lopez: I Don't Want To Be Meryl Streep

JENNIFER LOPEZ has refused to quit her singing career - even though studio bosses believe she has the potential to be the next MERYL STREEP if she concentrated solely on acting.

The JENNY FROM THE BLOCK beauty has no regrets about starring in box office flop GIGLI alongside former fiance BEN AFFLECK, because she insists on being true to herself and would feel fake following in the OUT OF AFRICA star's footsteps.

The 35-year-old says, "I've done movies that are not great and are successful. I've done movies that are great and are not successful. The movie business is very unpredictable.

"I don't have any regrets at all. I think there are some great scenes in that movie. And it didn't get a fair chance. I've had studio heads who believe in me say, 'Just be an actress, you're an incredible actress, you can be Meryl Streep,' and I say, 'I've got to be me.'

"I can't stop singing so people take me seriously as an actress. I'm an actress. You either take me seriously or you don't. I'm sorry if people think I do too many things. But I would be miserable if I couldn't do all of these things. I just have to be me."

02/03/2005 02:52

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Tags: Jennifer Lopez - Meryl Streep - Gigli - Ben Affleck

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