Watch Jennifer Lopez And Matthew McConaughey Reminisce About Their 'Wedding Planner' Kiss

Ata Owaji Victor
·3-min read
Photo credit: Instagram
Photo credit: Instagram

From ELLE

Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey have reunited - virtually- to reminisce about their hit Noughties rom-com The Wedding Planner for its 20th anniversary.

The actors, who played wedding planner Mary Fiore and paediatrician Seve Edison respectively in the 2001 film, caught up via Instagram live on Wednesday to discuss their favourite memories from their time on set together.

During the conversation Lopez brought up the pair's passionate on-screen kiss in the film.

'It still feels like it was yesterday. Just yesterday we were in the middle of that field with the movie theatre,' the singer told her former co-star.

'Do you remember doing that scene where you were about to kiss me?' recalled Lopez. 'I remember you saying to me, I don't know if you remember this. You said, "Miss Lopez, I'm going to kiss you now." And I said, "Okay, let's do it. Let's hit it." I remember that clearly.'

The Golden Globe nominated actress continued, noting: 'When you do these movies…we’ve been lucky enough to continue doing what we love, there’s certain moments that always stick out in your head.'

McConaughey also touched on the importance of quality rom-coms during the pandemic and how they can be a source of joy for viewers.

'I think the appetite of audiences, especially after the last year is, "Can you give me 90 minutes of escapism? Of pleasure?",' he noted.

'I wanna know there's a happily ever after, I wanna know that,' Lopez responded. 'Even though we know we've lived through a tough year, miracles still happen, love prevails, things can go right, for sure.'

Photo credit: Archive Photos - Getty Images
Photo credit: Archive Photos - Getty Images

Elsewhere in their adorable conversation, the Oscar winning actor praised the actress, who recently sang at the US Presidential inauguration ceremony, describing her as a 'quad-threat', 'deliberate' and 'well prepared'.

'A lot of people wouldn't have done [their own stunts],' McConaughey joked, reflecting on their time on set of The Wedding Planner, commenting: 'That was the day when I was like, "Oh, yeah, J-Lo breaks a sweat." When you're on set, you love to do the work.'

Lopez replied, saying she 'enjoyed working with [McConaughey].

'We had such a nice rapport and chemistry. We were somewhat at the beginning of our careers at that time. It was exciting to be working on any movie. I still feel that way. It was a magical time. I’m such a romantic too that working on those types of movies have a real feel for me.'

The 51-year-old concluded their discussion with a hint at a possible collaboration between the pair in future, noting: 'We have to do something again. It's been too long. 20 years is too long.'

We couldn't agree more, Jen!

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