The world is still reeling at the sheer power of Jennifer Lopez, who at age 50, walked the 2020 Versace runway in a reimagined version of the famous green dress she wore 20 years ago — looking just as good, if not better. She got a standing ovation at the show and tons of love online, but her fiancé and forever cheerleader Alex Rodriguez may have been the most floored of all.
On Saturday, A-Rod was obviously still thinking about the show-stopping moment. He posted a behind-the-scenes shot of J.Lo posing in front of a mirror in the gown. His caption was short but pretty direct: “This woman…,” he wrote.
The former baseball player has always shown his love for the singer through very public displays of affection. Not that that’s surprising; he said 20 years ago that Lopez was his dream date — which, we should point out, was right around the time she first wore the iconic plunging-neck sheer dress to the 2000 Grammy Awards. The couple got engaged this year after dating for two years, but J. Lo has said that they’re not in a rush to start wedding planning. She’s been busy on tour and wrapping up Hustlers, which is being called the “movie of the year” and is getting some serious Oscar buzz.
In an interview with Vogue, J.Lo opened up about the iconic garment, and how it marked a major fashion and pop culture moment (and made her fans’ jaws collectively drop both in 2000 and today).
“That was a moment that captured people’s imaginations, I think . . . in terms of my career, this dress really marked a moment in time,” she said. “Even if you don’t know my music and you don’t know my movies, people know about that moment and that dress. That was it.”