The resemblance between the entrepreneurial single mom and Jennifer Lopez is so strong, in fact, that she has said she often has to go outside with a bodyguard.
And when Peña had the chance to meet J.Lo this summer at a meet-and-greet during the singer’s “It’s My Party” tour, she wrote in her Instagram caption that her life was changed.
“I finally got the opportunity to meet the Ms Jennifer Lopez, the LEGEND, my ICON, and the woman that has motivated me and impacted my life in so many ways!” she wrote. “This day changed my life. I had been waiting so very long for this day to come. I’ve never been so nervous in my life! It has been 1 year to date that I announced to the world that I would be doing the first ever tribute to her.”
Despite portraying her for so long, Peña admitted she was beyond starstruck. She said she got so “nervous” that the “million questions” she had seemed to disappear. “The only thing I could get out of my mouth was thanking her for being who she is and how much of a motivation she has been to me and how I am working really hard to bring the first tribute show to her in her honor.”
The two then shared a hug, and J.Lo evidently told her “we look alike!” which made Peña’s “heart drop with joy.”
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Peña ended the post, “Thank you @jlo for always giving us, your fans, and your supporters the best of you! As a mother of 2 myself, I know it’s not easy, but you always have a way to pull it off and give the World 🌎 the best of who you are and for that I admire and respect you as a mother, strong latin women, entertainer, entrepreneur, and leader!”
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