Jennifer Lopez covers the Winter 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan for Latinas
. Jlo looks fabulous in a Julien MacDonald dress on the cover. The issue will arrive on newsstands on October 29. In the interview, Jennifer discusses her body type, learning to perform for large crowds and how West Side Story
On Body Image
: "Early on, my family really made me love who I was and what I looked like. You have to stand up and say, "There's nothing wrong with me or my shape or who I am, you're the one with the problem!"
On Performing for Large Crowds
: "One day somebody told me I had to perform in front of 35,000 people on the set of Selena
. I didn't know how to do it, I just said to myself, "Don't think about it. You can do this and you'll be great, And then I did. I've been following that rule ever since."
On How West Side Story Inspired Her
: I was moved by West Side Story
as a young girl and seeing Puerto Ricans star in it. Even though it wasn't the best depiction of us, they still have the passion and love I can relate to."
Jennifer played Selena Quintanilla-Perez in the film Selena
, which was released in 1997.
Photo: Cosmopolitan for Latinas