She may be Jenny from the Block, born and raised in New York City, but Jennifer Lopez is very much in touch with her Puerto Rican heritage. Her family are from the Caribbean island and she is a frequent visitor to the unincorporated US territory. So it’s not surprising that she would feel inclined to want to help out the island – and region – after the devastating natural disaster it’s going through at the moment.
Hurricane Maria has made a huge impact on Puerto Rico and, even a full fortnight after it struck, the place is still experiencing a nightmare. The place was torn to absolute shreds. It needs help and funds in a big way. And actor and musician Lopez has stepped up to the plate. Alongside her ex-husband Marc Anthony – himself a native New Yorker from a Puerto Rican family – are rallying friends and the public …
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