However, not wanting to have two Jennifer Lopez's signed to their label, they chose to fire the original one.
Lopez does not take the dismissal well, blowing up into a furious rage at being told that she was fired and that she was a "mean-spirited bitch, who spits on people for being poor".
In September 2001 Jennifer married choreographer Cris Judd, a former back-up dancer she began dating soon after her break-up with the rap mogul.
However the relationship soured after less than a year and she filed for divorce a day after her 32nd birthday.
After years of success as a recording star, actress and other artistic fields, Jennifer Lopez develops a raging ego and unstable temper, which begins to bother the record executives of her record label.
And so when a "younger" and "spicier" performer by the name of Jennifer Lopez appears on the music scene, the executives become anxious to hire her.
In 1991, she got her first big break when she was chosen as a dancer on the US TV show, The odd film and TV role followed, but it wasn't until the 1997 eponymously titled bio-pic about murdered Latin American singer Selena that La Lopez really hit the big time, receiving the coveted seven-figure salary enjoyed by so few in Hollywood.
Her burgeoning film career however, came at a price.The following year she teamed up with Ben Affleck after the pair had worked together on actor popped the question, giving J Lo a 6.1 carat pink diamond ring by Harry Winston, worth over £700,000.The two became the hottest couple in Hollywood, but soon ran out of steam.“But they’re working through it.” In June, the former New York Yankees third baseman, 41, was plagued by cheating rumors after the National Enquirer published an interview with his alleged former mistress Lauren Hunter.Worried that her four-month romance with Rodriguez was too good to be true, the “Ain’t Your Mama” singer, 47, resorted to subterfuge.At the time the pop diva insisted she would stand by her man, but the couple's spokespeople released a statement on Valentine's Day 2001 announcing they had called time on the romance.