J Lo Sues Ex Ojani Noa over Honeymoon Videos
A new film titled, ''How I Married Jennifer Lopez,'' may not be coming to a theater near you.
J. Lo is suing her ex-husband Ojani Noa to stop him from shopping around a movie. It allegedly includes video footage showing J. Lo in revealing lack of clothing, and in sexual situations, especially in the hotel room footage from ... [their] honeymoon."
Lopez filed papers against Noa who she was married to for less than a year back in 1997, claiming it violates terms of the couple's divorce agreement.
Today, a judge granted the singer's request for a temporary restraining order to stop distribution of initmate home video footage.
The restraining order will remain in effect until tomorrow when a hearing will be held to determine if the order should be extended.
In her complaint in Los Angeles Superior Court, Lopez says Noa and filmmaker Ed Meyer are "producing and marketing for sale a feature film, violating an injunction she won when Noa tried to publish a book about their marriage."
According to Courthouse News Service, Meyers wrote an email to Lopez's attorney saying "that the injunction was 'only a "State Court" injunction, with extremely limited jurisdiction and effectiveness.' Meyer continued to state that: 'I don't even need to litigate this in the court system, as I can litigate it in the media.'"
Lopez seeks $10 million in damages, plus costs, for invasion of privacy, violation of publicity rights and breach of contract.
Her attorney sent a cease and desist letter on the film, after a casting notice was posted in October on the Internet looking for actors for the movie "How I Married Jennifer Lopez: The JLo and Ojani Noa Story."
The mockumentary film is about Jennifer Lopez's tumultuous first marriage to Cuban immigrant, chef and model Ojani Noa.
Her legal team says the film project is a direct violation of a confidentiality agreement Lopez and Noa signed.
Some folks in the movie biz say J. Lo has little to worry about given the film is all about a less-than-intriguing relationship that ended a decade ago.
- Jennifer Lopez's ex making a 'Borat' parody of life with JLo? (LA Times)
- Filmmaker Ed Meyer Tells Jennifer Lopez Lawyer to Cease and Desist (News Blaze)
- Divorce Overview (provided by Jeffrey S. Williams Law Offices)
- Divorce Roadmap (provided by Goldstein & Bachman)
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