October 25th, 2011
09:59 AM ET
It may have appeared that memories of past loves made J.Lo become emotional during a recent performance, but the 42-year-old singer has clarified that thoughts of her family, not her men, made her tear up.
The singer graced the stage at a Connecticut event on Saturday, running through a set list that included old hits like "If You Had My Love" and new singles like "One Love" and "Until It Beats No More." As she performed "One Love," a Lopez doppelganger re-enacted moments from Lopez's prior relationships, including those with Cris Judd, Diddy, Ben Affleck, and of course her ex Marc Anthony.
"We wanted to do a section of the show that talked about love, and about questions that you have about love still," Lopez said of the act in an interview with "Extra" on Monday.
"At the end of the day, it's a journey," she continued. "I think when we did 'One Love,' and they saw the journey, and they saw that... I'm just a regular person like anybody else. My life goes great and it goes not so great sometimes, but we keep going. And I think they really felt that's what the message is."
And as far as the tears, Lopez affirms that she became emotional looking out at her mom in the audience and thinking of her twins, Emme and Max. "I did, because 'Until It Beats No More,' it reminds me always of the babies, it always did."
The star added in a chat with Access Hollywood that she also thought the audience was getting something out of it, as well.
"After I sang the song, I was standing there, and I realized that I did bare a little bit of my thoughts in this song," Lopez says. "I also acted it out, kind of, for the audience. The way they received it was very touching."
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