Jennifer Lopez is to play a bisexual drug lord

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The singer and actress is reported to star in an upcoming biopic about the ‘Cocaine Godmother’ Griselda Blanco . Jennifer will serve as both the lead actress and executive producer of the film. “I’ve been fascinated by the life of this corrupt and complicated woman for many years,” Lopez said in a statement. “The idea of teaming with HBO felt like the perfect fit for finally bringing Griselda’s story to life.”

The film focus Blanco’s colourful life, charting her rise to prominence following a youth spent in the slums of Columbia. She went on to revolutionise the US drug trade during the 1970s and 1980s – becoming one the most powerful female criminals of all time. ‘The Black Widow’ – who allegedly killed two of her husbands – spent almost 20 years in jail. She was shot to death in 2012. The ‘Godmother’ was open about her bisexuality, taking a host of both male and female lovers.

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