Jennifer Lopez-impersonating drag queen screams with joy when she finally meets the real J.Lo

Jennifer Lopez (right) on stage at The Abbey with drag performer Jo Lopez.
Jennifer Lopez (right) on stage at The Abbey with drag performer Jo Lopez. Photo: Screenshot

Jennifer Lopez made an appearance at West Hollywood gay club The Abbey over the weekend, thrilling fans and stunning one drag performer who was dressed up as J.Lo with her surprise entrance.

As NBC News reported, drag artist Jo Lopez had just finished performing a number to the singer’s new single “Can’t Get Enough” at The Abbey’s Sunday Service drag brunch on January 14, when J.Lo herself snuck onto the stage.

The Hustlers star, draped in a full-length fur coat, was greeted by cheers from the crowd and a stunned scream from her drag impersonator.

“I. met. MOTHER. [sic]” Jo Lopez wrote in an Instagram post following the event.

According to the WeHo Times, Jennifer Lopez stopped by the iconic venue not only to promote her upcoming album This Is Me…Now and her beverage line, Delola, but also to honor The Abbey’s founder and former owner David Cooley. This past November, Cooley announced that after running the venue for 33 years, he had sold The Abbey to Tristan Schukraft, founder and CEO of MISTER, the country’s largest provider of HIV care through telemedicine.

“We came here to celebrate someone very special, someone who’s been so supportive to me and so many other artists, and someone who has given 33 years of sanctuary and ceremony and service to the LGBTQ community,” Lopez said from The Abbey’s outdoor stage on Sunday. “And that person is the founder and my friend…David Cooley.”

“You’ve been out here in these streets a long time!” the singer enthused as Cooley made his way to the stage, where Lopez and her agent presented him with a plaque that will hang in the center of the venue’s dance floor.

After handing over the plaque, Lopez made her way to the bar where she served up Delola alongside RuPaul’s Drag Race and We’re Here alum Shangela.

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