Fans Noticed a Stranger In a Mask In the Background of J.Lo's Selfie

Well, here's a dark twist no one expected from a Jennifer Lopez abs shot: Fans have noticed in the back of Lopez's gym selfie is a masked man hiding.

Well, here's a twist no one expected from a Jennifer Lopez abs shot: Fans have noticed that a man in a mask is hiding in the back of Lopez's gym selfie. His identity hasn't been revealed yet, nor has his presence been explained. Instagram commenters were bewildered more than anything. "Who’s that guy tied up in the back??" one wrote.

"Who’s that in the mirror over your shoulder?" another commented.

"Why is there a dude with his mouth getting covered in the background?" a third wrote.

"Anyone notice the guy in the mask? Lol," a fourth added. And the comments go on and on.

Here's the guy, for reference:

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The guy in J.Lo’s photo.

(Image credit: Instagram)

And here's the full shot:

Multiple outlets have covered the masked man's presence, but his identity remains a mystery. Maybe he's a gardener? A window cleaner? A babysitter? We need answers, J.Lo!

Lopez did give an interview to Entertainment Tonight earlier this week where she touched on her future wedding plans and what her first dance with her fiancé Alex Rodriguez will be like. "Well, I know a lot of different styles. Knowing me, it will be a big production of some sort," Lopez said. "I don't know what it will be yet."

Rodriguez spoke about what planning in quarantine has been like to Entertainment Tonight as well. "We had a meeting on Zoom with our core [group of people and reps], kind of just going over what the next 12 months look like and we have three or four different variations of how that can look," he said. "Usually when you underwrite a year—whether [in terms of] scheduling or financially—you never think that it's going to just stop like this. So we're having to be very fluid, think on our feet and just think very proactively."

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Alyssa Bailey
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