There’s no forgetting Jennifer Lopez’s iconic green Versace dress at the 2000 GRAMMYs, and now, we’re getting the perspective from her date that evening, former boyfriend Diddy.He recently reminisced about the look that he claims he knew would be a game-changer.‘I thought it was gonna really change the game as far as for her and fashion,’ he said to .‘I didn’t know how big it was gonna be, but it was a great moment for her.’ Although the rapper didn’t expect the dress to gain fame the way it did, the former couple did aim to evolve their style that night for that red carpet.‘We were just stepping up our game as far as what we were wearing and how we were gonna use fashion,’ he recalled.Diddy, whose real name is Sean Combs, also declared that she was ‘without a doubt’ one of his great loves.
The evening's host, also 46, was not on stage at the time, but the famed rapper and producer's shout-out gave fans major "Puffy" flashbacks.
Later in the evening, the former flames had fun together at Lopez’s private afterparty at the Hyde Sunset Kitchen Cocktails in West Hollywood.
They were photographed goofing off and laughing together at the soiree. He'd say he was going to a club for a couple of hours and then never come back that night," Lopez told Vibe magazine in 2003.
Though the exes were clearly having a blast, don’t expect a J. An eyewitness from the event tells Us Weekly that Lopez and her on-off love Casper Smart couldn’t keep their hands off each another. Diddy had an on-off romance with his girlfriend Kimberly Porter until 2007.
The pair dated from 1999 to 2001, and were together when Diddy was arrested on weapons violations in Manhattan. Lopez moved on to a series of high-profile relationships.