Leah Remini Talks Jennifer Lopez Slapping Her "So Hard" On Set Of "Second Act"

Real life finest associates Leah Remini and Jennifer Lopez are starring within the upcoming flick Second Act that follows an formidable 40-year-old who will get annoyed together with her job at a big-box retailer and makes her desires come true by touchdown a job at Madison Avenue. Leah paid a go to to The Ellen DeGeneres Show to speak in regards to the film and what it is like working together with her BFF.

“Sometimes working with associates just isn’t all the time straightforward. And typically when you’ve gotten chemistry, like together with your vital different, it does not imply you should have chemistry onscreen,” Leah instructed Ellen. “So I used to be actually, actually completely satisfied after we did our first day of capturing and it was simply very straightforward, it felt like Leah and Jennifer.”

Leah defined how she instructed administrators that she would simply do some improv with Jennifer on set, form of how she does in actual life. In one specific scene Leah’s character was giving Jennifer’s character a pep speak that ended with Jennifer hitting her fairly exhausting within the face. 

“And then I began to slap her, and she or he cracked me proper throughout the face on the finish, and you may see as she’s strolling away, I begin to smile,” Leah defined, as seen within the clip beneath. “I began to smile proper there as a result of I fell to the bottom in laughter and ruined the tape as a result of she cracked me so exhausting.”

Watch beneath on the 5:34 mark.