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News flash! J.Lo and Marc Anthony are married. Eight months after their June wedding, she stops saying ''no comment'' and acknowledges the obvious to People

Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez | J. LOLA Lopez and Anthony are married
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J. LOLA Lopez and Anthony are married

In case you didn't already know, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony are married! Okay, maybe you already knew that, but the couple have been surprisingly reluctant to acknowledge that they're husband and wife. Now, eight months after their surprise backyard nuptials, and two weeks after their chemistry-free Grammy duet, Lopez is affirming that Anthony is, in fact, her hubby, in the next issue of People. ''Yes, we're married,'' she tells the magazine, in a cover story timed to coincide with the release of her album Rebirth. ''I mean, come on, everyone knows. It's not a secret.''

In another sorta-scoop, the magazine describes the symptoms of the mystery illness (swollen glands and sore throat) that grounded her post-Grammy European promotional tour (her doctors ordered her not to fly). One might even infer from the article that the illness had something to do with her lackluster Grammy performance, since it says that she was ailing the night before the telecast. One thing Lopez was not suffering from was morning sickness; she insists she's not pregnant, though she says she's eager to have a child with Anthony (who has three kids from previous relationships).

Other big revelations: Anthony calls her Lola; she calls him Papi. They live in a mansion in Brookville, on Long Island, where he spends days painting the house while she makes runs to the gym or to Starbucks. In other words, she's now Jenny From the 'Burbs.

Originally posted Feb 24, 2005