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Jennifer Lopez slams 'cougar' term

Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez is not a fan of the term "cougar", which is applied to older women on the prowl for younger men, and insists she isn't one.

The Booty hitmaker, 45, has been forced to dismiss rumours she's dating 27-year-old Ryan Guzman, her hunky co-star in new film The Boy Next Door, and during a new TV interview with chat show host Ellen DeGeneres, she raged about the cougar label that has been handed her after dating 20-something dancer Casper Smart and now, according to gossip, Guzman.


Lopez says, "I hate that they have a label for a woman who would date a younger guy. If a younger guy is interested in you, what's the big deal? But what's the name for an older guy who's after younger girls?


"I'm not after younger guys; if younger guys like me, that's one thing, but guys who just go after younger women - they have no label! There's just a little bit of an imbalance there. It's not fair."