Jennifer Lopez expressed how grateful she was to have been chosen to play the late Selena! she then treated the Texas arena to one of Selena's songs... August 25, 2012. funny story i wore my Selena shirt... little did i know she would once again inbody the one who i LOVED! the night was the best... I couldn't help but to roll some tears.. I would like to say the reason i LOVE J.Lo is because she played Selena who i loved when i was 4 years old!