By Daily Mail Reporter
Oh the shame! Jennifer Lopez recoils in embarrassment after viewing of video of herself aged 20 dancing on television for MC Hammer
Jennifer Lopez was left red-faced as she was shown her first ever TV appearance - as a dancer auditioning for MC Hammer.
The 40-year-old singer and actress blushed and held her head in her hands as a clip from 1990 was shown on George Lopez's Lopez Tonight Show.
Holding her head in her hands, and covering her face in embarrassment, she screamed: 'That was so mean'
'That's so hysterical. That's MC Hammer, he was not even known then.'
Not the main attraction: Jennifer was an unknown when she got the gig, MC Hammer, middle, and, left former Yo! MTV Raps presenter Fab Five Freddy
Look at me! Jennifer shakes her money-maker in a black cropped top, pants and dance tights
Jennifer was seen gyrating and dancing while dressed in a black cropped top, matching pants and dance tights.
She later explained: 'I was dancing in a dance school in Manhattan and they came for Yo! MTV Raps which was just starting out then.
Before we were famous: Jennifer howled as she was seen gyrating and dancing while dressed in a black cropped top, matching pants and dance tights
Blushing: Jennifer can't bear to look at the video of herself which was shot when she was just 20 years old
Star is born: The singer turned actress later became a regular dancer on show In Living Colour
Although she never went on to tour with MC Hammer, Lopez gained her first regular high-profile job as a 'Fly Girl' dancer on the television comedy programme In Living Color - which also starred Jim Carrey - the same year.
She went on to become a backup dancer for Janet Jackson and made an appearance in her 1993 video That's the Way Love Goes.
On Wednesday night the singer and actress was happy to be upstaged on the Hollywood red carpet by Nubbins the dog, who appears alongside her in the new rom com, The Back-Up Plan.
The 39-year-old, who was dressed in a striking one-shoulder Gianfranco Ferré frock, posed with the adorable Boston Terrier before later being joined by her husband Marc Anthony.
Last night she attended Us Weekly's star-studded Earth Day party.
Still fly: Jennifer seen at the Us Weekly Hot Hollywood Style Celebration in Los Angeles last night