By Daily Mail Reporter
What caused the split? Speculation is rife that Jennifer Lopez's rumoured topless role in What To Expect When You're Expecting could have been behind her break-up from Marc Anthony
Fans are still reeling from the shocking news that Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have split after seven years of marriage.
While the pair gave little reason for the break-up in the statement they released on their website, speculation is now rife that reports Lopez, 41, will be going topless in her upcoming movie What To Expect When You're Expecting could have had something to do with it.
It was claimed earlier this week that mother-of-two Lopez will be baring almost all in the comedy film, based on the pregnancy book of the same name.
A source told Life And Style magazine: 'According to the script, Jennifer’s character, Holly, bares her breasts to help convince her husband, played by Rodrigo Santoro, that they need to adopt a baby boy.'
And What To Expect When You're Expecting isn't the only role Lopez is apparently planning to strip off in, as she is also set to get racy alongside Jason Statham in crime thrilled Parker.
While it remains to be seen whether the roles had something to do with the split, Lopez has kept her nudity to a minimum since she has been with Anthony.
Lopez famously went topless moments in 1997 movie U Turn, Money Train in 1995 and Out Of Sight in 1998, but has lessened her racy roles since she married Anthony in 2004.
Commitments: It is thought Jennifer's desire to rejoin American Idol for a second season could also have caused problems with Anthony
It has also been reported Lopez's commitments to American Idol may have caused problems in her marriage.
While the On The Floor singer has not yet confirmed whether she will return to the US TV talent show for a second season, it is thought Anthony may have argued that she wasn't spending enough time with her family when she sat on the panel earlier this year.
However, other sources claim it was actually Anthony's 'bad attitude' which caused the split.
One source told X17Online.com: 'Jennifer has been very open about how much she is tired of dealing with Marc's bad attitude.
'She couldn't wait to make this announcement. She has been planning this for months but wanted to make sure her assets were protected before she files.'
No warning signs: The couple at the unveiling of Simon Fuller's Hollywood star on May 23, at the American Idol finale on May 25 and right, at their last public appearance together at a Boys and Girls Club event in New York on June 10
TMZ.com also reported that Lopez spent the Fourth of July weekend with her twins in Malibu, but without Anthony.
Lopez and Anthony, who are parents to three-year-old twins Max and Emme, announced their split in a brief statement yesterday afternoon.
'We have decided to end our marriage,' they said. 'This was a very difficult decision. We have come to an amicable conclusion on all matters. It is a painful time for all involved and we appreciate the respect of our privacy at this time.'
The split comes as a surprise to fans given the pair's recent and quite public displays of affection.
Lopez accompanied Anthony, 42, on stage while he performed during the American Idol finale on May 25, ending the racy performance with a passionate kiss.
Where's Marc? Lopez took her mother Guadalupe to meet Prince William and Duchess Kate at the BAFTA Brits to Watch party in Los Angeles on on Saturday night
They were last pictured together at the unveiling of her Boy's and Girl's Club billboard in Times Square in New York on June 10.
There was certainly no sign of trouble as the Puerto Rican singer turned out to support his wife, holding her hand and giving her a peck on the lips.
However, Anthony was notably absent at the BAFTA Brits to Watch party in Los Angeles on on Saturday night.
Lopez instead took her mother Guadalupe to meet Prince William and Duchess Kate.
In a recent interview with Latina magazine, Lopez spoke about her relationship with Anthony, and said she was leaving things to fate.
She said: 'I do believe in fate, I really do. And I believe in destiny and I believe that things are going to be what they’re gonna be and for whatever reason, we were meant to share this time together.'
Hands on parents: The pair with their twins Max and Emme in July last year
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