Date: 15th March 2001
A prosecutor has implied that JENNIFER LOPEZ was not required to testify in the SEAN 'PUFFY' COMBS trial - because she would have lied.
Assistant District Attorney MATTHEW BOGDANOS claimed associates of the rapper had lied when giving evidence - and he would have expected the Latin actress to follow suit, if she was called to testify in the New York court case.
The I'LL BE MISSING YOU hitmaker is accused of bribery and gun possession after an alleged shooting incident in the CLUB NEW YORK nightclub in 1999 - where he and his then girlfriend Lopez were partying.
The LOVE DON'T COST A THING singer was arrested with Combs and spent some time in a New York police station before being released without charge - but was named as a witness for both the prosecution and defence teams. The hip-hop mogul may face up to 15 years in prison if found guilty. (ES/WNWCAN/CPT)