J.Lo’s kids call her bought and paid for boy toy “Daddy Casper”

We’ve heard plenty of stories that Jennifer Lopez’s estranged husband Marc Anthony doesn’t want her 24 year-old boyfriend, Casper Smart, around their nearly four year-old twins. There were photos of Casper horsing around with the twins while on vacation in Hawaii that were said to particularly enrage Marc. We’ve also heard that Marc refuses to let Casper, who Was convicted of drag racing, drive with his kids in the car. Well if this latest story is true it obviously bugs Marc more than all of that. The twins supposedly call Casper “Daddy Casper” even when he’s not around. You would think that “hermano” would be a more natural name for him.

Marc Anthony exploded in a fit of rage after his kids called Jennifer Lopez’s much-younger new boyfriend “Daddy”!

While staying with their famous father recently, Marc and Jennifer’s 3-year-old twins, Emme and Max, referred to J.Lo’s 24-year-old backup dancer beau, Casper Smart, as “Daddy Casper,” say sources. An enraged Marc immediately called Jennifer and blasted her, telling her that if she didn’t fix the situation pronto, he was going to let the kids call his new girlfriend, 24-year-old Venezuelan model Shannon De Lima, “Mommy Shannon”!…

“Marc mockingly told Jennifer that if Casper wants to be called ‘Daddy,’ he needs to start acting like it and pay some of their children’s expenses instead of just sponging off of her!

“Jennifer freaked out and told Marc he was childish, but she promised to correct the situation.”

[From The National Enquirer, print edition, January 23, 2012]

Isn’t that ripe that they’re both dating 24 year-olds? Casper is paying expenses now, he’s paying them out of the $10,000 a week allowance J.Lo gives him.

Kids that age often get names confused. This probably pisses off Marc immensely, but that doesn’t mean the kids actually think of Casper as their dad. My son sometimes accidentally calls me “grandma” right after he’s been hanging out with her. When he was around Lopez’s twins’ age, he called an older man who was babysitting him “opa” (grandpa in German) because he didn’t know what else to call him. I explained it to him later. The thing that makes the difference, though, is that Casper and Jennifer encourage the kids to call him “Daddy Casper.” Jennifer has only been going out with that man child a few weeks. She shouldn’t have even introduced him to her kids yet, and having them call him “daddy” is just ridiculous. Marc has every right to be upset, but he’s as much of an ass as J.Lo if he retaliates by having them call his latest girlfriend “mommy.”

Jennifer Lopez is shown out with Max on 1-8-12. She’s shown with Casper on 12-18-11. Credit: Fame. Marc is shown performing in Miami on 9-16-11. Credit: Johnny Louis/WENN.com

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  1. mln76 says:

    Marc is a jealous ass but I still think JLo is worse for bringing that loser around her kids. She can do whatever she wants but with her history of revolving door relationships she shouldn’t bring a new ‘daddy’ home unless it’s actually serious.

    • Toot says:

      Just a question. Why is Casper a loser?

      Yeah, the drag racing is stupid and reckless, but he hasn’t been sited for that since 2010. He is a dancer and choreographer, so he has a profession. I don’t know why he would be considered a loser.

      If there was anything else that could be found on him it would definitely be out by now.

      • mln76 says:

        Do you have eyes?

      • Girl says:

        I don’t know how on board this guy is with the kids calling him Daddy but if he is that’s a huge red flag. I real man knows what a Daddy is and how important that relationship is. A real man, who probably shouldn’t be in the picture yet anyway (with the kids) wouldn’t stand for it.

      • Zigggy says:

        Yeah, I don’t really have a problem with Casper- you can’t really blame the guy. It’s JLo who’s looking like the idiot & loser.

      • gg says:

        A real man would definitely not be accepting money for nothing but companionship/sex – this guy is just a leech.

      • barb333 says:

        I agree. Just because all the tabloids are reporting this or that, which may or may not be true, you do know that you don’t actually know him personally right @Mln76?

    • Toot says:

      LOL, yes I have eyes. Just because he might not be the best looking or dress the best, doesn’t make him a loser. LOL

      He might be a nice person.

      • mln76 says:

        Oh please he isn’t a nice person.
        HE IS A DOUCHE. He drives around in JLO’s car like it’s his. He has the swagger and attitude of a thug and He’s got dollar signs in his eyes.

  2. Marjalane says:

    Can we just agree that JLo has the most Gawdawful taste in men? Diddy with the gun in the bar, Chris Judd with the sex tape, Ben Afflec was an alcoholic gambler, Marc Anthony is just creepy. I’m sure I missed someone, but you get my point. I feel bad for those kids!

    • atorontogal says:

      Totally agree her taste in men is awful. However I don’t agree with the kids calling him anything other than his name! I wonder how many “daddies” these poor kids will have.

    • Heather M (Heather) says:


    • Leticia says:

      don’t forget her first husband who is always suing her.

    • crtb says:

      Chris Judd was a sweet heart. It was her first husband that had the sex tape. Chris judd was the rebound from Puffy. Then she dumped him for Ben.

  3. Asli says:

    ”Man child” Lol, CB!

  4. Toot says:

    Who knows how long Jennifer and Casper have been together. The met in May and the divorce was announced in July. Jennifer probably has been with him since this summer, but didn’t go public until November.

    Anyway, I have no issue with Casper, but the twins shouldn’t be calling him Daddy, if this story is true, which I doubt.

    • Relli says:

      HMMM good point but i have a theory they have met much sooner then we all think and perhaps JLO has been helping him get jobs.

      When this Casper stuff came to light I jumped over to his IMDB page and noticed he was dancer on the 100th episode of season 5 of HIMYM. In this episode they did a huge dance number (lots of dance extras) centered around Barney=NPH loving suits and never giving them up based on winning the love of a bartender (Stacy Kiebler oddly enough). In this same season, 5 episodes later JLO appears as a guest star. Coincidence?!?! Maybe but when they Bradley Cooper thing came out i knew it smelled because she did the same bait and switch when she started up with Ben and was keeping undercover.

      JLO may be rich and beautiful but she is totally co-dependent and i definitely see her as a woman who has someone waiting in the wings before she jumps off her current piece.

      • Snoop says:

        Now that is great detective work!! Very interesting!! Off to check how long ago S5 of HIMYM was lol

      • Toot says:

        I definitely agree about the BC part. As soon as her relationship with Casper came to light I thought Bradley was just a smoke screen. It was just the way she acted with Casper that I had a feeling this relationship wasn’t as new as published, and that one pic of her and Bradley seemed staged for both. Bradley had SMA coming up, but no girlfriend and Jennifer got press and could still lay low with Casper for a while.

  5. gg says:

    This whole situation is just so trashy! These people are not suited to raise human babies.

    • Marjalane says:

      Well I don’t want to hear about her getting no animal babies either!

      • the other mel says:


      • gg says:

        True, that. I wonder what Fiat are thinking right about now about their choice of “classy” spokesperson. Next time you see that tv ad for Fiat, listen to her BS recital about class. A BIG JOKE. You can give trash money, but they’ll only make more trash.

  6. lucy2 says:

    These two are both awful. I really get the impression each is behind a lot of the publicity this is all getting, and those poor kids are used as pawns. They’ll probably have 5+ more step parents by the time they’re grown up.

  7. Goofpuff says:

    Why is it ok for Marc to bring his flavor of the month around the kids but not Jennifer? Double standard much?

  8. Courtney says:

    oh please there’s been other celeb kids that call their step father daddy and their real father papa Heather McCartney for example granted Paul was the one that basically raised her. what’s the big fing deal when a guy dates and marries a girl half his age nobody says anything but when a woman dates or marries a guy younger she’s looked at as a criminal

    • Tapioca says:

      You must have missed the “Bryan Ferry is an old fool, soon to be parted from his money” post a couple of days ago.

      Oh, and Paul McCartney, who you actually mention in your own comment had literally everyone, including his own family, telling him not to be messing with Heather “Bats**t” Mills because she was a gold diggin’ young ‘un!

      We’re equal opportunities snarkers here.

    • Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

      I don’t see how those are related at all. I know he’s a really obscure cult figure, but I have heard of Paul McCartney, so his history isn’t a big mystery to me. Give us some credit for that. Linda was never twice Paul’s age, didn’t have three divorces and string of cancelled engagements sitting on her resume before they met. Where’s the comparison between marrying someone, adopting her child, raising that baby from the first in one united household and being called ‘daddy’ for it, and encouraging confusion in your almost school-aged kids after only having dated your kept houseboy for a hot minute? They’ve already got a father, even if he’s no great shakes and they have to adjust to the fact that they’re not seeing him every day anymore and not seeing hin coupled up with mum, anymore. Sense of security comes from routine and they don’t have that anymore (for now).

      Her new boyfriend isn’t anyone’s daddy, so if they call him that with any regularity, not in the ‘I accidentally called my teacher ‘mommy’, once’ sense it’s up to mum to correct it. If that doesn’t happen it’ll prove that spite is more precious to her than clarity and patience. Yeah, her boyfriend is very young, but it’s not fair to say that we’re backwards mouth-breathers who get their rocks off sexism because that’s overly facile and no one’s letting that dessicated corn husk of an ex off the hook for his hypocrisy. It’s just that her screw you tour has been on full blast since day one and crude and low budget retaliation tantrums are almost quaint in comparison.

      Now, if Paul tried to get Stella to call Heather ‘mommy’–not quite the same, I’m joking.

    • gg says:

      @ Courtney – Nobody thinks it’s okay for either sex. Don’t know where you got that.

      • gg says:

        Also, they’re not married, are they? (thank goodness)

      • Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

        Thank-you, you really made my day. I’ve been having a pretty crummy week, so I appreciate that kindness that much more. And cheers to you, too.

  9. Dawn says:

    Sorry but that is so wrong on so many levels. I hope Mark ends that soon. What is wrong with that woman anyway? They have a father and isn’t this twit. Why screw up your children so needlessly? If they must call him anything let them call him Casper and nothing more.

  10. yoho_ahoy says:

    is it true that J-Ho had a snit-fit at a McDonalds when a cashier ‘assumed’ she was Clasper’s mom when it came time 2 pay? Wuda given anything 2 c that meltdown if said tale is true…*sigh*

  11. Agnes says:

    This just seems like poor decision-making and bad parenting on JLo’s part. Poor kids.

  12. dorothy says:

    Does this woman not have an sense? Why put her children in that situation. Also, I would feel like the man is paid to stay, not because he actually likes me.

  13. Jayna says:

    Come on. One of the dumbest stories CB has posted on here. Daddy Casper. Is this the best you can do for stories? A joke. Only an idiot would fall for this made-up tabloid story.

  14. Jezi says:

    Ugh! JLo is making me take Marc’s side and I hate that. Both of these idiots aren’t thinking about the children but JLo is really letting Casper in way too much. This boy should not be around her kids.

  15. Kimlee says:

    Sounds like a BS story to me.

    I think both of them are playing games Mark has a new 20 something piece who is also his back up dancer the only difference is she pretty. Trying to one up each other J LO is like i so over you that look at me I’m so over you I’m dating my back up dancer boy toy and Marks like ya look at me i can get a young thing too just better looking, which is sad they have kids time to grow the hell up.

  16. jc126 says:

    I doubt this is true. JLo is fairly insufferable, but I don’t think she’d do the Daddy bit, at least not so quickly.

  17. jesstar says:

    The more stories I read of their divorce, the more I like Marc Anthony.

  18. Heather M (Heather) says:

    I am very pro woman, and what bothers me is not an older woman with a younger man. I think what bugs is an older successful woman with a much, much younger unsuccessful man. It just makes the woman look kind of masculine, insecure, and pathetic. Obviously this applies to older men and younger women, too, but that doesn’t bother me as much b/c the masculine part is more appropriate in the latter scenario. If an older woman is with a younger successful man, go girl! That negates the masculinity that accompanies taking care of the guy financially.

    And, IMO, Casper is FUG. I wouldn’t have found him attractive even when I was his age. At least go for someone swoon worthy!!

    • D says:

      So a highly successful woman being with a significantly less successful man is “pathetic” and “insecure”. This suggests that a man’s value is measured by how much $$$ he makes or how career-oriented he is.

      What’s interesting when I look at the top female executives at my workplace is that they are all married to considerably less financially successful men whose careers take a backseat to theirs, who can fully support them as they climb the career ladder, who can & will uproot themselves and move if their wife’s career demands it, and who can hold down the family fort while their wives are out there kicking ass.

      It is precisely because of those “loser” men that these women are able to have families AND high-powered careers.

      As long as there is something shameful about a woman being more successful than her partner, or a man being more family than career oriented, women will never achieve financial parity with men.

      • Heather M (Heather) says:

        Lol. I knew someone was going to get all pissed off and insulted. Relax. I have two law degrees and my last boyfriend (I now am getting married to someone else) was a musician who was well known & talented but very poor. In my opinion and experience, it made me feel too masculine b/c I was the responsible one, but he was significantly older, so it’s not entirely the same situation. In any case, I’m sorry if my
        opinion insults you personally. I doubt you or your executive friends are of J-Lo’s financial standing and are dating a **much, much younger** back up dancer who they must give an allowance to, yet their kids call him daddy. Yes, I think J-Lo
        seems pathetic b/c this guy seems to me to be kind of a loser, with an immature criminal record, and it’s pretty apparent she enjoys him for his looks. I’d say the same thing about a much older man who was in the midst of an apparent mid-life crisis and was dating a ** much, much younger** woman who seemed like a loser (to me) but for her good looks. No need to get bent out if shape. We are all entitled to our opinions.

      • Heather M (Heather) says:

        Oh, and J-Lo hardly needs Casper to take care of her kids while she’s working. I recognize and respect what you are saying, but let’s just say this is not the same situation that you are describing. At ALL..

        My dentist business owner Matron of Honor and best friend who works while her husband stays at home with their newborn has all my love and respect and so does her husband, but they are no J-Lo and Casper.

        Get my point?

      • Heather M (Heather) says:

        (One final note– This was actually “my bad” for making my point in terms of a general statement. The truth is that I’ve NEVER actually known a situation in real life tha was as absurd as the J-Lo and Madonnas of the world, which is what I was referring to. I even think Ellen Barkin’s situation is not bad, but when we are talking about a multi-millionaire, famous older woman –especially one with young, impressionable children who she is subjecting to this nonsense–and a man half her age with a criminal record and an unstable job, and her kids call him Daddy… Yes, pathetic, and insecure would be just a few of the words I would use to describe her…)

      • Flan says:

        “As long as there is something shameful about a woman being more successful than her partner, or a man being more family than career oriented, women will never achieve financial parity with men.”

        Exactly, well said.

    • Jo 'Mama' Besser says:

      I can’t subscribe to notion that the upperhand is naturally the man’s domain. She’s going to run into a lot of men who make less money than her because most human men do. If a successful man only regards compliant milquetoasts who lack agency as prospective mates because that’s ‘how it is’, how is he not using her just to inflate his ego? If you have to fundamentally change who are or cut yourself off at the knees in order to land the partner, look for someone else because it’s not worth it.

    • Ann says:

      If you’re so “pro-woman”, I don’t understand why you’re adhering to a double-standard that favors men. In my opinion, what’s right for the goose is right for the gander. Rich old men buying pretty young things isn’t a “biological” or “evolutionary” truth; it’s only to do with economic disparity. As women outearn men, rich older women will also buy pretty young things. Neither situation is more “normal” or “better”.

  19. lisa says:

    I know when some people come together the outside will go WTF. But my thoughts are people usually end up with certain people for some reason. JLO picks men that reflect a side to her that maybe she doesn’t show often. Thus Pdiddy and the others. I say the same for Cameron D and even Sandra B and Jennifer A and Reese. They all have dated or are with men that some feel are not “good” enough for them. All this they have bad taste or like bad boys.. whatever. These are the men they want and choose. Why attack the guy. As if these grown ass women who are wealthy and have been around the block a few times don’t know the game. They all know the game and want to play with those players.

    She picked him.

  20. boo says:

    I don’t get JLo, she’s beautiful, she has money and fame, what does she want with this little runt? Is it the sex? Maybe she has to have a guy around to make her feel sexy? I don’t get it at all.

    • Toot says:

      Yep, Jennifer is all that and she picked Casper when she could have pick many other “hotter” guys. We know he wasn’t the only dancer around so he might just be a decent guy.

  21. Zigggy says:

    Arg, I would die if my husband got a wayyy younger girlfriend right after a divorce and my kids started calling her “Mommy ‘insert name here'”- that’s brutal!!

    • Samigirl says:

      My ex has our son calling his “fiance” (they’ve “moved” the wedding twice now) “May May.” None of her names start with an “m” or rhyme with “may.” There is no reason for it except that it’s close enough to mommy to piss me off, but make it sound like I’m being crazy if I mention it. I *suspect* it’s due to the fact that my son refers to my husband as “MY Justin-No Mommy, not YOUR Justin, MY JUSTIN,” and that pisses him off, so he retaliated.

  22. Reece says:

    I get the feeling she’s one of those people needs somebody around all the time.
    That “Daddy” business is just all bad. All bad. Nothing good there.

  23. DomCoug says:

    and WHO are the kids in this sitch? I beseech you.. WHO ARE THE CHILDREN IN ALL OF THIS.. cuz i sure and f * * k cant tell..RAWR!
    ps i didnt introduce my cub to my bio cub til we were engaged. MamaDomCoug got it right..aight!?
    He’s (barely)30 Im 46 and it be goooood ALL the time…you know it

  24. Tweakspotter says:

    Wow what an immature vindictive B*TCH. She is obviously using her kids now as pawns in her little game just to hurt Marc. It just makes her look bad and can backfire on her in a custody battle. Family judges don’t take that lightly. AND WHY are you making me feel sorry and defend Marc Jlo??? Whyyyy??!! UGH!

  25. HappyJoyJoy says:

    Reading up on J-Lo and her whore ways never got boring, but now there are kids involved. She is over 40 years old, I think it’s time to grow up. She needs her own magazine called FREQUENT BRIDE.

  26. truthful says:

    JHo has really low self esteem and does not know her self worth–she has truly latched on to this lil dude, LOL.

    everyone kept saying this is just a fling, yeah right–they will get married mark my words.

    she is really sad, letting her kids call him daddy ANYTHING.

  27. skuddles says:

    Cripes, I bet she’ll end up marrying her little boy ho…. Hope kiddo is sending his “allowance” cheques home to Mama – he’s gonna need an escape fund someday.

  28. Sab says:

    SICK! They have a father!

  29. Original Chloe says:

    With the invention of the “Daddy Casper” institution she’ll be able to (when the time comes) just replace the name of the “Daddy”

    Poor kids.

  30. Dredz says:

    I’m sure he’s only the first of many daddies. Can’t the kids at least call him “Smart Daddy”??? Think not.

  31. AMN says:

    “bought and paid for boy toy” – the name says it all lol.

  32. Kim says:

    If true – so wrong on Jennifers part.
    She does have a problem being alone which tells me she has major self esteem issues. She should see a therapist.

    Who would have thought Marc Anthony would be the sane & mature one in this divorce. He seems to care way more about the kids and isnt parading his rebound piece around his children and going on vacation as a family.

    She is acting like a 20 yr old. Nothing wrong with having fun but remember your age and that you are a mother & dont bring your kids into it.

  33. Maritza says:

    He hit the Lotto with Jlo! I don’t think he is a bad guy, she wouldn’t have fallen for him if he were. I think this is the first time she has control in a relationship and that’s the way she likes it. I say, good for her!Her kids will be fine, I bet Casper pays more attention to those kids than Marc ever did.

    • Zumba says:

      how dare you say that marc did not pay attention to their kids? you dont know them. how can you say ugly casper seems nice? hes an uneducated airhead! a DANCER HELLO?? Hes Kevin Federline 2012!!!

      Since JLo was with Marc, she put more clothes on, she had much more style and class with him. now back beeing single, shes back to look cheap!

  34. Mitch Buchanan Rocks says:

    It would be entertaining to see JLO interact with Kate Gosselin.

  35. ooOOoo says:

    Damn God, Casper is sooooo ugly. jennifer is embarrasing herself. she is sooooooooooooooo desperate and making an idiot of herself letting this disgusting, dumb airhead touching her.
    Cant she get better men then this? is this it? poor woman!

  36. crtb says:

    I don’t think any single mother should have her kids calling her boyfriend “Daddy” until the couple is planning to get married. Boyfriends come and go. How many men are you going to have your children call “Daddy”? That is confusing and damaging to children. I didn’t even introduce my daughter to my dates until the relationship was well established and I was certain that the guy was going to be around for a very very long time. And she called everyone by their name.

  37. LULU914 says:

    Very disappointed in Jennifer Lo a boy??!!! And you have him around your children!??! HELLO!!

  38. Nitta says:

    Jlo is such slut.!! Ever sence she became famous she tends to jump from one relationship to another everyone from all colors has hit tha!!! from black,panish, and white) & I dnt blame marc anthony why he has to keep an eye on her while the were married” because she’s that easy!! And just because she has all the money in the world doesn’t mean that makes her a better mom especially right now’ dragging her kids around guys that are only after her money!! An the last thing she’s thinking is her kids.

  39. Nitta says:

    Jlo is such a dirt.!! Ever sence she became famous she tends to jump from one relationship to another everyone from all colors has hit tha!!! from black,panish, and white) & I dnt blame marc anthony why he has to keep an eye on her while the were married” because she’s that easy!! And just because she has all the money in the world doesn’t mean that makes her a better mom especially right now’ dragging her kids around guys that are only after her money!! An the last thing she’s thinking is her kids.