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Jennifer Lopez reveals how stepdaughters Ella and Natasha have helped her during lockdown

The Hustlers actress is isolating in Miami with fiancé Alex Rodriguez and their children

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Jennifer Lopez is an incredibly talented dancer, but the Jenny from the Block hitmaker recently enlisted the help of her soon-to-be stepdaughters Natasha, 15, and Ella, 12, as she prepared for a dance-off with Jimmy Fallon, which was aired on Friday's episode of The Tonight Show. J-Lo won the dance challenge and her proud fiancé Alex Rodriguez shared behind-the-scenes footage on Instagram of her practicing the routine at home before the show, making sure to point out his daughters' involvement. He wrote: "It’s going DOWN tonight on @fallontonight!!! Jen VS @jimmyfallon. Who do you think is gonna win?! #BTS #WorldOfDanceAgain FYI Jennifer just reminded me that she had Ella and Tashi help choreograph this dance!! Enjoy!!!"

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez practices TikTok dance with help from stepdaughters Ella and Natasha

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Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez with their children during lockdown

J-Lo is incredibly close to Natasha and Ella, and would officially have been their stepmother by now, had her wedding not have been postponed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Last month, the Hustlers actress paid a sweet tribute to Ella as she celebrated her birthday in lockdown, giving an insight into their bond. Taking to Instagram, the star revealed that she had promised Ella her Ralph & Russo lilac dress, which she had worn to the 2017 Grammy's. The gorgeous design features a ruffled neckline and high slit, and Ella has had her eye on it ever since! Of the first time they met, J-Lo penned: "You ran to me, sat right on my lap, put your arms around me and asked to have my lavender dress I had just worn to the Grammy's for when you grew up. You won my heart in a split second."

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J-Lo has a close bond with her stepdaughters

The dancer – who shares 12-year-old twins Emme and Max with ex-husband Marc Anthony - previously told Entertainment Tonight that the girls often discuss which outfits they want to have when they are older. "Ella told me: 'I want your [Grammy's] dress with the orchid,' and Emme is like: 'What about that [dress], mummy? Are we going to keep that? Don't throw that out.' They tell me all the time," she said.

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A-Rod and Jennifer's children all get on incredibly well, and the celebrity couple have previously spoken out about their kids' close relationship. Talking to People, the Selina actress said: "Kids are so beautiful and open to love and new friends. I was so loving to his kids and he was so loving and accepting of mine, and they embraced each other right away. [It was] 'I get a new bonus brother and sisters to hang out with all the time and it's nice.'"

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