Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez was awarded the Ally for Equality Award at the Human Rights Campaign 2013 memorial in Washington DC , United States , last weekend . Lopez judged worthy of an award for its support on issues of balance marriage , HIV / AIDS research , and anti – violence against children .
In September, the American Idol judge is facing controversy after announcing he will receive the award in front of the President of Turkmenistan . In fact , the community of human rights defenders who denounced President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov accused of being the leader of the most repressive regimes in the world .
Lopez realized his mistake when appearing in a forum attended by Asian countries . ” I know that being a public figure has a big responsibility in my every action . Naturally , as a human , I am not infallible , ” said the singer of ” On the Floor ” is.
With such errors , Lopez got a valuable lesson . ” But , I promise , if it falls , it will wake up again . I will learn from these mistakes and faced other challenges . To me , that’s the challenge that characterizes life . ‘Do the best thing when you want to be a better person , ” said Lopez .