Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez was a key inspiration for the British comedy series "Fleabag". Taking the stage to accept her award for the Best Comedy Series for the Amazon Prime series, Phoebe Waller-Bridge gave a shout-out to Lopez.

The 34-year-old 'Fleabag' creator mentioned Lopez and dirty Latin as the sources of inspiration for her hit award-winning series at the 25th annual Critics Choice Awards on January 12.

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While accepting the win for best comedy series, Waller-Bridge said, "This is a bit of a random shout-out, but you have no idea how much you can accidentally inspire people just by doing your work."

"Somebody who inspires this show in a way they will never know and that is J.Lo, Waller-Bridge told the Critics' Choice audience. "I decided that the priest's favorite song was 'Jenny From the Block' and it opens the entire character up for me, so I don't know where she is, but that's really genuine, so thank you," she added.

Surprise for the Latin-speaking viewers

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge in 'Fleabag' Instagram

The Fleabag writer went on to share that Isobel had left a little gift of sorts for the series' Latin-speaking viewers. "She put in a little secret in for anyone who can speak Latin, but all the words that the thing is is singing in Latin during the songs are completely filthy," Wallger-Bridge said, smiling.

Jennifer Lopez reacts to Waller-Bridge statement

Jennifer Lopez as stripper in the Hustlers
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We couldn't see Hustlers star Jennifer's reaction on the screen, but we can only assume it one was of joy and happiness. Sooner it turns out that she is a huge fan of her work as well.

Fleabag also took home awards for best actress in a comedy series and best supporting actor in a comedy series. The series was nominated alongside Barry (HBO), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon), Mom (CBS), One Day at a Time (Netflix), PEN15 (Hulu) and Schitt's Creek (Pop) in best comedy series.