The rumors were true. L.A. Reid, CEO of Island Def Jam Records, has signed Jennifer Lopez to his label. Lopez herself finally confirmed the news when she was asked about it while on the promotional train for her new movie “The Back Up Plan.”

Hitfix’s Greg Ellwood asked Lopez point blank “Are you signing with Def Jam” on Monday during an interview for “The Back-Up Plan” and she said yes, not once, but twice, smiling about the prospect. Word on the street is that Reid will not only sign Lopez, but will produce the actress/singer’s new album.

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The 40-year-old entertainer was dropped from her original label, Sony/Epic Records, back in February. No word just yet on what will happen to her upcoming album Love?, which was set to be released this month before she was axed from Sony.