Here’s Why Jennifer Lopez’s Nannies Keep Quitting

Jennifer Lopez has faced her fair share of challenges, particularly when it comes to hiring caretakers for her twin children. Lopez, who shares twins Emme Maribel Muñiz and Max Muñiz with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, has found it difficult to secure a long-term nanny despite offering generous compensation and benefits.

After the birth of Emme and Max in 2008, Lopez struggled to find reliable childcare while managing her demanding career. According to reports, Lopez’s quest for a nanny was complicated by her preference for a single caretaker to handle both twins, working up to 16 hours a day, seven days a week. This gruelling schedule proved too much for many nannies, leading to high turnover.

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A source close to the superstar shared with the National Enquirer, via Marca, that it was uncommon for someone in Lopez’s position to hire just one nanny for two newborns. Typically, those with substantial resources and busy schedules employ a nanny for each child. However, Lopez expected one nanny to manage both children under extremely demanding conditions. “It’s as if Jennifer expected a single nanny to not only take care of both twins but to work 16 hours a day, seven days a week!” the source explained.

This intense workload caused several nannies to resign shortly after being hired. The first nanny reportedly quit within a week, leading Lopez to hire a second. While the second nanny was excellent with the twins, she couldn’t sustain the long hours without adequate breaks, ultimately resigning as well.

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“They hired a second nanny, who was wonderful with the twins, but couldn’t handle working so many hours without a break,” the source added. This forced Lopez and Anthony to search for a third nanny, who eventually stayed on long-term and provided much-needed stability.