Casper Smart & Jennifer Lopez Defend Their Relationship On Twitter: 'Age' Is 'Irrelevant'

Jennifer Lopez and dancer Casper Smart have faced criticism over their 18-year age difference since going public with their relationship in November, and now, they’re defending their romance on Twitter.

“Age, status, n opinions of others are irrelevant,” Casper, 24, Tweeted on Wednesday. “Our hearts are endless and our souls infinite…

“Our ages are mere reminders of the hours logged on this earth and the precious time remaining,” he added. “We should all honor our time here by indulging our passion and dreams. So, close your ears and open your hearts; Love and be happy!”

Casper’s ladylove must’ve liked what she read, as she re-Tweeted all of her beau’s philosophic Tweets to her 4.3 million followers.

As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Jennifer’s soon-to-be ex-husband, Marc Anthony, is also reportedly dating a 24-year-old – Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima.

Marc, 43, Tweeted a photo of the beauty in early January with the caption, “To Shannon, my statue of Liberty. Kisses baby,” in Spanish.

He also posted a photo on his Facebook page of himself, embracing and kissing the model.

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