People: Feb. 5, 2001

THE DESPONDENT/HAPPY COUPLE

"Puffy" and "J-Lo," SEAN COMBS and JENNIFER LOPEZ to the nickname impaired, are over. Then again, Puffy and J-Lo are not over. It is an amorous seesaw that holds the nation rapt in tepid curiosity. The New York Daily News reported last week that Lopez quietly split from Combs several months ago and has been seeing a dancer named Chris--who lacks not only a nickname but a surname--whom she met while making her Love Don't Cost a Thing video. The callipygian queen instantly denied the story, her spokesperson intoning that Lopez and Combs "are absolutely together." Unconvinced, the...

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