Alexa, play “Expensive Ben” from Jennifer Lopez’s 2002 album, This Is Me … Then.
Lopez and Ben Affleck have been first linked within the early 2000s, with the Grammy nominee confirming their engagement to Diane Sawyer in November 2002.
“It’s only a blanket, a quilt of rose petals, everywhere in the complete complete home,” she recalled in regards to the proposal on the time. “So many candles, and vases, bouquets. And my track ‘Glad’ was enjoying … I stroll in and I used to be simply overwhelmed. I wasn’t anticipating it, and I used to be similar to ‘Oh, my God.’”
Affleck enlisted Lopez’s mom to assist him pop the query and browse her a love letter.
“I had cried lots over unhappiness over time. And for the primary time in my life, I cried unbelievable purging tears of happiness,” she continued.
The twosome went on to costar in 2003’s Gigli and 2004’s Jersey Woman earlier than calling off their marriage ceremony in early 2004. Whereas Lopez married Marc Anthony later that 12 months, Affleck moved on with Jennifer Garner. Each the “Ready for Tonight” singer and the City actor welcomed children with their new companions.
Lopez and Anthony, who share twins Max and Emme, cut up in 2014 after a decade of marriage. Affleck and Garner — mother and father of Violet, Seraphina and Samuel — cut up in 2015 after 10 years of marriage.
Whereas each Lopez and Affleck went on to have high-profile relationships following their respective divorces, the twosome despatched social media right into a tizzy once they have been noticed collectively in April 2021 following her cut up from Alex Rodriguez. Along with being seen collectively in Los Angeles, Lopez and Affleck have been noticed on trip collectively in Montana that Could.
“Alex was jealous that Jen and Ben have been seeing one another,” a supply advised Us Weekly on the time. “He’s nonetheless holding out hope they will reconcile.”
One other insider advised Us that Affleck and Lopez have been preserving in contact following the Montana getaway.
“[She] has emotions for Ben. They’re taking it slowly, however issues are transferring in a romantic course,” the insider mentioned. “Jen actually loved her journey to Montana and is absolutely loving Ben’s friendship.”
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