Alexa, play “Pricey Ben” from Jennifer Lopez’s 2002 album, This Is Me … Then.
Lopez and Ben Affleck had 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, all around the complete whole home,” she recalled concerning the proposal on the time. “So many candles, and vases, bouquets. And my track ‘Glad’ was taking part in … 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 so much over unhappiness through the years. 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 Lady earlier than calling off their wedding 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 kids with their new partners.
Lopez and Anthony, who share twins Max and Emme, break up in 2014 after a decade of marriage. Affleck and Garner — dad and mom of Violet, Seraphina and Samuel — break 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 after they had been noticed collectively in April 2021 following her break up from Alex Rodriguez. Along with being seen collectively in Los Angeles, Lopez and Affleck had been spotted on vacation together in Montana that Could.
“Alex was jealous that Jen and Ben had been seeing one another,” a supply informed Us Weekly on the time. “He’s nonetheless holding out hope they'll reconcile.”
One other insider informed Us that Affleck and Lopez were keeping in touch following the Montana getaway.
“[She] has emotions for Ben. They're taking it slowly, however issues are shifting in a romantic route,” the insider stated. “Jen actually loved her journey to Montana and is actually loving Ben’s friendship.”
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