Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez: A timeline
As Lopez and Ben Affleck are appearing out and about together more frequently just recently and warming up the headings, let’s have a look back the duo’s history.
Lopez and Affleck satisfied on the set of the rom-com “Gigli,” where they played lawbreakers stuck on a job together and the set strike up real-life relationship.
Speculation that Ben and Jen might be more than simply good friends started after he got a complete page advertisement in trade publications to both promote their movie and applaud her efficiency.
“It has been nothing but an honor and a pleasure to work with you,” the advertisement read. “I only wish I were lucky enough to be in all your movies.” Signed: “With love, respect, and gratitude, Ben Affleck.”
Paparazzi images started flowing of Lopez and Affleck smooching.
The couple get engaged after Affleck proposes with a stunning, customized 6.1-carat pink diamond ring from Harry Winston.
He likewise looks like Lopez’s love interest in the video for her single “Jenny From the Block,” the story of which handles the paparazzi treatment of their relationship.
In the video, Affleck — actually — kisses her popular booty in a scene of the couple on a luxury yacht.
Lopez and Affleck make a sensational set on the red carpet at the 75th Yearly Academy Awards.
The couple participate in the best of their “Gigli” movie, which ultimately bombs at package workplace.
Days prior to the set are set to wed, they delay their weddings and launch the following declaration:
“Due to the excessive media attention surrounding our wedding, we have decided to postpone the date. When we found ourselves seriously contemplating hiring three separate ‘decoy brides’ at three different locations, we realized that something was awry. We began to feel that the spirit of what should have been the happiest day of our lives could be compromised. We felt what should have been a joyful and sacred day could be spoiled for us, our families and our friends.”
The duo formally cancelled their engagement and split.
Another movie in which the 2 costarred together, “Jersey Girl,” is launched and underwhelms at package workplace.
Lopez wed pal, vocalist Marc Anthony, with whom she shares twins — a kid and a child.
A year later on, Affleck wed starlet Jennifer Garner in a personal event. They go on to have 3 kids together.
“They remain friends and continue to co-parent their three kids amicably,” a source near to the couple informed CNN at the time. “They had always planned to divorce but just needed time. As always, their children are their first priority.”
He stated he has no remorses about making “Gigli” since “I made a great friendship with Jennifer Lopez, who I think is a fabulous person and I’m so excited for her continued success.”
“I don’t think she always got the respect that she deserved, in part, because she was a powerful woman,” he stated. “And also because she was a Latina and she was really groundbreaking and nobody wanted to acknowledge that. They just wanted to kind of hate, so it’s nice to see her having that success.”
They launched the following declaration.
“We have realized we are better as friends and look forward to remaining so. We will continue to work together and support each other on our shared businesses and projects. We wish the best for each other and one another’s children. Out of respect for them, the only other comment we have to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support.”
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.