Find somebody who makes you smile! Ben Affleck can’t disguise simply how blissful he’s since reconnecting with former fiancée Jennifer Lopez.
The Way Back star, 48, was caught with a smile as he left Lopez’s Los Angeles dwelling on Wednesday, June 2. Photos published by Page Six the following day confirmed Affleck sitting within the driver’s seat in a easy T-shirt after spending time with the Grammy nominee, 51.
Us Weekly solely confirmed final month that the duo, who have been beforehand engaged from 2002 to 2004, are “full-on dating” and “very happy” since they have been first noticed collectively in April. The twosome began hanging out once more following the top of Lopez’s two-year engagement to Alex Rodriguez.
While the short turnaround got here as a shock to followers, a supply clarified that the “Dinero” songstress didn’t get again in contact along with her previous flame till “after it became apparent to her that things with Alex weren’t working anymore.”
The iconic aughts couple exchanged “flirty phone calls and texts” earlier than spending a weekend collectively in Big Sky, Montana, over Mother’s Day weekend. “There wasn’t any overlap, really. Jen was very intent on parting ways amicably with Alex and being respectful to him,” the insider added. “As soon as [she] and Ben started talking again, it became very clear to both of them that the old magic and special connection was still there.”
According to the supply, the pair have been “making up for lost time,” hoping to see as a lot of one another as attainable — irrespective of the situation. After their Montana getaway, the pair have been noticed in Miami and later returned to Los Angeles for a comfy dinner date. Though they’ve an plain connection, the Gigli costars aren’t able to rush into something too severe after each of their current breakups. (Affleck break up from girlfriend Ana de Armas in January.)
“It’s very clear they’ve fallen for each other again in a very intense way, but they don’t want to jinx anything by attaching labels or putting themselves under too much pressure,” a second supply instructed Us, noting that the duo are ready till “the time is right” to interrupt their silence on their rekindled relationship.
It’s been practically 20 years since Bennifer was Hollywood’s favourite “It” couple. In her 2014 memoir, True Love, Lopez known as her break up from Affleck the “first real heartbreak” she’d ever skilled.
“It felt like my heart had been torn out of my chest,” she wrote. “People do lots of things to anesthetize themselves in moments like these. Some people do drugs, some drink and some go out and party.”
To assist heal her damaged coronary heart, the Hustlers actress “sought out comfort in another person,” specifically in Marc Anthony. The pair tied the knot in 2004 and welcomed twin Emme and Max, now 13, earlier than finalizing their divorce in 2014.
For his half, the Good Will Hunting actor was beforehand married to Jennifer Garner. The former couple introduced their separation in 2015 and finalized their divorce three years later. They share three kids: Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, 9.
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