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Today: Jennifer Lopez Called Split With Ben Affleck 'First Big Heartbreak' Despite Being Married Twice Before

Oyin Balogun
Sep 14, 2021
09:00 A.M.
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Jennifer Lopez and her beau Ben Affleck are back together, and fans caught a glimpse of the duo locking lips at a recent event. A source has also revealed that they might be taking their union further. Find out more!


American singer and actress Jennifer Lopez and her former boyfriend, Ben Affleck, were a constant topic of discussion when they were a couple. Lopez's relationship with Affleck seemed to be extraordinary, and netizens bore witness.

The pair began their relationship in 2002 after meeting on the set of the movie "Gigli." A year later, they were already popularly known as "Bennifer." In 2004, the celebrity couple got engaged; however, things went sour.

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One day before their big day, Lopez and Affleck shocked the world when they called off their engagement. Four years later, Affleck spoke candidly about his thoughts on their separation.

In an interview with Irish Examiner, the actor made it known that he and Lopez might have made a mistake by falling in love. According to Affleck, they were too excited, accessible, and none of them looked forward to how their relationship would seem to the world.


Shortly after their split, Lopez found love in the arms of Latin Singer Marc Anthony, and the pair tied the knot. Affleck also began dating Jennifer Garner, and they got married in 2005.

Despite their differences, Lopez once revealed to People that there was genuine love in their relationship. The actress also sat down with NBC special anchor Maria Shriver, explaining her quick marriage to Anthony.

A source has revealed that the pair are considering walking down the aisle, as they are head over heels in love with each other.


Although Lopez tagged her split with Affleck as her first big heartbreak. The singer noted that she had one of her best friends(Anthony), who she genuinely loved and had good chemistry with, come into her life and stay by her side.

Lopez and Anthony stayed married for a decade before they called it quits. She was also romantically involved with dancer Casper Smart, Maksim Chmerkovskiy, and her most recent, Alex Rodriguez.


In April, Lopez ended her relationship with Rodriguez and reunited with Affleck after 18 years, leaving netizens shocked. The lovebirds enjoyed a luxury vacation in South France on a yacht for Lopez's birthday three months later.

Recently, the pair were sighted together on the red carpet for the first time since their reunion. On September 10, Affleck and Lopez attended the premiere of Affleck's new movie, "The Last Duel."


For the occasion, the singer donned a white Georges Hobeika gown, paired with silver shoes. On the other hand, Affleck wore a black tuxedo and matching shoes.

A source has revealed that the pair are considering walking down the aisle, as they are head over heels in love with each other. Fans love Lopez and Affleck together and are hopeful that things will work out for them this time.

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