Jennifer Lopez Seen in 1st Photos Wearing $5 Million Green Diamond Ring Since Announcing Engagement

Jennifer Lopez Seen in 1st Photos Wearing $5 Million Green Diamond Ring Since Announcing Engagement







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J.Lo was spotted out and about in L.A and her green 8.5 carat engagement ring from fiancé Ben Affleck couldn’t be missed.

Jennifer Lopez, 52, was pictured wearing her engagement ring in public for the first time since announcing that Ben Affleck, 49, proposed. The “Dance Again” hitmaker flashed the stunning green 8.5 carat engagement ring while touring real estate in Los Angeles on Sunday, April 10 with her soon-to-be hubby and his kids Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10. J.Lo’s ring glowed against her white jacket and matching crop top, which she tucked into a pair of dark black pants.

Jennifer Lopez out and about in L.A. on April 10, 2022 (Photo: LaStarPixMEDIA / BACKGRID)

J.Lo’s look for the house touring also included a pair of silver hoop earrings. She left her luscious long hair up in a messy ponytail, while allowing a few locks of hair to hang beside her cheeks. “Bennifer” reportedly spent several hours looking at different homes in the L.A. area with two of his kids that he shares with ex, Jennifer Garner. His eldest child, daughter Violet, 16, wasn’t there, nor were J.Lo’s 14-year-old twins, Max and Emme, that she shares with ex Marc Anthony.

Jennifer Lopez wears her engagement ring in Los Angeles on April 10 (Photo: LaStarPixMEDIA / BACKGRID)


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After a day of speculation, J.Lo confirmed via her OnTheJLo newsletter on Saturday, April 9 that she and Ben are indeed engaged again. The Hustlers star showed off her massive green diamond ring — known to be her favorite color — as her 2002 track “Dear Ben” played over the short teaser video. The ring is estimated be worth over $5 million USD, and is a cushion modified brilliant cut diamond, per Ilan Portugali of Beverly Hills Diamonds, who sourced the rare gem.

“Bennifer” was previously engaged way back in 2002. The Oscar winner initially proposed with a pink diamond ring from Harry Winston worth over $1.2 million. The pair were set to wed in Sept. 2003, but they postponed the wedding amid intense media attention and ultimately split in Jan. 2004. Ben and J.Lo reunited romantically in April 2021, after she ended her engagement to Alex Rodriguez

Jennifer Lopez’s Two Engagement Rings From Ben Affleck: Her Green Vs. Pink Diamond In Photos

Jennifer Lopez’s Two Engagement Rings From Ben Affleck: Her Green Vs. Pink Diamond In Photos

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Jennifer Lopez is the queen of colored diamonds: but how do her new green 8.5 carat diamonds and the 2002 pink diamond compare? Find out here.

Jennifer Lopez has had some of the most spectacular engagement rings in history — none spectacular than the very rare green diamond that fiancé Ben Affleck just proposed with! The “Dear Ben” singer, 52, confirmed the exciting news via her OnTheJLo fan newsletter on April 8, giving fans a sneak peek at the 8.5 carat ring, estimated to be worth over $5 million and possibly up to $10 million. Although the diamond was green, the shape and style of the ring harkened back to the 2002 pink Harry Winston diamond that Ben proposed with in 2002 — nearly twenty years ago. So, how do these two legendary stones compare? Find out right here.

The Green Diamond Ring

Jennifer teased her engagement news via Instagram on April 8. “I have a really exciting and special story to share,” she began, pushing fans to her OnTheJLo newsletter where she confirmed the news with a short video of the spectacular and rare green diamond. The rare 8.5 carat stone, estimated to be worth over $5 million (possibly up to $10 million), was sourced by Ilan Portugali of Beverly Hills Diamonds. Notably, Ilan managed the Harry Winston boutique for years in Beverly Hills, which is where Ben got the pink diamond engagement ring back in 2002.

Jennifer Lopez’s green diamond engagement ring. (Credit: OnTheJLo.com)

“Congratulations Ben & @jlo on your engagement. It was my honor to be part of this exciting journey, on a quest to source such an exceptional natural gem for your spectacular engagement ring,” Ilan wrote on social media, sharing illustrations of the ring and photos.


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“Among fancy-color diamonds, natural-color green stones with saturated hues are some of the rarest and most sought after. Green color synchronizes Nature & tranquility and represent life, health and associates with luck & prosperity,” he also wrote.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez hold hands in Venice, Italy in Sept. 2021. (ETTORE FERRARI/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)

The diamond gets is rare green color thanks to nature: the result comes from irradiation thanks to uranium. “[The stone] has to be irradiated by beta or gamma waves for long enough to turn the stone green for long enough to turn the stone green — the color is from irradiation and it’s incredibly rare,” says geologist and luxury jewelers salesperson Amanda Smith. Also of note, green Peridot is also the birthstone for both Jen and Ben, who are also both Leos per the Zodiac charts.

The couple’s engagement comes one year after rekindling their romance — and nearly 20 years after Ben proposed the first time.

The Pink Diamond Ring

Ben Affleck got down one knee the first time at his mom Christopher Anne Boldt‘s Boston home in November 2002 with that 6.1 carat Harry Winston pink diamond. The ring was reported to be worth $2.5 million at the time, but with inflation, is estimated closer to $4 million now. The original pink diamond, set in 18K pink gold, was a radiant cut flanked with two trapezoid white diamond sides stones mounted in platinum (the new ring also appears to have trapezoid diamonds and a platinum band).

Jennifer Lopez wears her engagement ring from Ben Affleck to the premiere of his movie Daredevil on Feb. 9, 2003. [Shutterstock]While scientists know that irradiation causes diamonds to become green, pink diamonds remain a mystery to gemologists. They are found only in certain mines, and theories point to “stress” and “strain” from the Earth’s mantle that leads to the lattice of the diamond being distorted — therefore making them pink. While pink diamonds are also rare, they are not as rare as green diamonds (or red diamonds, which are absolute rarest in the world).

Ben and J.Lo at the 2003 ‘Daredevil’ premiere. (Shutterstock)

Jennifer confirmed the engagement in a highly watched interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC News. The pair had already been rumored to be engaged just one year after meeting on the set of Gigli. Jennifer explained the ultra-romantic proposal, that included a romantic letter. “He took me back to the house he grew up in..he kept saying, ‘you know how much I love you, you know how much I want to spend the rest of my life with you,’” she recalled in the 2002 interview, where she showed the ring. The moment started a trend towards colored stones in the 2000s.

The pink Harry Winston diamond was 6.1 carats. (Richard Young/Shutterstock)

“We walk up to the house and I see candles up the stairs…he opens the door and it is a blanket — a quilt of rose petals — all over the entire house,” she said. “So many candles, vases with bouquets, and my song ‘I’m Glad’ was playing. I was overwhelmed, I wasn’t expecting it…he was like, ‘my mom helped me do it.’ It was the best day of my life.” The song “I’m Glad,” from her album This Is Me…Then, is known to be written about Ben.

“It was funny because he had written this letter — he didn’t realize how long it was. He was reading it, reading it — telling me all the stuff he wanted to tell me — at the end he said, ‘will you marry me?’ And he had the ring out, and I didn’t even want to look at it because I could tell the ring was pink. It was too much to handle! It was the most magnificent thing,” she said at the time.

While there were various rumors about what happened to the ring after Jen and Ben split up in Jan. 2004, her former publicist Rob Shuter said he believes the pink diamond is still in her possession. “As far as I know, Jen has never returned the ring,” Rob said to Access Hollywood in May 2021. “So, if things move forward with these two, gosh, she’s already got the most beautiful ring I’ve seen…it’s absolutely stunning. I was with her once, and it is blinding,” he said of the rock.

Jennifer Lopez’s Green Engagement Ring: Everything To Know About The Rare Diamond Worth Over $5M

Jennifer Lopez’s Green Engagement Ring: Everything To Know About The Rare Diamond Worth Over $5M

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Last time it was pink, this time it’s a green diamond — one of the rarest gems in the world. Learn more about the spectacular diamond Ben Affleck presented to Jennifer Lopez!

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are once again engaged! The “Dear Ben” singer confirmed the happy news on April 8th as she gave fans a look at her stunning green engagement ring worth an estimated $5M via her OnTheJLo newsletter. This isn’t the first time Jennifer, 52, has sported a colored engagement ring: Ben iconically presented her with a pink one in 2002, and Marc Anthony proposed with a blue one — but green is, in fact, the rarest of them all (and also Jennifer’s favorite color).

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The main reason green diamonds are so rare is because the diamond has to be exposed to uranium in order to get that unique shade: “[The stone] has to be irradiated by beta or gamma waves for long enough to turn the stone green for long enough to turn the stone green — the color is from irradiation and it’s incredibly rare,” says Amanda Smith.

Jennifer Lopez’s green diamond engagement ring. (Credit: OnTheJLo.com)

This is in addition to the diamond growing large in size, while also still hitting criteria of being a gem quality diamond without any visible flaws, she adds.

“First of all this diamond is incredibly rare and incredibly stunning. It is hard to make out the exact shape of the diamond, but I believe from what we’ve seen thus far, that it is cushion cut,” says George Khalife of George the Jeweler to HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. “It is fancy light green, making it very valuable. The darker the green the more rare and expensive. I estimate the cost to be well over 5 million dollars,” he adds.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez confirmed their engagement on April 8. (Stoianov / BACKGRID)

The color green is significant to Jennifer, who has worn the shade on many occasions — including back in 2000 at the GRAMMYs with that jungle print Versace dress. “I always say the color green is my lucky color. Maybe you remember a certain green dress,” she wrote a month ago in her OnTheJLo newsletter. “I’ve realized there are many moments in my life where amazing things happened when I was wearing green,” she explained. It seems like Ben was paying attention.

The ring, which the president of Platinum Guild International USA Jenny Luker estimates to be worth about $5 million, is also around 4-carats. “Jennifer’s ring appears to feature a natural green diamond, approximately 4-carats, set with side white diamonds on a platinum band,” she said in a release. “Since the setting is platinum, she can pass along her engagement ring to her children, as platinum maintains its color and shape!” she added, noting once again that green diamonds are “very rare.”

Olivia Landeau, a fourth generation GIA certified gemologist and founder of The Clear Cut, also estimated the carat to be approximately 5 or 6 carats. “The new ring appears to to be around a 5-6ct fancy green cushion cut diamond set with white diamond side stones that look like trillions,” she explained, pointing out that the style of ring is similar to the 2002 pink Harry Winston diamond that was set in a three stone ring with white diamond sep cut trapezoids. “This is actually a very similar style ring to the first engagement ring that Ben proposed with…Although both rings feature rare fancy colored diamonds, her new green diamond seems to be more mature and edgy versus her original feminine pink diamond.”

Jennifer Lopez’s Romantic History: From Ben Affleck To Marc Anthony & Every Great Love In Between

Jennifer Lopez’s Romantic History: From Ben Affleck To Marc Anthony & Every Great Love In Between



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Jennifer Lopez is engaged for the second time to Ben Affleck! As fans congratulate the couple, look back at some of her most iconic loves here.

Jennifer Lopez‘s life has been rich in fashion, music, and even romance! Over the course of her decades-long career, the entertainer has been linked to new loves at different stages of her life. While trying to keep her personal life as private as possible, fans learned more and more about the loves of her life, and now we’re taking a tour through her past romances!

The Hustlers star’s love life has truly been epic. At different points of her career, J. Lo has fallen deeply in love, become a mother, and, for a moment, and is back to being one half of the biggest couples in Hollywood with Ben Affleck, 49! The couple were iconic for their whirlwind romance from 2002 – 2004, that lead to them being engaged with a pink diamond — and now 20 years later, Bennifer are engaged once again (this time, with a very rare green diamond). Look back at J.Lo’s romantic history — including her rekindled romance with Ben — here!

Ojani Noa

Jennifer Lopez with her first husband Ojani Noa [AP Images].Ojani Noa was J. Lo’s first husband. The former couple married in February 1997 after they met at Gloria Estefan‘s restaurant, where Ojani was a waiter. This was at a time when Jennifer’s star was beginning to rise in Hollywood. The same year that she married Ojani, Jennifer starred in Selena, the feature film biopic of Latinx singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez‘s life. J. Lo earned a Golden Globe nomination for her work in the film, but while her career was skyrocketing, her marriage was suffering. Ojani and J. Lo divorced by 1998.

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs

Jennifer Lopez with Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs [AP Images].Following her marriage to Ojani, J. Lo began her first high-profile relationship with music producer Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs. The pair dated in the late ’90s but ran into legal trouble when they were both arrested for criminal possession of a weapon following a shooting outside of a nightclub! While J. Lo was eventually exonerated, having had no influence or part in the crime, Diddy was charged and indicted by a Manhattan grand jury. As consequence, J. Lo made the decision to walk away from her relationship with the music mogul.

Cris Judd

Jennifer Lopez with Cris Judd [AP Images].After her split from Diddy, J. Lo began her romance with former backup dancer Cris Judd. The two were immediately smitten with one another, and after a whirlwind love affair, they got hitched in September 2001. Unfortunately, this romance didn’t last long. The couple divorced by June 2002 — less than a year since their nuptials! During their marriage, however, they did make a few public appearances, like in the image above when they attended the Academy Awards in March 2002.

Ben Affleck

Jennifer Lopez with Ben Affleck [AP Images].This next romance would become one of J. Lo’s most high-profile connections! After her second divorce, the singer and actress began a relationship with Oscar-winner Ben Affleck. The two earned a couple name — coined “Beniffer” by the press. Within less than a year of dating, Jennifer and Ben got engaged in November 2002. The couple starred in a number of movies together, including Gigli and Jersey Girl. In September 2003, the couple announced that they would be postponing their nuptials just one day prior to the ceremony. By January 2004, the two officially called it quits.

Jennifer’s breakup with Ben was her most difficult to overcome, citing the split as her “first real heartbreak” in her 2014 book True Love. Since that time, however, the two have a seemingly amicable relationship. Ben even sung J. Lo’s praises after seeing her in 2019’s Hustlers, saying that his former flame was “awesome.”

Marc Anthony

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony [AP Images].In an attempt to overcome her broken heart after she and Ben split, J. Lo married longtime friend and fellow singer, Marc Anthony. Less than two years after their wedding, J. Lo became a mother to the couple’s twins Emme Maribel Muñiz and Maximilian David Muñiz, now 14 years old. Marc and J. Lo seemingly had an incredible relationship.

The couple would often perform on stage together and were quite dedicated to parenting their youngsters. Unfortunately, by July 2011, the couple announced their split, and in June 2014, their divorce was finalized. While J. Lo retains primary physical custody of the two kiddos, she and Marc have been seen supporting their little ones at school functions and more!

Casper Smart

Jennifer Lopez with Casper Smart [AP Images].Once J. Lo was back on the market, she started an on-again, off-again relationship with backup dancer Casper Smart. Between 2011-2016, Casper and J. Lo went through the ebbs and flows of maintaining their romance or splitting apart. By the time the two officially called it quits in 2016, it seemed like the “On The Floor” singer was getting cozy with rapper Drake! In 2016, the pair shared the exact same flirty photo on their respective Instagram accounts, sans caption. They never confirmed their romance, but J. Lo has said one or two shady things about the rapper in recent years.

Alex Rodriguez

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez [AP Images].After so much heartache, J. Lo appeared to finally be happy with a new man! In February 2017, J. Lo started dating former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez, and the two quickly became one of the hottest couples in Hollywood. The couple was completely smitten with one another. For his part, Alex had been incredibly supportive of his beloved by attending premieres, cheering on J. Lo at her concerts, and looking so proud of her on many an occasion!

Their lovefest culminated in March 2019 when Alex popped the question, asking the singer to marry him — and J. Lo said yes! The couple had plans to get married in 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic put their nuptials on hold. Despite that, J-Rod seemed happy, and they kept themselves busy during the lockdown months by enjoying their time with their kids, including Alex’s daughters Natasha Alexander Rodriguez, 15, and Ella Alexander Rodriguez, 12.

Unfortunately, there was a sad ending for this storybook romance. In March 2021, the J.Lo and A-Rod reportedly called it quits, but then quickly made a statement insisting they were working on their relationship. A few weeks later, however, on April 15th, the pair officially ended their engagement. “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 is to say is thank you to everyone who has sent kind words and support,” the statement read to the Today Show.

Ben Affleck 2.0
Is Bennifer 2.0 back on? Seventeen years after splitting, Ben and Jennifer headed to a weeklong vacation together at a private resort in Montana in May 2021, three weeks after her split from fiance Alex Rodriguez. Photo: FeatureFlash/Shutterstock

Following Jennifer and Alex’s Apr. 15 2021 announcement that they were splitting up for good and better off as “friends,” Jennifer was photographed hanging out with Ben in Los Angeles on Apr. 30. He was photographed getting out of her white SUV, but reports claimed that the two were just enjoying reconnecting and spending time together as friends. But the pair seemed to take things to the next level by going on a weeklong vacation together to Montana a few days later.

After J.Lo performed and Ben participated in the taping of the May 2 Vax Live event in L.A., they reportedly hopped a plane and headed to the exclusive Yellowstone Club in Montana, where the pair spent the week. Ben and Jen seemed very much like a “couple” a source told TMZ, which first reported the getaway. They rode in the same SUV with Ben driving and Jennifer riding shotgun in photos published by the Daily Mail, showing the pair cruising around Montana.

The couple were no-holds-barred as they celebrated her 52nd birthday with a lavish yacht vacation in Europe, packing on the PDA for fans and the paparazzi — very much confirming the romance for everyone to see (including an ‘IG official’ moment). In the months to come, Bennifer began to blend their families — including her twins Max and Emme, 14, and his three kids Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 12.

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In news that was hardly a surprise, Jennifer confirmed that she and Ben were engaged — this time with a very rare green diamond ring. She showed off the sparkler, estimated to be worth $5 million, in a video via her OnTheJLo fan newsletter. “I have a really exciting and special story to share, if you’re not part of my inner circle — you have to go to OnTheJLo.com to hear this one,” she teased, leading fans to the short video of the spectacular ring. Congratulations to Ben and Jennifer!

Ben Affleck’s Romantic History: Everyone He’s Loved From Jennifer Lopez To Jennifer Garner & More

Ben Affleck’s Romantic History: Everyone He’s Loved From Jennifer Lopez To Jennifer Garner & More

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Ben Affleck doesn’t have a long list of loves, but the ones he has are some really famous names. We’ve got his romantic history that includes fiancée Jennifer Lopez, ex-wife Jennifer Garner and more.

Ben Affleck definitely has a pattern when it comes to his love life. He falls hard for famous actresses and their romances become so high profile due to the nature of two A-listers coming together. But sadly his personal demons have also got in the way of his relationships throughout the years. As the 49-year-old celebrates his second engagement to Jennifer Lopez, 52, look back at his past loves here!

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow was Ben’s first major love upon breaking big in Hollywood in the late 90s. Photo credit:

Ben and his bestie Matt Damon became young Hollywood royalty when the then-27-year-olds won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 1998 for Good Will Hunting. It was their first effort in Hollywood and made the talented young actor-writers the hottest commodity in Tinseltown. It also landed Ben a gorgeous girlfriend in actress Gwyneth Paltrow, 48. The two were darlings of Miramax Studios Chief Harvey Weinstein and met at one of his parties in 1997, and began dating later that year.

Ben and Gwyneth co-starred in 1998’s Shakespeare in Love while very much in love themselves. Sadly, they had broken up by the time she won the Oscar for Best Actress for the film in 1999, though she thanked her “friend” Ben in her acceptance speech. The pair rekindled their romance as they starred in the 2000 drama Bounce, but ended things for good in late 2000. Over the years, the GOOP founder hinted he had issues that caused their breakup.

In 2003, Gwyneth told Diane Sawyer, “Ben makes life tough for himself. He’s got a lot of complication, and you know, he really is a great guy. So I hope he sorts himself out.” She went even further during a 2015 appearance on The Howard Stern Show, where Gwyneth put their demise on Ben, saying, “He was not in a good place in his life to have a girlfriend,” though she added that he was “super intelligent and really, really talented.”

Jennifer Lopez
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez’s romance became so high profile it earned them the nickname ‘Bennifer.’ They nearly wed, but called off the nuptials just a few days before the big ceremony. Photo credit: MEGA.

Ah the romance that started one name combos. “Bennifer” became a thing during the 2002 filming of their disastrous movie bomb Gigli, while Jennifer was still married to backup dancer Cris Judd. But she and Ben could not fight their passion and fell madly in love. She divorced Cris, and Jen and Ben got engaged in late 2002. He presented her with a 6.1 carat pink diamond ring worth $2.5 million.

In 2002 Ben famously appeared in JLo’s “Jenny From the Block” music video, caressing her bikini-clad derriere while on a yacht. Between cheesy moments like that, and the high profile bomb that Gigli was, their relationship took some hits in the press and among fans. The couple became victims of overexposure, and their relationship drama came to a head when the pair called off their September 2003 wedding just a few days before it was supposed to go down. While they ended up staying together, their nuptials never happened and they called off their engagement and split for good in late Jan. 2004. Five months later, Jennifer married singer Marc Anthony on June 5, 2004, dashing any Bennifer reunion hopes.

Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner were married for 15 year and have three children together. Photo credit: MEGA.

Like JLo, Ben didn’t stay single for long after their breakup. He admitted in a 2017 Playboy interview that he fell in love with actress Jennifer Garner, while they were filming the 2003 film Daredevil…while he was still in a relationship with Lopez! Though he didn’t act on his feelings until he and JLo had split. Ben and Garner made their relationship public on Oct. 23, 2004, kissing and cuddling in the stands at a Boston Red Sox game.

Ben proposed to Alias star Jennifer on April, 17, 2005, her 33rd birthday. They wed two months later on June 29, 2005 in a four person ceremony on the beach in the Turks and Caicos, with just the officiant and Jen’s Alias co-star and close friend Victor Garber serving as their witness. By then, Jennifer was already pregnant, and the couple welcomed daughter Violet on Dec. 1, 2005. Ben and Jen would go on to have two more children, daughter Seraphina in 2009 and son Samuel, in 2012.

Ben raised eyebrows when he left a family vacation in the Bahamas to fly to a charity poker tournament in Las Vegas on June 26, 2015 with the family’s nanny Christine Ouzounian. Though his rep strongly denied he was cheating, several days later Ben and Jen announced, “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce.” In a candid March 2016 interview with Vanity Fair, Jennifer said, “We had been separated for months before I ever heard about the nanny. She had nothing to do with our decision to divorce. She was not a part of the equation. Bad judgment? Yes,” on Ben’s part, but added he was still the “love of her life.” The former couple’s divorce was finalized in Oct. 2018. In a Feb. 2020 interview with the New York Times, Ben revealed, “The biggest regret of my life is this divorce.”

Lindsay Shookus
Ben Affleck and ‘SNL’ producer Lindsay Shookus dated from 2017-2018. Photo credit: MEGA.

Ben stepped out with Saturday Night Live producer Lindsay in April 2017, even though he was still legally married to Jennifer. They were open about their dating as she accompanied him on a trip to London in early July 2017, and once they returned to L.A. were regularly photographed going to dinner, holding hands on outings and looking very much in love. But Ben was caught in the company of former Playboy model Shauna Sexton, taking her to dinner at Nobu Malibu on August 16, 2018, and she was photographed over the next few days coming and going from his house.

That was enough for Lindsay. On August 20, 2018, reports swirled that Lindsay had split with Ben. Two days later, estranged wife Jennifer staged an intervention and personally drove Ben to rehab in Malibu to deal with his alcoholism. Lindsay and a now-sober Ben got back together briefly in Feb. 2019 to give things another try, but broke up a few months later in April 2019.

Shauna Sexton
Ben Affleck and Shauna Sexton dated before and after his 40 days rehab stint in 2018. Photo credit: BACKGRID.

Ben was snapped with former Playboy model Shauna grabbing fast foot at a Jack in the Box on Aug. 19, 2018. Four days earlier, they had dinner at Nobu Malibu, even though he and Lindsay hadn’t officially split yet (though she did delete her Instagram when the photos of Ben and Shauna emerged). Apparently Ben had fallen off the wagon and was partying hard with Shauna, who was photographed arriving at his house with several bottles of alcohol.

Jennifer Garner saw Ben spiraling and staged and intervention on Aug. 22, 2018, where she personally drove a bleary eyed Ben to rehab. He spent 40 days getting clean and sober, and reunited with Shauna once he got out. The two took a romantic getaway to Montana in Oct. 2018, but they split later that month so Ben could focus on his sobriety and reconnecting with his children.

Ana de Armas
Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas have been happily dating since March 2020. Photo credit: MEGA.

Ben and Ana met in 2019 while while filming the thriller Deep Water, and began a relationship after shooting wrapped. They were first spotted out as a couple, visiting Havana, Cuba together in early March 2020. Fans snapped photos of them shopping and looking adorable together on March 6. The jet setting couple then headed to another vacation in Costa Rica, photographed there on March 10 kissing while walking down the beach. Eight days later Ana shared photos from their getaway to Instagram. The couple then returned to L.A. just as it was entering the COVID-19 lockdown, and spent quarantine together at his house.

The couple took a local getaway to Joshua Tree, CA for Ana’s 32nd birthday on April 30, 2020. She shared IG photos of the couple cuddling, and he gave her a gorgeous diamond tennis bracelet as a birthday gift. By June, Ana had already met Ben’s three kids with Jen, as well as his mother. The actress as seemed to be a steady force in Ben’ life throughout 2020. They even had a double date to the beach in Malibu with Ben’s on-again BFF Matt and his wife Luciana on Aug. 4, 2020. Ana bought Ben a custom BMW motorcycle for his 48th birthday that month, and the couple were still on until the end of the year before calling things quits.

Jennifer Lopez 2.0
Is Bennifer 2.0 back on? Seventeen years after splitting, Ben and Jennifer headed to a weeklong vacation together at a private resort in Montana in May 2021, right on the heels of her split from fiance Alex Rodriguez. Photo: FeatureFlash/Shutterstock

Following Jennifer and then-fiance Alex Rodriguez’s Apr. 15 2021 announcement that they were splitting up for good and better off as “friends,” Jennifer was photographed hanging out with Ben in Los Angeles on Apr. 30. While he was photographed getting out of her white SUV, at the time reports claimed that the two were just catching up on their longtime friendship. But the pair seemed to confirm that the intense chemistry they had in there initial go at romance 17 years prior was still alive and well, with a getaway to Montana together.

After J.Lo performed and Ben participated in the taping of the May 2 Vax Live event in L.A., they reportedly hopped a plane and headed to the exclusive Yellowstone Club in Montana, where they spent the week. Ben and Jen seemed very much like a “couple” a source told TMZ, which first reported the getaway. They rode in the same SUV with Ben driving and Jennifer riding shotgun in photos published by the Daily Mail. showing the pair cruising around Montana.

Things continued to heat up for Bennifer heading into the summer, which included an epic PDA-filled yacht vacation around Europe! The couple didn’t hold back their love from the world as they toured around Italy, France and Monaco, even hosting a bash for her 52nd birthday. The couple quickly began blending their families, including his three kids with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 12, and her twins Max and Emme, 14.

Jennifer Lopez’s green diamond engagement ring. (Credit: OnTheJLo.com)

Ben and J.Lo took a major step in April 2022 when they announced, after a year of being back together, that they ere engaged! Jennifer teased the “special” news in a video via her Instagram, revealing the gorgeous green diamond engagement ring in a video shared with her OnTheJLo newsletter subscribers. The very rare diamond is estimated to be about five or six carats, and worth about $5 million. Congratulations to the couple!

Ben Affleck Spotted Outside J.Lo’s House In 1st Photos Since She Wore Diamond Ring On THAT Finger

Ben Affleck Spotted Outside J.Lo’s House In 1st Photos Since She Wore Diamond Ring On THAT Finger

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Ben Affleck was seen taking a phone call outside of Jennifer Lopez’s Bel-Air estate on April 8, just days after she curiously wore a big diamond ring on her engagement finger.

Ben Affleck has been spotted since Jennifer Lopez wore a ring on THAT finger. The 49-year-old actor sat in the front seat of his vehicle as he took a call on his iPhone pro in photos taken on Friday, April 8. Ben kept his windows rolled down to enjoy the sunny 93 degree weather, also dressing for the temperature in a cotton t-shirt. He was notably parked outside of Jennifer’s Bel-Air area residence, worth an estimated $28 million.

Ben Affleck takes a phone call outside of J.Lo’s house. (Vasquez-Max Lopes / BACKGRID)

The low key sighting comes just days after Jennifer, 52, was seen wearing a large diamond ring on her engagement finger. The “Dear Ben” singer was out shopping with her daughter Emme, 14, on Monday, Apr. 4, when eagle-eyed fans spotted the blingy piece of jewelry on her left hand — with some even attempting to determine if it was the original Harry Winston pink diamond ring worth $1.2 million that Ben proposed with back in 2002! It was impossible to tell for sure, but other fans seemed to notice she wore a similar ring in an old Instagram selfie. HollywoodLife reached out for comment on the ring photos,  but has not heard back.

Jennifer was seen wearing a diamond ring on March 4. (Stoianov / Vasquez-Max Lopes / BACKGRID)


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If Ben and J.Lo did take the next major step, it wouldn’t be a surprise. The couple got engaged in 2002 after a whirlwind romance, beginning with their work on Gigli in 2001 (at the time, Jennifer was still married to ex-husband Cris Judd). “Bennifer” mania ensued afterwards, and the couple set a wedding date for Sept. 2003. After a brief split and reconcilation, the wedding was postponed — and the couple ultimately split in 2004.

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The world was shocked, however, when Ben and J.Lo rekindled their romance nearly 18 years later in April 2021! Since getting back together, Bennifer both seem happier and more in love than ever. “It’s a beautiful love story that we got a second chance,” she said to PEOPLE magazine ahead of the release of film Marry Me. “Before we kind of put [our relationship] out there and we were naïve and it got a little trampled…we both were like, ‘Wow, we’re so happy and we don’t want any of that to come into play again.’ We’re older now, we’re smarter, we have more experience, we’re at different places in our lives, we have kids now, and we have to be very conscious of those things. We’re so protective because it is such a beautiful time for all of us,” she said.

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Are Engaged: See Her Green Diamond Ring

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Are Engaged: See Her Green Diamond Ring

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After rekindling their romance in April 2021, Ben and Jennifer are officially engaged (again)! The iconic couple announced their engagement on April 8.

This is not a drill: Bennifer are finally engaged (again)! Ben Affleck popped the question to Jennifer Lopez with a gorgeous, very rare green diamond — known to be the 52-year-old superstar’s favorite color. The song “Dear Ben” from Jen’s album This Is Me…Then played in the background as she showed off the sparkling ring! And for an extra romantic touch, the words “you’re perfect” from the original 2002 track can be heard in the short eight second teaser.

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Jennifer teased the massive news in a video shared to her Instagram account on the evening of April 8, revealing she had a “really exciting” and “special story to share” — dropping the big reveal on her On The JLo newsletter. Shortly after, her sister Lynda Lopez quickly posted a congratulations to the couple! Notably, the “Jenny From The Block” singer also added a ring emoji to her Twitter bio.

Of course, this isn’t the first time that the Gone Girl actor and “Let’s Get Loud” singer have been engaged. When the couple were together for the first time from 2002 to 2004, Bennifer got engaged in November 2002 with an iconic Harry Winston pink diamond — but called it off by January 2004.

Lynda Lopez’s ig story 💚💍 pic.twitter.com/gjl4a2M97P

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“Jennifer Lopez has ended her engagement to Ben Affleck. At this difficult time, we ask that you respect her privacy,” a spokesperson for J.Lo told People at the time.


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Ben and Jennifer hugging in the Hamptons in July 2021. (Elder Ordonez / SplashNews.com)

Following their 2004 breakup, Ben became engaged to Jennifer Garnerwho he was married to from 2005 to 2018 and has three kids Violet, Seraphina, and Samuel with. Jennifer was married to Marc Anthony from 2004 to 2011 and has twins Maximillian and Maribel with the singer. Before getting back together with Ben, J.Lo was dating and then engaged former MLB player Alex Rodriguez from 2017 until 2021.

Ben and Jennifer when they first dated in the early 2000s. (Alex Berliner/BEI/Shutterstock)

Obviously, things have changed since the first time they dated. As we said, both of the stars now have children of their own, and it seems like they’ve put in a lot of work to merge both of their families in the most seamless way. The couple have been spotted spending time with each other’s children, and now they’re about to make things extremely official by blending their extended families.

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At 52, Jennifer Lopez is looking phenomenal! The superstar gave fans an inside look at her make-up free skincare routine via Instagram.

Jennifer Lopez showed how she gets her signature glow! The 52-year-old walked eager fans through her skincare routine in a new Instagram video posted on Wednesday, April 6 — and made sure she didn’t use any Instagram filters. “I don’t have any special lighting or anything, this is just morning light. I don’t have any special filters on here, this is my face,” she said after getting out of the shower, her highlighted hair still wet. “Good morning everybody, it’s a beautiful day outside. It’s gorgeous, I just got out of the shower, and I washed with my cleanser,” she explained.

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Of course, the singer and actress was using a slew of products from her buzzy JLO Beauty line which she launched in January 2021. The brand, which is rooted in anti-oxidant rich olive oil, includes her ‘holy grail’ product: the JLO Beauty Glow Serum, which sells for $79. “So you can see, no makeup yet,” she explained after cleansing. Jennifer has previously said she’s a fan of morning cleansing to get any missed makeup from the evening before. Adding the serum, the “Medicine” singer called the product “vitamins for the face…That’s how I like to think of it. Taking my vitamins in the morning. Starting out my day right.”

Jennifer Lopez is known for having glowing skin. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

Next up? Protective sunscreen. “Sunscreen is really important and it’s been one of my beauty secrets since I was in my late teens, early twenties,” she said. “Your mom puts it on you when you’re a baby to protect your skin from the sun, and I continued that on into adulthood, and it was a game changer…The protection, everyday from the sun – even though some days it wasn’t sunny in New York when I was growing up – made a huge difference in protecting me from sun damage.”


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Jennifer has previously denied using any botox to prevent wrinkles — largely crediting her healthy lifestyle that includes a rigorous skincare routine, working out and eating healthy. “Now I am protected and ready to face whatever the day brings,” she said of her sunscreen, adding a bit of eye cream before wrapping up.

“That’s my morning routine,” she said, before referencing someone — perhaps one of her twins Emme or Max, 14, who was “knocking” on her bathroom door. “They’re knocking on my door, harassing me already. Thinking I’m not getting ready or something, but I am,” she hilariously said.

Ben Affleck Is A Doting Dad To Son Samuel, 10, As They Hold Hands Picking Up Art: Photos

Ben Affleck Is A Doting Dad To Son Samuel, 10, As They Hold Hands Picking Up Art: Photos

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Ben Affleck adorably held hands with son Samuel, 10, while the duo picked up art together on a daytime run.

Ben Affleck, 49, was back on dad duty and more than dedicated to the craft while heading to pick up art with son Samuel, 10, on Friday. Ben sweetly clutched Samuel’s hand as the duo strolled the city streets to pick up art on their father-son date. Ben even managed to juggle a painting in one hand and a phone call in the crook of his neck, all while keeping Samuel’s hand safely in his!

Ben Affleck sweetly held hands with his youngest son Samuel as they enjoyed a day out together in Brentwood. (Backgrid)

Keeping his outfit casual, comfortable, and a little bit Boston as usual, Ben rocked jeans and a graphic tee featuring author Charles Dickens (Dickens actually lived in Boston himself during his second tour of the United States back in 1867). Samuel, always recognizable by his shoulder-length blonde hair, wore a t-shirt with a lightning bolt decal and striped green sweatpants as the pair walked in time.

Ben’s casual art-collecting outing was a change in pace for him and Samuel publically, as the actor and his youngest child are usually seen together when Ben is either picking up or dropping off Samuel from school. Ben has even brought current love, Jennifer Lopez, into his routine with Samuel, and the two were seen sharing a sweet kiss after dropping him off on Mar. 24. The day before, Ben and J.Lo both held hands with little Samuel, sweetly making sure he made it to his elementary school safely by using the time-honored, hand-holding buddy system.

Although Ben and J.Lo were happy as can be while sharing in Samuel’s morning schedule, that doesn’t mean Ben and Samuel’s mom, his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, haven’t found their co-parenting groove simultaneously. The duo were both seen at Samuel’s Santa Monica school on Mar. 19, and clearly seemed comfortable being in each other’s orbit, especially when it came to supporting their son.

As Ben’s buzzy relationship with J.Lo heats up and the two consider a place together in the Los Angeles area, Jen has also moved on with her own new love, businessman John Miller. Jen first sparked a connection with John, who’s currently the CEO of CaliGroup, back in 2018, shortly after her split with Ben. Although Jen and John shortly called it quits themselves after two years of dating in 2020, they were back on by 2021, and have been going strong ever since. The duo normally keep a low profile (at least, lower than a makeout session at your son’s school), but were caught hopping onto a flight out of New York City in March 2022.

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J.Lo Rocks Jeans As She Holds Hands With Ben Affleck Picking Up Samuel, 10, From School: Photos

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School duty! J.Lo was chic in casual jeans and sandals as she accompanied beau Ben Affleck to his son’s school.

Ben Affleck, 49, and Jennifer Lopez, 52, are making school pick-ups a regular activity. The “Marry Me” singer rocked casual jeans as she accompanied The Town actor to collect his son Samuel, 10, after class on Thursday, March 31. The couple, affectionately known as Bennifer, sweetly held hands as they walked alongside his youngest child, who sported a school uniform consisting of a green golf shirt and beige khaki pants.

Ben Affleck and J.Lo held hands as they picked up his son Samuel from school. (BENS / BACKGRID)

Jennifer elevated her skinny denim look with a dressier cream and pink floral silk blouse, perfect for a Spring day! She added a weather-appropriate pair of high heeled sandals, accessorizing with an all-black Gucci leather belt and vanity case handbag. The star rocked her highlighted hair back into a slick ponytail, keeping her always-glowing skin behind a wire pair of aviator sunglasses.

Ben was all Boston in his ensemble, sporting black jeans and a dark gray t-shirt. The actor threw on a gray shirt-jacket overtop, matching with a white and gray pair of sneakers. Like J.Lo, Ben also finished his look with sunglasses — opting for a similar wire pair with darker lenses.


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J.Lo and Ben seem to be going strong as they approach their 1-year anniversary of being back “on” after their 2004 split (which was also just months after they postponed their wedding). While they initially remained mum on the rekindled romance, Jennifer has opened up periodically about her beau in recent interviews. “I feel so lucky and happy and proud to be with him,” she said to PEOPLE magazine in February 2022, acknowledging that they have a “second chance.”

“It’s a beautiful love story that we got a second chance,” she explained — admitting the two had “fear” as they began to fall in love again. “Before we kind of put [our relationship] out there and we were naïve and it got a little trampled.”

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Jennifer Lopez’s Co-Star Cheech Marin Reveals When She Reconnected With Ben Affleck

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Jennifer Lopez’s co-star in ‘Shotgun Wedding’, Cheech Marin, spoke to HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY about her mood on set after rekindling her romance with Ben Affleck.

It’s been one year since Jennifer Lopez, 52, and Ben Affleck, 49, rekindled their romance and no one remembers it quite like her former co-star, Cheech Marin, 75. HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY to Cheech — who worked with J.Lo in March 2021, when they filmed the movie Shotgun Wedding together in the Dominican Republic — at The 4th Annual Griot Gala Oscars After Party, following the Oscars on March 27. And, apparently, it was obvious to everyone on set because Jen was “so happy all the time” during filming!

“She was cool. We had a real good time while filming,” Cheech said. “We were filming in the Dominican Republic this time last year, which was quite lush.” As fans know, even though she will always be Jenny From The Block, Jennifer definitely enjoys the finer things in life. “Even for J.Lo, filming in the Dominican Republic was quite lush,” Cheech joked. As TMZ reported in May 2021, Ben started reaching out to Jen again while she was filming in the Dominican Republic. And they have been together ever since!

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“She was just so happy all the time,” Cheech told HollywoodLife, adding, “I wish them only good things in life especially if they can make it and do this at the same time.” The Up In Smoke actor would know how to make a relationship survive in Hollywood, as he has been together with his wife for 18 years! So what’s his secret to a healthy and long marriage? “Loss of memory and deafness,” he joked. “When those things come together you stand a chance of making it.”

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Shotgun Wedding is set to be released in June 2022 and it has quite a talented cast. Aside from Jennifer and Cheech, the film also stars Josh Duhamel, 49, Jennifer Coolidge, 60, and Lenny Kravitz, 57. However, filming with A-listers is nothing new to Cheech, who has done it for the past 40 years. Although rumors circulated recently that he was getting ready to throw the towel in and retire from acting, he told HollywoodLife that he has three movies coming out this year. “The secret to getting cast in huge films is to announce that you are retiring,” Cheech said. “It works every time.”


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Jennifer Lopez’s daughter Emme was looking stylish and comfortable in a casual outfit while they were out and about getting food with her equally as stylish brother Max.

Emme Muniz, 14, is already becoming a style icon at her young age. The daughter of Jennifer Lopez, 52, and Marc Anthony, 53, was recently photographed walking outside with her mom and twin brother Max Muniz while wearing a fashionable gray and black oversized sweatshirt and ripped jeans. She also rocked black Converse sneakers as she added black framed glasses to her look and her curly hair was on full display as the trio went to get brunch.

Jennifer Lopez and Emme Muniz during their latest outing. (BACKGRID)

Jennifer also looked incredible in a loose white T-shirt with a low rounded neckline and black denim jeans while Max wore a black hoodie and soft-looking black pants with dark blue and white sneakers. The teen also wore a navy blue baseball cap and glasses while the Selena star wore sunglasses.

The outing comes after Jennifer made headlines while out with her boyfriend Ben Affleck. They were dropping his 10-year-old son Samuel off at school and were photographed sharing a steamy kiss afterwards. The couple dressed to impress during that time as well with Jennifer in a nude button-down top, flared cropped jeans, and tan wedge heels, and Ben in a red and gray plaid button-down shirt, black jeans, and gray and white sneakers.


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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck during a previous outing. (Stoianov-spot-gamr / BACKGRID)

A day before that, they were seen holding hands while picking up Samuel from school and looked just as in love. Jennifer looked like she fit in well with Ben’s youngest child as they all walked outside together and chatted. Ben used his other hand to hold his son’s hand and was clearly happy to be around two of the most important people to him at the same time.

Since Jennifer and Ben rekindled their flame last year, they have been seen on numerous outings with their kids, which also include Ben’s daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, who he shares with Jennifer Garner. They always look comfortable and happy to spend time together and it’s proof that blending families can bring out even more joy sometimes!

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Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck Share A Steamy Kiss After Dropping Off Samuel At School – Photo

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Packing on the PDA! Ben Affleck and J.Lo shared a laugh and an intimate moment as they walked hand-in-hand to pick up his son from school.

Ben Affleck, 49, and Jennifer Lopez, 52, are so in love! The couple, affectionately known as “Bennifer,” shared a steamy kiss as they headed to pick up his 10-year-old son Samuel from school on Thursday, March 24. Ben and J.Lo walked with their arms around each other as they seemingly enjoyed the sunny Los Angeles weather before locking lips.

The pair were dressed in their signature styles, with Jen opting for a nude colored silk blouse with a straight leg gaucho style jean, accessorized with a large Valentino “V” logo belt. She added a chunky pair of platform sandals and wire sunglasses to the ensemble, keeping her highlighted hair back into a slick ponytail. Ben was decidedly more casual in his favorite blue-and-burgundy plaid shirt and jeans, as well as sneakers. Like his girlfriend, the Boston native also sported a chic pair of shades.

Ben Affleck and J.Lo share a kiss picking up Samuel from school. (Stoianov / BACKGRID)

Sam, who Ben shares with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 49, appeared to be wearing a pair of swim trunks and a t-shirt. The 10-year-old twinned with his dad in a pair of sneakers, carrying a big duffle bag from swim brand TYR over his shoulder.


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This is the second day in a row that the “Get Right” singer and Oscar winner have been spotted grabbing Sam. The couple were also seen at his school on March 23, with J.Lo wearing a more casual look consisting of wide legged neutral pants and a white crop top. She kept her hair up in a top bun, while Ben rocked a button down shirt and jeans.

Since rekindling their romance last April, the Bronx native and The Town actor have effortlessly blended their families including her 14-year-old twins Max and Emme with ex-husband Marc Anthony, and his three kids with Jennifer Garner, Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel. Samuel and Emme were also on hand to support Jennifer as she was given the Icon Award from iHeartRadio on Tuesday night.

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Jennifer Lopez Delivers An Iconic Performance Of ‘Get Right’ At The iHeartRadio Music Awards

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Presenting your iHeartRadio Icon – Jennifer Lopez! J.Lo set the 2022 iHeartRadio Awards’ stage on fire with a performance of some of her biggest hits.

The eyes of the music world turned to Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium on Tuesday (Mar. 22) for the 2022 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Not only did the ceremony honor Jennifer Lopez with the iHeartRadio Icon award, but it also gave J.Lo., 52, the spotlight and the opportunity to show why she is a living legend. Before she could arrive, Billy Porter and a handful of voguers, in full Pose mode, celebrated some of J.Lo’s most significant fashion moments (with help from some of the biggest drag performers ever.) It was a celebration of all her greatest hits. Enter J.Lo herself, singing “On My Way” while standing next to a banner reading “Equality.”

OK @JLo we see you!!! 🌟💕🔥 #iHeartAwards2022 pic.twitter.com/qNVkhYpcIp

— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) March 23, 2022

Catch me learning the choreo to @JLo rn on 👏 the 👏 floor🕺 watch our #iHeartAwards2022 NOW on @FOXTV & learn w/ me!! pic.twitter.com/bwvAnC9XZ4

— Q1019 (@Q1019) March 23, 2022

ICON IS RIGHT!!! @JLo #iHeartAwards2022 pic.twitter.com/omW6c0E5G7

— 102.9 NOW (@1029NOW) March 23, 2022

Cue an outfit change, and Jennifer showed she still could move as she did back when she was a Fly Girl on In Living Color. The crowd got pumped as J.Lo went into “Get Right,” and the audience was right there with her, singing along to every word. Mic. Drop.

Before the performance, J.Lo accepted the Icon award in an emotional speech. After host LL Cool J introduced her by praising her drive, talent, and style (how her Versace dress “inspired Google Images”), Jennifer took her place in the spotlight. “Oh my goodness,” an emotional J.Lo said when accepting the award. “I want to say thank you to iHeart, because I appreciate this so much, so very, very much.” J.Lo tried to get her speech off, but fans kept interrupting with love. When J.Lo got back on track, she said she performs for the fans. “Because of the love you give me and the appreciation and the kindness… that’s what matters to me the most,” she said. J.Lo acknowledged that her fans “were the ones who give me the opportunity” to live a life she never imagined possible. “You did that! You did that for me! You made that dream come true!”

J.Lo thanked all those who had faith in her, even when she didn’t. “Thank you for teaching me who I really am,” said J.Lo. She then said that ICON stands for “I Can Overcome Negativity” and that anyone else can – and anyone else can, too. J.Lo then walked off stage as Ben Affleck and her twins – Max and Esme – cheered on.


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OH 👏 MY 👏 GOODNESS 👏 @JLo #iHeartAwards2022 ❤️ pic.twitter.com/HAWmWHjA1n

— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) March 23, 2022

Now in its ninth year, the iHeartRadio Music Awards selected J.Lo as the 2022 Icon Award recipient because she’s a “cultural icon, businesswoman and award-winning entertainer—spanning her talents across performing, producing, and acting to become one of the most recognizable acts of all time,” iHeartRadio announced in a February blog post. Jennifer is “the only artist to ever have a number one album (J.Lo) and play the lead in a number one film simultaneously (The Wedding Planner), and over her career, she has sold over 75 million records and grossed over $3 billion at the box-office.”

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The iHeartRadio Icon Award was first given to Bon Jovi in 2018. Elton John received the honor in 2021 with a tribute performance from H.E.R., Brandi Carlile, and Demi Lovato. The iHearts have also handed out the iHeartRadio Innovator Award to such acts as U2, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Chance The Rapper, Alicia Keys, and Pharrell Williams.

J.Lo hasn’t dropped a solo album since 2014’s A.K.A., as her focus has been more on her acting career. Since A.K.A., she’s starred in a handful of movies, including Second Act, The Boy Next Door, Ice Age: Collision Course, Hustlers, and Marry Me. Her rom-com, Shotgun Wedding, is set for a July 2022 release, marking her second film of the year. In February, Marry Me hit theaters, and the soundtrack arrived on streaming services. The album, while not technically a J.Lo solo joint, marked her first new music in a while. Marry Me hit No. 5 on the Billboard US Soundtrack Albums chart, and peaked at No. 135 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Fans have also been enjoying the “Bennifer 2.0” love affair between J.Lo and Ben Affleck. The couple reunited in April 2021, shortly after Jennifer and  Alex Rodriguez called off their engagement. Since then, Jen and Ben, 49, have been enjoying a whirlwind, worldwide romance. In early March, the two explored Gran Canaria, Spain, where Jennifer is shooting The Mother. The paparazzi photographed the two sitting together and holding hands on a romantic afternoon date.

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Ben Affleck Beams With Joy As Jennifer Lopez Wins iHeartRadio Icon Award — Watch

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Her biggest cheerleader. The ‘Deep Water’ star was there to support his love J. Lo as she received the Icon Award at the event.

Ben Affleck, 49, couldn’t hide his love for Jennifer Lopez, 52, at the 9th annual iHeartRadio Music Awards on Tuesday, Mar. 22, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The actor/director was there to support his long as she accepted the evening’s Icon Award in recognition of “her impact on pop culture, longevity, and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide.”

You know #BenAffleck had to show up and support @JLo 😉❤️👏 #iHeartAwards2022 pic.twitter.com/T1socRzdxf

— iHeartRadio (@iHeartRadio) March 23, 2022

Jennifer looked simply breathtaking in a sheer, plunging olive green Stephane Rolland dress which evoked the vibes of that Versace dress from the 2000 Grammys. The Marry Me star was full of love for her fans in her acceptance speech, telling the audience, “You guys are the ones who give me the opportunity every day.”

“I really do it for you guys, I really do,” the star went on. “And because of the love you give me … I can overcome negativity and so can you, every single moment, and let me tell you something else – I’m just getting started.” Her speech was so moving it brought Ben, along with the rest of the audience, to their feet.

We hope to inspire people the same way @JLo has inspired us! Congratulations to her for receiving the ICON AWARD at the #iHeartAwards2022 💕💕 pic.twitter.com/c6J9KTxFX7

— Lulu y Lala™ (@luluylala) March 23, 2022

Ever the entertainer, she also regaled the audience with a medley of her greatest hits. Jennifer sizzled in a black jumpsuit with gloves, belting out hits while drag queens wearing her best looks strutted down the stage.


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While they looked like VIPs at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, A-list couple Bennifer got ready for the event in a very normal way. Hours earlier, the duo indulged their fast food cravings with a stop by a Beverly Hills McDonald’s. Jennifer sat on the passenger’s side, eating a burger from the chain while Ben drove.

Jennifer Lopez also performed after receiving her Icon Award. (Chris Pizzello/AP/Shutterstock)

Ben offered some rare insight into his personal life in a Wall Street Journal profile published on Dec. 1. Talking about his reunion with J. Lo, he said, “I can say that it’s definitely beautiful to me. And it is a good story. It’s a great story. And, you know, maybe one day I’ll tell it. I’ll write it all out. And then I’ll light it on fire.”

He continued, “I am very lucky in my life in that I have benefited from second chances, and I am aware that other people don’t even get first chances. I’ve definitely tried to take advantage of that. I haven’t always been successful, but in cases in which I have, they’ve turned out to be the defining aspects of my life.”

Jennifer Lopez Rocks Deep-Plunging Bodysuit With Sheer Skirt At iHeartRadio Music Awards

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Jennifer Lopez accepted the ‘ICON’ award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Tuesday, showing off her sexy, deep green-colored look that put her incredible physique on display.

It’s easy being green when you’re Jennifer Lopez! The singer, 52, stunned at the iHeartRadio Music Awards on Tuesday in a plunging olive-colored bodysuit and sheer skirt with one long sleeve covering her left arm. The Hustlers actress showed off the look as she accepted the “ICON” award — and was definitely ecstatic doing so! The award was given in recognition of “her impact on pop culture, longevity, and continued relevance as a touring and radio force with a loyal fan base worldwide.” In addition, J.Lo put on an iconic performance, of her 2005 hit “Get Right.”

Jennifer Lopez accepts Icon Awards at the iHeartRadio Awards (Chelsea Lauren/Shutterstock).

J.Lo sure loves deep-plunging looks and she also loves going green! The “Let’s Get Loud” singer notably recalled her famous plunging-to-her-navel Versace dress she wore to the 2000 Grammy Awards at the designer’s 2019 show. The gorgeous gal proved she was one hot mama in incredible shape when she fit into the jungle-print, flowing dress like a glove at the event and strutted her stuff on the catwalk. The dress received a lot of attention the first time around due to its showing a lot of skin (famously launching Google images), and it again didn’t miss a beat in 2019!

Jennifer Lopez at the 2019 Versace show (PIXELFORMULA/SIPA/Shutterstock).


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J. Lo’s iHeartRadio Music Awards dress also brings to mind another deep V-neck look from Dec. 12, 2021, where the performer rocked a sheer blue look while supporting her beau, Ben Affleck, at the L.A. premiere of his movie The Tender Bar. Jennifer wore her voluminous locks in loose waves and also sported her signature nude lip. When she wasn’t on the red carpet, she put on a matching baby blue coat.

At the premiere, the couple looked like the definition of love on the red carpet, whispering things in each other’s ears as they posed for photos, looking as sweet as can be. They lovingly stared into each other’s eyes a number of times, showing how head-over-heels they continue to be!

Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck Reportedly Buying $50M Bel-Air Estate: Can Blend Families

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Moving in together! Ben Affleck and J.Lo are reportedly in escrow for a stunning Bel-Air estate that’s over 20,000 sq. feet with a pool, theatre, gym and more.

Jennifer Lopez, 52, and Ben Affleck, 49, have reportedly purchased a home. The Bronx native and Oscar winner are in escrow for a massive $50 million estate in Bel-Air, California, TMZ reported on Saturday, March 19. The 20,000 sq. foot house has all the amenities the A-Listers could desire, including a gorgeous view, swimming pool, home theatre (perfect for screening their own flicks), home gym, wine cellar and four kitchens per images published on Variety‘s real-estate outlet Dirt. If the features of the home aren’t up to snuff, the members-only Bel Air Country Club is also adjacent to the property.

Privacy won’t be an issue for Bennifer on this European-inspired estate, which is nestled amid trees up in a canyon. The 10-bedroom and 17-bathroom home was sold to the couple by Todd Lemkin, a well-known Texas billionaire. It appears Ben and Jen also got a deal: the house was initially listed for $65 million, saving them around $15 million on the sale.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are seen celebrating the 4th of July near her home in the Hamptons. (SplashNews)

The home marks a big move for the Gigli actors, who shockingly rekindled their romance just under a year ago in April 2021. The two began dating swiftly after Jennifer ended her two-year engagement to Alex Rodriguez, 46, amid rumors that he had cheated. The new home will also blend their families: the Marry Me actress is mom to twins Emme, 13, and Max, 13, with ex Marc Anthony, while Ben shares three kids,  Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10, with ex Jennifer Garner, 49. They’ve seemingly been looking for a while, as they were photographed packing on the PDA as they house hunted with a realtor last July.


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Earlier this month, a source spilled to HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY that Bennifer was still on the hunt for their perfect home. “They are looking for a house together because they know that it will be much easier for them in a lot of ways,” the insider said. “Plus, they’ve each made so many of their own memories where they live, and they want a home where they can start their journey together and make new memories. They see themselves spending the rest of their lives together and they want a home that will accommodate all their needs. They want this to be their forever home where they can raise their kids together. Jen has a lot on her wish list, but she’s confident they can find the perfect place,” they added. And now it seems they have!

Over the past year, Jennifer and Ben have been spotted going between each other’s homes: Ben maintains a residence in the Brentwood area, while Jennifer has a house in Bel-Air, as well as property in Miami’s exclusive star island, a New York City pad, and a vacation escape in the Hamptons. During their initial romance in 2004, they lived together in a Vancouver-area rental home while they worked on films shot in the city.

Jennifer Garner Links Arms With Daughter Seraphina, 13, As Daughter Violet, 16, Stands Even Taller Than Mom

Jennifer Garner Links Arms With Daughter Seraphina, 13, As Daughter Violet, 16, Stands Even Taller Than Mom

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They grow up so fast! Jennifer Garner’s daughter Violet, 16, towered over her mom as Jen linked arms with her other daughter Seraphina, 13, on a sweet family stroll.

For those of us who remember the other Bennifer like it was yesterday, seeing just how grown Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s daughters are could trigger a desire for a machine to slow down time. In new photos of Jen with daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, the girls look so grown up as they laughed with their mom on a sunny daytime walk. Violet stood even taller than Jen as Jen sweetly linked arms with Seraphina, clearly happy to be in the presence of her two favorite girls.

Jennifer Garner spent a day out in Brentwood with daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13. (BACKGRID)

In the photos, Violet and Seraphina’s unique personal style is also starting to shine through. Now that both girls are older and more prepared to make their own fashion decisions, they’ve clearly begun to find looks that work for them. While Violet chose printed flats, a long skirt, and a ribbed blue sweater for her family day out, Seraphina went for something slightly more punk-rock, donning white sneakers, grey joggers, and the iconic flannel-graphic tee combination so adored by her own dad. Jen herself looked cool and casual in fitted jeans, a navy sweater, and a delicate gold pendant.

Though Jen may no longer be in a relationship with her girls’ father, she and Ben have been sure to make comfortable co-parenting a priority even as things heat up between Ben and current love Jennifer Lopez. Ben and Jen were recently spotted together picking up their son Samuel, 10, after school in Santa Monica.

Luckily, J.Lo herself is also no stranger to kids with an ex, and shares her beloved twins Max and Emme, 13, with ex-husband Marc Anthony. As things heat up between her and Ben and they begin looking to settle down somewhere more permanent, it’s clear creating a happy and healthy blended family is essential to them. HollywoodLife even learned EXCLUSIVELY from multiple sources close to the stars that Jen and J.Lo have “become close” over the course of her and Ben’s budding romance. “They’ve come to an understanding that all that matters at this point is what’s best for the kids,” the insider revealed.

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner Reunite At Son Samuel’s School As J.Lo Romance Heats Up

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner Reunite At Son Samuel’s School As J.Lo Romance Heats Up

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Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner continue to have a successful co-parenting relationship, showing up for their kids after school in Santa Monica.

Ben Affleck is ever the doting dad! The Tender Bar star was photographed picking up son Samuel, 10, from school on Friday in Santa Monica, California, wearing a plaid button down shirt over a t-shirt and pairing the look with blue jeans. Sam sported blue jeans like his dad, also wearing a white shirt and a cowl neck scarf.

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Samuel is one of the kids Ben shares with his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 49. The pair also have two daughters, Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13. Ben seems like he has a great co-parenting relationship with the 13 Going On 30 star, as she also arrived to the kids’ school as the ever-attentive mom.

The 49-year-old mom was photographed arriving to the location in a casual-cool look of a brown shacket over a light blue button down shirt, pairing the look with fitted blue jeans. The Elektra star accessorized her look with dark sunglasses and brown loafers and kept her signature chestnut brown hair straight.


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The co-parenting situation between Ben and Jen seems to be better than ever. It’s a great thing, considering how both parties have moved on with their lives romantically. While Jen is dating businessman John Miller, Ben’s headline-making romance with Jennifer Lopez 52, continues to heat up.

In a Wall Street Journal profile published on Dec. 1, Ben said of the reconciliation with his past love, “I can say that it’s definitely beautiful to me. And it is a good story. It’s a great story. And, you know, maybe one day I’ll tell it. I’ll write it all out. And then I’ll light it on fire.”

He continued, “I am very lucky in my life in that I have benefited from second chances, and I am aware that other people don’t even get first chances. I’ve definitely tried to take advantage of that,” he shared. “I haven’t always been successful, but in cases in which I have, they’ve turned out to be the defining aspects of my life.”

Leah Remini Trolls BFF Jennifer Lopez For Sexy Pool Attire: ‘Can You Be Ugly Once?’

Leah Remini Trolls BFF Jennifer Lopez For Sexy Pool Attire: ‘Can You Be Ugly Once?’

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Leah Remini is in awe of Jennifer Lopez just like the rest of us and teased her for never looking ‘ugly’ while they hung out poolside.

Leah Remini is wondering the same thing that we all are as she teases her bestie Jennifer LopezThe King Of Queens actress shared a throwback video of her and the pop star hanging out poolside. The actress joked with J.Lo about her inability to not look fabulous, “So Jen asked me to meet her by the pool. right?” Remini said in the clip. “OK, here’s me… normal.” She turned the camera to face her as she was wearing a baseball cap.

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She then turned the camera to face the “Jenny From The Block” singer who was wearing a stylish orange swimsuit with a colorful headwrap and accessories. “Look at this one! Headwrap! Jewelry! Can you be ugly once?” Leah exclaimed. “Just be normal once!” Jennifer burst out laughing as the Kevin Can Wait actress playfully tackled her, declaring, “You’re such a jerk-off!”

The video dates back to 2014, which shows how long the two have been friends. The two had spent some time vacationing at the Hamptons and J.Lo actually initially posted the video. In fact, she is one of the friends who stuck by her when she joined, and eventually quit, the church of Scientology. The two also collaborated with each other on the 2018 film The Second Act. The “On The Floor” singer produced and starred in the film while Leah played Joan.

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On top of their friendship, the two are also happily in committed romantic relationships. Leah has been married to Angelo Pagán since 2003. Meanwhile, J.Lo rekindled her romance with Ben AffleckThe world first fell in love with Bennifer when they first started in 2002 but they ended up splitting not too long after in 2004.

But now they’re back together and going strong!  “I feel so very lucky and happy and proud to be with him,” the Marry Me star told People. “It’s a beautiful love story that we got a second chance.” She expects their relationship will go the distance this time around too. “I just feel very happy and lucky to be in a relationship that’s happy and loving and I want to do everything I can to protect that and keep it safe,” she added.

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Ben Affleck Rocks Plaid Shirt While Out With Son Samuel, 10, In His New Tesla – Photos

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Ben Affleck appeared to be running some errands while rocking his red and gray plaid shirt and talking on the phone during an outing in his new eye-catching black Tesla.

Ben Affleck, 49, looked relaxed and stylish during a recent outing with his son Samuel, 10. The actor was spotted riding around in his brand new black Tesla car while running errands and at one point walked on a sidewalk with his youngest child. He wore a red and gray plaid button-down shirt and dark gray jeans while Samuel rocked a navy blue polo shirt and tan pants.

Ben Affleck and Samuel Affleck during their recent outing. (BACKGRID)

The father and son also wore face masks with their looks to keep safe. Ben’s was a light blue medical style mask while Samuel’s was black. Ben also wore black boots while his mini-me went for black slip-on athletic shoes.

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Ben and Samuel’s latest outing comes after the Good Will Hunting star was photographed holding hands with his girlfriend Jennifer Lopez while in Gran Canaria, Spain, where she’s filming The Mother. They looked like two in love tourists when they were seen walking around the Plaza de Santa Ana on an afternoon date. They also later stopped to sit on a bench and chat.

Their PDA-Filled day out happened just before a source told us that Jennifer “fully supports” her beau even when his upcoming film, Deep Water will apparently include steamy scenes with his now ex Ana de Armas.

“Jen fully supports Ben and his career and loves him more than anything but when it comes to his new movie, she is in no rush to watch it,” the source revealed EXCLUSIVELY to HollywoodLife. “It just feels a little weird to see Ben being romantic onscreen with any woman at this point.”

Jennifer and Ben rekindled their previous flame last year when they were both single for the first time in a while. Since then, they’ve been open about their love for each other in interviews and on PDA-filled appearances and often spend time with each other’s kids. In addition to Samuel, Ben shares daughters Violet, 16, and Seraphina, 13, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, and Jennifer shares 14-year-old twins Emme and Max with ex-husband Marc Anthony.

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Hold Hands In Gran Canaria Where She’s Filming ‘The Mother’ — Photos

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Tourist alert! J.Lo enjoyed a day off from shooting ‘The Mother’ as she explored Gran Canaria, Spain with beau Ben Affleck.

Ben Affleck, 49, touched down in Europe to visit his leading lady Jennifer Lopez, 52. The Boston native and Latina beauty were spotted holding hands as they explored Gran Canaria, Spain on Sunday, March 13, where she’s currently shooting Netflix project The Mother. Ben and J.Lo looked like total tourists as they walked around the Plaza de Santa Ana on an afternoon date.

The usually glam J.Lo was dressed down in a comfy pair of white overalls with a ’90s inspired gray crop top underneath. She was ready for a day of walking in a fresh pair of white leather sneakers, keeping her highlighted hair black into a slick, high ponytail. The Bronx born star added her signature pair of sunglasses to protect her eyes from the bright sunshine. Meanwhile, Ben sported a black-and-white raglan baseball style t-shirt with the number 99 on the back along with black jeans and sneakers.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez are seen holding hands outside of Jimmy Kimmel Live. (Backgrid)

Jennifer was spotted back on the Spanish island on March 2 where she appeared to be in rehearsal and learning her lines with fellow actors on a hotel balcony. The final shoot for the action flick was postponed several weeks thanks to a COVID-19 breakout in the Canaries, forcing J.Lo to return home to Los Angeles in January after just four days in the country. Other than Spain, production also took place in both Vancouver and Smithers, British Columbia.


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Ben and Jen’s latest Eurotrip comes off his cameo in the romantic music video for “Marry Me” feat. Maluma. Although Ben’s face isn’t seen in the clip, it was clearly Ben who was snuggled up in bed with his rekindled ex as they shared a laugh. The two could also be seen holding hands in a brief clip, reminiscent of her 2003 video for “Jenny From The Block.”

Since getting back together last spring, The Town actor and “Dear Ben” singer have visited Europe several times! They packed on the PDA for an ultra-glam yacht vacation in celebration of her 52nd birthday last July — also taking the opportunity to go Instagram official (on her end, at least). Ben then returned to Italy after the epic Dolce & Gabbana showcase in August, where the pair spent several days taking in the sights of Venice.

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Ben Affleck makes a brief, but memorable, appearance in his gorgeous girlfriend’s new music video. Things get very steamy between ‘Bennifer’ as they share an intimate moment.

From “Jenny From The Black” to “Marry Me,” Ben Affleck has made his second-ever appearance in a Jennifer Lopez music video. The Deep Water actor, 49, briefly pops up in the steamy video for J.Lo’s ballad that she sings with Maluma in her new Marry Me movie. Ben’s only in the very end of the video, and his face isn’t even shown to viewers. But his cameo is still very memorable, considering how intimate he and Jen, 52, get with each other.

Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez at a ‘Marry Me’ screening in December 2021 (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)

In the video, Ben grabs ahold of Jen’s hand and joins her in bed. He rests his head to the side of the superstar singer, who lovingly wraps her arms around her famous boyfriend. The couple proceeds to romantically cuddle in bed. The scene concludes as Jen’s incredible vocals simmer out and the 3-and-a-half minute-long video comes to an end.

As fans may remember, Ben memorably appeared in the music video to J.Lo’s 2002 hit “Jenny from the Block.” That was during the power couple’s first go-around at love. They began dating in 2002, leading to an engagement later that year — but split by 2004. Now over 17 years later, Jen and Ben are back together and more in love than ever.


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Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck in the ‘Marry Me’ music video (Photo: Youtube/Vevo)

In a Dec. 2021 interview with WSJ, Ben said that getting back together with Jen is “definitely beautiful to me.” He also called their reunion a “great story” and that he may even “write it all down” one day. “I am very lucky in my life in that I have benefited from second chances, and I am aware that other people don’t even get first chances,” the Oscar winner added.

Jennifer Garner’s Boyfriend: Everything To Know About John Miller, Plus Her Past Romances

Jennifer Garner’s Boyfriend: Everything To Know About John Miller, Plus Her Past Romances

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The ’13 Going On 30′ star has had an off and on relationship with CaliBurger CEO John Miller for nearly four years. Find out more about him and her past loves here!

Jennifer Garner49, has been a mainstay of the TV and movie worlds for over 20 years since getting her big break in the 2001 TV series Alias, after making her earliest appearances during the 90s. Other than her amazing acting abilities, Jennifer’s love life has also garnered much attention during her time in the spotlight. While she was most famously married to Ben Affleck for 13 years and shares three kids with The Tender Bar star, she’s since sparked a connection with businessman John Miller. Find out everything you need to know about John and Jennifer’s past relationships here!

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Scott Foley was Jennifer’s first husband. Their marriage lasted from 2000 to 2004. (Shutterstock)

One of Jennifer’s first high-profile relationships was with Scandal star Scott Foley49. Scott’s breakout role was while he was on the sitcom Felicity, which was also where he met Jennifer, when she guest-starred as his character’s girlfriend. The pair’s onscreen chemistry must have been seamless, because they started dating shortly after Jennifer appeared.

After almost two years of dating, the pair took the next step, and they got married in October 2000, but the marriage, unfortunately, wasn’t meant to be, and they split in 2003 and finalized their divorce the following year. Since their relationship, Scott has married Grey’s Anatomy actress Marika Domínczyk, and the couple have three children. The Big Leap star did reveal that he and Jennifer have seen each other a few times since breaking up, and it’s always been a pleasant exchange, during a September 2021 interview on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy. “We do not keep in contact, because she has her own family. I have mine,” he said. “I’ve seen her a few times, especially when we were living in LA, and Marika’s been with me. Everyone says hi, and you’re cordial, and you move on!”

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Jennifer briefly dated her ‘Alias’ co-star Michael Vartan, after her split from Scott Foley. (Shutterstock)

After splitting from Scott, Jennifer started seeing her Alias co-star Michael Vartan, from 2003 to 2004. The pair’s relationship was short-lived, but it seemed like their breakup was completely mutual. After their split, Michael admitted that he and Jennifer had been friends first, and he was looking forward to meeting her then-new boyfriend Ben Affleck in a 2005 interview with USA Today. “But Jennifer and I were best friends first, during (the romance) and after,” he said. “Their love is very genuine. I’m hoping Ben will put me in one of his next movies.” Since their breakup, Jennifer has shown that they’re definitely on good terms, when she wished him a happy 50th birthday with a throwback photo of them from their show Instagram in 2018.

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Jennifer and Ben Affleck were married from 2005 to 2018, and they have three kids together. (Shutterstock)

Perhaps Jennifer’s most well-known relationship was her marriage to Ben Affleck, 49. The pair started dating in 2004, shortly after the Gone Girl star and Jennifer Lopez, 52, had broken up. The couple had previously worked together on a few movies, including 2003’s Daredevil, and they got married in June 2005. Shortly after tying the knot, Jennifer had their eldest daughter Violet, 16, in December 2005. Other than Violet, the pair have another daughter Seraphina, 13, and son Samuel, 10.

Unfortunately, Ben and Jennifer’s marriage ended after over 10 years together. The couple filed for divorce in 2017, and it was finalized the following year. While they’re not together anymore, the exes seem to get along just fine, as they co-parent their three kids, and they’ve even been spotted reunited with each other for some special occasions, such as graduations, related to their kids.

Since the divorce was finalized in 2018, Ben has had a few short-lived relationships, but he rekindled his romance with J.Lo in April 2021. The newly reunited Bennifer seem to be doing extremely well together, and it even sounds like the singer has started a friendship with Ben’s ex. A source close to the stars revealed to HollywoodLife exclusively that the two women get along great. “[Garner] and [Lopez] have gotten to know each other better and they actually have become close,” the source said in January 2022. “They’ve come to an understanding that all that matters at this point is what’s best for the kids. As mothers, this is important to J.Lo that Jen is on board.”

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Jennifer and John broke up in 2020, but rekindled their romance in May 2021. ( Mega)

After the divorce from Ben was finalized, Jennifer started dating her current boyfriend John Miller, 44. The 13 Going On 30 star was first reported to be dating John in 2018, shortly after the breakup from Ben. When the couple first got together, John was also fresh from a divorce from his now-ex-wife Caroline Campbell, whom he shares two kids with. The couple ended up dating for 2 years, before they split up in August 2020. The breakup was short-lived though, and Jennifer reunited with John in May 2021, and the pair have seemed to be going strong ever since.

While John may not be as famous as his girlfriend’s ex-husband, he is a superstar in his own rite. He’s held high positions at a variety of companies in a few different fields throughout his career. Currently, he’s the CEO of the fast-food burger chain CaliBurger as well as its parent company CaliGroup. While John and Jennifer seem to keep a low-profile, they were spotted on a rare public outing together, catching a flight out of New York City in March 2022, via E! News.

 

Chris Evans Cozies Up To Ben Affleck’s Ex Ana de Armas On Set Of Their New Movie Together

Chris Evans Cozies Up To Ben Affleck’s Ex Ana de Armas On Set Of Their New Movie Together

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‘The Avengers’ star and ‘No Time To Die’ actress looked like they were having a great time working together again!

Reunited and it feels so good! Chris Evans and Ana de Armas joined forces for their third movie together and were spotted having a great time on Wednesday March 2. Ana, 33, was all smiles as she put her arm around Chris, 40, while they palled around on set. The pair were working on their much anticipated new movie together Ghosted, which comes on the heels of their 2019 box office smash Knives Out.

Ana cozies up to Chris on set for ‘Ghosted.’ (BACKGRID)

The Blade Runner 2049 star looked beautiful in a purple dress with a flowery design, while Chris was dressed in a bit more plain clothes. The Captain America star kept it casual with just a blue sweater and a pair of jeans, while it looked like he was walking through the set. Chris looked stoic, while Ana had a giant smile on, as they hung out.

Chris and Ana first showed off their onscreen chemistry when they starred in the crime drama Knives Out in 2019. While the details of Ghosted are mostly kept under wraps, it is being directed by Rocketman director and Bohemian Rhapsody producer Dexter Fletcher. Other than Ana and Chris, it’ll also star The Pianist actor Adrien Brody along with them, per IMDb.


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Ghosted isn’t the only movie that Ana and Chris will share the screen for in the near future. The pair will also co-star in the upcoming spy thriller The Gray Man, which is expected to be released in July 2022. The movie saw the pair working with Chris’ Avengers: Endgame directors: Joe and Anthony Russo, and starring alongside  the likes of Ryan Gosling, Billy Bob Thorntonand Regé-Jean Page.

Besides their movies, fans have been invested in both Chris and Ana’s love lives. Fans have been following The Night Clerk star’s relationship status, since she split from Ben Affleckwhen he reunited with Jennifer LopezBack in June, a source close to Ana revealed to HollywoodLife that she was “enjoying her time” with executive Paul Boukadakis. Fans have also begun to speculate that Chris was romantically linked to actress Alba Baptista, after some rumors that he was tied to other Hollywood stars.

Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Runs Into Rumored Ex-Fling Madison LeCroy In NYC

Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Runs Into Rumored Ex-Fling Madison LeCroy In NYC

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A-Rod had an unexpected run-in in NYC with Madison LeCroy, with who the baseball player allegedly flirted in Feb. 2021.

Awkward, serendipitous, or both? Whatever it was, sources say Alex Rodriguez had an…unexpected run-in on Friday, Feb. 18 with Southern Charm star Madison LeCroy, who the baseball player allegedly flirted with over DM last February. Madison, who has been engaged to fiance Brett Eldredge since October, was reportedly shopping for wedding dresses when the former flames ran into each other, and although sources say they didn’t chat, the pair certainly recognized each other.

Alex Rodriguez reportedly had an unexpected NYC run-in with rumored former fling Madison Lecroy. (ROGUT/starmaxinc.com/Shutterstock/SplashNews.com)

Sources for Page Six shared that the pair ran into each other as Madison was leaving a Vera Wang store where she had been shopping for her upcoming wedding. As she stepped outside she was greeted by a gaggle of A-Rod fans, paparazzi…and the man himself, who was reported to be “five feet away” from Madison at the time taking photos. Though reportedly neither Alex nor Madison’s reps responded to Page Six’s request for comment, their sources confirmed that although they didn’t “exchange pleasantries” they “100 percent” saw each other.

Rumors of a romance between A-Rod and Madison first heated up in Feb. 2021, after Alex allegedly took a dive into Madison’s DM’s while he was still in a relationship with Jennifer Lopez. Eyes were on Madison when, in that same year, J.Lo and A-Rod would split up and Jen would rekindle her now piping-hot romance with former fling Ben Affleck 17 years after they were engaged.


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According to comments Madison’s Southern Charm costar Shep Rose made, she may have even signed an NDA with Alex, potentially regarding their DM’s. Shep explained that when he first heard that Madison was talking to Alex, “my eyes almost popped out of my head.” He continued: “From what I understand, he [A-Rod] approached her.”

Whatever may have happened between Madison and Alex, by all accounts she’s now head-over-heels with her new man Brett. In an EXCLUSIVE interview with HollywoodLife, Madison opened up about their “perfect” engagement, which involved Brett getting her son Hudson, 8 in on the action. “It was the cutest moment ever. I would never change it for the world,” she gushed. “To have both of them — the two people that I love the most. I will never forget it.”

A-Rod Risks Awkward Run In With Ex J.Lo & Ben Affleck At The Super Bowl

A-Rod Risks Awkward Run In With Ex J.Lo & Ben Affleck At The Super Bowl

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Putting on a brave face! A. Rod risked an uncomfortable run with ex J. Lo and Ben Affleck as he attended Super Bowl LVI in LA on Sunday, posting a photo to Instagram from the big game.

Even with Bennifer flaunting their love left and right these days, Alex Rodriguez isn’t afraid to get out there. In fact, he came uncomfortably close to a run-in with his ex Jennifer Lopez at the Super Bowl on Sunday, where both were in attendance. While J. Lo and current beau Ben Affleck were seen dancing sweetly in the stands to the iconic halftime show, Alex shared a smiling selfie from the big game.

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In the selfie, Alex looked excited as he enjoyed spacious seats center-stage above the action. The set for the upcoming half-time show, designed to look like an old-school burger shop, is visible in the background. Clearly excited for what was to come in the second half (and impressed by what he’d seen at the half-time show), Alex captioned the shot “What a show!”

Alex Rodrigues was all smiles at Super Bowl LVI on Sunday even as he risked a run-in with Bennifer. (MediaPunch/RW/Shutterstock)

Though the Super Bowl was attended by countless celeb couples, ARod risked a run-in with one especially uncomfortable duo: ex Jennifer Lopez and her new-yet-old fling, Ben Affleck. The duo was also seen at the game sweetly cuddling up together after the duo celebrated the premiere of Jen’s movie Marry Me on Feb. 9.

Since their split in 2021, Alex has previously been trolled for Bennifer’s romance, even receiving chants about it at a Red Sox game in October. The duo broke things off after a two-year engagement and almost five years together. Though sources shared EXCLUSIVELY with HollywoodLife that the breakup “stung” Alex and he was “trying to avoid” Jen’s new love, he has clearly made peace with being in their space now.


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Even as Bennifer seems happy as can be, a recent report from The Shade Room revealed that Alex may believe JLo wants to rekindle their romance. But one person who’s not so sure? JLo’s ex-husband Marc Anthony, with whom she shares twins Max and Emme, 13. Marc hilariously responded to the post with multiple crying-laughing face emojis, cementing he’s not so sure Jen will get back with Alex anytime soon. As for Marc’s opinion on Jen’s new love? A source told HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY: “Marc just wants Jennifer to be happy. He doesn’t care who she is with.”

Marc Anthony Laughs About Report That Ex J.Lo ‘Misses’ A-Rod Amid Ben Affleck Romance

Marc Anthony Laughs About Report That Ex J.Lo ‘Misses’ A-Rod Amid Ben Affleck Romance

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Marc Anthony reacted to a report that claimed Alex Rodriguez ‘believes’ Jennifer Lopez ‘might miss what they had together,’ a year after their romance ended.

Marc Anthony, 53, seems to find it humorous that his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez and her ex-boyfriend Alex Rodriguez may long for their relationship once again. The singer, who was married to J.Lo from 2004 until 2014, shared a bunch of laughing emojis in response to a post that included an Us Weekly report stating the former New York Yankees player “believes” the 52-year-old Marry Me star “might miss what they had together” despite the fact that she’s now clearly moved on with on-again flame, Ben Affleck.

“He believes Jen might start to miss what they had together, but she’s ready to put him in her rearview mirror,” the quote that was included in the post about the report read.

Marc Anthony was married to Jennifer Lopez, who is now with Ben Affleck, from 2004 until 2014. (Picture Perfect/John Salangsang/Shutterstock)

Although Marc didn’t write any words, his laughing emojis indicated he didn’t take the report seriously and after his response was shared, social media users took the opportunity to respond with their own thoughts. “This is funny lol,” one user wrote while another called Marc’s reaction “juicy.” A third wrote, “Marc Anthony is a quiet one which makes this shade from him even better 👏🏾😂🔥” and a fourth shared, “Marc speaks for us all and I’m here for it.”


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Marc’s comment comes after Jennifer’s made it clear she’s as happy as can be with Ben, in recent interviews. The Selena actress, who broke up with Alex in early 2021, rekindled her relationship with the Good Will Hunting star around Apr. 2021 and they’ve seemed inseparable ever since.

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez at a previous event. ( Featureflash Photo Agency)

“It’s funny because Ben and I were together, and we were so in love. It was one of the happiest times of my life,” Jennifer told Rolling Stone about her previous engagement to Ben, which lasted from 2002 until 2004. “But also, there was this other thing happening where we were being criticized, and it really destroyed our relationship from the inside out, because we were just too young to understand at that time what were really the most important things in life.”

“We learned a lot,” she added while commenting on how their relationship is now. “We know what’s real, what’s not real. So it’s just — the game has changed.”

Owen Wilson’s Brothers: Everything To Know About His Siblings, Luke & Andrew

Owen Wilson’s Brothers: Everything To Know About His Siblings, Luke & Andrew

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Owen Wilson grew up the middle child between two brothers, and all three have found their niche in Hollywood. Learn all about Owen’s brothers Luke and Andrew, here!

Actor Owen Wilson may be back in the spotlight with a starring role in Jennifer Lopez‘s new rom-com Marry Me, his career has been going strong for decades. And behind him every step of the way? Older brother Andrew Wilson and younger brother Luke Wilson. Though the three siblings grew up in Dallas, Texas, all of them have made their own names in Hollywood and beyond. From sitting front-row at each other’s premieres to collaborating behind the scenes, these brothers support each other, no matter when or where. Learn everything you need to know about the talented and close-knit trio, below.

Owen Wilson has two brothers, Luke and Andrew, both of whom have also made careers onscreen. (Eric Charbonneau/Shutterstock)
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Owen’s oldest brother Andrew Wilson is an actor and director and has often starred alongside his brothers. (Blitz Pictures/Shutterstock)

The eldest of the bunch, Andrew Wilson was born to parents Laura and Robert Wilson in 1964. An actor and director himself, Andrew has had his fair share of roles, acting in films like the Drew-Barrymore directed Whip It, Fever Pitch with Jimmy Fallon, and 2017’s Time Trap. Throughout his career, Andrew has shared the screen with his brothers on many occasions. Andrew has had a role in multiple Wes Anderson films alongside Owen, including Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums.


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In 2006’s Idiocracy, Andrew shared the screen with his brother Luke. With 2005’s The Wendell Baker Story, Andrew was able to combine all his passions: directing, acting, and collaborating with his brothers. Andrew co-directed the film with Luke, who also had a starring role alongside Owen. With Eva Mendes and Kris Kristofferson rounding out the cast, the movie even fittingly premiered in the brothers’ home state of Texas, at the 2005 South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin.

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Owen’s youngest brother Luke Wilson has had a lengthy acting career that has even seen him play Reese Witherspoon’s love interest in ‘Legally Blonde.’ (Andrew H. Walker/Shutterstock)

Though Luke may have been born with two big pairs of shoes to fill, the successful actor and director has had no problem making his own way in the industry. Even the most casual film fan may remember Luke for his starring role in Legally Blonde as Emmett, the know-it-all law student who eventually captures the heart of Reese Witherspoon‘s iconic Elle Woods.

Luke’s also done critically acclaimed work in some less-famous movies as well, including Henry Poole Is Here, Death at a Funeral, and The Goldfinch alongside Ansel Elgort. Along with inheriting his brothers’ passion for film, Luke also shares their penchant for collaborating together. He even revealed plans to Larry King in 2014 for a Wright Brother’s biopic he and Owen had written, but nothing has been released…yet.

Owen, Luke, and Andrew share a passion for collaborating and are pictured here at the premiere of ‘The Wendell Baker Story,’ which all three worked on. (Eric Charbonneau/Shutterstock)

Whether an unreleased Wright Brothers biopic or a classic like The Royal Tenenbaums, the Wilson brothers have shown time and time again they’re at their best together. Supporting each other’s endeavors and working together whenever they can, this trio proves sibling rivalry really can be all love.

Jennifer Lopez’s Kids: Everything To Know About Her Twins Emme & Max

Jennifer Lopez’s Kids: Everything To Know About Her Twins Emme & Max

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Jennifer Lopez shares two teenaged twins with ex-husband Marc Anthony — learn everything about Max and Emme here.

Jennifer Lopez, 52, has worn many hats in the entertainment industry, including actress, singer, dancer, producer, clothing designer and perfumer — but no title means more to her than “mom.” The Bronx native is the mother to twins Max and Emme, 13, with her ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53. Find out everything you need to know about the teenagers here.

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When were Max and Emme born?

Jennifer married Marc just months after her first split from Ben Affleck in June 2004 (they divorced, however, in 2014). The two had been romantically linked in the past, and had previously collaborated on Spanish language duet “No Me Ames” on her 1999 debut album On The 6. Three years after the secretive wedding, the Maid In Manhattan star announced she was pregnant on Nov. 8, 2007.

A pregnant J.Lo is seen with ex Marc Anthony in 2007. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

The then 38-year-old broke the news while she was on the joint El Cantante Tour with Marc in Miami after weeks of speculation. “Marc and I are expecting a baby!” she said as Marc cradled her bump. “We are happy…This is a special time in our lives. And we waited until the last show to tell you,” she said.


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Just weeks before she gave birth, J.Lo’s dad David Lopez confirmed his middle daughter was expecting not one, but two babies. “Yes, twins…The thing is in my family, my sister also had twins, so it’s a hereditary thing,” he said on Spanish-language show Escéndalo TV. “I’m very proud. Jennifer has yearned to be a mother for many years.”

The This Is Me…Then singer gave birth to Max and Emme on February 22, 2008 in Long Island, N.Y. The world waited just four short weeks for the first glimpse at the beautiful twins, who were featured on a March 2008 cover of PEOPLE magazine in a worldwide exclusive.

Years later, Jennifer reflected on finding out she has having twins in a YouTube video dubbed Twin Talk with a then 11-year-old Max and Emme. “When I realized I was pregnant, I was in Portugal. I was doing a big show and I had just went away for two days. When I sat there, I was in my hair and makeup trailer, and here’s what I felt,” she said to them. “In my belly, I felt a flutter. I felt like a little butterfly in stomach, and immediately I knew I had life inside of me. I knew it. It came right into my head.”

Jennifer is seen with Max and Emme at the Pegasus World Cup in Hallandale Beach, Florida in Jan. 2020. (Larry Marano/Shutterstock)

It was at the doctor’s office she was told the news. “The doctor says, you see that right there, that little grain of rice? That’s the baby. You see this other little grain of rice over here? That’s the other baby,” she explained. “I was like ‘What.’ I started laughing hysterically. I just laughed out loud, I couldn’t believe it. And that’s how I found out I was having twins.”

Max and Emme over the years

The “coconuts” (Jen’s nickname for them) have grown up in the spotlight, often being photographed with their superstar mom and her various romantic partners, including ex-boyfriend Casper Smart, who she dated from 2011 to 2016, ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez, who she was with from 2017 – 2021, and rekindled beau Ben Affleck, who she reunited with in 2021.

Notably, Max and Emme were very close to Alex’s daughters Natasha, 16, and Ella, 13, who they were often pictured with in media and on their mom’s social media channels. In 2021, they’ve been spending a fair amount of time with Ben’s kids Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 9, who he shares with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 49.

As a result of Bennifer’s rekindled romance, Max and Emme have been spending more time in Los Angeles compared to Miami, where their father Marc calls home, and Alex also maintained a residence (their mom also owns a $32 million Star Island home in the southern Florida city). Ahead of the 2021-2022 school year, J.Lo was also spotted checking out various exclusive private schools around Los Angeles, presumably to enroll the twins closer to her home in Bel-Air (and closer to Ben, who lives in Brentwood).

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Beyond being photographed extensively over the years by paparazzi, and being center stage on their mom’s Instagram, the two have also been on red carpets! The twins made their red carpet debut at just seven, attending the 2014 premiere of their mom’s animated flick Home.

Max and Emme attend the 2015 premiere of J.Lo’s animated flick ‘Home’ at 7 years old. (Eric Charbonneau/Invision/AP/Shutterstock)
Emme stepping into the spotlight 

Following in the footsteps of her performing grandma Guadalupe and superstar mom, Emma stepped into the spotlight in a big way at the 2020 Super Bowl Halftime Show! The then 11-year-old impressively sang alongside Jennifer, who co-headlined the performance with Shakira.

Emme performs with Jennifer at the Super Bowl in Feb. 2020. (Mario Houben/CSM/Shutterstock)

Emme popped out to sing a few lines of Bruce Springsteen’s “Born In The USA” — remixed with J.Lo’s Latina anthem “Lets Get Loud” — blowing the audience away! “If you wanna live your life/Live it all the way and don’t you waste it,” she sang of her mom’s song while positioned in a cage, along with other children on stage. The moment was intentionally political, and a strong statement in response to former President Donald Trump’s immigration policy which separated families at the U.S./Mexico border.

“All I want my girls, the little girls on stage with me and all over the world to know is how to use their voices and be proud of everything they are,” Jennifer said after the performance. “Other people can try to build walls, keep us out or put us in cages. We are proud to recognize that all of us together are what makes this beautiful country truly great.”

Emme’s unique style 

In 2021, Emme embraced a totally unique style of her own! The gorgeous teen decided to rock a funky, shorter due, and embrace her natural curls. Earlier in the spring, she also died her hair blue, which she debuted at a Nobu Malibu dinner for aunt Lynda Lopez‘s birthday early on in Ben and Jennifer’s rekindled relationship.

The 13-year-old has also been channeling the ’90s in a series of retro inspired looks, including loose fitting jeans, vintage t-shirts and argyle sweaters, Vans sneakers and plenty of overalls.

Emme goes shopping with her mom in Jan. 2022 in Beverly Hills. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

In advance of the release of film Marry Me, Jennifer talked about how Max and Emme are both finding their “own identities” with Jimmy Fallon. “[They’re like] ‘It’s my life, I have my own identity, I am who I am, this is what I feel about the world, this is what I think.’…They need to distance themselves [from me],” she said, explaining that they are now “adult people in a little body.”