Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck
We reported some weeks ago that famous celebrities Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck had gotten engaged yet again, years after they got to the same stage but called it off. Weel, this time they’ve gone through with it, to the joy of adoring fans. The couple got married in Las Vegas, the actress has confirmed.
“We completed the task. Love is lovely. Love is gentle. Love, it turns out, is patient. Twenty years of endurance, “On her fan website OntheJLo, she wrote.
In January 2004, the couple called off their first engagement. The news of the couple’s rekindled love sent fans into a frenzy last year, as they publicly displayed their rekindled love on social media. Lopez intends to change her name to Jennifer Affleck, according to the Clark County Clerk’s Office in Nevada, where Las Vegas is located.
The actress and singer revealed on her OntheJLo website that the couple flew to Las Vegas on Saturday and queued for a marriage license alongside four other couples.
“When they said, ‘all you need is love,’ they were right,” she wrote. “We are so grateful to have it all, a new wonderful family of five amazing children and a life we have never had more reason to look forward to.”
Chris Appleton, her hairdresser, posted a video of the star in her wedding gown on Instagram as she prepared for the wedding. The new and joyous bride also posted a selfie in bed wearing her new wedding ring the morning after their wedding.
Their long love story started when the couple met on the set of the film Gigli in 2002, got engaged in 2003, but broke up the following year due to “excessive media attention.”
However, since reuniting, they have regularly posted photos and videos online of romantic vacations and family moments, prompting fans to update the couple’s former portmanteau nickname Bennifer 2.0.
This is the fourth time Jennifer would be married, she was famously married to singer Marc Anthony (the singer of the hit song “I need you”) from 2004 to 2014, and the couple has twins. Ben on the other hand from 2005 to 2018 was married to actress Jennifer Garner, with whom he has three children. The hype around this marriage now isn’t just because they’re celebrities, but it feels like true love winning.
Lopez said in a statement that the ceremony was the “best possible wedding we could have imagined… one we dreamed of long ago and one made real at long, long last.”