Washington: Bennifer fans rejoice! Almost a year after rekindling their romance, star couple Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are engaged again! Lopez, 52, confirmed that Affleck, 49, has put the ring on her finger again by posting a short video of her “perfect” green diamond band via her fan newsletter, On the JLo. The ‘Marry Me’ star also teased it on her Instagram handle saying, “I am really excited to announce this.”
According to an engagement announcement video obtained by Page Six, Lopez was seen admiring her huge green diamond ring. “You’re perfect,” Lopez says in a voiceover to the romantic musical.
The couple sparked engagement rumors earlier this week when Lopez was photographed by paparazzi, wearing a ring on her wedding finger, while shopping in L.A. with their 14-year-old daughter, Emme. For a quick recap of Benefit 1.0 days, according to E! News, Lopez and Affleck began dating in July 2002 while shooting for the famous box office bomb ‘Gigly’. The ‘Gone Girl’ actor proposed in November with a $2.5 million 6.1-carat pink solitaire custom-made Harry Winston diamond ring. However, the couple decided to postpone their 2003 wedding at the time, blaming “excessive media attention” in a statement, according to Page Six.
The couple split in 2004, before officially walking down the aisle, and a representative for Lopez confirmed the news to People magazine at the time, saying, “Jennifer Lopez has ended her engagement to Ben Affleck. At this difficult time, we ask that you respect her privacy.” After their separation, Affleck married actor Jennifer Garner. They welcomed three children together – daughters Violet and Seraphina, and son Samuel. Her relationship with Garner did not last long as they officially got divorced in 2017.
Lopez, on the other hand, married singer Marc Anthony in June of the same year. In 2008, the couple had twins, Max and Emme. They got divorced in 2014. Lopez entered into another whirlwind romance with former MLB star Alex Rodriguez in 2017. The “Jersey Girl” co-stars rekindled their romance in April, just a month after Lopez ended her two-year engagement with Rodriguez. Meanwhile, Affleck was dating actor Ana de Armas before rekindling his romance with Lopez and split with her in January. Jennifer Lopez made her relationship with Ben Affleck Instagram official on the occasion of her birthday. Since the reunion, the two have been virtually inseparable. The two have been clicked holidaying with each other and working hard to keep their family together every step of the way.