Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are Engaged Again – What We Know!

For the second time in Hollywood historical past, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are engaged.

However not like the primary time, after months of relationship underneath the paparazzi’s watch in 2002, Lopez dealt with the announcement herself. And since that is 2022, not 20 years earlier, the information of the couple’s engagement got here through Lopez’s e-newsletter — known as On the JLo — the place the film star taped a video for followers, sporting a inexperienced diamond engagement ring. Slightly than saying something particular, she let her followers join the dots.

Lopez’s sister Lynda confirmed the information on her Instagram account. (As did a rep for Lopez in a information story to Folks.)

Lopez and Affleck had been among the many greatest superstar {couples} within the early 2000s. They made two movies collectively — the 2003 romantic comedy “Gigli,” which bombed after receiving scathing evaluations, and 2004’s “Jersey Woman.” By the point their second onscreen collaboration, an indie directed by Kevin Smith, had come out in theaters in March, the couple had already introduced they’d damaged up. Regardless of a prolonged engagement and being dubbed “Bennifer” by the tabloids, they by no means made it down the aisle.

However what a distinction twenty years makes. Though Lopez, 52, and Affleck, 49, bought married to different individuals — Jennifer Garner for him, and Marc Anthony for her — they each bought divorced. Of their skilled lives, Affleck gained an Oscar for producing “Argo” and Lopez amassed a fortune following a stint as a choose on “American Idol,” which included touring, appearing in films and recording music. A 12 months in the past, they discovered themselves again collectively, relationship within the public eye, however with out the identical scrutiny from the superstar press, which has developed and turn out to be much less imply since then.

As Twitter cheered on their reunion, they made a collection of crimson carpet appearances collectively, together with on the Venice Movie Pageant in September for Affleck’s position in “The Final Duel,” and on the premiere of “Marry Me,” Lopez’s newest romantic comedy which opened in theaters in February.

And now, it appears, they’re dwelling out the title of that movie.