Jennifer Lopez may be hoping to get another engagement ring from Ben Affleck, as a new report says the A-list couple plan to “spend the rest of their lives together.”
a report from Entertainment Tonight It is also said that Affleck’s ex-wife, Jennifer Garner, has given him a seal of approval to be engaged. For them, a happy, healthy and calm Affleck is best for their three children, Violet, Seraphina and Samuel.
A source told Entertainment Tonight: “Jane Garner and Ben get along well.” “She’s understanding and supportive of Jen and Ben’s relationship. She knows that Ben is doing well all around and at the end of the day, she just wants what’s best for the kids and things.” Be seamless and problem-free. She wants everyone to be happy and healthy, and her children have always been a priority.”
It’s no surprise that Lopez, 52, and Affleck, 49, are preparing to take the next step in their relationship. they are allegedly in escrow To simultaneously buy a $50 million property in the Bel-Air neighborhood of Los Angeles.
With 10 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms, multiple kitchens, a pool, theater and gym, the mansion has enough space for a joint family, TMZ reported. In addition to Affleck’s three children, Lopez is a mother to 14-year-old twins Max and Emme.
“Ben and Jen can’t wait to spend the rest of their lives together and know they were destined to be together,” sources also told Entertainment Tonight. “An engagement is on the table and it’s been an ongoing conversation.”
Affleck and Lopez stunned celebrity watchers last spring, when they began dating again, 17 years after calling off their first engagement. Affleck and Lopez enjoyed a flashy, high-profile romance in the early 2000s, when each was emerging as a major Hollywood A-lister.
Affleck first proposed to Lopez in 2002, presenting her a 6.10-carat pink diamond engagement ring, which was valued at $1.2 million. There’s no word on what happened to the ring — or whether Affleck might recycle it to present it to Lopez again, but Lopez received a third engagement ring at the time. She was previously married to restaurant writer Ojani Noa and dancer Chris Judd.
After Affleck and Lopez called off their first engagement in 2004, each married other people, became parents, and experienced personal and professional ups and downs.
Affleck, in particular, struggled. Although he won an Academy Award in 1998 for co-writing the screenplay for “Good Will Hunting,” he made a string of unfortunate career choices in the mid-2000s. When he turned to directing and appeared to settle down by marrying Jennifer Garner and having children, he received industry acclaim.
Affleck’s worsening struggle with gambling and alcohol addiction reportedly contributed to his split from Garner, which was finalized with their divorce in 2018. Affleck has completed rehab, overcome a highly publicized relapse, and is back to starring in films that have mostly been well-received.
Meanwhile, Lopez married singer Marc Anthony, Max and Emme’s father. Lopez and Anthony divorced in 2014, but they have maintained a friendly, co-parenting relationship. He also gave Lopez his fourth engagement ring, an 8.5-carat diamond.
Lopez received her fifth engagement ring — an 18-carat, emerald-cut diamond — when she began her four-year romance with former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez. Their engagement ended around the time she began dating Affleck again.
As for Affleck and Lopez, they’re working this time to make sure “communication” is key, the source told Entertainment Tonight.
The source added, “They actively talk about things that didn’t work in the past and use those experiences now to strengthen their relationship, for the future, and for themselves and their families.” ” “They are committed to building a healthy, lasting relationship.”