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After practically a 12 months of pink carpets, PDA-filled dates, and plenty of déjà-vu moments since their reunion in Could 2021, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are engaged! In keeping with E! Information, Lopez shared the thrilling information by way of her On the JLo e-newsletter on April 8. Whereas displaying off her inexperienced engagement ring in a video message to her followers, Lopez stated, “You are excellent.”
Earlier within the night, Lopez teased the “main announcement” with a video on Twitter. “So I’ve a extremely thrilling and particular story to share,” she stated within the clip. “So when you’re not a part of my interior circle, you must go to onthejlo.com to listen to this one.” Lopez additionally added a diamond-ring emoji to her Twitter deal with.
Main announcement!!!! https://t.co/G5oGxtX0z5 pic.twitter.com/HTIqbHMJ2M
— jlo 💍 (@JLo) April 9, 2022
Lopez and Affleck first met on the set of “Gigli” in 2001 and went on to get engaged in late 2002. Nevertheless, after two years collectively, they broke issues off the day earlier than their deliberate marriage ceremony as a result of extreme media consideration. Seventeen years later, the pair began hanging out once more within the spring of 2021, and by July, Lopez formally confirmed the connection, sharing a photograph of the couple on Instagram.
Whereas the couple have remained comparatively quiet when discussing their rekindled romance, Lopez lately opened up about her “second likelihood” with the 49-year-old actor. “I simply really feel very completely happy and fortunate to be in a relationship that is completely happy and loving, and I wish to do every thing I can to guard that and maintain it secure,” she advised Individuals in February. “It deserves that, it actually does . . . We maintain it sacred.”
In December, Affleck admitted their reunion was “positively lovely” to him and hinted he was open to getting married once more. “A very powerful factor is being a great father,” he stated. “The second most essential factor is to be a great man. And a great individual. And, ostensibly, you recognize, a great husband.”
Lopez additionally revealed she was “100% open” to tying the knot once more final November. “I imply, you recognize me. I am a romantic, I at all times have been,” she stated earlier than including, “I nonetheless consider in fortunately ever after, for positive, one hundred pc.”
Previous to her reunion with Affleck, Lopez cut up from Alex Rodriguez after 4 years collectively, ending their two-year engagement. She was additionally beforehand married to Marc Anthony, with whom she shares her children, Emme and Max, in addition to Ojani Noa and Cris Judd. Affleck, then again, most lately dated Ana de Armas from spring 2020 to early 2021 and was married to Jennifer Garner from 2005 to 2018. The 2 coparent their children, Violet, Samuel, and Seraphina.