Supportive siblings! Shortly after Jennifer Lopez confirmed that her beau, Ben Affleck, had popped the question for a second time, sister Lynda Lopez was thrilled about her rising household.
“So this happened,” Lynda, 50, captioned a Friday, April 8, Instagram Story put up, sharing a screenshot of the 52-year-old Hustlers star’s inexperienced engagement ring, alongside a number of coordinating coronary heart emojis. “Love you @jlo #benaffleck.”
The “Let’s Get Loud” songstress introduced that the 49-year-old Argo director had proposed after almost one year of courting in a Friday version of her “On the J. Lo” publication. She had beforehand teased a particular shock through social media forward of the information.
“You’re perfect,” Jennifer gushed within the clip because the digital camera panned to her inexperienced ring, which was flanked by two smaller diamonds.
The Marry Me star and Affleck — who have been beforehand engaged between 2002 and 2004 — reconnected in May 2021 after her cut up from ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez.
“You have to do what feels good to you all the time. But at the same time, you learn from the past, you do things better the second time,” Jennifer informed The New York Times in a February profile about her beau, whom she initially met on the set of 2003’s Gigli. “There’s a part of it that, yes, we’re together. But there’s a part of it that’s not, you know, being so open the way we were when we were so young and in love many years ago.”
She continued: “We’re older now, we’re smarter, we have more experience, we’re at different places in our lives, we have kids now, and we have to be very conscious of those things. We’re so protective because it is such a beautiful time for all of us. I just feel very happy and lucky to be in a relationship that’s happy and loving, and I want to do everything I can to protect that and keep it safe. It deserves that, it really does. … We hold it sacred.”
The twosome’s relationship has continued to warmth up since their reunion as they’ve packed on loads of PDA throughout crimson carpet date nights and blended their households. (The Grammy winner shares Max and Emme, each 14, with ex-husband Marc Anthony. Affleck, for his half, shares Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner.) The Second Act star and the Tender Bar actor have been looking for their good home collectively amid their romantic proposal.
An insider completely informed Us Weekly final month that the duo have been nonetheless “looking for their dream home” and had “A-list requirements.”
Shortly after the Maid in Manhattan actress’ rekindled romance with Affleck made headlines, her sister celebrated her fiftieth birthday alongside the singer and her beau. (The couple have been pictured making out on the bash.)
“We’ll always be here for each other, but today, we celebrate you,” the mom of two informed the journalist in a June 2021 Instagram Story video. “We celebrate you because you’re an amazing, talented, beautiful, gorgeous angel from heaven. And I’m so lucky to have you as my baby sister and best friend for 50 years.”