Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have lastly tied the knot. 20 years after the couple eternally often known as Bennifer referred to as off their first engagement, Lopez and Affleck received married at a small chapel in Las Vegas that squeezed them in simply earlier than closing at midnight this previous weekend. “We did it,” Lopez started a e-newsletter announcement that she signed “Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck,” seemingly confirming that, similar to again in 2003, she plans to legally change her identify. “In the long run it was the absolute best marriage ceremony we may have imagined,” she continued. “One we dreamed of way back and one made actual (within the eyes of the state, Las Vegas, a pink convertible and each other) at very, very lengthy final.”
Provided that Lopez and Affleck, who met on the set of their 2003 movie Gigli, cancelled their first plans to marry due to “extreme media consideration,” it’s no shock that the pair saved issues low-key. In keeping with a supply that spoke with People, the ceremony was “tremendous, tremendous small” and attended solely by family members similar to Lopez’s mom and two children. In actual fact, they saved it so informal that Lopez became the primary of her two robes within the break room, whereas Affleck became his white tuxedo within the males’s toilet, perching his backpack and garment bag on the sink. (They appear to have one thing for a factor for loos; their soon-to-be dwelling reportedly has at least 17.)
Fittingly for a pair that’s been twice engaged, Lopez selected to wore one thing outdated and one thing new. Her extra formal look, a lace off-the-shoulder robe with a corseted bodice and fishtail prepare, got here courtesy of Zuhair Murad’s spring 2023 bridal assortment. She additionally threw it again to a sleeveless A-line gown that she described as from “an outdated film.” “I used to be simply saving it, saving it, saving it,” she mentioned in a video displaying it off.
When Affleck proposed to Lopez this previous April, he did so with a large 8.5 carat inexperienced diamond ring flanked by two further white gem stones. From the look of the bare-faced selfie that Lopez shared on Instagram the day after the ceremony, her marriage ceremony band is relatively on a regular basis. If all goes nicely together with her plans to “develop outdated” with Affleck, she’ll be carrying it till her dying day.