Global entertainer Jennifer Lopez reportedly enlisted the aid of backup singers and dancers to perform a love song for her husband, Ben Affleck, on their wedding day. The duo recently tied the knot at the actor’s mansion in Georgia after getting engaged earlier this year.
Lopez and Affleck were engaged to be married two decades ago; however, they called off their wedding due to increased public attention. They reconnected almost twenty years and a few marriages later with five children from their various ex-spouses between them.
The talked-about wedding saw over a hundred guests consisting of friends, family, and fellow celebrities. In addition to Lopez’s musical performance for her husband’s benefit, Affleck also presented a speech he wrote about her and their past time together.
Read on to learn more about the lovebirds.
Jennifer Lopez Performed A Song For Ben Affleck
Lopez and Affleck got married recently, and the artist decided to make their day extra special by singing to the 50-year-old. She reportedly wrote a song for him and performed it with background singers while Affleck sat down and watched.
In a clip shared by TMZ, The “Monster in Law” actress did a dance routine along with some prepared performers while singing the song she wrote to her newly minted husband. The lyrics consisted of confessions by Lopez, talking about how she couldn’t get enough of the actor and how much she loved him.
The actress included “I can’t get enough” in the chorus of the love song and included lyrics like: “I can feel the passion in your eyes/I’m still in love with you/ You know I can’t get enough/ You know I can’t get enough.” Affleck even joined in the performance at some point when Lopez moved the microphone to him, and he sang along.
Jennifer Lopez Previously Wrote A Song About Ben Affleck
Lopez previously wrote a love song for Affleck when the duo dated two decades ago. The song titled “Dear Ben” was a track in “This is Me… Then,” her 2002 album, and had several heartfelt lyrics written to the “Batman” actor.
The 53-year-old famously wrote, “You’re perfect/ I just can’t control myself/ I can’t be with no one else/ Seems I’m addicted to the way you like to touch me.” Lopez continued, “I love you, you’re perfect/ A manifestation of my dreams’ as well as ‘I think God made you for me.”
The actor was also part of her music video in 2002 for her hit single “Jenny from the Block.” The couple got back together last year after spending almost two decades apart and in different relationships and marriages. They got engaged earlier this year.
Ben Affleck Wrote A Speech For Jennifer Lopez
Lopez didn’t steal all the romantic spotlight on the love-filled day. During the wedding, Affleck gave a speech he prepared for his wife and got emotional in the middle of it. During the speech, he talked about their engagement two decades ago, explaining that there was a reason it didn’t work out.
The 50-year-old revealed that he felt like their respective children were the missing factor in their previous attempt at a life together and that they needed to have them first before trying again. Lopez has twins, 14-year-old Max and Emmy, with Marc Anthony, her ex-husband, while Affleck had three children, 16-year-old Violet, Seraphina, 13, and 10-year-old Sam with Jennifer Garner, his ex-wife.
An insider at the wedding told US Weekly, “Ben made an impassioned speech professing his love for Jennifer and her kids and said the children are the blessing and gift that happened because they didn’t get married before, and that is proof that everything happens for a reason.”
Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez’s Love Story
After getting back together last year, Affleck and Lopez tied the knot in a lovely wedding on August 20 in Affleck’s $8.9 million 87-acre-wide Georgia home. The wedding saw the couple surrounded by family, friends, and fellow celebrities numbered 135.
The wedding had an “old Hollywood theme,” according to the pictures online, and was officiated by Jay Shetty. Lopez and Affleck walked down the aisle with their children from their respective marriages as well as other family and close friends.
According to a source at the wedding, the actress was happy that both their children were in attendance at the wedding and that she couldn’t wait to begin her stepmotherly duties. The insider said, “She loved having all the kids there. She loved the location. It all felt very special. It was a dream for her.”
While several notable names and close friends were in attendance, Affleck’s brother Casey revealed that he would not be able to make it due to earlier family commitments in another state. Juliet Garner, the actor’s ex-wife, was also noticeably absent from the wedding; however, she highlighted conflicted schedules as the cause.