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Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez Flaunt Rare PDA As Divorce Rumors Intensify

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By Favour Adegoke on May 31, 2024 at 5:00 PM EDT

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were recently spotted hand in hand as they left his daughter Violet's graduation. It is the second time the couple has been seen together recently, the first being their reportedly cold reunion for Violet's graduation party at her mom, Jennifer Garner's house.

Affleck and Lopez's divorce rumors have been fueled by their absence at each other's events and their living separately for the past few weeks. Sources even claimed that Affleck had woken up from a "fever dream" marriage, while Lopez has hinted at their troubles online.

The marriage of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez came under heavy scrutiny after the couple were not pictured in public together for over seven weeks.

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Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez Hold Hands As They Put On A United Display Amid Divorce Rumors

Jennifer Lopez and husband Ben Affleck arrive at the World Premiere Of Amazon Studios' 'Air'

Affleck and Lopez were seen together again, this time hand in hand, as they left his daughter Violet's recent graduation ceremony. The sighting of the couple showing obvious PDA is rare, especially due to divorce rumors, which were primarily fueled by their limited outings together.

The couple was spotted looking cozy as they left the ceremony with the singer's 16-year-old twins, Max and Emme, and Affleck's kids Fin and Samuel. Lopez wore a pretty pink coat over a matching pink dress and Perspex heels, while Affleck donned a blue suit.

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Lopez and Affleck reportedly had somber faces as they walked through the graduation hall's parking lot. The couple and their kids were also with the "Good Will Hunting" actor's mother, Christopher Anne Boldt, and Pat Garner, the mother of his ex-wife, Jennifer Garner.

Despite holding hands, Affleck and Lopez drove away from the ceremony separately.

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They Recently Had A Cold Reunion

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck take a private cruise on the Seine river

Affleck and Lopez's PDA sighting at the graduation ceremony was the couple's public reunion after 12 days of being seen solo. They were seen at another graduation party for Violet at Garner's house, and the couple was also photographed looking somber as they arrived at the party.

After multiple sightings of Affleck and Lopez without their wedding rings, they were spotted wearing them for the party at Garner's.

They left the party together in a black Cadillac Escalade and went to the mansion Affleck had been living in alone since he moved out of their marital home.

However, shortly after she was photographed arriving with Affleck, Lopez was seen leaving his home in her Escalade. The "Marry Me" singer was with her assistant, and there was no sign of Affleck as she drove away from the property.

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Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez Have Been Living Separately

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are in Paris with kids

As the divorce rumors have picked up over the past few weeks, Affleck and Lopez have repeatedly been spotted solo on public outings.

The singer was a co-chair for the recent Met Gala in New York City and attended without her husband, which left many fans shocked as he's previously attended many of her events.

Not long after the Met Gala, sources close to the couple told In Touch that they "just couldn't make it work" and had already started living separately. It's just about a year since Affleck and Lopez bought and redesigned their over $60 million mansion, which she now lives in alone.

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However, the couple have also been spotted house hunting alone, with Lopez recently checking out properties in Beverly Hills. Affleck, meanwhile, is currently living alone in his Brentwood property, reportedly to be closer to set as he films "The Accountant 2."

Have Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez 'Given Up' On The Marriage

Jennifer Lopez And Ben Affleck
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Both Affleck and Lopez have allegedly gotten tired of the relationship, with a source close to the "Gone Girl" actor saying he has "come to his senses."

They told Page Six that he's accepted that the relationship is failing and knows he and Lopez are headed toward a divorce.

The source said, "If there was a way to divorce on grounds of temporary insanity. He feels like the last two years was just a fever dream, and he's come to his senses now and understands there is just no way this is going to work."

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Jennifer Lopez 'Liked' A Post About Relationship Problems

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez - Married

As reported by The Blast, Lopez further fueled divorce rumors when she liked an Instagram post from a relationship coach, Lenna Marsak, about personality traits that cause unhealthy romantic connections.

It read, "You cannot build a healthy relationship with someone who lacks integrity and emotional safety."

Other slides in the post discussed red flags in a relationship, including a partner who "Doesn't respect your time, doesn't think it's important to call/text back in a respectable time frame, repeatedly fails to follow through on their promises, and lacks effective communication skills."

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