Star: Jennifer Garner caught Ben Affleck texting Jennifer Lopez

Ben Afleck Attends Church With His Children In Pacific Palisades
Star claims that Jennifer Garner caught her estranged husband, Ben Affleck, texting with his ex girlfriend, Jennifer Lopez. This story could be more Star fan fiction, but it sounds likely enough to me. Lopez has made it clear that she thinks Ben is goofy, but she also just got out of relationship with Casper Smart and look at that guy. Plus she showed up on stage at her ex husband, Marc Anthony’s, recent concert. I wouldn’t put this past her. Affleck has admitted that he still emails with Lopez, although he’s also blamed her multiple times for her career downturn, as have his friends. So would they start texting each other again now that Lopez is single? I think it’s possible.

“Ben’s been back in touch with his ex-fiancee, Jennifer Lopez,” the source tells Star. “Jen couldn’t believe that Ben would contact J.Lo – it really sent her into a tailspin.”

“They were having a blast [on Ben’s birthday in Montana, but Ben kept slipping away to check his phone – and Jen eventually began to wonder who it was he felt compelled to contact so often.”

What she ultimately saw when she finally found a moment to check his phone shocked and horrified her. According to the source, Ben had been having a text-fest with J.Lo, 47, who recently split from her longtime boyfriend, backup dancer Casper Smart, 29….

Though the texts were innocent, with Ben lending support to J.Lo through her romantic problems, the source claims [sic]. Yet Jen couldn’t help but feel betrayed. “Everyone thought she and Ben were on the road to reconciliation. But his reaching out to J.Lo made her question what’s really going through Ben’s mind, not to mention his heart.”

[From Star Magazine, print edition]

That source sure speaks in flowery language. GossipCop has a denial from “a reliable source close to the situation” who says there is “no truth” to this report and that “Affleck and Garner are still separated and not on the verge of reconciling their marriage, despite still being on good terms and successful co-parents.” Yes that sounds like the typical quote from a Garner-Affleck source. Even if Affleck and Lopez are texting again, and that’s doubtful, they would probably get bored with each other soon enough. Affleck likes young starry-eyed women who hang on his every slurred word, and Lopez probably seeks a similar dynamic in her relationships. They’re not looking to rekindle whatever they had.

Now that this story is out, watch for another press update on the state of Ben and Jen’s conscious uncoupling.

Jennifer Garner & Her Girls Out And About In Santa Monica

Ben Affleck is shown out with his kids on 9-4. Jennifer Garner is shown out yesterday, 9-8, in both casual and workout gear, and at the Telluride Film Festival on 9-4. She’s wearing heels! Credit: WENN, Getty and FameFlynet

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  1. Hadleyb says:

    I believe this.. in fact I have no doubts they banged after they broke up and continue to do so here and there.

    You’d be surprised how many people continue to have sex with ex’s through the years …

    • Neelyo says:

      Just like Joan Crawford and Clark Gable!

    • V4Real says:

      So if they always kept in touch by emails then they wouldn’t be back in touch, they never lost touch.

      And if Garner caught Ben texting Lopez, well ok, aren’t they separated?

      • Micki says:

        They are only ….sort of ….separated. I hope this will benefit the chidren somehow but don’t believe it really. Co-parenting (and living) on the same property? Such a mess.
        And I bet that Garner will catch him time and again texting someone.
        I myself have hard time swallowing: “she finally found a moment to check his phone “

      • Flowerchild says:

        @ Micki

        They say they are living on the same property, but Ben was photographed at apartments in the early morning with wet hair and has been photographed and reported to be staying at hotels when in town. The only time Ben seems to be at the house is when he is in charge of the kids and Jen is out of town.

        This arrangement will only work until one of them gets into a committed relationship. She isn’t going to what his girlfriends staying on the property and he isn’t going to what her boyfriend around when he is in charge or see evidence of another man in the house.

  2. yellowrocket says:

    Anyone else getting pregnancy vibes from Jen?

    • Crox says:

      Please no. Don’t fix relationship problems by having another baby.

    • sherry says:

      Please no. Babies are not band-aids. They don’t fix anything.

    • Hannah says:


    • Little Darling says:

      Poor styling is all. She has a tendency to have a three baby pooch that shows in certain unflattering outfits.

    • Tiffany :) says:

      I read an article with her, and she said after 3 kids, that’s just how her belly is now. She’s ok with it, so i think it’s time to let it go.

    • RedOnTheHead says:

      As others said, she’s had that belly pooch for a long time. The only thing I really want to know about her is why she insists on wearing pants that fit so badly in the crotch area. It’s pretty consistent with her. Her pants always look like they’re just a minute away from sliding down and they droop in the crotch. Why Jen? Why?

    • Sabrine says:

      Garner is not having any more children. It was a stretch for her to even have the third one. Ben can text whoever he wants. Who is anyone else to say who he can or cannot communicate with.

  3. Naya says:

    Jlo has no self respect so she totally would. Ben is all about that cycle of self sabotage and redemption, so he would too. Not buying it though. The timing is off for Ben, he is still trying to fix the mess from his last eff up.

    • Little Darling says:

      JLo did just leave Casper Smart.

      I don’t think they would get back together simply because of the fallout public and otherwise. Plus, JLo still has two little kids and I truly don’t think Ben would do that.

    • Katherine says:

      Agreed. They’ve been trying to sell this whole Ben and J.Lo hooking up again narrative for years. It’s nothing new.

  4. L84Tea says:

    Meh, I’ll believe this story when I see it…

  5. Who ARE these people? says:

    And on a totally superficial note, it’s nice to see her in some warm, autumnal colors that suit her so much better than the usual blue and black. Color Her Beautiful! 👍

  6. sherry says:

    Well, we all know JLo can’t be without a man. I wouldn’t be surprised if they’re texting each other, but I agree with the post, Ben likes his side pieces young and starry-eyed.

  7. Rada says:

    can someone please tell this woman that he’s just not that into her.

  8. L says:

    I liked Ben and JLo together. They were an amazing couple to wAtch. They were hot, fun,and dramatic. They probable blew through so much money on gifts,gambling, party’s. I am selfishly ready to watch this develop. One can dream

    • L84Tea says:

      Isn’t it weird? What was it about them together that made people go bananas?? Hollywood figures date all the time, but something about them together put Hollywood couples in a whole other category. I’ve never been able to put my finger on what made “Bennifer” such a magnetic thing.

    • Little Darling says:

      They were the real deal. I remember when she opened her restaurant and he showed up and gushed about her, there were photos of him if I recall and he looked enored with her , then he took out the ad for her. I think they were both truly shocked to connect the way that they did, truly surprised to find love like they did, especially with each other. i remember the interview at their house where she was cooking Puerto Rican food for him in her little juicy tracksuit. Such sweet love.

      What’s so funny to me was that between the two of them, JLo and Ben, she’s actually had the more quiet career, and wasn’t that a big concern of his, the media hoopla? And then we have to be subjected to Nannygate! It’s kind of irony at its best.

    • Snowflake says:

      Yes, i love them together too!

    • Lady Mimosa says:

      Makes you wonder about the diseases circulating around these people, wasn’t Casper with a trans person?

      • La Blah says:

        Someone has a sexual past so they must be diseased? Someone was with a trans person so they definitely must be diseased? Did we transport back a few decades or just you?

  9. Kristen says:

    “she also just got out of relationship with Casper Smart and look at that guy.”


  10. Kate says:

    Stick a fork in Bennifer 1.0 & 2.0, please!! Ben isn’t going back to either one. Can you really see ben going back to jlo when she’s premenopausal, two kids, old compared to all the young, hot, dumb and single tail he can get? He doesn’t want a relationship, he just wants to sleep around.

  11. FingerBinger says:

    Affleck had an affair with the nanny but texting Jennifer Lopez sends Garner into a tailspin?

    • Little Darling says:

      Maybe so. Garner was his rebound, right?

    • L says:

      Because Jen knows JLo has Ben’s heart. That was his true love. The one that got away. He was a young wild mess when he was with her. He meesed up. He lost her. Jen G knows that. And it comes a point in life where you have had all the ditsy girls in bed and you are looking for that real connection. Jen G was a safe choice, the right thing to do. Somthing to help Ben keep it together. But the hear wants what the heart wants … As they say

      • Kate says:

        Hahahaha!!!! 2003/2004 was a long ass time ago, move on girl, Ben and Jlo reuniting bwahahaha!! Seriously, if you’re a JLo fan you should want better for your girl, not some bloated, drunk, gambling, cheating addict with more emotional baggage than she has, good Lord its 2016 now, let go of the past!

      • Zuzus Girl says:

        L- Bullsh*t. The only thing that has ben’s heart is the gambling dealer. He and JLo were awful together. Both of them need to be single for a while. Jlo isn’t anybody’s dream girl until she gets comfortable with just herself.

      • Flowerchild says:

        @ Kate

        L never said that he/she wasn’t JLO and Ben together nor did they say that this story is true. It seems they were just giving their opinion to why after the affair with the nanny Jen would go into tailspin over texting JLo.

      • Kate says:

        Yeah, and the only thing he’s had a connection with is a bottle of Jack Daniels!! On a different note, been wanting to put this juicy piece of gossip I found out somewhere here, so right here will do, anyway I live in LA, there is a restaurant called Tavern that’s popular with celebrities, a lot of business meetings are done there and the food is decent too. So word is Ben hooked up with a waitress/hostess that was working there while he was still married to Jen, this was before they separated, so he cheated with this girl. Jen found out from the staff there later, waitress was blabbing about it, anyway neither Ben or Jen have gone back to the restaurant since then out of embarrassment, waitress was saying that while Ben and Jen had dinner dates there, he would get up and flirt with her, they eventually hooked up several times after. So yeah, Bens a douche!

      • Hannah says:

        @Kate I believe it. I’m sure that happened all the time. Jen probably has a list on the fridge of places she can’t go anymore and actresses she can’t work with.

      • isabelle says:

        @Kate, yeah I’m going to be honest, that sounds a HS response, or someone that doesn’t know men very well.

    • ScotiaGirl says:

      They did USE to go to Tavern a lot! There was many pictures of them going/leaving there.

  12. Pmnichols says:

    I believe the text, email stuff but no way were they still involved and having sex. No way. I don’t think JL would do that, I really don’t.

    • Flowerchild says:

      Not to long ago I would have agreed with you, but after Casper I think she would. Casper who was on her pay role cheated on her publicly 3 times and she stayed with him. So yes I think she would get back with Ben.

      Having said on that I’m calling BS on this story based on the source alone.

  13. Zuzus Girl says:

    I just don’t think anyone involved cares enough. They may or may not be texting but texting does not a relationship make. Doubt Garner would care that much. She got what she wanted out if him..

  14. JenniferJustice says:

    I can see it and it wouldn’t surprise me. They both have mega egos they love to have boosted and they do do that for eachother. I don’t think JLo’s age is an issue for Ben. He still has the hots for her and she loves attention from anybody and she’s single now, so….yeah, I can see her banging an ex just for sex and the confidence reassurance. Even if they never actually hooked up physically, I can totally believe they would carry on an emotional affair. Ben likes the sneaky taboo aspect of it and JLo…well, she’s JLo. She wants to believe she’s every man’s wet dream.

  15. Hannah says:

    It’s Star. Of course it’s not true. And anyway, Ben doesn’t seem like the type to go back to an ex once he’s lost interest and strayed. He’s already had them, he wants someone new. Can’t wait to see who his someone new turns out to be.

  16. Daphne says:

    L said it all.To add to that if he goes through with the divorce I see Jlo getting back with him after all she got back with most of her exes even cheating Casper.He may like to cheat with young girls but he seems to prefer to settle with older women.

  17. isabelle says:

    Think Ben actually was in love with JLO and wasn’t totally over her when he married Garner. Men tend not to move on as easily as women if they truly fall in love with someone. They may physically but not emotionally.

  18. Diane says:

    His type need a mother-wife. Seeking the comfort of someone you know is the easy path. Ya, he would try for it, I think. Narcissistic men need someone to affirm them and allow them to lie to themselves about who they really are, generally. No change, just affirmation. My thoughts.

  19. minx says:

    They’re separated, so I don’t see the big deal.
    Although I’m skeptical BA would bother much with JLo.

  20. serena says:

    “when she finally found a moment to check his phone..” ??? This is so wrong. Why would she check her estranged husband’s phone?

  21. Justwastingtime says:

    I am sorry, I can’t get over how poorly he, not she, is aging

  22. Daphne says:

    Because he is a fool in her eyes and she thinks she can manipulate him to stay in the marriage after all she wants him to see without her he is nothing.

    • G says:

      He’s been humiliating her for years, sleeping with half of the industry and most of LA. It spilled over into the public domain and everyone knows about the nanny. She still won’t file, because she’s the pathetic doormat that we’ve always known she was. She will be the one who looks bad if they never divorce.

      • Diane says:

        They are in private mediation. The court filing comes after all division of assets is finished. The lack of a court filing means nothing. They have consistently maintained they are not calling it off and are working through the process of the mediation. The filing will be the closing of the matter, not the beginning.

  23. Hannah says:

    Did you all see what Jen wore to church yesterday? She must be trying to snag the preacher or a single dad or something. Her ass was hanging out of that too-small dress and those shoes… hilarious.