Jennifer Lopez is definitely in love with Ben Affleck & moving back to LA to be with him


Ben Affleck went to Miami to spend several days with Jennifer Lopez at her waterfront home just before the Memorial Day weekend. Jennifer has been Miami-based for years now – she based herself and the kids there when she started up with Alex Rodriguez and they began blending their families and all of that. Marc Anthony had a big spread in Miami too, which he recently sold. The entire time, mind you, Jennifer has maintained homes in LA and New York, she just didn’t base herself in those cities while she was with A-Rod. Now that she’s got a new/old man who is LA-based, it’s looking more and more like Jennifer is going to relocate permanently to LA. She returned to LA during the Memorial Day holiday, and she and Ben have been seen going in and out of each other’s homes ever since. Jennifer has also been looking at LA schools for her kids. Now sources confirm that the move is happening:

Jennifer Lopez’s new beginning starts now. The Hustlers actress, who called off her engagement to Alex Rodriguez in April after four years together, is looking for a clean slate. And now that she’s recently rekindled her romance with Ben Affleck, what better way to officially start her next chapter than by moving to Los Angeles, Calif.?

A source exclusively tells E! News, J.Lo “is packing up her Miami rental”—yes, the lavish estate where she and the Oscar winner enjoyed a weekend getaway—and headed to the City of Angels with her twins Emme and Maximilian, 13, who she shares with her ex-husband, Marc Anthony.

Although it’s unclear when the Second Act star is moving to the West Coast, the insider explains she plans to make California her new home.

“She will be between L.A. and the Hamptons this summer, but L.A. will be her base,” the source shares. “She is looking at schools for her kids in the fall.”

Of course, Jennifer’s big move means she can spend more time with the Justice League actor. As the source put it, “She is excited about a fresh start and pursuing things with Ben. They will be at their L.A. home soon.”

[From E! News]

“They will be at their L.A. home soon”??? So they’re for-sure moving in together? I doubt that part of it. I think it’s far more likely that Ben and J.Lo will maintain separate residences in LA, mostly for their kids. Jen Garner will have a sh-t fit if Ben moves in with J.Lo and the Garner-Affleck kids are spending time at that house. But I do love the added drama of J.Lo spending the summer in LA and the Hamptons. Ben needs to come with her to the Hamptons! Please let them rent a yacht and recreate that part of the “Jenny From the Block” video. I’m begging!! But yeah, of course Jen is moving back to LA two seconds after she starts up with Ben again. She’s so bad at playing hard to get! Speaking of:

So swoon-worthy! Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez “are very much in love” after their recent romantic getaways caught the world’s attention, a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly.

“They love being together and the weekends away they had been spending together have really sealed the deal,” the insider adds. “Friends say they can see them staying together forever this time around. They are soulmates and always have been.”

Though the Maid in Manhattan actress and Affleck have clearly reignited their old spark, neither one wants to rush into something they aren’t ready for. For Lopez, her children, who she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony, are a big part of why she’s taking things slow — and a big part of what she loves about Affleck. “Ben is great with kids and that is what really rekindled J. Lo’s attraction to him,” the first source tells Us. “She saw how well he treated and interacted with her kids and fell back in love with him.”

[From Us Weekly]

I believe she’s back in love with him. I think it probably took her about a week before she was like “I luh you papi” and he was like “I gotta get some Dunkin.” I do worry about the speed of all of this, but I do have to say… the burnout is inevitable. No matter how slowly or how fast they go, they’ll burn out on each other. It’s just a matter of making it through September for the Met Gala for me.

Ben Affleck looks Happy and Tired leaving Jennifer Lopez's LA home

Jennifer Lopez snaps selfies on the balcony of her and Ben Affleck's Miami Beach waterfront mansion

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  1. Jezz says:

    “Taking things slow”!!!! Hahahaha.

    • Theo says:

      She is moving back to LA and he is moving back to Las Vegas. They are moving really fast.

  2. Merricat says:

    I’m beginning to think of her as human Lycra, shaping herself around the man she’s with–and I would tell her to slow down, because if you give Ben everything at once first thing, there’s no challenge for him, and that’s dangerous.
    He’s the one that got away for her, and I think she wants to snatch him right up, while she has the chance. But at this rate, he’s going to squirm away like a rabbit with the little girl who wants to pet him and love him and squeeze him.

    • Theo says:

      It’s obvious, she is chasing him so hard that she is choking him at the end. There is an article about him being at Las Vegas these days, without his girlfriend!

  3. Laalaa says:

    I LOVE THIS!!!
    Can you imagine, how did we get so lucky?!? They are THE BENNIFER!

    • Snappyfish says:

      Someone here the other day referred to them as ‘Agenifer’ & it was brilliant. I feel sorry for her a bit. This ping pong life of being in & out of love so quickly

    • minx says:

      Soon Jennifer will have a ring on her engagement finger (she’s got plenty to choose from) and then it will disappear, reappear, etc.

    • Dlc says:

      I love it too!

  4. Nomegusta says:

    Y’all can’t tell me this isn’t a coordinated effort to embarrass themselves and everyone around them

  5. Heat says:

    Hmmm…the Hamptons, eh? Isn’t that where Puff Daddy/P.Diddy/Sean Combes lives? LOL!

    • clomo says:

      Oh no, lol! I give it til the end of of summer(in the Hamptons). Ben leaving looking depressed as J Daddy or Puff-Lo go lighting up New York City, together again, true soulmates, oh the fun.

  6. Kate says:

    This will surely end well! 😂

  7. “I luh you papi!” LOL!! I spit my coffee!!

  8. Astrid says:

    While I love the summer time drama of the gossip, I feel sort of bad for all their kids. Watching their parents behave like this….

  9. Polly says:

    Her kids must be thrilled. Having to move to a different city and a different school just because mom got a new boyfriend five minutes ago.

    • Justjj says:

      Agreed, this is a little messed up, in my opinion. Uproot your kids lives because the Batfleck said ‘Hello’ and you absolutely cannot wait for one more day to apply sun tan lotion to his giant phoenix back tattoo? Girl. You are J.Lo. Go travel with your friends, spend the summer on a private island or something, omg…

    • KNy says:

      That was my first thought. Her kids aren’t toddlers. They are teens now, I think, and have probably established a peer group in Miami now.

    • Tyle says:

      This exactly.

  10. Nashville Girl says:

    I feel sorry for her kids being pulled out of their school and away from their friends for this.

    • Snuffles says:

      If their Dad, Marc, moved to LA too, I can see them being up for it. Otherwise, I agree.

  11. Cat C says:

    Let them get engaged or married on the 4th to really give us stuff to talk about 🤞

  12. Lucy2 says:

    I seriously hope that article is BS and that she hasn’t introduced her kids to him already, considering it’s been like five minutes since they are blended family with a rod and his kids imploded. It’s bad enough she’s uprooting them and moving them across the country because she got a new old boyfriend.

  13. Amy Bee says:

    What about the children? She’s taking them out of their school because she has a new boyfriend in LA?

  14. Darla says:

    I mean, considering the fact that Marc Anthony just sold his Miami home…I feel like this was going to happen with or without Ben. The father of her children left Miami, and she broke up with her Miami-based BF, wtf would she stay there? It makes sense, and I think she’s taking an unfair hit on this, but that’s me.

    • Cherie says:

      I tend to agree with you.
      People uproot and move their kids all the time for job opportunities, to get away from an ex, military families etc. She has the resources to make sure they will still have plenty of time with their father and other siblings. Yes, they were a blended family with A-rod and his kids, but that was over anyway, it isn’t like they were having overnights at his house to ease the change.
      She is also an actress ( hard to say with a straight face ) so it makes sense even without the Ben angle.

    • Lena says:

      A move to LA wasn’t going to happen with or without Ben because three weeks ago (or was it TWO) she (via ‘sources’) was saying how it was going to be a long distance relationship but they were determined to keep seeing each other regularly despite that. I have a feeling this was very very recent (like this past week)!development. If your kids are a priority you don’t decide one week from the next where your going to put them in school when they’re 13. Not that I thought they were after she showed her daughter sobbing over the AR breakup on Instagram. (Won’t forget that shit)

    • Golly Gee says:

      I read that she primarily lived in LA before moving to Miami because of A-Rod. So LA was her base of choice, by the sounds of it.

      As for the “their” in “They will be at their LA home soon”, it could be referring to her and the kids not her and Affleck.

      • Kebbie says:

        I think that quote is definitely referring to her and her kids, not her and Ben.

  15. Jane Doe says:

    It’s really fun to watch until you remember there are actual kids involved.

  16. SusanRagain says:

    I’ve got zero interest in BA and/or J-Lo, except to say “You both make me tired.”

  17. Lowrider says:

    If Marc is okay with his kids move to LA then who cares!

    People trying to ruin Bennifer rev2 are miserable. Let them have some fun.

  18. nicegirl says:


  19. Mel says:

    I’d find all of these antics hilarious if it weren’t for the fact that she’s dragging her kids into all of her relationships. They lived with Caspar, then they lived with A-Rod AND his kids and as soon as she breaks up with him she’s going to drag them across the country behind Ben -I’m messy AF-Affleck? She really needs to check herself because she’s got issues.

  20. Kristen says:

    She needs to take five minutes to learn how to be alone with herself.

    • TeamMeg says:

      From that blue gown pic, looks like she knows how to spend 5 minutes alone with herself…by taking selfies! Seriously though, wishing the greatest happiness and best of luck to Againiffer.

    • B n A fn says:

      I’m thinking what is taking her so long to marry Ben. I remember when Ben cheated on her and broke her ❤️ she marry Marc A about a month after the breakup. She has been with Ben over 2 months now. I’m expecting to hear wedding bells in about a month, the latest by the end of summer. . Ain’t 💕 grand. IMO, they are both a hot mess.

  21. PlayItAgain says:

    Her obsession to constantly be seen as a man magnet is pathetic and sad. None of this is real. Ben was available and is doing her a favor, either out of friendship or for some kind of payment. He benefits from it too, of course, as a respite from his general loser status.

    It’s ridiculous and shallow that she can’t abide being alone for more than a week. She’s got all the money she’ll ever need—why not take a few months and travel, maybe hang out with girlfriends for a while, remodel a house or something?

    • Mel says:

      To be fair, I don’t think she sees herself as a man magnet, unfortunately, I don’t think she sees herself as complete without a man. This is a woman who can NOT stand to be alone. She has all this fame, money and professional power and she can’t be with herself for two weeks. It’s not that she starts dating, she throws herself headlong into live-in relationships-engagements-marriages. I’d even shrug at that if it wasn’t for her children and absolutely no one would think this was cute, funny or entertaining if a POOR, single Mother was living this way.

      • BothSidesNow says:

        @ Mel, you have hit the nail on the head! I don’t understand why she doesn’t take some time for herself. She apparently has issues and can’t stand to be alone, as she jumps from one relationship to another. She should certainly take time for herself and her children should be her first priority. It’s sad really that at her age she hasn’t identified that she has problem with being alone, but I guess that is why she is in this situation. And yes, there are many families that have to move quite a bit, especially if you are in the military. People have to move for jobs or family obligations, but to jump head first into her relationship with Ben is not a good look. But she was based in LA before so hopefully the kids will adjust well. I just feel bad for her kids if they are so well situated in Miami. I hope Marc Anthony is moving to LA as well!

  22. Shirley says:

    There are pictures on TMZ of Ben in Las Vegas. I understand that he is unexpectedly working there but there are also pictures of him at 3:00 AM by himself at a table.
    That obviously isn’t a good environment for Ben. I hope he stays sober for his children. I don’t think he looks happy at all with his new situation.

    • Justjj says:

      It seems like he’s been hung up on the Afflarmas and this was a high profile rebound for him. They’ve both got some messy af dating histories and recent breakups and situationships they’re just emerging from.

    • Golly Gee says:

      Yikes! Doesn’t he also have issues with gambling? And even if it’s not, it could act as a gateway to alcohol.

      While she says they are taking it slow, I imagine it’s A LOT all at once for him. Maybe he’s overwhelmed. I’m guessing commitment scares the crap out of him, and this isn’t a casual relationship. It may be short-lived, but it’s not casual.

    • Carolnr says:

      @ Shirley
      I saw that too, sadly. Ben is drawn to a casino table like a bee is drawn to honey! Even if he is working, why would he subject himself to that environment. Casino tables are also a great environment for alcohol! I hope he stays sober for his children…they clearly need him & love him!!!!

      • Lena says:

        He has an addictive personality so when there’s pressure in his life (and JLo I believe is his pressure right now) he’ll resort to one or more of his vices (his vices are a list of smoking, gambling, alcohol, women, drugs and Dunkin, take your pick).

    • Meg says:

      Oh there are? Jeez this may implode earlier than i thought

  23. Vauvert says:

    I judge her because for an adult woman wit kids to behave like a hormone driven teenager is ridiculous. And I know what i speak of, I used to be the hormone driven teenager – in and out of relationships so fast it would make your head spin, engaged six times, etc. But you know what? We’re supposed to grow up, and she refuses to do that. And if you don’t do it for yourself, you do it for your kids – you take things slow. But I believe part of her knows how unreliable Ben is, so he’s rushing things through (I expect a wedding announcement in a month) before he can flit away.
    Meanwhile, shoutout to Jen Garner, who so often was maligned for holding on to him – despite his affairs, drinking and so on. But she was married to him, had his children, had a life together. Yet she was dragged, even on this feminist site, for being a doormat. Well then, what does that make JLo, who was humiliated a week before her wedding by Ben? And who was just embarasssed again by her fiancée A-Rod who can’t keep it in his pants and we all know it. How come she gets just “she has a bad picker”, and “they look hot together”? I think they look ridiculous, and this will end with egg on everyone’s face – except Ben won’t care, but she will.

    • Ann says:

      Thanks for that, I kind of agree. It’s fun for me to watch but it really is hard to believe a grown woman behaving this way over men. She and A-Rod have been broken up for a hot second, basically. Her kids should be her priority right now. Of course she can focus on herself, find love again but it’s too soon. She needs to grow up.

      I currently have a daughter who is “hormone-driven”. She’s in her early 20s, not a teen, but she has been “fully committed” three times now. I have no idea how long the current one will last, because she is changing and growing every day and so are her relationships, even if she doesn’t know it. And she’s a pretty sensible, grounded young woman in most ways but what can I say, love is crazy at that age, I guess.

      But again, she’s barely out of college. Jennifer is past 50.

      • Theo says:

        It’s obvious, she is chasing him so hard that she is choking him at the end. There is an article about him being at Las Vegas these days, without his girlfriend!

  24. Carolnr says:

    They are in LUST, not in love! Big difference!
    Don’t let good sex confuse your heart & make you think you are in love! Real love is not a rapid is a slow burn. I think JenniferL. LOVES being in love.
    When you have children, they are your first priority! When Ben& J’lo were together earlier, neither one had children to think about! J’lo’s daughter seemed very happy in the many pics that Jennifer L. posted with Arod’s children. One thing about children, they are not fake & express their emotions. Her daughter has to miss Arod’s girls. Wait awhile to build your relationship before you start introducing your children!

  25. Mar says:

    Not that I usual defend Jlo but she is an actress who has had a home in LA for years – it kind of makes sense for her to live there.

    I am most certain that her kids are in a good position and it’s most likely that they have been part time in LA much of their lives .

  26. JustMe2 says:

    Well we have always known Jlo doesn’t just rebound – she remarries 😝

  27. Léna says:

    Honestly, it kind of makes me sad to think about adult women not being able to be alone for a moment. My mom is like that. She separated from an ex after 7 years together and 3 weeks later she began dating this man (it’s now 4 years), that she used to tell me was ugly (small town, everyone knows each other). I mean, we can all change but when I told her she said that to me she said, “What, am I supposed to be alone forever? Can’t I be happy?” And the worse part is, she doesn’t even seem happy, when I have dinner with her and her boyfriend, she is just awkward, they have no chemistry, she just seems to enjoy being around his daughters. It’s just so awkward, I don’t get it and honestly I’m scared to become like her, to just be in a relationship for convenience

  28. You Know Me says:

    JLo is a sad, empty woman & I feel I’m watching a real life version of Sunset Boulevard. She doesn’t love anyone but herself and her image. She is not my favorite, I do feel sorry for her as she is simply an empty shell.

    • lena horne says:

      That is a good comparision. Is she still going to act this way in 20 years? Probably. I always said she was our generations Elizabeth Taylor. HEr kids probably have more sense than she does.

  29. EnormousCoat says:

    You know, I have a lot of takes on this, but my overarching reaction to seeing yet another smart, capable, talented, and beautiful woman with Ben friggin Affleck is “Of all the men on Earth, why this f*cking guy?” I do not get it. He seems like a creep who smells like a dirty car. He f*cked his kids’ nanny for god’s sake. Come on!

    • LBB says:

      This is how I feel as well, I do not get it… all.

    • Juls says:

      Hahaha that was my thought too. He must be realllllly charming or realllllly good in bed, or both. Because he looks like he smells like morning breath, but all over his entire body not just his mouth.

    • Mel says:

      The only man she has been with in recent memory who wasn’t a creep was Cris Judd and I think she divorced him because she found him ‘boring”. She seeks creeps out, men who cheat, lie, fool around with strippers, are just messy. She seeks them out .

  30. Annaloo. says:

    Uh, this is insane! But lovin’ it. JLo should be the one designing a vagina candle.

  31. CindyP says:

    There is something wrong with her She was with ARod for years(?) & within a week of their breakup she’s back with Ben & moving to LA. Are her relationships that superficial? Is she really that needy & insecure? Ridiculous & sad at the same time

  32. Krista says:

    Did I miss something? Isn’t he known to have huge issues and be gross? Like I don’t think he is being dragged enough on celebitchy comments. First it was bring the gossip and then it was all he’s chasing Jen-she is the one that got away and now it’s Jen is chasing him.

    All that should be said is Run Jen Run.

    • Ann says:

      He has huge issues but gross is in the eye of the beholder, I guess. Ben is a traditionally handsome man, IMO, tall with nice features, very masculine if that’s your thing. He’s successful, he might be funny in person, IDK. So I guess she’s willing to overlook his issues due to her attraction?

      Or maybe he’s just hung like a horse.

      • Jayna says:

        He has a nice one. One to be proud of, let’s just say. He was nude in the shower iin Gone Girl. It’s kind of a side view. The scene was brief and easy to miss. But the image of him nude in the shower is freeze-framed, and you can see it on-line.

  33. Betty says:

    i just read that he is in Las Vegas for work and her Mom is there also filming ! so he is working good for Ben i have faith in him

    • Lena says:

      He might be filming but it’s still a red flag when he’s caught in the casino at 3 am gambling!

  34. Gin says:

    Wrong place.Please delete.

  35. Beech says:

    She reminds me of Elizabeth Taylor. What Oscar Levant said of ET, “Always the bride, never the bridesmaid.”

  36. Carolnr says:

    It is very sad when your ex-wife ( regardless if it is Ben Affleck or even Jennifer Garner) hopes that ” his children will be his priority. ”
    ” and wants the kids to remain the center of Affleck’s world as he embarks on any new journey of love.” I think that speaks volumes….

    • Tina says:

      I thought the same thing! She was throwing some shade for sure. Makes you wonder what is really going on….

  37. J ferber says:

    Just why, Jennifer? Once you delightfully said both he and Diddy could drown in the ocean. Where are those halcyon days? You know who he is and what he’ll do. Your life.

  38. Cg2495 says:

    Dang ! That’ was quick! JLO needs to pace herself… she just broke up with a dude who she was engaged to. Yes, he was a piece of s*it but she needs to get some Rome for herself and stop jumping from one relationship to the next. Plus Ben is a hot mess!

  39. JillyBeann says:

    I’m so mixed about this… its like they know they’re doing this to make everyone happy and loved up and hoping for the better times… somewhere between 911 and Covid 19… that said I remember feeling so stressed up leading up to their wedding with a sinking feeling and hope and … they had us at “Jenny from the Bronx”…. they must be emotional teflon to move on that fast …or it must be par for the emotional perspectives of being entertainers ……

  40. Natasha says:

    J.Lo is like the Elizabeth Taylor of our generation, I guess… But like, a watered-down Walmart version of Elizabeth. LOL Ben Affleck is the new Richard Burton. Can’t wait to see this Lifetime Movie lovestory on tv!