Ben Affleck recently did a candid interview with The New York Times where he opened up about his divorce with Jennifer Garner, his sobriety, upcoming projects and more. He also shared his thoughts about ex-fiance, Jennifer Lopez’s movie, and her acting skills. But don’t worry, Ben isn’t like the typical ex-boyfriend, he only had nice words to say about the Hustlers actress.
Ben Affleck and J-Lo’s History
So in case you don’t know, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were THE hottest couple of the 2000s. They met on the set of their movie, Gigli and dated from 2002 to 2004. And the couple got engaged after only a few months of dating. However, they ended up canceling their wedding just four days before the ceremony was scheduled to take place.
What Did Ben Say About J-Lo?
However, you would expect bad blood between high profile exes like these two who were that close to getting married. But Ben Affleck proved that wrong when in his latest interview all he had to say for Lopez were nice things.
According to reporter Brooks Barnes, Ben called his past flame “the real thing”.
On past flame Jennifer Lopez … "She should have been nominated. She's the real thing. I keep in touch periodically with her and have a lot of respect for her. How awesome is it that she had her biggest hit movie at 50? That's fucking baller."
— Brooks Barnes (@brooksbarnesNYT) February 20, 2020
He revealed that he periodically keeps in touch with her and has a lot of respect for her. He also said he thinks her movie, Hustlers should have been nominated for the Oscars.
“How awesome is it that she had her biggest hit movie at 50? That’s f****** baller.”
So if anyone needs to learn how to treat their exes, Ben Affleck is the guy for you!