Jennifer Lopez confirmed her marriage to Ben Affleck at the famous Little White wedding chapel in Las Vegas.
The pop superstar informed fans of the event that took place over the weekend in a new post on her website, On The JLo.
“Last night we flew to Vegas, queuing for permits with four other couples, all making the same journey to the wedding capital of the world,” Lopez wrote.
The couple then read their vows in front of “the best witnesses you can imagine” wearing “a dress from an old movie and a coat from Ben’s wardrobe”.
The post said the wedding took place at “twelve thirty a.m. in the tunnel of love”, including their children from previous relationships.
“Love is patience,” added Lopez, “patience for twenty years” — a clear reference to the fact that the couple were first engaged 18 years ago when the wedding was postponed.
The post was later signed off: “With love, Mrs. Jennifer Lynn Affleck”.
Earlier on Sunday, records from the Clark County District Court in the US state of Nevada showed that Lopez and Affleck had obtained a marriage license the day before and revealed that she was planning to take the name Jennifer Affleck.
County Clerk Lynn Marie Goya, who runs the Marriage License Office, told the PA news agency: “I can confirm that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez applied for a marriage license last night, but the certificate ended Their marriage has not yet been filed. The license is valid for up to one year.
“If they had had a ceremony, they would have joined Vegas A-list couples like Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, Jon Bon Jovi and Dorothea Hurley and Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward – and a lot of the couples that make up Love Story five million Las Vegas The wedding capital of the world.
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“We wish Mr. Affleck and Ms. Lopez the same long-lasting love story.”
Lopez announced her engagement to actor Affleck in April, 18 years after they postponed their wedding.
The singer-actress revealed the news in her OnTheJLo newsletter, where she shared a video of herself crying while admiring a giant green engagement ring.
The clip opens with a close-up of the ring before snapping to Lopez’s face, where she appears to wipe away tears.
Lopez teased the “big announcement” with a video on Twitter and Instagram in which she said, “I have a really interesting and special story to share…” and encouraged people to sign up for the newsletter. her trust.
She also added a diamond ring emoji to her Twitter handle.
The marriage license comes a year after Lopez, 52, and Affleck, 49, rekindled their romance following Affleck’s split from actress Ana DeArmas and Lopez’s split from the star baseball Alex Rodriguez.
Before that, the Hollywood star couple started dating in July 2002 and got engaged in November of that year.
They were married in September 2003 but postponed the wedding just days before the ceremony took place.
They finally annulled in January 2004.
Lopez officially confirmed she was back with Affleck in an Instagram post for her 52nd birthday, when she shared a picture of them kissing on a private yacht.
Since then, they have become the best couple on the red carpet, supporting each other at various movie premieres and award ceremonies.
Lopez announced her split from Rodriguez, 45, in April 2021, and was pictured with Affleck in Montana in May.
Affleck was previously married to actress Jennifer Garner, with whom they have 3 children – Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10. They divorced in 2018 after 13 years of marriage.
Lopez’s other past relationships include her 10-year marriage to singer Marc Anthony. The couple previously divorced in 2014, have 14-year-old twins Emme and Max.
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