Jennifer Lopez on Why She and Ben Affleck Eloped in Vegas and the ‘Emotional’ Transition of Mixing Families

Jennifer Lopez is kicking off the brand new 12 months with Shotgun Wedding promotion—and anecdotes about her own wedding last 12 months to Ben Affleck.

During press appearances for the film, Lopez discussed why the 2 eloped in Las Vegas in July prior to having their greater Georgia wedding at the tip of August, and what it has been like mixing their families. Lopez has 14-year-old twins Emme and Max together with her ex Marc Anthony, while Affleck and ex-wife Jennifer Garner share 17-year-old Violet, 14-year-old Seraphina, and 10-year-old Samuel.

On The Today Show yesterday, Lopez said, “We [Ben and I] moved in together. The children moved in together. It’s been, like, a extremely type of emotional transition, but at the identical time all of your dreams coming true and it’s just been an outstanding 12 months, like best 12 months, I believe, since my kids were born.” She called her husband “a sweetheart.”

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During a press conference for the film, Lopez touched on the intensity of wedding planning (“Planning a marriage is lots. Very stressful,” she said), which motivated the 2 to simply elope, via Insider.

“I believe that’s why we ran off to Vegas and got married there first,” she said. “Took all of the pressure off of the massive family wedding that we were having.” She added that Affleck planned that Vegas ceremony, but they tag-teamed their Georgia wedding.

“He has an incredible eye,” she said. “He has incredible taste, but the whole lot we do, we try to do it together.”

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Alyssa Bailey is the senior news and strategy editor at, where she oversees coverage of celebrities and royals (particularly Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton). She previously held positions at InStyle and Cosmopolitan. When she’s not working, she loves running around Central Park, making people take #ootd pics of her, and exploring Latest York City.

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