Jennifer Lopez Praises Ben Affleck For Supporting Her Career


Jennifer Lopez made certain to credit score Ben Affleck lately for uplifting and supporting her profession strikes! The artist choked up with feelings whereas thanking her hubby for placing in work along with her to see her new movie ‘This Is Me…Now’ by means of to the tip.

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Jennifer Says Ben Inspired Her Music 20 Years Ago

She made her remarks on the Los Angeles premiere of the Amazon Prime movie on Tuesday (Feb. 13), per PEOPLE. The movie is reportedly a musical of what impressed J-Lo’s sequel to her 2002 album ‘This Is Me…Then.’ Her album — similar identify because the film — is forthcoming.

In her public thanks, Jennifer revealed Ben impressed her album 20 years in the past. She additionally seemingly hinted at why Affleck often appears disgruntled in public.

“And then there is the person who inspired this for me, who has inspired me my whole life. He just, he inspired an album 20 years ago and I know he hates that I’m doing this right now,” the 54-year-old stated. “He’s just like, ‘Please shut up.’ No! And I say no. I say, I love you and thank you for believing in me and helping me believe in myself.”

She added:

“And helping me to grow every single day. Thank you for the family that we’ve created and our children and everything that you do for me.”

Concluding her reward, Jen advised her husband that he’ll by no means know “what it is” to have him “be [her] love.”

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During a press convention final week, Jennifer shared how Ben coached her by means of finishing the undertaking.

“I was like, ‘I don’t write, I don’t do this.’ He was like, ‘You do, you write, you direct, you produce, you choreograph, you do all the things. Start stepping into that, start owning a little bit of who you are,” she stated.

At the L.A. premiere the undertaking’s director, Dave Meyers, additionally shared perception on watching Benifer work collectively.

“They work pretty similar to how I think they are as a couple,” the director advised PEOPLE. “I made a funny joke that Jen is like Return of the Jedi Luke Skywalker, and Ben’s like Obi-Wan. It was really beautiful to watch how she would listen to the things that he would say.”

Meyers added:

“We were there in their kitchen, in his office late at night, and it was just really nice to see that he cared and always was supportive.”

As talked about although, Affleck prefers a lil’ little bit of privateness although, and Meyers says he did battle “at first” over “all their personal stuff out there.” However, the Hollywood vet seems to be absolutely on board now.

Jennifer Lopez Praises Ben Affleck For Supporting Her Career
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 13: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the Los Angeles Premiere of Amazon MGM Studios “This Is Me…Now: A Love Story” at Dolby Theatre on February 13, 2024 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
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