Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Take His Son Samuel to Lakers Game

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Enjoy Lakers Game Outing with His Son Samuel

Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck, and his son Samuel Garner Affleck enjoyed a special evening together. They chose a courtside spot to watch the Los Angeles Lakers compete against the Golden State Warriors. The event took place on a lively Saturday, March 16, at the Arena. During the game, a snapshot captured Lopez, 54, and Affleck, 51, who married in 2022, holding hands, fully engrossed in the game.

Lopez was seen wearing a vibrant multi-colored jacket paired with jeans and complemented by gold hoop earrings. Affleck opted for a navy jacket layered over a red and blue flannel shirt, navy pants, and topped off with a navy baseball cap. Samuel, at 12 years old, showed his support for the Warriors with a blue hoodie featuring Steph Curry.

Affleck is a father to Samuel as well as to daughters Violet, 18, and Seraphina, 15, with his former wife, Jennifer Garner. Lopez, on her part, is a mother to twins Emme and Max, whom she had with her ex-husband, Marc Anthony, in February 2008. Lopez and Anthony, 55, ended their marriage in July 2011 after being together for seven years.

The term “Bennifer” brings back memories of early 2000s fashion trends, but as they say, history often repeats itself. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez reignited their romance nearly two decades after their initial whirlwind relationship that began in 2002 on the set of “Gigli.” Despite the film’s lackluster performance, their love story captured the hearts of many.

Lopez’s children have developed a close relationship with Affleck and Garner’s children. The three co-parents make concerted efforts to spend quality time together with all the children. A source revealed to Us Weekly that Jennifer, Jen, and Ben have maintained a strong relationship for quite some time. They are well aware of the numerous occasions they will be together, whether it be school events, sports, or other activities.

An insider shared that the trio communicates frequently regarding their children’s schedules and plans. They prioritize the well-being of their children above everything else. They respect each other as parents and acknowledge the strong bond their children share. Their goal is to support and nurture these relationships in every way possible.

The source also mentioned that there is no animosity between Affleck and Garner. They have moved past their previous issues and now share a harmonious relationship focused on co-parenting. “It’s genuinely a copacetic situation all around,” they added.

Affleck and Lopez first became an item in 2002, with Affleck proposing the same year. However, they ended their engagement in 2004. Affleck later married Garner in June 2005, and they announced their separation in June 2015, finalizing their divorce in 2018. When Affleck and Lopez rekindled their relationship in 2021, it was reported that Garner gave them her blessing. An insider noted that Garner regards Lopez as a kind, wonderful person, and an incredible mother.