A second chance is still a chance, and it may be fruitful for the pair.
Her sister Lynda also confirmed the news by uploading a photo of the singer’s ring on Instagram Stories with the caption, “So this happened. Love you @jlo #benaffleck.”
That same night, JLo hinted the big news with a video on Twitter, writing, “So I have a really exciting and special story to share…” accompanied a diamond ring emoji to her Twitter name.
An engagement was an “ongoing talk” between the pair, a source disclosed to Entertainment Tonight in March 2022, saying, “Ben and Jen can’t wait to spend the rest of their lives together and know that they were destined to be together.”
“Ben is Jen’s number one fan and he completely champions her and always tells her how great he is. He loves talking about her different projects. She is a huge supporter of his too, but Ben really can’t stop telling everyone how smart and hardworking she is.”
“They actively talk about what didn’t work in the past and use those experiences to strengthen their relationship now, for the future and for the sake of themselves and their families,” the source added. “They are committed to having a healthy, everlasting relationship.”
The now-engaged couple had planned to marry in the early 2000s. They called off their wedding and canceled their initial engagement in January 2004 following a highly publicized relationship. It is for this reason that the couple’s reconciliation in May 2021, 17 years after their failed engagement, came as a surprise to many.
Reactions to Jennifer Lopez Confirms Her Second Engagement To Ben Affleck
Don’t let Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck trick you into getting back together with your ex— Lupe🐉 (@lupittaa5) April 9, 2022
Jennifer Lopez is engaged y’all!!— Mamba Out ✌🏾✌🏾 (@kcjj_04) April 9, 2022
Me: Again??! pic.twitter.com/Jx1tMHkdYJ
Congratulations to Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez on getting engaged🥂.— TV Fanatic👑⚜️ (@TvKhaleesi) April 9, 2022
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Ring. Ring. pic.twitter.com/HHpDbPA4SK
Congratulations to Jennifer Lopez on that new ring with Ben Affleck 🙏🏽🙏🏽 #iamdwest #JenniferLopez #love pic.twitter.com/O96fTI58xi— Dwest (@iamdwest_) April 9, 2022
JLO AND BEN AFFLECK ARE REALLY ENGAGED OMG??!??! pic.twitter.com/wAnU5zMX1x— liv (@livjlpz) April 9, 2022
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Let’s clarify: Ben was not against remarrying! Ben was against remarrying anyone who was not Jennifer Lopez! pic.twitter.com/9bhyEdKgr8— kaitlin 💍💚 (@BenniferStan2) April 9, 2022
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MY BABIES ARE ENGAGED!!! CONGRATS!!! #BENNIFER LIVES FOREVER ❤️🩹🫂— 𝙟𝙖𝙨𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙚 💍 (@jlobronx12) April 9, 2022
@JLo said YES!!! 💍 pic.twitter.com/R1vCScpq6q
exclusive look at ben affleck proposing to jlo pic.twitter.com/WcOBof6Fxk— kathleen (@kathleen_hanley) April 9, 2022