They do — again! Ben AffleckAnd Jennifer Lopez tied the knot for the second time at his estate in Georgia surrounded by their loved ones — minus the groom’s brother, Casey Affleck.
The Manchester by the SeaThe 47-year-old star was seen in Los Angeles hours before the wedding ceremony on Saturday, August 20. According to footage from TMZ, Casey was asked why he skipped 50-year-old ceremony. Good Will Hunting star’s wedding, he appeared to ignore the question before mumbling that he “fell asleep.” The following day, however, the Gone Baby GoneStar welcomed Lopez, 52 years old, to the family via a sweet Instagram post.
“Good things are worth waiting for. Here is to twists and turns, new beginnings, and finding new reservoirs of old love,” Casey wrote on Sunday, August 21, alongside a throwback photo of him walking with Ben and the “Let’s Get Loud” singer when they first dated back in 2002. “Welcome to the family. Get ready for some real dysfunction. Kidding. I’m kidding. Jen, you’re a true gem. We love you so much!!! ❤️.”
Also missing from the big day was Ben’s ex-wife, Jennifer Garner, who was spotted shopping at Sam’s Club in her home state of West Virginia on Saturday. According to TMZ the 13 Going on 30Star, 50, was pictured with her boyfriend. John Miller,And her father. William GarnerDuring the outing.
Meanwhile, the three children that Garner shares with Ben — Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13 and Samuel, 10 — were present at their father’s wedding in Georgia. Also in attendance were Lopez’s children, 14-year-old Max and Emme, whom she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony.
The ArgoDirector and Lopez exchanged vows on Saturday night, one year after they got married in a Las Vegas whirlwind ceremony. “We did it. Love is beautiful. Love is kind. Love is patient, it turns out. Twenty years patient,” the Marry me star wrote in her “On the JLo,” newsletter after the July nuptials. “Exactly what we wanted. Last night we flew to Vegas, stood in line for a license with four other couples, all making the same journey to the wedding capital of the world.”
She continued: “So with the best witnesses you could ever imagine, a dress from an old movie and a jacket from Ben’s closet, we read our own vows in the little chapel and gave one another the rings we’ll wear for the rest of our lives. … It was the best possible wedding we could have imagined.”
After meeting on set of their film, the twosome originally dated back to 2002. Gigli. They were initially set to wed in September 2003, but they called it off due to “excessive media attention” and broke up four months later. They reconnected in May 2021 and Ben proposed the second time in April. “They picked up where they left off in terms of affection for each other,” a source exclusively told Us WeeklyThe couple reconnected in May 2021, shortly afterwards. “They both respect and trust each other.”
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