Ben Affleck Reveals Jennifer Lopez’s Favorite ‘Yellowstone’ Romance

The couple that watches Yellowstone collectively, stays collectively. Ben Affleck opened up about spouse Jennifer Lopez‘s sudden love for Paramount Community’s Yellowstone.

Throughout an look on the Wednesday, March 22, episode of “The Invoice Simmons Podcast,” Affleck, 50, defined to longtime buddy and Air costar Matt Damon what drew the “Let’s Get Loud” singer, 53, to the sequence.

“I’m type of disturbed that my spouse actually likes Yellowstone. A part of me thinks that she’s actually drawn to the romance between Cole Hauser and Kelly Reilly,” the director, who exchanged vows with Lopez twice in 2022, shared. “Jen confirmed me a clip of her off of Instagram, the monologue she has with the child within the automobile concerning the methods to change into wealthy.”

He added: “After which she was like, ‘I really like this story of those two.’ I used to be like, ‘Wait a minute? With Hauser? With Cole Hauser? What do you’re keen on about it?’”

Affleck and Damon, 52, beforehand starred alongside Hauser in 1992’s Faculty Ties. The Martian star, for his half, praised how far their former costar has are available in his profession.

Cole Hauser and Kelly Reilly

“To inform you the reality, I used to be at all times mystified that Cole wasn’t an enormous film star,” Damon stated on Wednesday. “After we labored with him, he was 16, and I’ll always remember. We have been driving again into Boston and we have been leaving set for the primary week, and we’re like, ‘Who’s the very best actor right here?’ and each of us on the similar time have been like, ‘Hauser.’ … He was pure, uncooked expertise. Simply the sweetest soul.”

In response, Affleck weighed in on Hauser’s excellent casting on the hit Western drama, including, “He’s very convincing as that man. I feel America believes he’s Rip.”

Viewers noticed Hauser’s character Rip tie the knot with Reilly’s Beth within the closing episode of the fourth season. Following the onscreen nuptials, Hauser, 48, teased what he thought of to be the proper ending for the fictional pair.

“Most likely sitting on a porch, hopefully with Beth,” the 2 Quick 2 Livid star solely informed Us Weekly in January about how he want to see his character’s story wrap up. “I feel they love one another an excessive amount of [to ever split]. They’re meant to be collectively.”

Hauser’s spouse, Cynthia Daniel, additionally revealed that she was rooting for the duo. “I really like their characters collectively,” Daniel — who shares youngsters Ryland, 18, Colt, 14, and Steely, 10, with the actor — gushed about Rip and Beth. “They’re superior. She’s such a fantastic individual.”