Merry and vibrant! Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez acquired into the vacation spirit at a star-studded Christmas occasion with their closest buddies.
The Gone Woman star, 50, and the Grammy nominee, 53, hosted a celebration at their residence in Hollywood on Saturday, December 17, with Billie Eilish, Kim Kardashian and extra available to ring within the festive season. At one level in the course of the bash, vocal coach Stevie Mackey sat down on the piano to assist Lopez and Affleck serenade their visitors.
The couple carried out a rendition of John Legend‘s “By Christmas Eve,” with the Argo director confidently grabbing the mic and receiving a spherical of applause. Lopez smiled beside her husband in the course of the vacation karaoke session, and the couple later shared a passionate kiss.
Affleck and the Marry Me actress, who have been initially engaged within the mid-2000s, reunited in Might 2021 following Lopez’s break up from fiancé Alex Rodriguez. Almost one 12 months later, the Oscar winner proposed for a second time. The twosome stunned followers with a low-key Las Vegas marriage ceremony in July, exchanging vows once more in a extra conventional ceremony in August at Affleck’s Georgia property.
“Ben and Jen are nonetheless of their honeymoon section,” a supply completely advised Us Weekly in October of the newlyweds. “They’re very head over heels for one another.”
After two weddings — and two European honeymoons — the Gigli costars are settling into married life. “Turning into husband and spouse hasn’t modified their relationship a lot, aside from the truth that it solidified what they’d,” the insider defined. “They’re taking a look at properties to buy collectively and hoping to search out one they’re each proud of. It’s been an ongoing course of.”
This season marks the primary Christmas of the couple’s marriage. Lopez and Affleck beforehand shared a glimpse of how their blended household celebrated Thanksgiving at residence.
“This Is … Thanksgiving Vacation 🤍🍁,” the “On the Ground” singer captioned an Instagram video in November, documenting her festive traditions together with her husband and the duo’s respective youngsters. (Lopez shares twins Emme and Max, 14, with Marc Anthony, whereas the Justice League actor coparents daughters Violet, 17, and Seraphina, 13, and son Samuel, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner.)
Forward of the vacations, Lopez opened up about how the children have adjusted to their new regular. “The transition is a course of that must be dealt with with a lot care,” she advised Vogue in her December 2022 cowl story. “They’ve so many emotions. They’re teenagers. Nevertheless it’s going rather well thus far.”
On the time, the Second Act star raved over Garner, 50, calling her an “wonderful coparent.” Lopez went on to clarify how she hopes her residence will probably be a protected atmosphere for her three stepkids.
“What I hope to domesticate with our household is that his youngsters have a brand new ally in me and my youngsters have a brand new ally in him, somebody who actually loves and cares about them however can have a distinct perspective and assist me see issues that I can’t see with my youngsters as a result of I’m so emotionally tied up,” the New York native advised Vogue.