Jay Shetty Wanted to Cry at Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck Wedding

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Feeling the love! Jay Shetty was honored to officiate Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s second wedding ceremony ceremony — however he had some hassle holding it collectively. 

“The No. 1 factor that was going by means of my thoughts was, ‘Don’t cry, don’t cry, don’t cry.’ As a result of I’m a full-on crier,’” Shetty, 35, informed Selection in an interview revealed on Wednesday, February 1. “I used to be simply speaking myself down. So I needed to simply pull myself collectively as a result of … each a part of me simply needed to sob full of affection.”

Lopez, 53, and Affleck, 50, tied the knot thrice in summer season 2022 — with their second set of nuptials going down in Georgia surrounded by their household and mates. Over 150 friends attended the occasion on the Argo director’s property together with longtime pal Matt Damon. The couple’s youngsters — Max and Emme, 14, whom Lopez shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony, and Violet, 17, Samuel, 14, and Seraphina, 10, whom Affleck shares with ex-wife Jennifer Garner — additionally joined in on the celebration. 

Previous to the August 2022 nuptials, the lovebirds made their union official in a small ceremony in Las Vegas.

“We did it. Love is gorgeous. Love is variety. And it seems love is affected person. Twenty years affected person,” the Selena star wrote in July 2022, simply hours after Us Weekly confirmed that the pair had obtained their marriage liscense. “[The wedding was] precisely what we needed. Final night time we flew to Vegas, stood in line for a license with 4 different {couples}, all making the identical journey to the marriage capital of the world.”

Following the low-key ceremony, an insider informed Us that the duo deliberate to have an even bigger social gathering with a bigger group of their family and friends, noting that their option to elope was a very long time coming.

“Jen and Ben have talked about eloping for months now and it felt proper for them,” the insider informed Us on the time. “[They] have each already had massive weddings beforehand, so the pageantry isn’t as vital to them because it as soon as was.”

Lopez and the Good Will Searching star have been first engaged between 2002 and 2004 earlier than they referred to as it quits. The twosome rekindled their romance in Could 2021 following the “Let’s Get Loud” singer’s break up from then-fiancé Alex Rodriguez. In April, they revealed that Affleck had proposed for a second time. 

“Saturday night time whereas at my favourite place on earth (within the bubble tub), my stunning love obtained on one knee and proposed,” she wrote in her e-newsletter on the time, confirming their engagement. “ was taken completely off guard and simply look in his eyes smiling and crying on the similar time making an attempt arduous to get my head round the truth that after 20 years this was occurring another time, I used to be fairly actually speechless and he stated, ‘is {that a} sure?’ I stated, ‘YES in fact that’s a YES.’”

Whereas Shetty, for his half, was the officiant for under one in all “Bennifer’s” weddings, the previous monk is thought for serving to movie star {couples} tie the knot. In September 2021, he helped Lily Collins and husband Charlie McDowell say “I do” at Dunton Sizzling Springs in Colorado. 

“This second will perpetually play inside my head,” the groom, 39, captioned an Instagram add on the time, whereas Lily commented, “I’m so excited to be your WIFEY ❤️‍🔥.”