Two changing into one. Jennifer Lopez opened up concerning the means of mixing her and Ben Affleck‘s households after their wedding ceremony final 12 months.
“We moved in collectively. The children moved in collectively,” the Hustlers actress, 53, defined throughout a Monday, January 16, look on the Immediately present. “It’s been, like, a extremely type of emotional transition, however on the similar time all of your goals coming true.”
The “Get Proper” songstress went on to say that 2022 was “an outstanding 12 months” for her, calling it her “finest 12 months I believe since my youngsters have been born.”
The New York Metropolis native shares twins Max and Emme, 14, with ex-husband Marc Anthony, whom she divorced in 2014. Affleck, 50, shares Violet, 17, Seraphina, 14, and Samuel, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner. The Justice League star and the Alias alum, additionally 50, known as it quits in 2015 after 10 years of marriage.
Lopez and the Argo director tied the knot in July 2022 after getting engaged three months prior. The duo, who have been first engaged from 2002 to 2004, rekindled their romance in early 2021. One month after their Las Vegas ceremony, the couple had a second wedding ceremony with family and friends at Affleck’s house in Georgia.
Final 12 months, the Shades of Blue alum revealed that she and the Oscar winner reconnected after her cut up from ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez, which she introduced in April 2021. Lopez and Affleck started speaking and seeing one another at their respective properties earlier than information of their relationship broke later that 12 months.
“Clearly, we weren’t attempting to exit in public,” the “Ready for Tonight” singer instructed Vogue in November 2022. “However I by no means shied away from the truth that for me, I at all times felt like there was an actual love there, a real love there. Individuals in my life know that he was a really, very particular individual in my life. Once we reconnected, these emotions for me have been nonetheless very actual.”
In the identical interview, Lopez mentioned that Garner is an “superb coparent” who works “rather well” with Affleck on the subject of elevating their youngsters. “The transition is a course of that must be dealt with with a lot care,” the Marry Me star continued. “They’ve so many emotions. They’re teenagers. But it surely’s going rather well to date. 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 unique perspective and assist me see issues that I can’t see with my youngsters as a result of I’m so emotionally tied up.”