Jennifer Lopez recently detailed how she reconnected with her former boyfriend and current husband, actor Ben Affleckafter they called off their engagement nearly two decades ago in 2004.
the star of marry me talked about how he always knew there was a “real love” for her after her initial split from the star of Argo.
In an interview with Vogue, J.Lo said: “Obviously we weren’t trying to go out in public. But I never shied away from the fact that, for me, I always felt like there was a real love there, a true love there.”
“The people in my life know that he was a very, very special person in my life.”, added the Hollywood beauty. “When we reconnected, those feelings for me were still very real.”
Lopez went on to reveal that it was Affleck who approached her after he broke up with Ana De Armas to tell her that he was excited about her in an interview.
After this, the couple began to talk and hang out again, leading them to rekindle their romance after 17 long years.
The actress-singer went on to share that she and Affleck “got lost” and then “found each other” again, adding, “Not to discredit anything that happened in between, because all of those things were real too.”
The mother of two explained: “All we ever wanted was to get to a place of peace in our lives where we really felt that kind of love that you feel when you’re really young and you wonder if you can have that again. Does it exist? Is it real? All those questions that I think everyone has.”
“You go through all these relationships, and you seek out and you connect and you disconnect from people, and you think, ‘God, is this how life is? Like a carousel, a roller coaster, a fairground attraction? And then she settles down. But the path to that is a mystery to everyone.”Lopez added.