During their relationship, Jennifer Lopez released the album “This Is Me” which was inspired by her love for Affleck. In 2022, Lopez spoke in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music 1 about the album, “This Is Me… So, I really captured a moment where I fell in love with the love of my life. And I just, it’s all right there on the record.”
In 2002, affleck and lopez decided to get engaged insiders. While many were supportive of the couple, they decided to separate in 2004. The breakup really hurt Lopez and put her in a dark place.
Lopez spoke to Lowe about how “painful” the breakup was.
The singer said: “Once we called off that wedding 20 years ago, It was the greatest anguish of my life and, honestly, I felt that I was going to dieThe split affected Lopez personally but also her professional career. She said, “So, I didn’t make music the way I did in 2002 until now… It put me on a spiral for the next 18 years in the that I just couldn’t get it right.”
Lopez had to deal with this devastating heartbreak, but the singer ended up having a happy ending.
Jennifer’s new album focuses on Ben
After breaking up in 2004, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck moved on with their lives. But they say, “If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, it’s yours,” according to PsychologyToday. This is true for Affleck and Lopez because twenty years after the first meeting, they decided to give their love another chance and it seems even stronger than before. In 2022 the couple got married.
Now, affleck has inspired another album for Lopez.
He revealed to Zane Lowe in Apple Music 1 who will be releasing a new album titled “This Is Me…Then”, a play on their 2002 album.
Lopez had trouble writing music after her breakup with Affleck, but this time she had no problem. She said: “…I felt so inspired and so overwhelmed with emotion that [la música] It was coming out of me.”
Lopez shared vulnerablely with Lowe: “True love exists, and some things last forever.. And that’s real. I want to send that message to the world.” The singer also revealed that she and Affleck are “scared” by everything she shares on this new album.
She said: “He said, ‘Do you really mean all these things?’ And I was like, ‘I don’t know how else to do it, baby. So for “Bennifer” fans everywhere, prepare for an inside look at the couple’s relationship, 20 years later.