Gal buddies! There’s no dangerous blood between Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s ex-wife, Jennifer Garner — in actual fact, the 2 girls are bonding.
“Now that Jen and Jen have been coparenting, they’ve been attending to know one another higher and have fashioned a really new friendship,” an insider completely reveals within the newest difficulty of Us Weekly, noting that Garner, 50, “can’t consider how candy” Lopez, 53, is to her youngsters.
“They actually get pleasure from one another,” the supply says.
The Alias alum and the Argo director, 50, have been married for 10 years earlier than calling it quits in 2015. The coparents share three youngsters collectively: Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10. Lopez, for her half, shares twins Emme and Max, 14, with ex-husband Marc Anthony, to whom she was married from 2004 to 2014.
In Might 2021, twenty years since their first shot at love within the early 2000s, Us confirmed that Lopez and Affleck have been “full-on courting” after she ended her engagement to Alex Rodriguez earlier that yr. Affleck proposed in April and the lovebirds tied the knot in a shock Las Vegas ceremony three months later. In August, they celebrated with family and friends in Georgia.
Earlier this month, the Marry Me star praised Garner and Affleck for his or her amicable cut up. “[She’s] an incredible coparent, they usually work rather well collectively,” Lopez advised Vogue.
As for a way she and the Good Will Looking star are dealing with the newly blended household, Lopez defined that it’s all about taking it one step at a time.
“The transition is a course of that must be dealt with with a lot care,” she mentioned. “They’ve so many emotions. They’re teenagers. But it surely’s going rather well to date.”
The “Ready for Tonight” artist added that she hopes her and Affleck’s youngsters will see the rising brood as having a brand new “ally” of their lives. “Somebody who actually loves and cares about them however can have a special perspective and assist me see issues that I can’t see with my youngsters as a result of I’m so emotionally tied up,” she shared.
Whereas getting the children used to a brand new every day way of life could have its challenges, the love between Lopez and Affleck comes as simply because it did the primary time round.
“Individuals in my life know that he was a really, very particular particular person in my life,” she gushed to Vogue. “Once we reconnected, these emotions for me have been nonetheless very actual. … All we’ve ever needed was to sort of come to a spot of peace in our lives the place we actually felt that kind of affection that you simply really feel while you’re very younger and marvel when you can have that once more.”
Garner, who has been in a relationship with John Miller since 2018, hasn’t publicly commented on the brand new household dynamic, however a supply beforehand advised Us that the ladies have been amicable.
“J. Lo has Jennifer Garner’s seal of approval,” the insider advised Us in June 2021, including that the “On the Ground” singer is a sort and fantastic particular person and an incredible mom.”
For extra on Lopez and Garner’s friendship, choose up the most recent difficulty of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.