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Ben Affleck Says Ex J.Lo Appears ‘The Similar As You Did In 2003’ In Flirty Interview

A really single Ben Affleck and a maybe-single Jennifer Lopez introduced again reminiscences of Bennifer (the unique taste) in a latest profile of the music famous person.

An InStyle journal cowl story, printed Monday, rounds up just a few of Lopez’s well-known exes to share some reminiscences of her, together with a number of of her high-profile followers and former co-stars, together with Michelle Obama, Charlize Theron and Matthew McConaughey.

Conspicuously absent from the profile is the singer’s on-again-off-again fiancé Alex Rodriguez, after the pair’s rumored cut up after which reconciliation final month.

However Affleck, who was engaged to Lopez for a short while within the early aughts, appeared completely happy to step in, raving about her work ethic amongst different, significantly extra flirty remarks.

“I used to be utterly humbled and blown away by what she was dedicated to doing day in and time out, the seriousness during which she took her work, the quiet and devoted manner she went about conducting her objectives, after which how she would return and redouble her efforts,” Affleck informed InStyle.

He referred to as Lopez “the hardest-working particular person I’ve come throughout on this enterprise,” and praised her expertise as a performer.

“I’m so completely happy for her that she appears, in the end, to be getting the credit score she deserves,” Affleck added.

Along with protecting the tabloid pages on the time of their much-discussed romance, the 2 starred collectively in “Jersey Lady” and, in fact, 2003’s critically derided “Gigli.”

However depart it to Affleck, who cut up from girlfriend Ana de Armas in January, to gush just a bit too exhausting, elevating hypothesis about whether or not there’s nonetheless some warmth between the exes.

Commenting on Lopez’s seemingly ageless magnificence, Affleck, 48, remarked: “The place are you conserving the fountain of youth? Why do you look the identical as you probably did in 2003 and it sort of seems like I’m in my 40s… at finest?”

Lopez, 51, laughed off the praise, writing in response, “Ben is humorous! He nonetheless seems fairly good too.”

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the premiere of “Gigli” in 2003.

Earlier this 12 months, Affleck candidly mirrored on his relationship with Lopez, remarking on the acute unfavourable consideration she acquired within the press on the time.

“Folks had been so fucking imply about her — sexist, racist. Ugly, vicious shit was written about her in ways in which, when you wrote it now, you’ll actually be fired for saying these issues,” Affleck mentioned throughout an episode of The Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter” podcast. “Now it’s like, she’s lionized and revered for the work she did, the place she got here from, what she achieved.”