Relive Bennifer's 20-Year, Full-Circle Romance
If there is any proof that love can thrive a second time around, it is undoubtedly Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's romance. The two were once the It couple of the early 2000s and arguably inspired the trend of celebrity couple names when they were dubbed "Bennifer" by fans. The pair unfortunately split in January 2004, meaning their whirlwind relationship only lasted two years. But true love never goes away, and the lovebirds have managed to find their way back to one another 20 years later.
Bennifer is back in full force, with Lopez announcing on April 9 that the pair are once again engaged. In her April 12 On the JLo newsletter, Lopez revealed more details about the engagement. "Saturday night while at my favorite place on earth (in the bubble bath), my beautiful love got on one knee and proposed," she wrote. "I was taken totally off guard and just looked in his eyes smiling and crying at the same time."
Lopez added that she was "trying hard to get my head around the fact that after 20 years this was happening all over again." She continued, "I was quite literally speechless and he said, 'Is that a yes?' I said, 'YES of course that's a YES.'
Additional reporting by Alicia Geigel.