Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Relationship Timeline
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck's Latest Romantic Milestone Is a Permanent Symbol of Their Love
July 2002: Jennifer Lopez Files For Divorce From Cris Judd
Just about six months after "Gigli" began filming, Lopez and Judd separated, and in July 2002, J Lo officially filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences, per People. Not long after, Bennifer was born, though Jennifer insisted nothing happened between her and Affleck until she'd ended things with Judd. When asked how they first fell in love during a 2003 interview with Dateline's Pat O'Brien, Lopez said, "You can't pinpoint it. We became friends first. That is the honest to God truth."