Following the news of Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez’s engagement, a source is EXCLUSIVELY revealing to HL how Ben’s ex, Jennifer Garner, feels about the situation.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez just shared the news of their engagement last Friday, and Ben’s ex-wife Jennifer Garneris “completely favorable” to the idea! “She acted completely favorable to it and even congratulated them,” a source EXCLUSIVELY revealed to HollywoodLife. “Jennifer and Ben been broken up for a very long time and there is no reason whatsoever that she would be upset about this. She is happy if he is sober and he is doing well, both of which he is and both of which are of utmost importance to JLo.”
The source continued, “The two women have respect for each other as mothers and as individuals. They are on speaking terms and have had numerous talks. They know that they are going be a part of each other’s families for life through this marriage.”
Moreover, our insider noted that both Ben and Jen want to include their kids in the wedding parties, since they are “becoming like family now.” They also want Jen Garner herself to come to the wedding, considering the aforementioned information about the relationship between the three adults.
“She is a part of Ben’s family and there is no reason why she wouldn’t be invited,” the source shared. “Whether or not she will go is up to her. She has gotten rather close with J.Lo and the two of them are on speaking terms for sure. They know that this is important to their children.”
As for the details of their upcoming nuptials, Ben and JLo are indeed ready to go all out. “Ben and Jen want to have an elaborate and grand wedding and no expenses will be spared,” our insider revealed. “Even if they were to make it private, between their families and their children, it would be a huge wedding whether they wanted to or not.”
The source went on to share that while the couple hasn’t yet picked out a date, they’re both sure of the kind of ceremony they’re looking for. “They talked about it extensively then and nothing has really changed [since they were engaged the first time] except that they both now have to add more people to their guest list now because they did not have children then,” the source went on.