Twitter reacts to Bennifer’s engagement
Bennifer fanatics — like almost everyone on the planet — took Twitter by storm, sharing their congratulations to Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck on their engagement over the weekend. “Put it in my veins,” wrote one social media user. “I deserve a Bennifer marriage.”
The Hollywood power couple, who previously got engaged two decades ago before calling off their wedding, announced the happy news Friday via Lopez’s newsletter, On the JLo. The “Let’s Get Loud” singer previously teased the “major announcement” on Twitter, telling fans to go to her “inner circle” site where she shares “more personal” moments. Lopez has since added a wedding ring to her Twitter account.
Sharing the news, she showed off her rare green diamond ring, which has a special meaning for her as a “lucky color”. She said: “I realized there were many times in my life when amazing things happened when I was wearing green. Maybe you remember a certain green dress.
Enthusiastic reactions from fans and notable figures quickly poured in, including people who called for the wedding ceremony to be televised as a major milestone in American history. “I need Bennifer’s wedding to be streamed or on TV, just extreme extravagance and gluttony at every turn, 8 person reporting team on the ground the same day, that’s the America, dammit, and I want to watch the second one — a chance love story we don’t deserve and are lucky to have!” wrote Vulture TV reviewer Roxana Hadadi.
Affleck and Lopez were already engaged in 2002, delaying their wedding days before the ceremony and later calling it off two years later. Since then, they have cited media scrutiny and tabloid pressure as reasons for their breakup. They reunited in 2021, following Lopez’s split from former pro baseball player Alex Rodriguez and Affleck’s split from “Deep Water” co-star Ana de Armas.
“We’re older now, we’re smarter, we have more experience, we’re in different places in our lives, we have kids now, and we have to be very aware of those things,” Lopez told People. in February. her renewed relationship.
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