Ben Affleck developed a special bond with his wife Jennifer Lopez’s twins, Max and Emme, in the past year. Even though he has kids of his own, the Batman v Superman actor reportedly considers the twins a blessing and a gift.
Ben Affleck Allegedly Believes It Was Perfect Timing To Wed Jennifer Lopez After She Had Max, Emme
According to Us Weekly, Ben Affleck gave an impassioned speech at his wedding to Jennifer Lopez in Georgia this past weekend. In his speech, the actor also gave Max and Emme a special shout-out.
“Ben made an impassioned speech professing his love for Jennifer and her kids and said the children are the blessing and gift that happened because they didn’t get married before and that is proof that everything happens for a reason,” the source said.
During Affleck and Lopez’s wedding, Max and Emme were photographed walking behind their mom and carrying her long Ralph Lauren trail. Emme, who recently changed her pronouns, donned an all-white ensemble that included a coat and a pantsuit.
According to Life & Style, Affleck and Jennifer Garner’s daughter, Violet, also walked down the aisle with her stepmom and stepsiblings. The 16-year-old rocked an off-shoulder dress at the wedding.
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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez’s Children Get Along Well With Each Other
Affleck and Lopez respective also get along well with each other. A source told Hollywood Life that the bond between the stepsiblings is very strong.
“The bond is very strong and genuine. It helps that his kids have been just welcoming to Max and Emme because they’ve all become fast friends,” the source said.
Jennifer Lopez Doesn’t Allegedly Want Ben Affleck To Replace Max, Emme’s Dad Marc Anthony
But despite everyone’s close bond in the family, the same source claimed that Lopez doesn’t want Affleck to replace her twins’ dad, Marc Anthony. Even though their marriage didn’t last very long, Anthony also shares a special bond with Max and Emme.
“She understands that no one will ever be able to replace their father, but she sees how Ben has welcomed her children in as if they were his own and this is one of the things that she loves most about Ben. Ben has developed a special bond with Max and Max has warmed up to him so much. It is important for J.Lo that Max has a male figure in his life all the time because it makes him feel safe,” the source said.
And the family’s strong bond was put on display when Affleck and Lopez went on their honeymoon with their kids in tow. Since the couple is very busy, every time they have downtime, they make it a point to spend it with each other and their five children.
“Ben and Jennifer both adore having their kids around. It might be unconventional to bring them on the honeymoon, but it makes total sense for them. They’re both so busy, that whenever they get downtime, they really want their kids with them. And this marriage is about more than just them, they’ve joined their families so why not celebrate it as one big happy family,” the source said.
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