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Despite Being All the Rage Across the Internet Lately, Ben Affleck-Jennifer Lopez Power Couple Were a Flop in ‘Gigli’ Movie

Internet is known for having an obsession with celebrities couples, including Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox as well as John Krasinski and Emily Blunt. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez experienced something similar when they started dating for the first time.

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Jennifer Lopez reportedly rushed the wedding to make sure they didn’t break up this time.

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The obsession of fans and media at the start was considered so excessive that the couple claims it is one of the reasons why they didn’t get married. The singer confirmed the end of their engagement through a spokesperson on January 22, 2004.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez unite finally

In April last year, Page Six reported that the Batman v. Superman actor was seen visiting Jennifer Lopez multiple times at her Los Angeles home and later confirmed to be dating each other through various sources.

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Ben Affleck at a car dealership, where his son ended up crashing a Lamborghini.

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Later in April this year, the On the floor singer confirmed to be engaged with Ben Affleck in her personal fan newsletter. She commented on the experience in her newsletter when the actor proposed a second time, she stated:

“Saturday night while at my favorite place on earth (in the bubble bath), my beautiful love got on one knee and proposed.”

The Ben Affleck – Jennifer Lopez Starrer Gigli Bombed

In one of the worst-rated and most confusing movies of all time, Martin Brest-directed Gigli was filled with odd choices, bad dialogues, and a weird ending. The movie even won a Razzie Award for being the ‘Worst ‘Comedy’ of Our First 25 Years’.

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Jennifer Lopez shares pictures of their engagement.

Unfortunately for Bennifer, they were lead in the film, with Ben Affleck starring as Larry Gigli and Jennifer Lopez as a mafia enforcer Ricki. The movie is filled with embarrassing dialogues and scenes. They were in the film together while they were engaged.

Gigli starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez in Gigli

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There is a scene where Larry Gigli launches into an unending monologue about how big his co** is, and how lesbians buy sex toys since they can’t find real ones as big as his, just to charm Jennifer Lopez’s character. Surprisingly, they end up driving into the sunset at the climax of the movie.

While it’s definitely hard for viewers to forget the experience of Gigli, here’s top hoping that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez find their true happiness in each other.

Source: GQ

Written by Nikhil Makwana

Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.