Ben Affleck And Jennifer Lopez Elope

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Kay Smythe News and Commentary Writer
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Superstar musician Jennifer Lopez and her equally famous beau, Ben Affleck, eloped and were married Saturday night.

Affleck and Lopez were married in Clark County, Nevada, according to court records obtained by TMZ. Sources close to the couple confirmed that the pair were hitched using their legal names, Benjamin Geza Affleck and Jennifer Lynn Lopez, the outlet continued.

Lopez’s last post with Affleck featured a compilation of photographs and videos of the two together and throughout their relationship for Father’s Day. She posted a photograph of herself smiling in bed Sunday, telling her followers to get all the details from her newsletter.

“We did it,” Lopez wrote to her fans, according to another USA Today report, “Love is beautiful. Love is kind. And it turns out love is patient. Twenty years patient.” She explained that “Last night we flew to Vegas, stood in line for a license with four other couples, all making the same journey to the wedding capital of the world.”

“Behind us two men held hands and held each other. In front of us, a young couple who made the three hour drive from Victorville on their daughter’s second birthday — all of us wanting the same thing — for the world to recognize us as partners and to declare our love to the world through the ancient and nearly universal symbol of marriage,” Lopez continued, according to the outlet.

Lopez reportedly plans to take his last name, USA Today continued. She even signed off her newsletter, “with love, Mrs Jennifer Lynn Affleck,” the outlet reported.

The couple became Instagram official back in July 2021, almost ten years after they first started dating in 2002. They were engaged once before, in 2003, but postponed their wedding days before tying the knot in 2004. (RELATED: Actor Ron Perlman Marries Woman More Than 20 Years Younger Than Him)

When they rekindled their relationship, some, like podcaster Megyn Kelly called it a “PR cover” after Lopez’s “disastrous break up with [Alex Rodriguez].” However, the pair were engaged again earlier this year with Lopez sporting a huge 8.5-carat diamond ring, according to Page Six.

The couple reportedly bought a huge home in Beverly Hills earlier this year, which may have cost around $60 million, TMZ noted. They’ve also taken the time to make sure their children are spending a lot of time together in a “blended family situation,” the outlet continued.