The Evening Standard reports that there had been speculation that Ben Affleck’s mother Chris had advised him to call the wedding with Jennifer Lopez off. “She kept telling him to think about whether or not he would be happy living like this for the rest of his life,” a friend revealed. “And she asked him whether Jennifer was really the sort of woman he envisages himself married to and having kids with.”
Ben’s Friends Intervene To Stop Wedding With J.Lo?
September 15, 2003 – Twice last week, before the Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez wedding was called off, Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com was told Ben’s close pals staged an “intervention,” the kind used for addicts, to stop his wedding to J.Lo. As for their post-cancellation dinner at The Ivy, Friedman says their mutual agent, Patrick Whitesell, suggested it as a way of cooling off the press interest that has become so weird and intense. He adds that it a business meal, not a romantic encounter. Read more.