Bill Zwecker of the Chicago Sun-Times reports Ben Affleck’s mother, Chris, is not that wild about her son’s current girlfriend and rumored fiance Jennifer Lopez. Several sources tell him that Chris is very cool to the idea of a Ben and J.Lo marriage and would prefer him to be back with former girlfriend Gwyneth Paltrow. “Chris is not dissimilar to most mothers,” a pal says. “She is very worried about the fact Jennifer already has had two husbands and was married to both for less than a year.”
Ben And Jen Plot Valentine’s Day Wedding
October 18, 2002 – According to Britain’s Now magazine, a friend of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck says the couple plans to get married on Valentine’s Day. “Jennifer picked out the day a few weeks ago and Ben thought getting married on Valentine’s day was absolutely perfect, so a Valentine’s wedding it will be,” revealed the pal. “They’re knee-deep in wedding plans and we all know how much Jennifer loves a good wedding.”
Jennifer Lopez Gets $10,000 Diamond Ring To Boot
October 18, 2002 – Cindy Adams of the New York Post reports Jennifer was presented with, after picking up her VH1/Vogue Fashion Award, a $10,000 one-carat heart-shaped diamond hanging off a platinum chain. Heart-shaped because, said jeweler Graff, she’s romantic and sexy.
Jennifer Lopez Says She ‘Should’ve Thanked God’ For Fashion Award
October 17, 2002 – Entertainment Tonight’s Paula Abdul chatted backstage with Jennifer after she took home the award for Most Influential Artist at the VH-1/Vogue Fashion Awards. “I should’ve thanked God today for allowing me to live the dream of being the girl with the good clothes,” she told Paula. “From when I was very little I had a passion for beautiful things. For me, clothes and fashion is art as well.” Video has since been removed.
Jennifer Lopez Intro’d Out Of Order At VH1-Vogue Fashion Awards
October 17, 2002 – Jeannette Walls of MSNBC reports some celebrities at the VH1-Vogue Fashion Awards were complaining when Jennifer’s name was listed last to begin the show, while all the other names were listed in alphabetical order. “There were some pretty big names there and VH-1 had a lot of discussion about what order to announce them at the beginning of the show,” says a source. “They didn’t want anyone to feel snubbed by listing them in order of importance, so it was decided that all the stars would be announced alphabetically.”