Roger Friedman of FoxNews.com reports that even though Jennifer Lopez has split with Ben Affleck and attended Benny Medina’s birthday party, the singer isn’t returning to her former manager. Simon Fields and Lopez got along so well on the set of ‘Shall We Dance?’ that a bond formed and turned into a business relationship. Meanwhile, at Benny’s birthday bash, Lopez was put in one room, and rival Mariah Carey – currently Medina’s part-time client – was in another. Read more.
‘Jersey Girl’ Low-Keys Lopez
January 24, 2004 – Don’t expect Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez to jointly promote their long-shelved upcoming movie, ‘Jersey Girl’ together. Director and longtime Affleck buddy Kevin Smith tells The New York Post reports film critic Lou Lumenick: “There weren’t plans beforehand for [Lopez] to be there at the March 5 press junket in New York, so the breakup doesn’t affect that. But I expect Ben to get hammered with questions,” and he predicted the premiere will be a full-scale mob scene.
Jennifer Lopez’s First Husband To Discuss Bennifer Breakup
January 24, 2004 – Jennifer’s first husband Ojani Noa will be speaking out on the Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck breakup on E! Live on Monday night at 8pm ET/PT. He also Launched his new 2004 Calendar.
J.Lo Didn’t Want To Be ‘Pathetic Woman Waiting For Her Man’
January 24, 2004 – Us Weekly’s Ken Baker talked to Jennifer Lopez the night after her split with Ben Affleck when she dined at Morton’s — the same restaurant where she and Cris Judd had their engagement party. “The important thing that Jen wanted people to know is that she doesn’t want people to think that she was some pathetic woman waiting for her man. You know, ‘Please marry me. Please marry me.’ She says that’s not the case. She just made a decision that it was something she had to do for herself,” Baker told ‘Access Hollywood’. Meanwhile, after living at J.Lo’s home on Mulholland Drive, Ben’s been shopping for a new home in Los Angeles.
Will Jenny From The Block Keep Her Rock?
January 24, 2004 – After Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck announced their breakup, many are wondering what will happen with the 25-karat pink diamond Ben gave to J.Lo at a price tag over $1 million. Royal Oaks, a Hollywood attorney, told Access Hollywood: “Basically, if the guy calls the wedding off then the gal gets to keep the ring, but if she calls it off she has to give it back.”
Jay Leno Weighs In On Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Breakup
January 24, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday night, “The good news, the Mars rover and NASA are communicating with each other again. The bad news Ben and J.Lo aren’t. That’s the sad news, Ben Affleck and Jennifer have broken up. This time Jen didn’t even use her usual method of dumping a guy – divorce. Of course, everyone in Hollywood is wondering the same thing: ‘Why couldn’t they have broken up before ‘Gigli’? I like Ben, he’s a friend of ours. I feel sorry for him. He’s got to be pretty depressed – it’s going to be hard for him to leave her behind.”