The Sun reports that immediately after phoning Ben Affleck to dump him, the singer/actress phoned a number she knew by heart, former lover Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs. “Jennifer has never really got over breaking up with Sean. They were together for two years and she loved him, trusted him and admired him,” a friend of J.Lo’s revealed. “Jen thought that Sean was so wise. Especially when it came to helping her establish herself as a credible singer. When she was with him her career was on a real high. She’d landed a few big movie roles and her debut album was No1 all over the world. Ironically, the reason she split up with him was because she felt she had to for the sake of her career.” The source added, “She never really wanted to split with him. She was forced into it by her advisers and family. She felt in a corner. But it comes as no surprise that she turned to Sean when she realized it was over between her and Ben.”
People’s Castro Comments On Ben And Jen Split
January 23, 2004 – Peter Castro of People magazine was on the Fox News Channel on Friday to discuss the Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck split. Castro says that J.Lo finally had enough of his partying and he believes they fell in lust not love. Castro added that he thinks Lopez will show up to the Golden Globe Awards, and thinks people will feel sorry for her and will be giving her support, portraying Ben as the bad guy in the situation. FoxNews.com has since removed the video.
Bonnie Fuller Weighs In On Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Breakup
January 23, 2004 – Bonnie Fuller of American Media was on the Fox News Channel on Friday to discuss the ended romance of Ben and Jennifer. Fuller says she wasn’t surprised, especially after Ben agreed to a wedding before Christmas and suddenly got cold feet a second time. She added that Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs has now entered the picture. FoxNews.com has since removed the video.
Jennifer Lopez Will Walk Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet
January 23, 2004 – Entertainment Tonight reported Thursday that Jennifer and Ben Affleck have called off their engagement and parted ways. J.Lo originally told Golden Globe Awards organizers that she’d prefer to skip the red carpet on Sunday, sneak in a back door and not do any press — but ET has learned from the site of the awards show that she now may brave the red carpet.
Teary Eyed Jennifer Lopez Comments On Breakup
January 23, 2004 – Craig Kilborn joked about Ben Affleck and Jennifer’s breakup during his Late Late Show monologue on Thursday night, “Ben and J.Lo have broke up. A teary eyed J.Lo was heard saying, ‘We’ll always have our bad reviews’.”
The Final Straw That Ended Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez
January 23, 2004 – Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Thursday night, “The big story today not the war, not Howard Dean, not the presidential election, no the big story today Ben and Jennifer have broken up. The final straw was when Ben told her ‘Yes, your ass does look big in those pants’.”
‘Jersey Girl’ Affected Ben Affleck & Jennifer Lopez Breakup Timing
January 23, 2004 – Despite the split of Jennifer and Ben , their movie ‘Jersey Girl’ is slated to open in mid-March and former couple have both confirmed they will be promoting the picture. The main press junket for the film is scheduled for the weekend of March 5th in New York. A Hollywood source told the Chicago Sun-Times on Thursday, “I’m sure the timing of this announcement was not unrelated to doing press for ‘Jersey Girl.’ They’re giving themselves a bit of time, probably hoping interest in their breakup will have waned somewhat by the time they have to face reporters to talk about the film.”