During swirling online reports of a divorce, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez had a brief meeting on Thursday night. 

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 16: Actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez in the front row during a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at Crypto.com Arena on March 16, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.(Getty Images via AFP)

Despite media reporting that the couple, who got married less than two years ago, is no longer residing in the same house. Moreover, in the midst of increasing alleged marital strains, it is reported that the Hollywood celebrities have been separately looking for new homes for their future apart from each other. Page Six stated that with the potential end of Bennifer, Affleck has relocated to the same area as his former wife, Jennifer Garner. 

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Despite the messy situation, Bennifer appeared to have reconciled for the sake of their children. They met at Fin’s (Ben’s child) school play and appeared together publicly for the first time in over a month. 

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According to TMZ‘s insiders, The Accountant actor and JLo arrived separately at the location. They were both captured carrying flower bouquets for Fin. Ben and Jen maintained their distance despite engaging in conversations. Ben and Jen maintained their distance.

Lopez’s daughter, Emme, also attended the school play event. 

Fans of the popular couple thought that Ben and Jen appeared together in public to silence the rumors and speculations regarding their relationship. Although there is no official announcement on the state of their marriage, one thing is clear – they are not living together anymore. 

Following the play, Ben was seen giving Jennifer and Emme a ride back to their Beverly Hills mansion, which the couple bought for $60 million last year.  

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TMZ mentioned that the Air star turned his car around and headed to his Brentwood rental. Earlier that day, Affleck also spent quality time with his mother, Chris, without JLo.

With various sources presenting conflicting accounts, it’s difficult to predict the eventual outcome. Despite rumors of a breakup circling from all directions, the couple reportedly continues to wear their wedding rings in public. 

This will only add to their tumultuous relationship history if they decide to go their separate ways. They first began dating in 2002 after working together in Gigli as co-stars. Subsequently, they were engaged for a while but broke up in 2004. Their love story intertwined their destinies twenty years later as they rekindled their romance in 2022, leading to a wedding ceremony in Las Vegas.