Over the recent weeks, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have garnered significant media attention amidst speculations about their separation. Jennifer’s latest film also premiered on Netflix on May 24. In a recent conversation with Entertainment Weekly, Sterling K. Brown, Jennifer’s co-star, unveiled how her spouse, Ben Affleck, supported her in preparing for the lead role. (Also read: Jennifer Lopez expresses feeling ‘misunderstood’ amidst rumors about split with Ben Affleck)

Rumors suggest that Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s relationship might be going through a rough patch.

Ben’s Contribution to JLo

Portraying Atlas Shepherd in the film ‘Atlas’, Jennifer Lopez depicts a character named Atlas Shepherd, a data analyst with a cynical attitude towards artificial intelligence. In the interview, Sterling mentioned, “On occasions, Ben [Affleck] would assist by reading the lines for Smith. It seemed that the newlyweds, still deeply in love, wanted the sound of his voice. Therefore, at times, her reactions were influenced by listening to her husband’s voice.”

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Further Insights

Recent weeks have witnessed rumors circulating about a potential split between Ben and Jennifer. Earlier this month, Jennifer attended the Met Gala without Ben, where she served as one of the co-chairs. Furthermore, she made an appearance at the ‘Atlas’ premiere solo, whereas Ben was spotted without his wedding band, fueling more gossip. Originally engaged in 2002, the couple parted ways two years later, only to rekindle their romance and tie the knot in July 2022.

The official synopsis of Atlas states, “Atlas Shepherd (Jennifer Lopez), a highly intelligent but antisocial data analyst with profound skepticism towards artificial intelligence, embarks on a mission to capture a rogue robot with whom she shares an enigmatic history.” Directed by Brad Peyton, the thriller also stars Simu Liu and Sterling K. Brown. Despite the negative critiques, the film presently maintains a meager Rotten Tomatoes rating of 17%.