Why didn’t JLO marry Ben the first time?

During their lavish three-day wedding at Ben’s stunning $8million Georgia estate, the groom reportedly told guests during his wedding speech that he and Jennifer did not marry the first time because they needed to have their respective children.

What happened between J Lo and Ben?

Their wedding was set for September 2003, and Lopez said she’d change her name to Jennifer Affleck after the wedding. However, they never made it to the altar, canceling just days before the ceremony due to “excessive media attention.” They announced their official breakup in January 2004.

Did Ben Affleck regret breaking up with JLO?

When Affleck was asked about any regrets from his relationship with Lopez, he cited his role in her “Jenny From the Block” music video. “If I have a regret, it was doing the music video,” he told the Daily Record in 2008. “But that happened years ago. I’ve moved on. …