Jennifer Lopez is proud Ms. Affleck
Turbulent years lie behind them. Meanwhile, Jennifer Lopez feels comfortable as Ben Affleck’s wife. Then names are secondary.
pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez is proud of her official new surname. “People will continue to call me Jennifer Lopez, but my official name will be Mrs. Affleck because we’re connected,” the 53-year-old, who said yes to actor Ben Affleck in July, told Vogue. “We’re husband and wife. I’m proud of that.”
You can understand when married couples decide that the man should use the surname of the Woman accepts, explained the singer. However, she emphasized that her own decision does not make her feel that she has given up power or control. “I just think it’s romantic. It still carries tradition and romance to me and maybe I’m just that kind of girl.”
Lopez and Affleck married in Las Vegas in July and at a larger ceremony at Affleck’s Georgia home in August. The singer then signed her “On the JLo” newsletter with the name Jennifer Lynn Affleck. The Latina star and the Hollywood actor were a couple around 20 years ago, but then called off their engagement and split in January 2004.