Family should always come first.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck may be picking up where they left off nearly 20 years ago, but the former wife of the Gone GirlJennifer Garner has a “hope” for her former spouse in the midst of her new high-profile romance.
According to a source from E! News, Garner, who shares his children Violet (15), Seraphina (12 and Samuel (9), with the actor, wants children to remain the center of Affleck’s world as he embarks on any new love journey.
“Jen doesn’t want to get involved. She has completely moved on,” explains the actress’s source from 13 Going on 30. “She continues to focus on her children and that is her priority. When the children are with Ben, she hopes that is her priority as well. What he does the rest of the time is not her problem. She has done her best to foster good relationships between Ben and the kids. But she won’t get involved with the people he’s dating or his private life. “
Affleck, who previously dated his co-star from Deep WaterAna de Armas, earlier this year, was first seen dating his ex-fiancée at their Los Angeles home in April. The reconciliation freaked out the internet, as the original duo Bennifer were a tabloid staple before their split in 2004. Since then, the two have been spotted vacationing in Montana and having a date night with friends in West Hollywood.
A source previously told E! News that things are serious with Affleck, the star of Hustlers She is leaving her long-time Miami home, where she lived with her ex-boyfriend Alex Rodriguez, for a new life on the West Coast.
“She’s excited about a fresh start and about Ben,” the source shared at the time. “Elle will be at her Los Angeles home soon.”
As for Garner, she focuses on her children.
“She is trying to live her life and raise her children and the last thing she wants to do is deal with Ben’s love life,” shared a source close to the star of Alias with e! News. “His focus is always on the happiness of the children and Ben being a good father.”