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Ben Affleck’s dad says he ‘had no idea’ about his son’s reunion with Jennifer Lopez

Ben Affleck’s dad had ‘no idea’ his son has been reconnecting with Jennifer Lopez (Picture: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Ben Affleck’s father appears to have found out about the Bennifer reunion along with the rest of the world.

The Hollywood actor, 48, and Jennifer Lopez have left fans shook in recent weeks after being romantically linked again, 17 years after they called off their engagement.

According to Ben’s dad Timothy Affleck, the Argo star hasn’t actually spoken to his family about the surprising update in his love life.

Speaking to The Sun, Timothy appeared to dismiss claims Ben had been pining for Jen in recent years as he scoffed: ‘I’ve never heard of all that nonsense.

He continued: ‘Of course I’ve heard of her. But I’d no idea about any of this. I talk to my kids about their lives when I see them, and they share with me what they want to share.’

The 77-year-old, who is also father to actor Casey Affleck, explained that the Covid-19 pandemic has kept him from spending time with his kids recently, meaning he’s a little bit out of the loop when it comes to relationship updates.

Ben and Jennifer met on the set of Gigli and separated 17 years ago (Picture: Chris Weeks/FilmMagic)

After weeks of fuelling rumors of a romantic reunion, Bennifer fans might have a meltdown if the pair aren’t actually back together.

Ben and Jen, 51, are yet to speak out over the speculation, which comes just weeks after the Love Don’t Cost A Thing singer ended her engagement to Alex Rodriguez.

Bennifer fans are praying the couple have found love together again (Picture: Chris Weeks/FilmMagic)

Ben and Jennifer first started dating in the early 2000s and announced their engagement in 2002 – before splitting two years later.

However, shortly after the Hustlers actress announced her relationship with A-Rod was officially over, the pair sent us all into a frenzy when they were spotted hanging out.

Things appear to be heating up between Bennifer 2.0, and they’ve been spending time together on romantic trips in Montana and Miami.

It seems this dedication has gone over well with the mum-of-two, who reportedly sees him ‘trying to make it work with their schedules’ as a priority.

Credit: Original article published here.

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