Ben Affleck ‘Love Letters’ To Famous Ex Revealed

Jennifer Lopez’s documentary, “The Greatest Love Story Never Told,” delves into her relationship with Ben Affleck, revealing insights into their past split and why they called off their 2003 wedding. The documentary, released on February 26, offers a candid look at their romance and explores Lopez’s own struggles with love and relationships, tracing them back to her childhood.

 


 

In the documentary, Lopez shares that her new music was inspired by a collection of handwritten love letters from Affleck. The couple discusses their decision to call off their 2003 wedding just three days before the scheduled date. Affleck’s hesitancy about the love letters being shared publicly is highlighted, indicating his discomfort with their relationship being in the limelight.

“This book is a book Ben gave me on our first Christmas back together. It is every letter and every email that we wrote to each other from 20 years ago and today,” she says as she flashes quick glimpses of the book.

The couple admits to struggling under the pressure of being a tabloid phenomenon, leading to the strain on their relationship. The documentary touches on the challenges of having a private relationship in the public eye and the compromises they had to make. Affleck expresses his initial objections to the relationship being on social media but acknowledges the need for compromise.

“I was like, ‘You’ve been showing all the musicians all these letters?’” Affleck says in the documentary. “And they were like, ‘Yeah, we call you Pen Affleck.’ And I was like, ‘Oh my God.’”

On top of that, the documentary explores Lopez’s childhood and her pursuit of worth and value, stemming from being the middle child and feeling ignored by her parents. Affleck affirms Lopez’s assessment of her childhood, noting her feelings of emotional neglect. The couple reflects on the impact of their past experiences on their relationship and the ongoing work they must do individually.

Harrison Carter
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Harrison Carter has been a huge pro wrestling fan since 2002, and it's been his first love ever since then. He has years of writing experience for all things pro wrestling. His interests outside of wrestling include films, books and soccer.

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