Jennifer Lopez has revealed to fans the romantic details of her and husband Ben Affleck’s wedding weekend.
The couple celebrated their wedding on Saturday, Aug. 20 with friends and family at Affleck’s 87-acre property outside Savannah, Georgia.
In Thursday’s JLo newsletter, Lopez gave a rundown of the day from the moment she walked down the aisle in a white Ralph Lauren gown with a long, flowing train and veil at the weekend’s ceremony.I will guide you through the rest of your life. ”
“When he saw the moment I showed up at the top of the stairs, it made perfect sense and at the same time it looked incredibly incredible. Like the best dreams.” If I hadn’t been careful not to trip, I probably would have had a lot of the same thoughts, but when I got close enough to see his face, it meant the same wonderful thing to me.”
Lopez said, “Some old wounds were healed that day and the weight of the past was finally lifted off my shoulders. Full circle — and not quite the way we planned. Better.”
Lopez shared a quote from Affleck’s 2016 movie live by night It struck a chord with her — and he said in a speech at their reception, “Here’s heaven. Here we are. We’re there now.” One of my favorite quotes from live by nightHe also said it in his speech on the night of our wedding reception.
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Affleck and Lopez, who dated from 2002 to 2004, rekindled their romance last year and announced their engagement in April this year. I tied a knot.
In her newsletter, Lopez, 53, said she and Affleck, 50, “laughed the night before about getting married again at our age.” I was young and no longer a child, but somehow it seemed like the only age that mattered to me now.
of marry me The singer/actress added: If we are well tested to understand loss and joy and never take the important things for granted, or that the silly and insignificant annoyances of the day get in the way of accepting all that is precious. I was able to finally “settle down” in a way that only I could for a moment. ”
“We find ourselves in the time of life that we have long desired. We are grateful for all that life has shown us, even its trials and tribulations. was,” she wrote.
“I couldn’t be happier,” Lopez said.
“Years ago, we never imagined that the road ahead would navigate so many mazes and bring so many surprises, blessings and joys. It all culminated in this one of those moments,” she said. “We couldn’t be happier. I wish you all the same… Hard-earned happiness is sweeter than the journey ahead.”
Among the stars in attendance at the Georgia fest were Affleck’s longtime friend Matt Damon and wife Luciana, and director Kevin Smith and wife Jennifer. Clerk Actor Jason Mews with his wife Jordan Monsanto, as well as Hollywood’s top talent agent Patrick Whitesell and his wife, model/actress Pia Miller. Affleck’s actor brother Casey, 47, wasn’t able to attend, but welcomed Lopez into the family on Instagram.