Ben Affleck’s ’emotional’ wedding speech to wife Jennifer Lopez ‘reflected on their past engagement’

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck married on Saturday at his sprawling estate in Georgia in front of 135 people.

And on Wednesday WeWeekly claimed the 50-year-old groom got emotional while giving a speech to his new bride, JLo, 53.

The Argo star and director referenced her 2002 engagement to the Marry Me singer, noting that they didn’t walk down the aisle 20 years ago for a reason.

It's love: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck got married Saturday in Georgia in front of 135 people.  And on Wednesday, UsWeekly claimed the groom got emotional while giving a speech to his new wife JLo

It’s love: Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck got married Saturday in Georgia in front of 135 people. And on Wednesday, UsWeekly claimed the groom got emotional while giving a speech to his new wife JLo

The past is back: The Argo star and director referenced her 2002 engagement to the singer, noting they didn't walk down the aisle 20 years ago for a reason.  Seen in 2003

The past is back: The Argo star and director referenced her 2002 engagement to the singer, noting they didn’t walk down the aisle 20 years ago for a reason. Seen in 2003

The Batman actor said they didn’t get married the first time because they needed to have their respective children.

Lopez has Max and Emme, 14, with ex-husband Marc Anthony and Affleck has Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Sam, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner.

A source told the site: ‘Ben gave an impassioned speech professing his love for Jennifer and her children and said the children are the blessing and the gift that has happened because they haven’t married before and it is proof that everything happens for a reason. ‘

Ben and Jen got engaged 20 years ago, but called off their wedding in 2003.

The kids: The Batman actor says they first married because they needed to have their respective children;  on the left JLo with Max and Emme, on the right Ben with

His children: He has three children with Jennifer Garner: Violet, Seraphina and Samuel;  seen in 2018

The kids: The Batman actor says they first married because they needed to have their respective children; on the left JLo with Max and Emme, on the right Ben’s ex Jennifer Garner with Violet, Seraphina and Samuel

Stepmom before: This isn't the first time that Lopez will play the role of stepmom.  When she married Anthony, she became stepmother to his children Ariana, 28, and Chase, whose mother is Debbie Rosado;  and Cristian, 21, and Ryan, 19, whose mother is Dayanara Torres.  Seen in 2005

Stepmom before: This isn’t the first time that Lopez will play the role of stepmom. When she married Anthony, she became stepmother to his children Ariana, 28, and Chase, whose mother is Debbie Rosado; and Cristian, 21, and Ryan, 19, whose mother is Dayanara Torres. Seen in 2005

Children were a big part of the couple’s weekend wedding.

A source told People, “Jennifer loved having all the kids there.” She loved the location. Everything was very special. It was a dream for her.

From now on, she will be the stop-mom of her three children.

It’s not the first time that Lopez will play the role of stepmother.

When she married Anthony, she became stepmother to his children Ariana, 28, and Chase, whose mother is Debbie Rosado; and Cristian, 21, and Ryan, 19, whose mother is Dayanara Torres.

The new Mr. and Mrs. Affleck are living in a rental in Beverly Hills until the renovation of Lopez’s former mansion in Bel Air, Calif., is complete.

It is unknown if all the children will go to the same school as they are almost all teenagers except for Samuel.

The wedding was spectacular with an “old Hollywood theme, revealed Daily mail during the weekend.

The Look: On Tuesday, Lopez gave fans a sneak peek at her wedding dresses, which were custom-made by Ralph Lauren for her couture line.  She wore a total of three dresses in all, she shared with OnTheJLo

The Look: On Tuesday, Lopez gave fans a sneak peek at her wedding dresses, which were custom-made by Ralph Lauren for her couture line. She wore a total of three dresses in all, she shared with OnTheJLo

Another: There was one with a keyhole in front too

Another: There was one with a keyhole in front too

They have known each other for more than 20 years: They were together in 2002 and got back together in 2021. Seen in February

They have known each other for more than 20 years: They were together in 2002 and got back together in 2021. Seen in February

Stylist Courtney Victor added: “They all seemed to be such a happy and cohesive family unit. She is absolutely flawless. It’s amazing how beautiful she is.

And the Bronx-born beauty loves being Mrs. Affleck.

“She keeps saying ‘husband’ and it’s very cute,” the insider shared.

On Tuesday, Lopez gave fans a sneak peek at her wedding dresses which were custom-made by Ralph Lauren for its couture line.

She wore a total of three dresses in all, which she shared with OnTheJLo.

There was one with a high neck and a long train, another with a keyhole in the front, and a third with strands of pearls draped over her body.

The dresses cost around $1 million each.

The weekend wedding event came after the couple married in Las Vegas in July.

She also wore a white dress for this wedding and her children were present.

They have already been married: the two tied the knot in July in Las Vegas

They have already been married: the two tied the knot in July in Las Vegas

WEDDING DRESSES FROM JENNIFER LOPEZ’S FILM

Jennifer Lopez has played a bride several times in her films.

Here’s a look at some of her best dresses on the silver screens.

In The Wedding Planner in 2001 with Matthew McConaughey, she wore an off-the-shoulder satin dress.

In the 2002 movie Enough with actor Billy Campbell, Jenny wore a low-cut dress with a sweetheart neckline.

For 2006’s El Cantante, she wore a long-sleeved satin dress with a lace overlay. She worked with – at the time – her real husband, Marc Anthony, who also played her husband.

In 2021’s Marry Me, she wore a beige and crystal lace dress to say yes to Maluma but he never showed.

And in this year’s film Shotgun Wedding, she modeled a gauze dress with a sweetheart neckline.

A beautiful bride: Seen in the film The Wedding Planner in 2001 with Matthew McConaughey

Married on Film: In the 2002 film Enough with actor Billy Campbell

Married on Film: In the 2002 film Enough with actor Billy Campbell

A bride in film and in real life: Lopez with her real husband Marc Anthony who also played her husband in El Cantante

A bride in film and in real life: Lopez with her real husband Marc Anthony who also played her husband in El Cantante

All dressed up to get married: In a silver wedding dress for her upcoming movie Marry Me

All dressed up to get married: In a silver wedding dress for her upcoming movie Marry Me

Be My Man: Jenny shows off Owen's character when he appears onscreen behind her

Be My Man: Jenny shows off Owen’s character when he appears onscreen behind her

Will you take Jennifer Lopez - as Kat - as your wife?  Lopez and Wilson are face to face as he says

Will you take Jennifer Lopez – as Kat – as your wife? Lopez and Wilson face off as he says ‘OK’ to be her husband

Another wedding dress: In her dress for the 2022 film Shotgun Wedding

Another wedding dress: In her dress for the 2022 film Shotgun Wedding

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