Ben Affleck Gushes Over Jennifer Lopez In Interview


“I can only stand by and admire with respect.”

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In their first joint interview since rekindling their romance, Ben only had the sweetest things to say about Jennifer — particularly the impact her career has had on others.

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“All I can tell you is that I have seen firsthand the difference representation makes because I have seen, over and over and over and over, women of color approach Jennifer and tell her what her example as a strong woman and a woman succeeding and demanding her fair share in the business world means to them,” Ben told Adweek.

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He added that he was “in awe” of Jennifer’s effect on the world before explaining how he believes his career could never compare to hers.

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“At most, as an artist, I can make movies that move people. Jennifer has inspired a massive group of people to feel they have a seat at the table in this country,” Ben noted.

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He continued, “That is an effect few people throughout history have had, one I will never know and one I can only stand by and admire with respect.”

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Jennifer also acknowledged her career’s impact — and says it’s nothing she’ll ever take for granted.

“That is my blessing, and what I feel is an incredible, incredible gift that I’ve been given from God. And I don’t take it for granted. I cherish it and try to use it in the best way that I always can,” Jennifer concluded.

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Read all that Ben and Jennifer had to say here.

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