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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez tied the knot for the second time this weekend in a lavish three-day celebration at the actor’s 87-acre estate in Riceboro, Georgia, and Fox News Digital has the exclusive details on the couple’s marriage.
A source shared with Fox News Digital that the couple’s nuptials were attended by 135 guests, including Affleck’s best friend and “Good Will Hunting” co-star Matt Damon.
Damon’s wife Luciana, Jimmy Kimmel, “Jay and Silent Bob” stars Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes, and talent agent Patrick Whitesell were also all in attendance.
The insider revealed that attendees left with straw gift bags bearing the monogram of the newlyweds’ initials “JB.” The source described the contents of the bags as “a taste of Georgia”.
Social media users appeared to get a glimpse of the gift bags on Monday after fashion stylist Rob Zangardi shared a snapshot of them on his Instagram. In his photo carousel, he also included a group shot of Lopez’s glam squad, which includes hairstylist Chris Appleton, nail artist Tom Bachik, makeup artist Mary Phillips and stylist Mariel Haenn.
Zangardi’s post also included a photo showing several white heels from Lopez’s shoe line, JLO. It’s unclear if these were the ones Lopez rocked over her wedding weekend.
Meanwhile, another source told Fox News Digital that a “collection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails” was provided by high-end beverage caterer Icebox. The Charleston, SC-based company produces luxury beverage programs nationwide.
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According to the insider, there was “a big emphasis on beautiful, spiritless, witty floral cocktails” with a collection of signature drinks on offer throughout the wedding weekend.
The cocktail garnishes and glassware were inspired by the wedding’s “light pastel and vibrant floral” color palette.
Guests were treated to spectacular fireworks on Friday and Saturday evening. The couple took their vows in a ceremony on Saturday, presided over by life coach and podcast host Jay Shetty.
There was an all-white dress code for those attending the ceremony. Lopez walked down the aisle in a stunning custom Ralph Lauren dress with a flowing ruffled train and sheer cathedral-length veil. Affleck donned a white tuxedo with a black bow tie and black pants.
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The ‘Argo’ star and ‘On the Floor’ hitmaker’s wedding extravaganza concluded with a Sunday brunch.
Affleck, 50, and Lopez, 53, dated from 2002 to 2004 after meeting on the set of the 2003 romantic comedy crime film “Gigli,” in which they both starred. The couple rekindled their romance in April 2021, nearly twenty years after their first engagement ended.
The two tied the knot for the first time in a surprise ceremony in Las Vegas on July 16. shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony, 53.
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Emme and Max were joined by Affleck’s children, Seraphina, 16, Violet, 13, and Samuel, 10, at the second ceremony, according to Page Six. The Oscar-winning actor shares his children with his ex-wife, Jennifer Garner, 50.
An insider told People magazine that Lopez thought her and Affleck’s wedding weekend was “perfect.”
“It was a dream for her,” the source said. “She loved having all the kids there. She loved the place. Everything was very special.”
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The insider shared that Lopez “feels extremely happy to be married to Ben.”
The source added, “She keeps saying ‘husband’ and it’s so cute.”
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