This year, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck celebrated Thanksgiving as a couple.
Lopez, 52, was able to spend some time with Affleck, 49, and her children, twins Max and Emme, both 13, whom she has with ex-husband Marc Anthony, after a hectic autumn shooting forthcoming movies.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck Spend Thanksgiving Together
A source tells PEOPLE that Lopez and Affleck spent the day in Los Angeles, where Lopez flew in to spend the Thanksgiving after shooting the Netflix drama The Mother in Vancouver this autumn.
While Affleck was present at Lopez’s Thanksgiving celebrations, he also spent the day with his own children. With ex-wife Jennifer Garner, the Batman actor has three children: Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, nine.
Lopez returned to L.A. after a “intense” few weeks, according to a source.
“Jennifer Lopez traveled back to Los Angeles from Vancouver to spend Thanksgiving with her kids and Ben,” a source said. “She’s had a lot going on in the previous two weeks.”
Lopez’s trip comes less than a week after she debuted her new track “On My Way” at the American Music Awards in 2021. The song was revealed last week as part of her upcoming film, Marry Me, which will be released on February 11, 2022.
Lopez informed audiences during her debut performance of “On My Way” at Global Citizen Live in September, “This song is about pushing past previous errors and discovering your destiny.”
Lopez has been working in Canada this autumn, away from her loved ones, and the Hustlers actress is looking forward to some well-deserved time off, according to the insider.
“Being apart from her kids and Ben has been difficult for her,” a source reveals. “She is eagerly anticipating a little respite.”
Lopez and Affleck’s romance is still going strong, despite the hurdles of their competing schedules. “They’re doing wonderfully well. Jennifer enjoys spending time with Ben. She believes it was supposed to be “PEOPLE has learned from a source.
Affleck and Lopez are looking forward to spending Christmas with their families, according to a different source who spoke to PEOPLE this autumn.
“They’ll both get some time off. Jennifer’s Christmas is all about her children “the source was made public. “She goes out of her way to make it memorable for them. She loves the holiday season.”
They continued, “This year, it will require a little more preparation since Ben wants to spend time with his children as well. They haven’t made any Christmas plans yet and are still figuring things out.”
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