Jennifer Lopez Attempted To Inspire A Group Of Musicians By Showing Them A Collection Of Private Love Letters That Ben Affleck Had Written, And People Think It’s “Invasive”

“Sharing personal love letters with a bunch of people without the writer’s permission seems like a very weird thing to do,” one person wrote.

In addition to her upcoming film, Jennifer Lopez just revealed that she’s releasing a documentary!

Jennifer smiling on the red carpet as she poses with her hand on her hip

If you missed it, Jen recently unveiled the action-packed trailer for her forthcoming movie, titled This Is Me... Now, which is set to be released on Prime Video this week — and it certainly got internet users talking.

Closeup of Jennifer Lopez

While many fans debated the actual plot of the movie, others wound up discussing the heap of celebrities featured — one of which being Jen’s real-life husband Ben Affleck, who was hugely supportive while she put the film together.

Ben and Jennifer looking at each other lovingly

Well, perhaps unsurprisingly, it turns out that Ben is also featured in Jen’s upcoming documentary, titled The Greatest Love Story Never Told.

The couple at a media event

According to Variety, who recently published a profile on J.Lo, Ben is discussed throughout the documentary, which will delve into the behind-the-scenes process of making This Is Me... Now. At one point, the outlet notes that Jen addressed all the buzz around Ben appearing unhappy and cranky around her — namely at the 2023 Grammy Awards.

J.Lo and Ben Affleck at an event

In the documentary, actor Jane Fonda tells Jen, “I got real scared, you know, with all that shit about the Grammys and he looks unhappy and I’m like, ‘Oh, my God, what’s happening?’” to which J.Lo replied, “Nothing! He was like, ‘I’ve become the symbol of the beleaguered man.’”

Ben and Jennifer walking hand-in-hand

And elsewhere in the documentary, Ben is purportedly featured in a scene that sees J.Lo showing his private love letters to a bunch of her musicians.

Closeup of Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez

Variety reports that Jennifer “invites a bunch of musicians over” to look through a collection of love letters Ben had written in a bid to inspire them.

A closeup of Jennifer on the red carpet

Ben then purportedly walks into the room and sees his letters spread out, with Variety noting that he appeared “taken aback” by Jen having shared his pieces. He said, “I did really find the beauty and the poetry and the irony in the fact that it’s the greatest love story never told. If you’re making a record about it, that seems kind of like telling it.”

Closeup of Ben Affleck

At a separate point in the doc, Ben discusses the subject of privacy more broadly when talking about his and Jen’s relationship, which was rekindled in 2021 — almost two decades after they called off their 2002 engagement.

Ben kissing Jennifer on the head ass they stand on the red carpet

He says, “Things that are private I always felt are sacred and special because, in part, they’re private.”

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez

Reacting to the way J.Lo shared Ben’s private letters, several X (formerly known as Twitter) users admitted they found it “invasive.”

Closeup of Ben and J.Lo

“Sharing personal love letters with a bunch of people without the writer’s permission seems like a very weird thing to do,” one person wrote. “Literally cannot imagine sharing love letters with strangers, this is so invasive,” another user said.

Closeup of J.Lo and Ben

“When you write something deeply intimate to your partner that comes from a very vulnerable place, one of the worst things a partner can do is show these to others,” someone tweeted. “It’s truly inconsiderate to release it without telling him especially considering he was probably being vulnerable,” one more user agreed.

Jen’s documentary, The Greatest Love Story Never Told, will be released on Feb. 27.

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