They broke off their engagement 17 years ago.
The 51-year-old triple threat and 48-year-old Oscar-winner couldn’t keep their lips off of one another during a family dinner at hotspot Nobu in Malibu on Sunday night.
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Steamy: Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez couldn’t keep their lips off of one another during a family dinner at hotspot Nobu in Malibu on Sunday night
It’s official: If there were any doubts about their relationship status, the A-listers certainly made clear that they are very much an item and getting VERY serious again
No doubt Ben feels comfortable around her loved ones as they were there for JLo’s sister Lynda’s 50th birthday.
The two A-listers were also joined by the Waiting For Tonight hitmaker’s 13-year-old twin children son Maximilian and daughter Emme.
Despite being surrounded by family, the pair were not shy to pack on the PDA as they enjoyed a steamy make out session during the meal.
Letting it all hang out: No doubt Ben feels comfortable around her loved ones as they were there for JLo’s sister Lynda’s 50th birthday
Loved up: The two couldn’t keep their hands or lips to themselves
Steamy: JLo placed her hand on his shoulder as she went in for a kiss and Ben was obviously smitten as he had a smile on his face during the smackdown
Packing it on: In another snap, Affleck could be seen nuzzling her neck while seemingly whispering sweet nothings
JLo placed her hand on his shoulder as she went in for a kiss and Ben was obviously smitten as he had a smile on his face during the smackdown.
The two didn’t stop there as at one point the Selena star sweetly placed her hand on his cheek as they stared adoringly at one another.
In another snap, Affleck could be seen nuzzling her neck while seemingly whispering sweet nothings.
Lots of love: The two didn’t stop there as at one point the Selena star sweetly placed her hand on his cheek as they stared adoringly at one another
Getting cozy: They shared a lingering embrace
Sweet smooch: The two shared several kisses together
Yum: Ben fed himself some top level sushi with a chopstick
Ecstatic: Affleck reacted very enthusiastically to something JLo had said
Of the PDA-packed outing, a Nobu source told People on Monday: ‘Jen and Ben sat next to each other and were very affectionate. They held hands under the table.’
It wasn’t just kissing and cuddling for the stars, as the two did spend some time bonding with her family.
At one point, JLo’s twins came over to show the pair something on a smartphone.
The source for People added: ‘Ben and her kids seemed comfortable together. The kids kept chatting with Ben. Ben seemed great. He was smiling and laughing. They ordered a lot of food to share. Ben had a Diet Coke.’
Flaunting it: The Oscar-winner had all eyes on Jennifer as they headed to the hotspot earlier in the day
Just the two of us: They walked in arm-in-arm
Honeymoon phase: Ben seemed to be excited to spend time with her family
Family first: Jennifer strolled in with her man and daughter
Outside of the restaurant, Ben seemed to have a blast with Jennifer’s kids as he was seen sharing a laugh with her daughter Emme before making their entrance.
He was also seen arm-in-arm with the Hustlers actress and even placed a loving hand on her back at one point.
After the family gathering, Ben walked alongside JLo’s son Max and even seemed to be pointing him in the right direction as the youngster looked exhausted.
The Argo star was also seen giving Jennifer’s younger sister and birthday celebrant, Lynda, a hug before they hopped in a car together.
Wonder in white: Jennifer sported a low cut white gown with a large brown python leather belt
In the details: She also sported a large pair of gold hoop earrings
Out and about: Both the A-listers looked stylish for their arrival
They’re here: Ben and Jennifer hopped out of the same car together
Affleck has been spending plenty of time with Lopez’s family as last week he was spotted filming a project with her mom, Guadalupe Rodríguez, at the Wynn Las Vegas.
It seems as if he A-list actor already has the stamp of approval as a source told People on Saturday: ‘In the past, Jennifer’s mom and Ben were very close. Guadalupe loved Ben. She was sad when they couldn’t work things out years ago.
‘She is thrilled that they are back together now.’
All for her: Several family members were there to celebrate Jennifer’s younger sister’s birthday
Like mother, like daughter: Lynda was joined by 12-year-old daughter Lucie
Bond: Ben shared a laugh with Jennifer’s daughter Emme
Squad goals: The family made their way into the high end restaurant chain
Obviously a good relationship between her mother and potential is of the utmost importance to Jennifer.
The source continued by saying: ‘Jennifer is very close with her mom. It’s very important to her that the person she is with, gets along with her mom.
‘Jennifer loves that Ben and Guadalupe hung out in Las Vegas. They both love gambling and had fun together at the Wynn hotel.’
Va va voom: JLo’s cleavage was on full display
How sweet: After the family gathering, Ben walked alongside JLo’s son Max and even seemed to be pointing him in the right direction as the youngster looked exhausted
Family forward: Emme happily hugged one of her relatives goodbye
Bond: Several other family members left at the same time as the group
Lots of love: The group crowded around Ben as he shared goodbye embraces with her family
Very nice: Ben gave a warm hug to one of the fellow partygoers from inside of a black SUV before departing
Guadalupe is quite the gambling enthusiast as she even won a massive $2.4million jackpot in 2004 while her daughter Jennifer was still engaged to Ben.
Lopez recently rekindled her romance with former fiance Affleck, after calling off her engagement to MLB star Alex Rodriguez in April.
Lopez and Affleck started dating in 2002 and announced their engagement that November.
In September 2003, just days before the couple was to say ‘I do,’ they called off their wedding. Months later the couple broke up for good in January 2004.
Back in the day: Lopez recently rekindled her romance with former fiance Affleck, after calling off her engagement to MLB star Alex Rodriguez in April; Lopez and Affleck pictured in 2002
Romantic getaway: Jennifer and Ben were first spotted together in late April, with the pair famously venturing to Montana to spend some quality time
That seems to be all water under the bridge as though she has a large $28M home in Bel Air, California, sources say that Lopez would like to live closer to Affleck’s Pacific Palisades bachelor pad worth $20M.
Ben has to stay in LA to be close to the three children he has with ex-wife Jennifer Garner: Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, nine. Weeks ago, Lopez was seen looking a couple of schools in Los Angeles for her twins.
The outlet also reported that Ben and Jennifer are ‘discussing summer plans’ because they ‘love being together and the weekends away they had been spending together have really sealed the deal.’
Making the move? Sources told People that JLo is ‘incredibly happy’ in her rekindled relationship and is considering moving to LA so they can ‘spend as much time together as possible’; Ben and Jennifer pictured in 2003
Soulmates? Seemingly reiterating other reports, a source told UsWeekly that Jennifer and Ben are ‘in love’ again after 17 years and that they feel like they are ‘soul mates’; Ben and Jennifer pictured in 2003
People‘s insider continued: ‘Friends say they can see them staying together forever this time around. They are soulmates and always have been.’
And Lopez loves that Affleck has taken to her twins. ‘Ben is great with kids and that is what really rekindled J. Lo’s attraction to him. She saw how well he treated and interacted with her kids and fell back in love with him.’
Seemingly reiterating other reports, a source told UsWeekly that Jennifer and Ben are ‘in love’ again after 17 years and that they feel like they are ‘soul mates.’
Former flame: After splitting from Lopez in 2004, Affleck went on to date and marry actress Jennifer Garner; Jennifer and Ben in 2013
Dad duty: Ben has to stay in LA to be close to his and Garner’s three children Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, nine; Ben pictured with all three of his kids and Jennifer in 2019