Alex Rodriguez 'very shocked' after Jennifer Lopez reunites with ex Ben Affleck during Montana getaway: Report
Ex-fiance Rodriguez was reportedly 'flabbergasted' since he and Lopez had been trying to work things out between them before they ended their engagement on April 15
'Bennifer' seems to be making a comeback and the proximity of ex-flames Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck is raising the eyebrows of one man in particular -- Alex Rodriguez. The former baseball pro had recently broken up with the 'On The Floor' singer. Lopez wasted no time in getting back "out there" after calling off her engagement to Rodriguez and this reportedly shocked Rodriguez.
The entertainment world flew into a frenzy after the 'Batman' actor and 'The Boy Next Door' actress were spotted together, spending some quality time at the Big Sky Resort in Montana, an area close to Yellowstone National Park recently. They had both gone their separate ways 17 years ago after being hailed as one of the biggest celebrity couples of the early 2000s.
Sources told E! News that the news of the unexpected reunion left Rodriguez "very shocked." He was reportedly "flabbergasted" since he and Lopez had been trying to work things out between them before they split again, last month. Rodriguez and Lopez had released a joint statement on April 15, announcing the end of their engagement.
According to E! News, J-Lo and Affleck could be rekindling their "strong connection" to "see where this could lead." And as it turns out, Lopez is enjoying every bit of attention she is getting from her old boyfriend. "She had a great time with Ben," a source told People magazine of the pair's getaway. "She is happy with him and enjoys spending time with him."
Lopez and Affleck's getaway
Their trip to Montana comes over a week after the exes were pictured outside her Los Angeles home in late April. Then on Monday, May 10, sources told the outlet that Lopez and Affleck were spotted riding in a car together near a resort in Big Sky, where the actor owns a home.
In photos published by Daily Mail, he was seen behind the wheel with Lopez in the passenger seat. "[Jennifer] spent several days with Ben out of town. They have a strong connection. It's all been quick and intense, but Jennifer is happy," a separate source said. The pair were spotted arriving back in Los Angeles on a private jet.
Lopez and Affleck both attended and participated in the VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World event before being spotted in Montana. The duo was engaged in 2002 and made headlines as "Bennifer" during their years together. They were engaged in 2002 and co-starred in the films 'Jersey Girl' and Gigli.'
Just days before they were set to walk down the aisle in 2003, they postponed their wedding and then officially split by January 2004. Last month, in an interview with InStyle, Affleck commented on Lopez's glow. "Why do you look the same as you did in 2003 and it kind of looks like I'm in my 40s … at best?" he joked as Lopez later told the magazine, "I don't have any [beauty] secrets except JLo Beauty — and I'm giving them all to everyone with every product. Ben is funny! He still looks pretty good too."