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‘He was radiating f*****g joy’: Kevin Smith says Ben Affleck is ‘happiest’ after marrying Jennifer Lopez

While promoting 'Clerks III,' the longtime filmmaker and collaborator of Affleck, said that the groom 'never looked better than he's looked his entire life'
Kevin Smith was one of the several attendees at the star-studded wedding of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck (Instagram @Kevin Smith, Momodu Mansaray/Getty Images)
Kevin Smith was one of the several attendees at the star-studded wedding of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck (Instagram @Kevin Smith, Momodu Mansaray/Getty Images)

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck tied the knot for the second time in a dreamy ceremony in Georgia on Saturday, August 20. Filmmaker Kevin Smith, who also attended the wedding ceremony, revealed how he saw Ben Affleck as the 'happiest' during his wedding to Lopez.

Kevin Smith gave the heartwarming news during the premiere of his new film Clerks III. While speaking to ET's Matt Cohen, Smith called the wedding "one of the most precious moments" he's ever witnessed in his life.


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Smith said, "It was absolutely beautiful," adding, "She's got impeccable taste, so the whole wedding looked fantastic. Beautifully appointed, flawless."

Smith said that his longtime friend and collaborator Affleck, couldn't have been happier on his wedding day. The 52-year-old filmmaker said, "He's never been happier. I've seen that dude be happy, but the pure joy that was radiating from his face was absolutely unforgettable."

On Tuesday, August 24 Lopez took to her website and posted her bridal photos to give a sneak peek to her fans.

Describing what he felt when the couple tied the knot, Smith said, "It was honestly like one of the 10 sweetest, most precious moments I've ever witnessed in my life, and it wasn't even mine."

The 'Jay and Silent Bob' actor said Affleck and Jennifer were happy together. He said, "I was happy for him, and they were happy, you could tell. They worked hard to get here, they earned it, and it was so nice. They had a great day for it."

Meanwhile, the couple's wedding isn't the only thing that is making Smith emotional. While speaking to ET, Smith said that the third installment in the Clerks franchise is full of nostalgia.

Smith said, "I love what we've done. It feels like a way to bring it all home. It's a big return, and it is chockablock full of nostalgia." The film will also feature a cameo of Affleck, with whom the filmmaker shares a deep friendship.

On July 15, Smith had shared a sweet social media post about Affleck. The two have worked together in several of Smith's films, starting with 1995's 'Mallrats' as the villain Shannon Hamilton.


After that, Affleck appeared in many of Smith's View Askewinverse movies. He has played Holden McNeil in Chasing Amy, Bartleby in Dogma, Ollie Trinke in Jersey Girl, and even himself in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back.

His most recent appearance was reprising Holden for 'Jay and Silent Bob Reboot,' which is the character he reprises the most in the View Askewniverse.

'Clerks III' hits theaters on September 13.