On Father’s Day, Jennifer Lopez took to Instagram to celebrate her partner, Ben Affleck, and his impressive physique. The singer shared a post titled “Daddy Appreciation Post,” featuring a shirtless selfie of Affleck, which quickly gained a lot of attention.
In her caption, Lopez wished Affleck a happy Father’s Day and expressed her gratitude for all the amazing fathers out there.
Jennifer Lopez honors ‘Daddy’ Ben Affleck with Father’s Day thirst trap
While the post also included some tamer photos of Affleck smiling and posing with Lopez, some Instagram users criticized the first photo, calling it “cringe” and accusing Lopez of being “absolutely sick” for referring to Affleck as “Daddy.” However, others praised Lopez for showing her love and appreciation for her significant other in a “real” and “human” way.
Affleck and Lopez were engaged once before in 2002 and 2004, but they rekindled their relationship two decades later and got married in 2022. Affleck has three children with his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, while Lopez has 15-year-old twins with her ex-husband Marc Anthony. Some of Lopez’s Instagram followers noted that she left Anthony out of her Father’s Day tribute, sparking criticism in the comments section.
Jennifer Lopez is celebrating Ben Affleck — and his abs — this Father’s Day.
The singer shared a “Daddy Appreciation Post” via Instagram Sunday, which included a shirtless selfie of the 50-year-old actor.
“Happy Father’s Day Papa,” Lopez, 53, captioned the thirst trap.
“And Happy Father’s Day to all the amazing Papas out there!!” the Grammy winner continued. “We love you and appreciate you more than you will ever know 🤍.”
While the social media upload included tamer snaps of Affleck smiling from his computer and posing for selfies with Lopez, Instagram trolls called out the “cringe” first photo.
“got confused thought I’d opened Grindr,” one hater joked, with another calling Lopez “absolutely sick” for referring to the Oscar winner as “Daddy.”
Other users, however, praised the dancer for “gushing” over her significant other in a “real” and “human” way.
The couple were first engaged from 2002 to 2004, with Affleck getting down on one knee again two decades later.
He and the songwriter tied the knot in July 2022 in Las Vegas, which they followed up with a second ceremony in Georgia that August.
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Affleck was previously married to Jennifer Garner and shares three children with the “13 Going on 30” star — Violet, 17, Seraphina, 14, and Samuel, 11.
Lopez, for her part, is the mother of 15-year-old twins Emme and Maximilian with her ex-husband Marc Anthony.
Many of the actress’ Instagram followers noted that she left Anthony, 54, out of her Father’s Day tribute over the weekend, calling out the snub in the comments section.
Notably, Lopez also left the salsa artist out of her newsletter while celebrating the same holiday last year.