Jennifer Garner dumped ex-husband Ben Affleck second marriage to Jennifer Lopez in favor of a visit to Sam’s Club.
The former Ms. Affleck was all smiles as she visited the store in South Charleston, W.Va., just before 4 p.m. Saturday, reports TMZ.
Photos obtained by the outlet show Garner, 50, wearing a casual blue t-shirt, striped linen pants and sneakers.
She appeared to be joined by her father – along with his businessman boyfriend, John Miller – for the outing, where she even posed for a photo with a fan at one point.
Garner’s shopping trip took place around the same time as the festivities began in Savannah, Georgia for Bennifer 2.0’s second nuptials.
Garner’s kids — Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10 — were all in town to see their dad say ‘yes’ to the ‘Let’s Get Loud’ singer again, this time at his lavish Georgia estate. .
It was previously reported that Garner would be skip the ceremony due to a scheduling conflict.
Their three-day “intimate celebration for family and friends” began with a rehearsal dinner on Friday – which was briefly toned down when the ‘Good Will Hunting’ star’s mother was rushed to hospital for a cut in the leg – and will end with a barbecue picnic on Sunday.
Page Six already broke the news this celebrity life coach and witty podcaster Jay Shetty was chosen to officiate Affleck and Lopez’s second marriagewhile luxury event planner Colin Cowie has been hired to create the ceremony and reception of their dreams.
Shetty – who has hosted a myriad of celebrities, including Lopez, on her “On Purpose” podcast – has been close with the superstar singer for years.
When she appeared on her YouTube series, “Coach Conversations,” last summer, she opened up about her relationship struggles over the years.
Lopez said that when she was in therapy in her thirties, “there was [was] we talked a lot about loving yourself, and I was like, “I love myself!” But obviously I was doing all these things in my personal relationship that didn’t seem to like me, but I didn’t even understand the concept of it.
She added at the time: “I took the time, and it’s a journey. And it’s still a journey for me.
While it’s unclear what Shetty charges for her services, we do know that Cowie produces domestic and international events “with budgets ranging from $25,000 to $25 million.”
As for the blushing bride’s relationship with her handsome groom, the two went full speed ahead after rekindle their 20-year romance last April.
The Oscar winner, 50 years old, offered to Grammy winner53 – for the second time – last April, presenting her with a huge emerald engagement ring.
Three months later, the couple “stolen from [Las] Vegas” and said “yes” at A Little White Chapel in front of two of their five children combined: Seraphina and one of the ‘Marry Me’ star’s 14-year-old twins, Emme, whom she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony with the brother of Emma, Max.
Lopez and Anthony, 53, were married from 2004 to 2014, while Affleck and Garner were married from 2005 to 2018.
This is Lopez’s fourth marriage and Affleck’s second.
Meanwhile, the newlyweds’ exes also seem to be moving on. Anthony is is about to marry Nadia Ferreria, 23and Garner is dating her boyfriend Miller since his separation from Affleck.
In December last year, the ‘Argo’ star opened up about their divorceinsisting they parted ways “amicably”.
According to Affleck, he and Garner simply “split up.” Although they “tried” to make it work for the sake of their children, they ultimately decided that they “shouldn’t be married anymore.”
“We did our best. Have we had moments of tension? Did we have disagreements over custody? Were things difficult for us? Did we get angry? Yes,” he admitted, “but fundamentally it was always underpinned by a respect.
During the same interview, the actor said he felt so “trapped” at the end of the marriage that he didn’t think he would have gotten sober had he stayed.
However, he credits Garner for intervening on him in August 2018 and make sure he entered rehab.