In 2003, Hollywood power couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were on the brink of getting married. The couple had been together for two years and were set to tie the knot in a lavish ceremony in Santa Barbara, California. However, just days before the wedding, they announced that they would be postponing their marriage.

The reason for the postponement was due to the intense media spotlight that had been placed on the couple. The media had been following their every move and the couple felt that the attention was too much to handle. In a joint statement, they said that they had “come to realize that our different backgrounds, careers, and lives have been a major factor in our inability to maintain a healthy relationship.”

The media attention had been intense since the couple had first started dating in 2002. They had become known as “Bennifer” and were constantly in the public eye. They were featured on magazine covers and were the subject of countless tabloid stories. The couple was also followed by paparazzi wherever they went, which made it difficult for them to have any privacy.

The intense media scrutiny had taken its toll on the couple and they felt that it was best to postpone their wedding until the media attention had died down. However, the media attention never died down and the couple eventually split in 2004.

It is hard to say what would have happened if Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez had gotten married 20 years ago. It is possible that the media attention would have eventually died down and the couple would have been able to have a successful marriage. However, it is also possible that the media attention would have been too much for them to handle and their marriage would have eventually ended anyway.

In any case, it is clear that the intense media spotlight was a major factor in the couple’s decision to postpone their wedding. It is a reminder of the power of the media and how it can affect even the most famous of couples.

By Influencer Magazine UK