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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck wedding: Why didn’t Casey Affleck attend her brother’s wedding?

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Saturday, Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck celebrated their wedding, for the second time in just over a month, in the sumptuous residence of the star of “Will Hunting“, 18 years after the end of their first relationship, reported this weekend of the american media.

The stars had already married in mid-July in Las Vegas, but decided to formalize their union for the second time, surrounded by their loved ones on the 35-hectare estate of Ben Affleck in the state of Georgia. Among the celebrities present during the festivities, according to the magazine People: Affleck’s longtime friend Matt Damon and director Kevin Smith.

But Casey Affleck, the groom’s brother, was absent. The actor was spotted shopping at Starbucks in The bone Angeles on Saturday morning, just hours before big brother Ben married Jennifer Lopez in Georgia. The paparazzi seemed surprised to see the youngest Affleck taking a trip to a cafe and one even asked:Why aren’t you in Georgia right now, man?“.

Casey, visibly uncomfortable, mumbled an unintelligible response that sounded like a “I have other things“, before leaving by car, relates Page Six. But if the Ben’s brother couldn’t make it to Georgia for the lavish wedding because he had to take his son Atticus to his football practice. The ‘Manchester by the Sea’ star’s girlfriend Caylee Cowan shared a since-deleted comment under Casey’s Instagram tribute to Bennifer 2.0, which exposed his true plans.

Hey, if you weren’t in town on Saturday to take Atty to soccer practice, then who would have helped the kid who broke his arm?” she wrote. “You are a good man. I love you.

The 47-year-old is very close to his brother Ben. In 2007, Casey starred in the movie “Gone Baby Gone”, which was directed by Ben, now 50 years old. More than a decade later, he praised a “brave” Ben who checked himself into rehab.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck met in 2002 on the set of “Gigli“, widely considered a turnip, and the relationship between these two big names in Hollywood had been followed very closely by the paparazzi.

Their wedding, originally scheduled for 2003, was postponed before they announced their separation in 2004. The two stars had ignited the canvas last year by giving a chance to their couple, nicknamed “bennifer(the contraction of their first names) at the beginning of the 2000’s.

It’s a beautiful love story that we got a second chance“, had commented the interpreter of “Jenny From The Block,” in a February interview with People magazine.

The one who is also a businesswoman, with a line of cosmetics and perfumes bearing her name, announced in April her engagement with the actor in a very short video. Visibly moved, she was seen admiring a ring set with a green stone.

Jennifer Lopez has already been married three times, including to singer Marc Anthony with whom she has twins. Ben Affleck, known for his roles in Argo or Gone Girl, was married to actress Jennifer Garner, with whom he has three children.