She’s singing his tune.
Jennifer Lopez sang the Neil Diamond traditional “Candy Caroline” as a tribute to her mother at International Citizen’s “Vax Dwell: The Live performance to Reunite the World” on Sunday evening.
However sources within the crowd couldn’t assist discover that the track can also be a Crimson Sox anthem — and that Lopez’s ex, Boston native Ben Affleck, appeared on the live performance in a section instantly following her efficiency.
The tune has been performed at each Fenway Park house recreation for practically 20 years.
Web page Six beforehand reported that Lopez — who simply cut up from former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez — and Affleck have hung out collectively since she returned to Los Angeles from the set of her newest movie to begin rehearsals for Saturday evening’s live performance.
Affleck has allegedly visited Lopez’s Bel Air mansion a number of occasions in the course of the day, however the exes are strictly mates — and at all times have been — sources say. They have been each beforehand scheduled to look on the star-studded “Vax Dwell” live performance.
On the present, Lopez, 51, sang “Candy Caroline” together with her mother, Guadalupe, becoming a member of her onstage. The pop star informed the gang of the track alternative: “After I was excited about what track to sing tonight, I remembered the track [her mother] used to at all times sing to me once I was a child … in case you would indulge me, I’d like to sing that one tonight.”
However some followers within the crowd at SoFi Stadium couldn’t assist however increase their eyebrows. “That’s 100% a Boston track,” famous one insider in the course of the set.
Certainly, “Candy Caroline” is performed at Fenway Park in the course of the eighth inning of each Boston house recreation. The custom formally started in 2002 when an exec for the workforce seen the gang’s connection to the track at any time when it was performed because the late ’90s.
Affleck is such a diehard Crimson Sox fan, he reportedly refused to put on a Yankees hat when filming his hit film “Gone Woman.” He reportedly informed director David Fincher, “I can’t put on a Yankees hat. I simply can’t. I can’t put on it as a result of it’s going to develop into a factor … I’ll by no means hear the tip of it. I can’t do it.”
Sources additionally stated Lopez’s set included the feminist pop anthem “Ain’t Your Mama,” which incorporates the lyrics, “We was loopy in love / Can we return to the way it was / When did you get too comfy / ‘Trigger I’m too good for that / I’m too good for that.”
A supply on the present joked, “That is only a revenge set.”
Instantly after Lopez carried out, Affleck was launched to the stage with Kimmel. Affleck wore a pointy black swimsuit and white shirt, whereas Kimmel was comically dressed as Batman sidekick Robin.
Kimmel requested Affleck why he didn’t put on his Batman costume, and so they comedically chalked it as much as a misunderstanding as a result of Affleck had informed him to “put on a swimsuit.”
Sources informed us that Kimmel informed Affleck: “You informed me we have been dressing up … I’m carrying my swimsuit and also you’re not carrying your swimsuit!” He added, “You’re Batman, duh!”
When Affleck sheepishly replied, “I’m making an attempt to maneuver previous that,” Kimmel joked, “Oh, you’re making an attempt to maneuver previous that? You suppose when folks see you sashaying out of a Dunkin’ Donuts, they’re gonna say, ‘Oh hey, there’s the man from “Clerks 2″? They’re gonna be saying, ‘There’s Batman! Batman purchased a number of iced vanilla lattes. I hope Batman can carry all of them.'”
Web page Six completely reported in March that J.Lo and A-Rod, 45, have been breaking apart — although they then stated they have been “working by some issues” earlier than ultimately calling it quits. They’d been engaged since 2019.
Affleck and Lopez have been engaged in 2002, and famously dubbed “Bennifer” by followers and the media. They postponed their marriage ceremony in 2003, and cut up months later in early 2004.
The “Good Will Searching” star additionally just lately praised Lopez in an InStyle journal profile, saying of the pop icon, “The place are you preserving the fountain of youth? Why do you look the identical as you probably did in 2003 and it form of appears like I’m in my 40s … at greatest?”
Earlier than the present, Affleck was seen over the weekend on Saturday together with his ex-wife Jennifer Garner at one in all their three kids’s swimming classes.
Lopez has additionally seen Rodriguez for dinner whereas in LA since they cut up, in addition to her shut buddy Leah Remini.
Additionally on the live performance, Prince Harry received a rockstar greeting when he appeared onstage. The occasion additionally featured Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, H.E.R., Chrissy Teigen, Sean Penn and David Letterman.