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It’s a really merry Christmas within the Affleck-Lopez family! Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez kicked off their vacation celebrations with a star-studded Christmas social gathering on Saturday, Dec. 17. In movies shared on Instagram, the newlyweds participate in some festive karaoke with musician Steve Mackey on the piano. In one video posted on-line, J Lo led the group in a spirited rendition of “Jingle Bells.” In another, Affleck soulfully belted out John Legend’s “By Christmas Eve” in a single video, with Lopez becoming a member of in. Another clip confirmed the couple hugging whereas their company cheered. Lopez and Mackey additionally sang “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” collectively in one video.
According to ET, the unique visitor checklist at their Hollywood house included celebrities from Kim Kardashian to Doja Cat, Eric André, and Billie Eilish. Jane Fonda was additionally noticed in videos from the evening shared by partygoers on social media.
The couple’s home was decked out for Christmas with tons of lights, and there was even a gingerbread reproduction of their home. Food and drink included a pizza station, a hot-chocolate station, and an out of doors bar. One of their company, Cameron Lee — who’s labored as one in all J Lo’s dancers — shared a selfie with the couple on the finish of the evening.
This Christmas marks Lopez and Affleck’s first collectively since they wed this summer season. They tied the knot in July in a small ceremony in Las Vegas earlier than holding a lavish wedding ceremony in Georgia with all their family and friends current. It’s not clear but the place their blended household will spend the vacations. Affleck shares Violet, 17, Seraphina, 13, and Samuel, 10, with ex-wife Jennifer Garner, whereas Lopez shares twins Emme and Maximilian, 14, along with her ex-husband Marc Anthony.
Lopez talked about her choice so as to add Affleck to her identify in an interview for Vogue‘s December cowl. “People are nonetheless going to name me Jennifer Lopez. But my authorized identify shall be Mrs. Affleck as a result of we’re joined collectively. We’re husband and spouse. I’m pleased with that. I do not suppose that is an issue,” she mentioned. She added later in the identical interview, “But if you wish to understand how I really feel about it, I simply really feel prefer it’s romantic. It nonetheless carries custom and romance to me, and perhaps I’m simply that sort of woman.”