See photos of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck’s first red-carpet appearance in 18 years

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck at the Venice Film Festival on Friday, September 10, 2021.
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are back together 18 years after their 2003 engagement was called off.
On Friday, the couple attended the premiere of Affleck’s newest movie at the Venice Film Festival.
See 15 photos of their glamorous red carpet appearance here.
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Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrived at the red carpet of the Venice Film Festival on Friday evening.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the red carpet of the movie “The Last Duel” during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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They were there for the premiere of Affleck’s upcoming movie “The Last Duel.”

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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The cameras began flashing the moment the couple stepped out of the car, and both Lopez and Affleck were grinning ear-to-ear.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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The couple, who were engaged in 2003 before breaking up, got back together earlier this year.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Affleck sported a classic black tuxedo for the event.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the red carpet of the movie “The Last Duel” during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Lopez was styled in a white gown by Georges Hobeika.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the red carpet of the movie “The Last Duel” during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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They held hands and kept their arms around one another the whole time they were on the red carpet.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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This is the first time the pair has been on a red carpet together since 2003.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Their last major red carpet appearance was at the movie premiere for “Gigli.”

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the red carpet of the movie “The Last Duel” during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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Affleck and Lopez met in 2001 when filming “Gigli” together.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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They got engaged in 2002, but broke it off. They each eventually married other people, and got divorced, and dated other people and went through breakups.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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They began spending time together again this past April.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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By June, photos of the couple kissing were making the rounds in tabloids.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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In July, Lopez made their rekindled relationship official on Instagram.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend the red carpet of the movie “The Last Duel” during the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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And now they’re back to their red carpet power-couple status.

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck arrive on the red carpet ahead of the “The Last Duel” screening during the 78th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2021 in Venice, Italy.
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You can see a full timeline of Affleck and Lopez’s relationship here. 
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