Silent Bob isn’t conserving quiet about how he feels about Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez ’s wedding ceremony. Actually, it looks as if Kevin Smith needs to holler his approval of the couple from each rooftop in New Jersey.
The filmmaker — who knew Bennifer 1.0 from when he directed the couple in 2004’s “Jersey Girl” — appeared extremely moved at their second wedding ceremony in Georgia over the weekend, and described it as “achingly beautiful” to Further.
“I was crying like an old woman at a wedding … like my mother at a wedding,” Smith gushed to the outlet. “Honestly, like, one of the most romantic moments I’ve engaged with in my life, and it wasn’t even my romantic moment.”
However Smith didn’t cease there. Talking to Further, he went on:
“You’re watching two people who worked very hard to make their love happen and to stick the landing and close the circle.”
“This dude wrote vows, they both wrote vows for each other, and they were achingly beautiful. I’m telling you, this wedding would’ve made the most hardcore cynic believe in true love. It was exquisite. It was insanely well done, very classy and stuff, but emotional as hell. I cried throughout the whole thing.”
“I’ve known Ben for, like, the better part of 27 years at this point and I’ve seen him be very happy. We all watched him win an Oscar with Matt [Damon] for ‘Goodwill Hunting’ back in the day. Take all of his happy moments you’ve ever seen … combine them, and you still don’t touch the radiating glow on the man’s face when he was standing at the top of the aisle and Jennifer was walking toward him.”
Fortunately, Jason Mewes who has labored with Smith in lots of the filmmaker’s films because the character Jay — the a lot louder counterpart to Silent Bob, Smith’s character in most of his initiatives — was additionally on the wedding ceremony. Very like his character, Mewes was fast to name out Smith for being a whole puddle of mush.
“I didn’t cry like Kevin did,” Mewes instructed Further. “It was funny because he was in front of me, and I swear, every time he, like, looked down the aisle at them while they were, you know, doing the thing, I see tears running. It was pretty hot there and they gave you these, like, fans on your seat, and Kevin kept, like, rubbing it off, trying to hide it.”
Though Mewes did take the chance to crack on his pal, he admitted the marriage was “pretty spectacular” and “sweet.”
Smith labored with Affleck on a few of his best-known films. Affleck had roles in “Mallrats,” “Chasing Amy,” “Dogma,” “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,” “Jersey Girl,” “Clerks II,” and “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.” He’s additionally slated to seem in Smith’s upcoming undertaking, “Clerks III.”
Individuals who have adopted Smith’s profession in all probability aren’t too stunned the director is an excellent Bennifer stan.
When the couple started relationship within the early 2000s, he truly made a online game referred to as “Jen Saves Ben” by which an avatar of Lopez fights ninjas to avoid wasting Affleck.