She’s singing his tune.
Jennifer Lopez sang the Neil Diamond basic “Candy Caroline” as a tribute to her mother at World Citizen’s “Vax Stay: The Live performance to Reunite the World” on Sunday night time.
However sources within the crowd couldn’t assist discover that the track can be a Purple 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 sport for almost 20 years.
Web page Six beforehand reported that Lopez — who simply break up from former Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez — and Affleck have frolicked collectively since she returned to Los Angeles from the set of her newest movie to begin rehearsals for Saturday night time’s live performance.
Affleck has allegedly visited Lopez’s Bel Air mansion a number of instances through the day, however the exes are strictly pals — and at all times have been — sources say. They had been each beforehand scheduled to look on the star-studded “Vax Stay” live performance.
On the present, Lopez, 51, sang “Candy Caroline” along with her mother, Guadalupe, becoming a member of her onstage. The pop star advised the group of the track selection: “After I was occupied with what track to sing tonight, I remembered the track [her mother] used to at all times sing to me after I was a child … should 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 through the set.
Certainly, “Candy Caroline” is performed at Fenway Park through the eighth inning of each Boston house sport. The custom formally started in 2002 when an exec for the workforce observed the group’s connection to the track at any time when it was performed because the late ’90s.
Affleck is such a diehard Purple Sox fan, he reportedly refused to put on a Yankees hat when filming his hit film “Gone Lady.” He reportedly advised director David Fincher, “I cannot put on a Yankees hat. I simply can’t. I can’t put on it as a result of it’s going to change into a factor … I’ll by no means hear the top of it. I can’t do it.”
Sources additionally mentioned Lopez’s set included the feminist pop anthem “Ain’t Your Mama,” which incorporates the lyrics, “We was once loopy in love / Can we return to the way it was / When did you get too snug / ‘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 advised him to “put on a swimsuit.”
Sources advised us that Kimmel advised Affleck: “You advised me we had 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 attempting to maneuver previous that,” Kimmel joked, “Oh, you’re attempting to maneuver previous that? You suppose when individuals 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 whole lot of iced vanilla lattes. I hope Batman can carry all of them.'”
Web page Six solely reported in March that J.Lo and A-Rod, 45, had been breaking apart — although they then mentioned they had been “working by means of some issues” earlier than ultimately calling it quits. They’d been engaged since 2019.
Affleck and Lopez had been engaged in 2002, and famously dubbed “Bennifer” by followers and the media. They postponed their marriage ceremony in 2003, and break up months later in early 2004.
The “Good Will Looking” 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 along with his ex-wife Jennifer Garner at one in every of their three youngsters’s swimming classes.
Lopez has additionally seen Rodriguez for dinner whereas in LA since they break up, in addition to her shut buddy Leah Remini.
Additionally on the live performance, Prince Harry obtained 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.