Jennifer Lopez leverages ‘unhappy Ben Affleck’ Grammy memes

Jennifer Lopez may keep away from the web discourse about her husband Ben Affleck’s “Sadfleck” look on the Grammy Awards for less than so lengthy. On Thursday, the singer riffed on the viral memes to advertise the Oscar winner’s newest mission.

Lopez took to Instagram to plug Affleck’s new Nike movie “Air,” which dropped a trailer Thursday, by posting a clip emblazoned with the phrases, “My husband’s happy face.”

Of course, Affleck didn’t look pleased in any respect in stated clip, which confirmed him portraying Nike co-founder Phil Knight. Nor did he look pleased final Sunday, as seen within the plethora of memes and gifs he impressed throughout the awards ceremony the place his spouse was presenting.

But apparently the “Argo” actor-director and the Grammy-nominated “Let’s Get Loud” singer have been having a good time, in keeping with further images from the present and a seat filler who at one level joined the newlyweds’ desk inside Arena.

Unfortunately, Julie Phan, a UCLA scholar majoring in cognitive science, couldn’t hear something the ability pair stated however took observe of Bennifer 2.0’s demeanor throughout the present. That demeanor more and more appeared “miserable” throughout a number of of the telecast’s cutaways and was showcased within the background of one among host Trevor Noah’s monologues. That particular clip, which was interpreted by followers as Lopez telling her husband to behave, despatched the web right into a lip-reading spiral.

“Throughout the time that I was there next to J.Lo, I just noticed that they were very affectionate towards each other,” Phan advised BuzzFeed. “There was no bickering or fighting. He was hugging her and everything. I think at one point they were showing PDA to a point where, OK, I’ll just look away. They weren’t making out or anything, you know. Just very warm towards each other.”

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Entertainment Tonight reported that Affleck and Lopez have been conscious of the newest memes of exasperation that he had impressed however didn’t care that he was getting the viral remedy. Lopez reportedly discovered a few of them to be fairly humorous, which they absolutely were.

“Jen and Ben are both aware of the memes of Ben circulating,” a supply advised the publication. “She had shown him a few photos that night and he just brushed it off. He is not fazed by what the internet has to say about him.”

Representatives for the couple didn’t reply to The Times’ requests for remark.

But if you happen to got here right here to search out out extra about Affleck’s “Air,” right here’s what we‘ve got: The movie, written by Alex Convery, is Affleck’s latest since he directed 2016’s “Live by Night.” It chronicles the partnership between Knight and future NBA famous person Michael Jordan as the corporate courted the rookie to launch Nike’s then-fledgling basketball division that in the end disrupted the world of vogue and sports activities with the Air Jordan model.

Newly minted EGOT winner Viola Davis performs Deloris Jordan, who advocated for her son Michael throughout negotiations and was dedicated to making sure his legacy. Matt Damon, who’s being directed for the primary time by his longtime pal and collaborator, performs maverick Nike government Sonny Vaccaro, Amazon Studios stated.

The movie, which hits theaters completely on April 5, additionally stars Jason Bateman as Rob Strasser, Chris Messina as David Falk, Marlon Wayans as George Raveling, Chris Tucker as Howard White, Matthew Maher as Peter Moore, Gustaf Skarsgård as Horst Dassler and Julius Tennon as James Jordan.

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