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Jennifer Lopez says ‘you know better than that’ when asked about Ben Affleck rumors

The actress and singer brushed off a question about her marriage during a press event in Mexico City for her new film ‘Atlas’

Jennifer Lopez posed at the premiere of "Atlas" Monday in Los Angeles.Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Don’t mess with Jenny from the Block.

Jennifer Lopez was in Mexico City on Wednesday as part of the press tour for her new Netflix movie “Atlas.” During the event, which also featured an appearance by her costar and Marvel movie actor Simu Liu, Lopez was asked to address the ongoing rumors related to her marriage with Ben Affleck.

“Your divorce [with] Ben Affleck is real, these rumors?” the unidentified reporter can be heard asking the actress. “What is the truth?”

Liu quickly interjected to squash the question, saying, “OK, we’re not doing that,” before thanking the attendees in an attempt to move things along. Lopez responded as well, leaning into her mic on stage to tell the reporter, “you know better than that.”


“C’mon, don’t come in here with that energy, please,” Liu added.

Neither Lopez nor Affleck have publicly addressed their rumored marital woes. While the couple was photographed together in California over the weekend — only the second time publicly in the past several weeks — Affleck did not attend the Los Angeles premiere of “Atlas” with Lopez on Monday, and was also absent from her side at the Met Gala red carpet on May 6, where she served as a co-chair for the event.

Despite the ongoing rumors, Lopez was spotted at the LA premiere wearing her wedding ring, while Affleck was seen wearing his ring while out and about with friends in California earlier this week, according to People.

Lopez and Affleck married in 2022 after rekindling their romance in 2021. The couple previously dated in the early 2000s and were engaged in 2004 before calling it off.

Matt Juul can be reached at matthew.juul@globe.com.