Jennifer Lopez is reportedly looking to make a return to Los Angeles amid her renewed romance with Ben Affleck.
The singer has lived in Miami for the past few years, where she shares a $40 million waterfront home with ex-fiancé Alex Rodriguez.
And now it’s reported that Lopez, 51, who also owns a $28 million mansion in Bel Air, wants to start over in Los Angeles, to be closer to Affleck, who has a home in the Brentwood area of the city. .
Coast to Coast: Jennifer Lopez wants to return to LA to be closer to boyfriend Ben Affleck, according to reports on Monday. She can be seen here in LA on Thursday
“Before A-Rod, J.Lo spent more time in LA than Miami, but while she was with him, Miami became their family base.” a source told The sun.
‘[Alex’s] ex is there and he is there a lot with his daughters – and JLo has strong roots in Miami too.”
The source continued: “They were there all the time and… [Jennifer] lived there most of the time with him and his girls, but now that they’ve ended their engagement, she’s looking to LA.”
The insider also explained that the Miami home reminds Lopez too much of her ex and that Los Angeles is perfect for a fresh start, as it is convenient for her TV work and photo shoots, which often take place on the West Coast.
Everything changes: Last week, Lopez was spotted at a couple of schools in Los Angeles looking for her twins Emme and Max, 13. Rumor has it that she wants her kids to go to the same school as Affleck’s kids when they return in September.
Mixed family: The singer has lived in Miami for the past few years and her twins bonded with A-Rod’s daughters Ella and Natasha
Father Duty: Affleck lives in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, near his ex-wife Jennifer Garner and their three children Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, nine
The source added that Lopez has no plans to move in with Affleck because it’s too soon after her split from A-Rod, which has been “much harder” for the kids than it has been for Lopez.
Last week, Lopez was spotted looking for some schools in Los Angeles for her twins Emme and Max, 13. Rumor has it that she wants her kids to go to the same school as Affleck’s kids when they return in September.
“She knows her kids need time to get used to it and they need some stability.” the insider added, explaining that the plan needs to be moved and settled before the school year begins.
Meet-ups: Over the weekend, the Waiting for Tonight singer was spotted with Affleck at his LA home. It came after the reunited couple had enjoyed getaways to Montana and Miami together since reviving their relationship in late April.
The source also claims that Lopez is also house-hunting for a home closer to Affleck, but her sprawling Bel-Air mansion is just a 20-minute drive from the actor’s $20 million Pacific Palisades bachelorette pad.
The Gone Girl star bought the property in 2018 to be close to ex-wife Jennifer Garner and the three children they share; Violet, 15, Seraphina, 12, and Samuel, nine.
Last weekend, the Waiting for Tonight singer came to visit Affleck at his home. It came after the reunited couple had enjoyed getaways to Montana and Miami together since reviving their relationship in late April.
Also on the Move: Meanwhile, A-Rod is reportedly looking to relocate to New York City. The former Yankees player was spotted in luxury Manhattan apartments last weekend. He can be seen here on Saturday
Meanwhile, A-Rod – who is? rumors having been unfaithful to J.Lo during their relationship – is reportedly looking to move to New York City.
Former baseball pro has viewed Manhattan apartments, an anonymous source reports two me.
The 45-year-old, who is an avid real estate investor, was spotted over the weekend looking at luxury pads in Tribeca and on the Upper West Side.
Rodriguez shares two daughters; Natasha, 16, and Ella, 13, with his ex-wife Cynthia Scurtis, who lives in Miami.
Lopez and Rodriguez announced their split in April, after a two-year engagement, and the singer began seeing Affleck just weeks later.
Done: J.Lo and A-Rod share a $40 million waterfront home in Miami. They broke up in April after a two-year engagement
Lopez and Affleck – Bennifer thought – met on the set of Gigli and dated from 2002 to 2004, ending their engagement just weeks before their wedding.
A source told People on Tuesday that the pair “slowly begin to talk about the future,” as they “travel back and forth between Los Angeles and Miami” to spend time together.
“They are very happy together,” the insider continued, stressing that the romance between Ben and Jennifer “is not a casual relationship.”
“They take it seriously and want it to last.”
Lopez and Affleck – Bennifer thought – met on the set of Gigli and dated from 2002 to 2004, ending their engagement just weeks before their wedding. They are pictured here in October 2002