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Jennifer Lopez Takes Backseat To Ben Affleck, Singer Plays Supportive Girlfriend Hours Before Couple's Highly-Anticipated Red Carpet Debut

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Jennifer Lopez is used to being in the spotlight, but this time, she's letting her boyfriend, Ben Affleck, take center stage.

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The 51-year-old accompanied Affleck as his plus one at the Venice Film Festival on Friday.

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Dressed in a gorgeous pinstriped dress, J Lo beamed brightly while watching her man in action. The couple is currently overseas for Affleck's premiere of his movie, The Last Duel.

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Bennifer 2.0 is expected to make their first red carpet appearance as a couple tonight, but hours before, J Lo let the spotlight shine on Affleck.

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The paparazzi went wild when the well-dressed duo showed up to the actor's cast photocall, marking their first event together after rekindling their romance five months ago.

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J Lo looked every bit chic, wearing her black and white striped dress that fell below her knees.

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Pairing the sophisticated look with her hair pulled back in a sleek ponytail, she stunned as Affleck's arm candy.

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The Academy Award winner, 49, looked like a proud boyfriend while escorting J Lo down the dock and onto their water taxi before making their big entrance.

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Affleck was dressed to the nines as well, wearing a sharp black suit and white shirt.

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When they jumped off the water taxi, it was on! Eager shutterbugs snapped away, catching the couple smiling and holding hands. J Lo waved to excited fans nearby while clutching onto her on-again boyfriend.

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But when Affleck joined his cast — including Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodie Comer, and more — J Lo disappeared into the background.

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The actor flashed his famous pearly whites alongside his real-life best friend and fellow castmates sans his girlfriend.

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Showing she's the supportive type, J Lo let Affleck have his shining moment. That will surely change when they make their highly-anticipated walk down the red carpet together for the first time tonight.

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Bennifer 2.0 were first linked in April, weeks after J Lo ended her engagement to Alex Rodriguez.

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The two have been inseparable since, and stepping out on the red carpet together 17 years after their initial breakup is a HUGE milestone!

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