Report: Lopez, Affleck Engaged

Jennifer Lopez has been sporting a big pink diamond on her finger recently, and now Entertainment Tonight is reporting that she and Ben Affleck are engaged.

The TV show quoted a source close to the couple as saying wedding bells will soon be tolling.

Representatives for the couple would not comment on the report, but J.Lo herself seemed to drop a hint earlier this week on MTV.

"I think everybody will know soon enough," she said on Total Requests Live.

Lopez to Speak Soon

Amid the swirling rumors, Lopez sits down with ABCNEWS' Diane Sawyer for a rare exclusive interview on a special Wednesday edition of Primetime next week to discuss her life, career and new love.

Lopez and Affleck first went public as a pair on July 22. They met last December while filming the movie Gigli, which hits theaters next July.

J.Lo and Ben, as they are affectionately called, quickly became one of the most-talked-about glamour couples in show business. This summer, they vacationed on Massachusetts' Cape Cod, driving through beach communities in a Bentley.

Affleck lampoons the couple's new status as the No. 1 target for paparazzi in Lopez's new video, "Jenny from the Block." In it, he pumps gas and slavishly dotes over her.

Another track on Lopez's forthcoming CD is called "Dear Ben." It will be released Nov. 26, when her new movie, Maid in Manhattan, hits theaters.

A wedding announcement could boost even more interest in the Bronx-born Latina singer, as she tries to duplicated her marketing bonanza last year, when her album J.Lo and her movie The Wedding Planner debuted at No. 1.

Lopez, 32, separated five months ago from dancer Cris Judd and their divorce is still pending. She had previously been married to Ojani Noa, a waiter. They were married for a year and divorced in 1998.

On New Year's Eve 1999, the singer was thrust into controversy when her then-boyfriend, Sean "P. Diddy," Combs was implicated in a nightclub shooting. Combs was later cleared of firearms and bribery charges. They split up in 2001.

Affleck has never been married. But after his breakthrough hit, Good Will Hunting, in 1997, he began dating Gwyneth Paltrow. They split up in 1999. Last year, the 30-year-old actor checked himself into a rehabilitation center for alcohol dependency. The couple are now working on Jersey Girl, a comedy in which they play husband and wife. It's due out next November.

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