Jennifer Lopez has done her best to draw a line under THAT tense Grammys exchange with her husband Ben Affleck.
Taking to Instagram on Monday, Jennifer, 53, shared a reel from the glamorous night and wrote a pointed message to accompany the images.
She penned: ‘Always the best time with my love, my husband’.
Her words came after she was caught scolding Ben, 50, for not looking ‘friendly’ or ‘motivated’ during the ceremony, with fans able to lip-read the exchange.
Despite her positive post, fans weren’t convinced by the sentiment.
‘Always the best time with my love’: JLo has drawn a a line under THAT tense Grammys exchange with Ben Affleck after she was caught scolding him for not looking ‘friendly’
Two sides to every story: She even shared a picture of Ben gazing at her with love taken at the same table where she was caught telling him off
Jen’s point of view: Her accompanying reel shared lots of lovely, smiling pictures with herself and her husband amid their tense exchange
They wrote: ‘I don’t know but I get vibes from those two that seem off.’
‘Why Ben looks like he is in pain all the time?’
‘This is why I don’t take pictures with my husband anymore. He never seems to be enjoying himself or he’s just not photogenic. But I’m not having a 2nd hand embarrassment moment.
‘I’ve learned to respect his choice of not capturing every selfie or outfits. Some men just don’t care for it as much as us girls!’
And another wrote: ‘Funny he looked bored and not happy to be there.’
The post comes after Jennifer was caught on camera ordering Ben to make more of an effort during the Grammy Awards on Sunday night
She was seen snapping at Ben demanding he pretend to be enjoying himself, in an embarrassing exchange caught on camera.
Lopez and Affleck, who frequently looks strained and angry when in public, were seen exchanging tense words during the ceremony, right as host Trevor Noah sat down next to them.
Oh no! The tense moment began on Sunday with Affleck whispering into his wife’s ear, only for her to seemingly snap at him in response
What’s going on here? The 53-year-old snapped at her husband, seemingly angered by his comments
Not going well? Affleck looked furious, as Lopez tried to keep her calm in the clip filmed at the Grammys
Caught in a moment: Their expressions turned blank once they realize their interactions were on camera
‘Stop,’ Lopez tells him. ‘Look more friendly. Look motivated.’ Affleck replies: ‘I might.’
The couple’s exchange was transcribed by a lipreader, commissioned by DailyMail.com.
It came after Affleck was caught on camera angrily confronting Lopez at the January 18 premiere of her film, Shotgun Wedding.
Lopez looks on serenely as a red-faced Affleck challenges her. She refuses to respond to his aggressive posturing, which seems to irritate him further.
The tense exchange on Sunday began with Affleck, 50, whispering into his wife of six months’ ear – only for her to jerk away and seemingly snap at him in response.
Eek! Affleck’s vacant expression and scour at the Grammy Awards went viral on social media
He frowns, straightens up his vest and his posture, before it quickly dawns on them it was caught on camera.
Frosty-faced Lopez tried to cover up the moment, though her husband had a vacant expression throughout the evening.
TikTok users watching the moment on the platform immediately flooded the comments section with their observations.
‘Jennifer Garner at home eating popcorn like …. ‘Girlllllll he’s your problem now,” one said.
‘The Grammy producers are so messy for this but I love it,’ another wrote.
‘HER FACE WHEH SHE SAW THE CAMERA LOL,’ another chimed in.
Snippy! Affleck and Lopez had another highly public row at the January 18 premiere of her new film, Shotgun Wedding
Glam: The 53-year-old struck a pose as she climbed into the car
Doing his own thing: Throughout the evening, Affleck was seen looking disinterested beside his wife, who appeared to be having a great time
One particular moment that spawned a multitude of hilarious memes on Twitter was when the stone-faced Oscar winner watched Stevie Wonder belt out Higher Ground. ‘Ben Affleck looks like he’d rather be at Dunkin’,’ tweeted one viewer, referencing Affleck’s famous passion for Dunkin’ Donuts
The hilarious memes kept on coming, with one viewer writing, ‘Ben Affleck looks like he’d rather be at the dentist.’
Affleck’s stone-faced response to Stevie Wonder belting out Higher Ground was also seized upon.
‘Ben Affleck looks like he’d rather be at Dunkin’,’ tweeted one viewer, referencing Affleck’s famous passion for Dunkin’ Donuts.
Another wrote: ‘Ben Affleck looks like he’d rather be at the dentist.’
‘Ben Affleck, blink if you’re okay,’ tweeted another viewer.
One meme read: ‘Why does Ben Affleck always look like he’s 10 minutes away from crying during a much needed smoke break.’
Social media was merciless when it came to making comparisons
‘Whoever keeps cutting to Ben Affleck as he gets more and more exasperated, thank you,’ wrote one amused viewer
Standing beside Lopez in the darkened amphitheater, Affleck appeared to be less than amused by Wonder’s powerful performance, which brought the down the house.
Another meme read: ‘Ben Affleck would rather be anywhere else than front row at the #Grammys2023 watching Stevie Wonder crush Higher Ground.’
Other memes went on to compare the Good Will Hunting star to small wet dogs shivering in a towel or shoving their face under a faucet.
‘Whoever keeps cutting to Ben Affleck as he gets more and more exasperated, thank you,’ wrote one amused viewer.
Standing beside Lopez in the darkened amphitheater, Affleck appeared to be less than amused by Wonder’s powerful performance, which brought the down the house