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How did Jennifer Lopez help Ben Affleck in his new movie, AIR? Details inside


Ahead of the release of AIR, Ben Affleck opens up about starring in and directing the movie.

The AIR story centers on the game-changing partnership between Nike’s basketball division and then Michael Jordan’s amateurs. The partnership resulted in the Air Jordan brand revolutionizing contemporary fashion as well as the sports industry.

AIR stars Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Marlon Wayans, Viola Davis, Jason Bateman, and Chris Messina. Here’s what Affleck has to say about his flamboyant wife, Jennifer Lopez.

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Ben Affleck on Jennifer Lopez

In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Ben Affleck opened up about how his flamboyant wife Jennifer Lopez helped him get into the movie. Affleck said his wife helped him talk about one of the reasons why Jordan is so meaningful is that style and culture in America is mostly driven by black culture. Ben Affleck said, “She’s incredibly knowledgeable about the way fashion evolves through culture as a meeting place for music, sports, entertainment and dance.”

The AIR representative also said that the historical fashion, dance and music of black culture have been copied, stolen and remarketed for years. At this time, Nike, which was a white-owned entity, was about to begin working with African-American athletes regarding identity affiliation.

Finally Affleck said Nike has taken the value of what Michael Jordan stands for and who he is. This meaning cannot be overstated.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez

Earlier, Lopez and Affleck became an internet meme when the embarrassing Grammy encounter went viral. The AIR representative recently said that he was just a husband-wife and there was no tension. Witnesses also said that the couple loved each other throughout the enticing event and there was no fighting or awkwardness.

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Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.